The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: March Month – Day 16

Stalwart (adjective) : निष्ठावान

  • Meaning:- loyal, reliable, and hard-working.
  • अर्थ: – निष्ठावान, विश्वसनीय और परिश्रमी।
  • Synonyms:- dependable, fearless, indomitable
  • Antonyms:-afraid, timid, undependable
  • Example:-“A tall and stalwart esquire, methinks,” said Master Headley.

Stellar (adjective) : तारकीय

  • Meaning:- featuring or having the quality of a star performer or performers.
  • अर्थ: – किसी कलाकार या कलाकार की गुणवत्ता का होना या होना।
  • Synonyms:- astronomical, cosmic, galactic
  • Example:-It came on bullet-fast, headed directly for the side of the Stellar.

Evasion (noun) : टालना

  • Meaning:- the action of evading something.
  • अर्थ: –  किसी वस्तु को विकसित करने की क्रिया।
  • Synonyms:- dodging, artifice, circumvention, cunning
  • Antonyms:-directness, frankness
  • Example:-There is not a subterfuge or an evasion or a small mean deceit in her soul.

Reticence (noun) : अल्पभाषिता

  • Meaning:- the quality of being reticent; reserve.
  • अर्थ: – मितभाषी होने का गुण; आरक्षित।
  • Synonyms:- hesitation, shyness, closeness
  • Example:-In no duty towards others is there more need of reticence and self-restraint.

Acquiescence (noun) : रज़ामंदी

  • Meaning:- the reluctant acceptance of something without protest.
  • अर्थ: – बिना किसी विरोध के स्वीकृति।
  • Synonyms:- acceptance, assent, concurrence
  • Antonyms:-acceptance, assent, concurrence
  • Example:-Peter read it very deliberately, then he nodded in acquiescence.

CULMINATION (noun) : परिणति 

  • Meaning: the highest or climactic point of something, especially as attained after a long time.
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज का उच्चतम या चरम बिंदु, विशेष रूप से लंबे समय के बाद प्राप्त किया जाता है।
  • Synonym: climax, pinnacle, peak.
  • Antonym: nadir, base, bottom.
  • Example: Their arrest was the culmination of an operation in which 120 other people were detained.

FARRAGO (noun) : गड़बड़ होना 

  • Meaning: a confused mixture.
  • अर्थ: एक उलझन भरा मिश्रण।
  • Synonyms: mishmash, jumble, hodgepodge, turmoil.
  • Antonyms: constituent, ravel, sequence, categorization.
  • Example: The present gun law is a farrago of nonsense as most of it is unenforceable.

RELIC (noun) : निशान

  • Meaning: a trace of some past or outmoded practice, custom, or belief.
  • अर्थ: कुछ अतीत या बहिर्मुखी अभ्यास, प्रथा, या विश्वास का एक निशान।
  • Synonyms: vestige, antique, artifact, residue.
  • Antonyms: modern, recent, latest, neoteric.
  • Example: The piece of pottery was a relic of the past that evoked in me a feeling of nostalgia.

EMBELLISH (verb) : संवारना

  • Meaning: to make something sound or look better or more acceptable than it is in reality
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज को वास्तविक रूप से बेहतर या अधिक बेहतर या अधिक स्वीकार्य बनाना
  • Synonyms: adorn, deck
  • Antonyms: lessen, reduce
  • Example: Grandma likes to embellish her knitting by hiding secret messages in the pattern.

INVIGORATE(Verb) : सबल बनाना 

  • Meaning: to give life, vigor, or spirit to
  • अर्थ: प्राण, शक्ति या आत्मा देना
  • Synonym: amp (up), animate, brace, energize, enliven, fillip, fire
  • Antonym: damp, dampen, deaden, dull, kill
  • Example: The fresh air and sunshine invigorated the children after a long winter indoors.

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