The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: March Month – Day 25

REMINISCE (Verb) : याद ताजा करना 

  • Meaning: indulge in enjoyable recollection of past events.
  • अर्थ: अतीत की घटनाओं के सुखद स्मरण में लिप्त होना।
  • Synonyms: recall, remind
  • Antonyms: disregard, ignore
  • Usage:As soon as the veterans get together, they reminisce about their service days.

Intimidate(verb) : धमकाना

  • Meaning: frighten or overawe (someone), especially in order to make them do what one wants.
  • अर्थ: भयभीत करना या ओवरवेट करना (कोई), विशेष रूप से उन्हें ऐसा करने के लिए जो कोई चाहता है।
  • Synonyms: dishearten, dismay, terrify
  • Antonyms: please, praise
  • Usage: Her boss intimidates her

Doomsday(noun) : कयामत का दिन

  • Meaning: the last day of the world’s existence.
  • अर्थ: दुनिया के अस्तित्व का आखिरी दिन।
  • Synonym: destiny, fate
  • Antonym: time off

Beckons(verb) : इशारा करना

  • Meaning: appear attractive or inviting.
  • अर्थ: आकर्षक दिखना या आमंत्रित करना।
  • Synonym: entice, invite
  • Antonym: repel, turn off 

HECKLE(verb) : सवालों से बात काटना

  • Meaning: to interrupt a speaker with insulting or rude comments
  • अर्थ: अपमानजनक या असभ्य टिप्पणियों के साथ एक वक्ता को बाधित करने के लिए
  • Synonyms: bully, ridicule
  • Antonyms: please, praise
  • Usage: The crowd began to boo and heckle the comedian as he bombed his comedy set.

BACKSTOP (noun)  : एक आपातकालीन एहतियात 

  • Meaning: an emergency precaution or last resort.
  • अर्थ: एक आपातकालीन एहतियात या अंतिम उपाय।
  • Synonyms: safeguard, preventive measure, insurance.
  • Antonyms: constraint, limitation, restriction, sanction.
  • Usage: They want the Democrats to act as a backstop for this wild nonsense.

MILEAGE (noun) : किसी स्थिति में लाभ होना 

  • Meaning: actual or potential benefit or use to be derived from a situation or event.
  • अर्थ: किसी स्थिति या घटना से प्राप्त होने वाला वास्तविक या संभावित लाभ या उपयोग।
  • Synonyms: advantage, utility, gain, profit.
  • Antonyms: inappropriateness, uselessness, worthlessness, loss.
  • Usage: There may indeed be mileage in developing the church hall as a community.

CARCASS (noun) : शव, मृत शरीर 

  • Meaning: the dead body of an animal.
  • अर्थ: एक जानवर का मृत शरीर।
  • Synonyms: corpse, cadaver, remains, relics.
  • Antonyms: revival, alive, essence, resurrection.
  • Usage: There were a couple of dead animal carcasses on the ground as well.

HEDGE (Verb) : बचाव

  • Meaning: limit or qualify (something) by conditions or exceptions.
  • अर्थ: शर्तों या अपवादों द्वारा सीमा (योग्यता) (कुछ)।
  • Synonyms: confine, restrict, limit, hinder, obstruct,
  • Example: She was hedged in by her imperfect education

SUPINE (adjective) : लापरवाह

  • Meaning: failing to act or protest as a result of moral weakness or indolence.
  • अर्थ: नैतिक कमजोरी या अकर्मण्यता के परिणामस्वरूप कार्य करने या विरोध करने में विफल।
  • Synonyms: spineless, pliant, submissive, inactive.
  • Antonyms: proactive, fecund, vivacious, tenacious.
  • Usage: My brother-in-law is a lazy fellow who will sleep with his head up in a supine position all day long.

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