The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: May Month– Day 06

Divulge(Verb) : रहस्य खोलना

  • Meaning: Make known something, such as a confidence or secret.
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज को ज्ञात करना, जैसे कि आत्मविश्वास या रहस्य।
  • Synonym: promulgate, declare
  • Antonym: conceal
  • Usage: She does not want to divulge any information regarding the nature of her speech in order to keep the curiosity alive.

Banter (noun) : मज़ाक

  • Meaning: the playful and friendly exchange of teasing remarks.
  • अर्थ: चिढ़ाने वाली टिप्पणियों का चंचल और मैत्रीपूर्ण आदान-प्रदान।
  • Synonym: wisecracks, crosstalk, wordplay, ribbing.
  • Antonym: flattery, praise, work
  • Sentence: If the banter between the award presenters is not exciting, no one will watch the show.

CYNICAL : मानवद्वेषी

  • Meaning: doubtful as to whether something will happen or whether it is worthwhile.
  • अर्थ: संदेह के रूप में कि क्या कुछ होगा या क्या यह सार्थक है।
  • Synonyms: sceptical, doubtful, distrustful, suspicious
  • Antonyms: optimistic, credulous
  • Example: She may be cynical about the film industry, but ultimately she has no intention of biting the hand that feeds her.

MIRACULOUS (Adjective) : चमत्कारपूर्ण

  • Meaning: of the nature of a miracle or having the power to work miracles.
  • अर्थ: चमत्कार की प्रकृति या चमत्कार काम करने की शक्ति होना।
  • Synonyms: supernatural, preternatural, superhuman, inexplicable, unaccountable
  • Antonyms: average, believable, credible, common
  • Example: It was a miraculous talk with a stranger that stopped Jim from ending his life.

BITTERSWEET(Adjective) : मीठापन जिसके अंत में कटूता हो

  • Meaning:tinged with a feeling of sadness
  • अर्थ: दुःख की अनुभूति से घिर जाना
  • Synonyms:tangerine
  • Antonyms:happiness
  • Example:The ending of the romance movie was bittersweet.

PROWESS (noun) : कौशल

  • Meaning: skill or expertise in a particular activity or field.
  • अर्थ: किसी विशेष गतिविधि या क्षेत्र में कौशल या विशेषज्ञता।
  • Synonyms: skill, expertise, ability, ability
  • Antonyms: inability, ineptitude
  • Example: He was famous for his prowess as an athlete.

PETULANT (adjective) : ढीठ

  • Meaning: (of a person or their manner) childishly sulky or bad-tempered.
  • अर्थ:  (एक व्यक्ति या उनके तरीके से) बचकाना व्यंग्य या बुरा-भला।
  • Synonyms: cranky, fractious, irritable, perverse
  • Antonyms: agreeable, cheerful, patient, willing
  • Example: I was made to feel like a petulant child who has flown into a temper because his favorite toy was removed.

BYZANTINE (adjective) : पेचीदा

  • Meaning: (of a system or situation) excessively complicated, and typically involving a great deal of administrative detail
  • अर्थ: (एक प्रणाली या स्थिति का) अत्यधिक जटिल, और आमतौर पर प्रशासनिक विस्तार का एक बड़ा हिस्सा शामिल है
  • Synonyms: daedal, complicated, convoluted, devious
  • Example: They are built on the Byzantine pattern, in small scale, and have painted fresco decoration.

BUCOLIC (adjective) : ग्राम्य

  • Meaning: relating to the pleasant aspects of the countryside and country life.
  • अर्थ: देहात और देश के जीवन के सुखद पहलुओं से संबंधित।
  • Synonyms: rustic, rural, pastoral, country
  • Antonyms: urban
  • Example: There was a certain bucolic look to the faces of the cart drivers.

LAUDABLE (adjective) : प्रशंसनीय

  • Meaning: (of an action, idea, or aim) deserving praise and commendation.
  • अर्थ: (किसी कार्य, विचार या उद्देश्य का) प्रशंसा और प्रशंसा के योग्य।
  • Synonyms: praiseworthy, commendable, admirable, meritorious
  • Example: Faith ceases to be laudable when it is blind faith.

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