English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: May Month – Day 13

1) Disruption (Noun) – गड़बड़ीअव्यवस्था

Meaning: disturbance or problems which interrupt an event, activity, or process.

Synonyms: disturbance, disordering, disarrangement

Antonyms: calm, method, order

Usage: “the scheme was planned to minimize disruption”

2) Obliterated (Verb) – नष्ट कर देनामिटा देना

Meaning: destroy utterly; wipe out.

Synonyms: destroy, wipe out, annihilate

Antonyms: create, establish

Usage: “the memory was so painful that he obliterated it from his mind”

3) Viable (Adjective) – व्यवहारक्षम

Meaning: capable of working successfully; feasible.

Synonyms: workable, feasible, practicable

Antonyms: impracticable

Usage: “the proposed investment was economically viable”

4) Moot (Adjective) – विवादास्पद

Meaning: subject to debate, dispute, or uncertainty.

Synonyms: debatable, open to debate, open to discussion

Antonyms: accomplished, certain, hands-down

Usage: “whether the temperature rise was mainly due to the greenhouse effect was a moot point”

5) Robust (Adjective) – मजबूत और स्वस्थ

Meaning: strong and healthy; vigorous.

Synonyms: strong, vigorous, sturdy

Antonyms: weak, frail

Usage: “the Caplan family are a robust lot”

6) Incumbent (Adjective) – अवलंबी

Meaning: necessary for (someone) as a duty or responsibility.

Synonyms: binding, obligatory, mandatory

Antonyms: optional

Usage: “the government realized that it was incumbent on them to act”

7) Anomaly (Noun) – असंगति

Meaning: something that deviates from what is standard, normal, or expected.

Synonyms: oddity, peculiarity, abnormality

Antonyms: average, norm, normal

Usage: “there are a number of anomalies in the present system”

8) Unprecedented (Adjective) – अभूतपूर्व

Meaning: never done or known before.

Synonyms: unparalleled, unequalled, unmatched

Antonyms: normal, common

Usage: “the government took the unprecedented step of releasing confidential correspondence”

9) Stringent (Adjective) – कड़ी से कड़ी

Meaning: strict, precise, and exacting.

Synonyms: strict, firm, rigid

Antonyms: lenient, flexible

Usage: “stringent guidelines on air pollution”

10) Ajar (Adjective) – अधखुला

Meaning: slightly open.

Synonyms: half open, agape, unfastened

Antonyms: closed, wide open

Usage: “the home help had left the window ajar”

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