The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: Nov Month – Day 10

EXTOL (Verb) : प्रशंसा करना

  • Meaning: praise enthusiastically.
  • अर्थ: उत्साहपूर्वक प्रशंसा करना।
  • Synonyms: eulogize, acclaim
  • Antonyms: criticize
  • Example: I got angry when my mother would extol my brother’s accomplishments and ignore all the good things I did.

PROTRACTED (adjective) फैला हुआ

  • Meaning: lasting for a long time or longer than expected or usual.
  • अर्थ: लंबे समय तक या अपेक्षा से अधिक समय तक या सामान्य रूप से स्थायी।
  • Synonyms: expanded, lasting, prolonged, sustained.
  • Antonyms: abbreviated, abridged, curtailed, shortened.
  • Usage: Three years of long and protracted negotiations characterized the proposals for an indoor-events arena.

PANDER (Verb) : बढ़ावा देना/ ख़ुश करना

  • Meaning: gratify or indulge (an immoral or distasteful desire or taste or a person with such a desire or taste).
  • अर्थ: कृतज्ञता या भोग (एक अनैतिक या अरुचिकर इच्छा या स्वाद या ऐसी इच्छा या स्वाद वाला व्यक्ति)।
  • Synonyms: indulge, gratify, fulfill, humour
  • Antonyms: annoy, frustrate
  • Example: Because Jim wants his son to value a dollar, he does not pander to his whims by giving him everything he wants.

ACQUIT (Verb) : बरी करना

  • Meaning: free (someone) from a criminal charge by a verdict of not guilty.
  • अर्थ: अपराधी न होने के फैसले द्वारा एक आपराधिक आरोप से मुक्त (किसी को)।
  • Synonyms: absolve, exonerate, exculpate, vindicate
  • Antonyms: convict
  • Example: They always acquit themselves of their duty very well.

VALIANT (Adjective) : बहादुर

  • Meaning: possessing or showing courage or determination.
  • अर्थ: साहस या दृढ़ संकल्प रखना या दिखाना।
  • Synonyms: brave, fearless, courageous, valorous
  • Antonyms: cowardly, irresolute
  • Example: Firemen are valiant individuals who put their lives on the line to save others.

Unilaterally (adverb) एकतरफा

  • Meaning:- used to indicate that something is done by only one person, group, or country involved in a situation, without the agreement of others.
  • अर्थ: –  यह इंगित करने के लिए उपयोग किया जाता है कि कुछ केवल एक व्यक्ति, समूह या देश द्वारा किया जाता है, जो किसी स्थिति में शामिल है, दूसरों के समझौते के बिना।
  • Example:- I pondered my unilateral decision to speak directly to Ethel Reagan as I sipped on cold coffee

Albeit (conjunction ) यद्यपि

  • Meaning:- even though” or “although”
  • अर्थ: – भले ही “या” यद्यपि “
  • Example:- She rose, albeit unsteadily, and he grasped her in the now familiar position of his supporting arm about her waist.

Approbation (Noun) : अनुमोदन

  • Meaning: Official Approval.
  • अर्थ: आधिकारिक अनुमोदन।
  • Synonyms: Approval, Favor.
  • Antonyms: disapprobation, disapproval, disfavor.
  • Usage: Government gives its approbation to his selection.

Ardent(Adjective) : उत्साही

  • Meaning: Characterized by strong enthusiasm
  • अर्थ: प्रबल उत्साह द्वारा विशेषता
  • Synonyms: Passionate, enthusiastic, zealous
  • Antonyms: apathetic, dull, calm.
  • Usage: One should be an ardent supporter for the right cause.

Mundane (Adjective) : सांसारिक

  • Meaning: Found in the ordinary course of events
  • अर्थ: घटनाओं के साधारण पाठ्यक्रम में मिला
  • Synonyms: dime, stale, sober, humdrum, day-to-day
  • Antonyms: unusual, Exciting, extraordinary.
  • Usage: The list included many mundane, routine tasks.

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