The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: Nov Month – Day 15

WREST (Verb) : हथियाना

  • Meaning: forcibly pull (something) from a person’s grasp.
  • अर्थ: किसी व्यक्ति की समझ से जबरन (कुछ) खींचना।
  • Synonyms: wrench, snatch, seize, grab
  • Antonyms: give
  • Usage: Sita felt she had to wrest the weapon from the hostage-taker for the sake of her safety.

BACKSTOP (noun) : सुरक्षा

  • 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.

Contrition:(Noun) : पछतावा

  • Meaning:- the state of feeling sorry for bad behaviour: the state of repentance.
  • अर्थ:  बुरे व्यवहार के लिए खेद महसूस करने की स्थिति: पश्चाताप की स्थिति।
  • Synonyms: contriteness, guilt, penitence, regret, remorse, repentance
  • Antonyms:-impenitence, remorselessness
  • Usage:- The defendant pled guilty to the crime and expressed heartfelt contrition for the things he had done.

Plaintive (Adjective) : दर्दनाक

  • Meaning: expressing suffering or sadness, sounding sad and mournful.
  • अर्थ: दुख या दुख व्यक्त करना, दु: खी और शोकाकुल लगना।
  • Synonym: aching, agonized, bitter, mournful, sad, wistful, doleful, pathetic, pitiful, piteous, melancholy, lamentable
  • Antonym: delighted, exulting, glorying, happy, joyful, rejoicing, triumphant, jocus, blithesome, euphoric.
  • Usage:- We could hear the plaintive cry of the wounded animal in the woods.

EMANCIPATE : स्वतंत्र करना

  • Meaning: to give people social or political freedom and rights
  • अर्थ: लोगों को सामाजिक या राजनीतिक स्वतंत्रता और अधिकार देना
  • Synonyms: discharge, liberate
  • Antonyms: confine, restrain
  • Usage: Produce a bill to emancipate the slaves in the District of Columbia, or, if you prefer it, to emancipate those born hereafter.

Exhort(verb) : समझाना

  • Meaning: Strongly encourage or urge to do something
  • अर्थ: कुछ करने के लिए दृढ़ता से प्रोत्साहित करना या आग्रह करना
  • Synonym: enjoin, adjure,
  • Antonym: discourage
  • Usage: Priya tries to Exhort her friend about her career. but she is not ready to listen.

Humdrum(Adjective) : फीका

  • Meaning: Lacking excitement or variety
  • अर्थ: उत्साह में कमी या विविधता
  • Synonym: Dull, boring, monotonous
  • Antonym: Remarkable, exciting
  • Usage: No matter how humdrum is your life without a job, once you get it things will go fine.

Connivance(Noun) : देखी-अनदेखी

  • Meaning: Secretly involved in immoral or illegal activity.
  • अर्थ: अनैतिक या अवैध गतिविधि में गुप्त रूप से शामिल।
  • Synonym: Involvement, assistance, conspiracy, intrigue
  • Antonym: Disapprobation, rejection, dislike
  • Usage: With the connivance of the government, the Indian army planned a surgical strike.

Interdict (Noun) : पाबंदी

  • Meaning: an authoritative prohibition, in particular
  • अर्थ: एक आधिकारिक निषेध, विशेष रूप से
  • Synonym: prohibition, ban, bar, veto, prescription,
  • Antonym: corroborate, support
  • Usage: Because I failed most of my classes last term, my parents will probably interdict me from working this semester.

DISTRATE (adjective) : विचलित

  • Meaning: distracted or absent-minded.
  • अर्थ: विचलित या अनुपस्थित-चित्त।
  • Synonyms: forgetful, inattentive, oblivious, heedless.
  • Antonyms: alert, attentive, focused, unperturbed.
  • Usage: He grew more and more distrait as hours passed without confirmation that there were survivors of the plane crash

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