The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: Oct Month – Day 2

Eponymous : व्यक्ति जिसके नाम से किसी रचना का नाम रखा हो

  • Meaning: (of a person) giving their name to something.
  • अर्थ: (किसी व्यक्ति का) किसी चीज को अपना नाम देना।
  • Synonyms: self-titled, namesake, homonymous, titular
  • Antonyms: anonymous, nameless, unknown, incognito
  • Usage in a Sentence: Benko is the author of an eponymous opening line for the black pieces.

Fillip : प्रेरणा

  • Meaning: something which acts as a stimulus or boost to activity.
  • अर्थ: कोई ऐसी चीज जो उत्तेजना या गतिविधि को बढ़ावा देने का काम करती है।
  • Synonyms: incentive, stimulus, boost, encouragement
  • Antonyms: deterrence, disincentive
  • Usage in a sentence: The news gave a fillip to the telecommunication sector.

Saving grace : विशेष गुण

  • Meaning: the redeeming grace of God.
  • अर्थ: ईश्वर की कृपा से छुड़ाने वाली कृपा।
  • Synonyms: good point, attractive aspect, advantage
  • Antonyms: weak point, disadvantage, difficulty, weakness
  • Usage in a Sentence: Dogs are a man’s best friend and a cop’s saving grace.

Uptick : उत्थान

  • Meaning: a small increase or slight upward trend.
  • अर्थ: एक छोटी वृद्धि या थोड़ा ऊपर की ओर प्रवृत्ति।
  • Synonyms: uptrend, rise, increase, growth, increment, surge
  • Antonyms: downtick, decrement, decline, loss, abatement, decrease
  • Usage in a sentence: Unfortunately, the passage of the law didn’t translate into an uptick of tenants using vouchers in the city, Martin acknowledged.

Underscore : बल देना

  • Meaning: emphasize
  • अर्थ: जोर देना
  • Synonyms: stress, underline, highlight
  • Antonym: ignore
  • Usage in a sentence: The Labour Department figures underscore the shaky state of the economic recovery.

TACIT (adjective) : निहित

  • Meaning: understood or implied without being stated.
  • अर्थ: बिना बताए समझे या निहित।
  • Synonyms: implicit, inferred, insinuated, unspoken.
  • Antonyms: blatant, evident, manifest, explicit.
  • Usage: In my business, all that is needed for a tacit understanding is a handshake between men.

DENIZEN (noun) : निवासी

  • Meaning: a person, animal, or plant that lives or is found in a particular place.
  • अर्थ: एक व्यक्ति, जानवर, या पौधे जो रहते हैं या किसी विशेष स्थान पर पाए जाते हैं।
  • Synonyms: inhabitant, occupant, resident, tenant.
  • Antonyms: visitor, emigrant, evacuee, expatriate.
  • Usage: The author of Atlanta’s latest guidebook is a longtime denizen of the city who knows all the best places to visit.

RESORT(verb) : प्रयोग करना

  • Meaning: turn to and adopt (a course of action, especially an extreme or undesirable one) so as to resolve a difficult situation.
  • अर्थ: एक कठिन परिस्थिति को हल करने के लिए (कार्रवाई का एक कोर्स, विशेष रूप से एक चरम या अवांछनीय) बारी और अपनाने के लिए।
  • Synonyms: expedient, recourse, makeshift, substitute.
  • Antonyms: abstain, dodge, halt, shun.
  • Usage: Excluded from parliament by the fatal error of his youth, he was compelled to resort to indirect means of working out his plans by influencing public men.

OVERTURE (noun) : सन्धि प्रस्ताव

  • Meaning: an introduction to something more substantial.
  • अर्थ: कुछ अधिक पर्याप्त के लिए एक परिचय।
  • Synonyms: prelude, introduction, opening, voluntary.
  • Antonyms: conclusion, epilogue, aftermath, coda.
  • Usage: He spent more time with the orchestra, with the overture in the beginning of the show than the whole block of the show.

HEFT (verb) : वज़न

  • Meaning: lift or carry (something heavy).
  • अर्थ: लिफ्ट या कैरी (कुछ भारी)।
  • Synonyms: lift, heave, hoist, haul.
  • Antonyms: lower, drop, fix, dodge.
  • Usage: Reluctantly, she hefted herself up and picked up the phone.

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