The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: Oct Month – Day 6

REDACT (verb) : संपादन करना

  • Meaning: edit (text) for publication.
  • अर्थ: प्रकाशन के लिए संपादन (पाठ)।
  • Synonyms: correct, rectify, repair, fix.
  • Antonyms: befoul, deteriorate, diminish, hinder.
  • Example: Some of the conclusions in the report have been redacted.

Levitation : उत्तोलन

  • Meaning: the action of rising or causing something to rise and hover in the air, typically by means of supposed magical powers.
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज को उठने या हवा में उछालने की क्रिया, आमतौर पर कथित जादुई शक्तियों के माध्यम से।
  • Synonyms: lift, rise, upsurge, ascent, ascension
  • Antonym: ascension
  • Usage in a Sentence: Apparently he’ll be doing some levitation on the stage tomorrow.

TIRADE(Noun) : निंदा-भाषण

  • Meaning: a long, angry speech of criticism or accusation.
  • अर्थ: आलोचना या आरोप का लंबा, गुस्सा भरा भाषण।
  • Synonyms: diatribe, invective, polemic, denunciation, rant
  • Antonyms: compliment, praise
  • Usage: She launched into a tirade against the policies that ruined her business.

Quaint : विचित्र

  • Meaning: attractively unusual or old-fashioned.
  • अर्थ: आकर्षक रूप से असामान्य या पुराने जमाने का।
  • Synonyms: odd, strange, eccentric, unusual, peculiar
  • Antonyms: ordinary, normal, common, usual
  • Usage in a Sentence: The writer talks about the quaint customs of the natives.

Contemporary : समकालीन

  • Meaning: living or occurring at the same time.
  • अर्थ: एक ही समय में रहना या घटित होना।
  • Synonyms: current, modern, present, topical
  • Antonyms: old, vintage, traditional, dated, archaic
  • Usage in a Sentence: She purchased a magazine devoted to contemporary fashions.

LOATHE (Verb) : घृणा करना

  • Meaning:to hate someone or something
  • अर्थ: किसी से या किसी चीज़ से घृणा करना
  • Synonyms:despise, detest
  • Antonyms:admire, adore
  • Example:From an early age the brothers have loathed each other.

De facto (Adverb , Adjective) : वास्तव में

  • Meaning: in fact, whether by right or not. (Adverb)
  • अर्थ: वास्तव में, सही से या नहीं। (क्रिया विशेषण)
  • Synonyms: actually, in fact, in reality, in effect
  • Antonyms: de jure, non-realistic, allegedly, hypothetically
  • Usage in a Sentence: With the death of his father, he became the de facto head of the family.

Theological (adjective) : आध्यात्मविद्या सम्बन्धी

  • Meaning: relating to the study of the nature of God and religious belief
  • अर्थ: ईश्वर के स्वरूप और धार्मिक विश्वास के अध्ययन से संबंधित है
  • Synonyms: religious, scriptural, doctrinal
  • Antonyms: atheism, blasphemy, godlessness
  • Usage in a sentence: So if you like, a theological religious foundation was being laid for social action

ABLUTION (Noun) : स्नान

  • Meaning:a cleansing with water or other liquid, especially as a religious ritual.
  • अर्थ: पानी या अन्य तरल के साथ सफाई, विशेष रूप से एक धार्मिक अनुष्ठान के रूप में।
  • Synonyms:purification, cleansing
  • Antonyms: impure
  • Example: While the bandaging no longer takes place, the ritual ablutions are still performed.

Clinch (Verb, Noun) : पकड़

  • Meaning: confirm or settle (a contract or bargain).
  • अर्थ: पुष्टि या समझौता (एक अनुबंध या सौदा)।
  • Synonyms: grip, clasp, settle
  • Antonyms: unlock, release
  • Usage in a sentence: They are hoping to clinch a major deal to supply computers to the army.

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