The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: Oct Month – Day 7

  CONCEDE (verb) : मेल खाना

  • Meaning : admit or agree that something is true after first denying or resisting it.
  • अर्थ: स्वीकार करते हैं या सहमत होते हैं कि पहले इनकार या विरोध करने के बाद कुछ सच है।
  • Synonyms : accept, admit, allow, capitulate
  • Antonyms: defend, deny, disallow
  • Usage: If we concede to the criminal the right to a further chance we concede it to ourselves.

CUTTING EDGE (adjective) : अग्रणी

  • Meaning: highly advanced; innovative or pioneering.
  • अर्थ: अत्यधिक उन्नत; अभिनव या अग्रणी।
  • Synonyms: a progressive, revolutionary, trailblazing, novel.
  • Antonyms: conventional, customary, established, traditional.
  • Usage : The best militaries in the world have to be cutting edge and always purchase the latest technology.

SHREWD(Adjective) :  चालाक

  • Meaning: having or showing sharp powers of judgment; astute.
  • अर्थ: निर्णय की तेज शक्तियाँ होना या दिखाना; चतुर।
  • Synonyms: astute, sharp-witted, sharp, acute, intelligent
  • Antonyms: stupid, unwise, ingenuous
  • Usage: As a motivational speaker, Clark is a shrewd manipulator of human emotions.

INVIGORATE(Verb) :  सबल बनाना

  • Meaning: to give life, vigor, or spirit to
  • अर्थ: प्राण, शक्ति या आत्मा देना
  • Synonym: amp (up), animate, brace, energize, enliven, fillip, fire
  • Antonym: damp, dampen, deaden, dull, kill
  • Usage: The fresh air and sunshine invigorated the children after a long winter indoors.

EPHEMERAL (Adjective) : अस्थायी

  • Meaning: Lasting for short time
  • अर्थ: कम समय तक रहना
  • Synonyms: Temporary, Short-lived, transient.
  • Antonyms: long-lived, enduring, everlasting, eternal, perpetual.
  • Example: time is ephemeral so don’t waste it.

UNBECKNOWNST (Adjective) : अनजान

  • Meaning: without the knowledge of (someone).
  • अर्थ: (किसी के) ज्ञान के बिना।
  • Synonyms: Unknown, undiscovered, concealed, mysterious
  • Antonyms: Known, realised, recognised, understood
  • Example: Unbeknownst to Natasha, Kurt saw his mistress three times a week

SHUN (Verb) : टालना

  • Meaning: persistently avoid, ignore, or reject (someone or something) through antipathy or caution.
  • अर्थ: एंटीपैथी या सावधानी के जरिए लगातार (किसी या किसी चीज को) नजरअंदाज करना, नजरअंदाज करना या अस्वीकार करना।
  • Synonyms: avoid, evade, eschew, ignore
  • Antonyms: accept, seek, welcome
  • Example: Investors began to shun our company’s stock, causing it to plummet in value

WREST (Verb) : मरोड

  • 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
  • Example: Rita felt she had to wrest the weapon from the hostage-taker for the sake of her safety.

MUSTER (Verb) : संग्रह

  • Meaning: collect or assemble (a number or amount).
  • अर्थ: इकट्ठा या इकट्ठा (एक संख्या या राशि)।
  • Synonyms: assemble, collect, congregate, convene
  • Antonyms: avoid, destroy, disperse, dodge
  • Example: The two football teams muster in their respective huddles before each play.

VILIFY (Verb) : तिरस्कार करना

  • Meaning: speak or write about in an abusively disparaging manner.
  • अर्थ: अपमानजनक तरीके से बोलना या लिखना।
  • Synonyms: disparage, denigrate, defame, revile
  • Antonyms: commend, lionize
  • Example: The politician wrote an article to vilify his opponent.

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