The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: Sep Month – Day 12

STYMIE(Verb)गतिरोध (क्रिया)

  • Meaning: prevent or hinder the progress of.
  • अर्थ: प्रगति को रोकना या रोकना।
  • Synonyms: hamper, hinder, obstruct, inhibit,
  • Antonyms: assist, help
  • Example: Such a relationship will certainly stymie a positive editorial association.

INTRINSIC(Adjective)आंतरिक (विशेषण)

  • Meaning: belonging naturally; essential.
  • अर्थ: स्वाभाविक रूप से संबंधित; आवश्यक।
  • Synonyms: inherent, innate, inborn, inbred, congenital
  • Antonyms: extrinsic, acquired
  • Example: Study has intrinsic worth, as well as helping you achieve your goals.

RELIC (noun) : निशान

  • Meaning: a trace of some past or outmoded practice, custom, or belief.
  • अर्थ: कुछ अतीत या बहिर्मुखी अभ्यास, प्रथा, या विश्वास का एक निशान।
  • Synonyms: vestige, antique, artifact, residue.
  • Antonyms: modern, recent, latest, neoteric.
  • Usage: The piece of pottery was a relic of the past that evoked in me a feeling of nostalgia.

SHODDY (adjective)  : तुच्छ

  • Meaning: badly made or done.
  • अर्थ: बुरी तरह से बनाया या किया हुआ।
  • Synonyms: trashy, crude, junky, duff.
  • Antonyms: prestigious, reputed, elegant, upright.
  • Usage: Because of shoddy accounting practices, our firm is being audited.

HISTRIONIC (noun) : नाटकीय

  • Meaning: melodramatic behavior designed to attract attention.
  • अर्थ: ध्यान आकर्षित करने के लिए बनाया गया मेलोड्रामैटिक व्यवहार।
  • Synonyms: drama, affectation, exaggerated, farcical.
  • Antonyms: restrained, subdued, phlegmatic, stolid.
  • Usage: Whenever the spoiled toddler does not get her way, she begins to yell in a histrionic manner.

HOLISTIC (adjective) : समग्र

  • Meaning: relating to or concerned with complete systems rather than with individual parts.
  • अर्थ: व्यक्तिगत भागों के बजाय पूर्ण प्रणालियों से संबंधित या संबंधित।
  • Synonyms: comprehensive, entire, integrated, complete.
  • Antonyms: deficient, fragmental , divided, reduced.
  • Usage: Under the project guidelines, the student educators must create a holistic lesson that makes use of all five senses.

INTRANSIGENT (adjective) : दुराग्रही

  • Meaning: unwilling or refusing to change one’s views or to agree about something.
  • अर्थ: किसी के विचारों को बदलने या किसी बात पर सहमत होने से इनकार करना या मना करना।
  • Synonyms: resolute, inexorable, inveterate, tenacious.
  • Antonyms: tractable, acquiescent, subservient, obsequious.
  • Usage: When it came to their willingness to extend my curfew, my parents were intransigent and would not budge.

ABET (verb) : उकसाना

  • Meaning: encourage or assist (someone) to do something wrong.
  • अर्थ: कुछ गलत करने के लिए किसी को प्रोत्साहित करना या सहायता करना।
  • Synonyms: foment, incite, instigate, provoke.
  • Antonyms: constrain, restrain, allay, soothe.
  • Usage: If you abet violence in your home, you should not be surprised if your children grow up to be abusers.

FITFUL (adjective) : अस्थिर

  • Meaning: active or occurring spasmodically or intermittently; not regular or steady.
  • अर्थ: सक्रिय या सहज रूप से या रुक-रुक कर; नियमित या स्थिर नहीं।
  • Synonyms: intermittent, sporadic, spasmodic, unsteady.
  • Antonyms: constant, continuous, steady, unwavering.
  • Usage:  Because the weather has been fitful lately, we are not sure if our outdoor wedding is going to take place.

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