The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: Sep Month – Day 13

USURIOUS (adjective) : अति ब्याज

  • Meaning: rate of interest that is unfairly high.
  • अर्थ: ब्याज की दर जो गलत तरीके से उच्च है।
  • Synonyms: avaricious, acquisitive, rapacious, covetous.
  • Antonyms: affordable, moderate, generous, undulating.
  • Usage: Can you lend to the poor without charging usurious interest?

CONCOMITANT (noun) : आनुषंगिक

  • Meaning: a phenomenon that naturally accompanies or follows something.
  • अर्थ: एक ऐसी घटना जो स्वाभाविक रूप से किसी चीज का साथ देती है या उसका अनुसरण करती है।
  • Synonyms: accompaniment, attendant, corollary, adjunct.
  • Antonyms: irrelevant, unaided, unattached, unrelated.
  • Usage: Puberty is the stage of life where adolescents begin to experience concomitant changes in their bodies, their emotions, and their view of their parents.

HIATUS (Noun) : ख़ाली जगह

  • Meaning: a pause or break in continuity in a sequence or activity.
  • अर्थ: एक अनुक्रम या गतिविधि में निरंतरता में विराम या विराम।
  • Synonyms: pause, break, interval, interruption, suspension
  • Antonyms: closure, juncture, misfortune
  • Usage: The professor will take his family on a long vacation during his hiatus.

HEAVE (Verb) : ढोना

  • Meaning: lift or haul (something heavy) with great effort.
  • अर्थ: बड़े प्रयास से उठा या ढोना (कुछ भारी)।
  • Synonyms: haul, pull, lug, drag
  • Antonyms: push
  • Usage: After he tried to heave the heavy weight above his head for the third time, the weak lifter decided to give up.

THRALL(Noun) : ग़ुलाम

  • Meaning: the state of being under the control of another person
  • अर्थ: किसी अन्य व्यक्ति के नियंत्रण में होने की स्थिति
  • Synonyms: servitude, slavery
  • Antonyms: mastery, dominance
  • Usage: After experiencing oppression at the thrall of Great Britain, the colonists decided to take action against the giant country in order to make decisions for themselves.

GAUNT(Adjective)भयंकर (विशेषण)

  • Meaning: extremely skinny, typically because of illness or starvation
  • अर्थ: अत्यंत पतली, आमतौर पर बीमारी या भुखमरी के कारण
  • Synonyms: grim, thin
  • Antonyms: fat, heavy
  • Example: After being held in a dark basement for three months, the prisoner was gaunt and weak.

MURKY(Adjective) संदिग्ध (विशेषण)

  • Meaning: dark and dirty or difficult to see through
  • अर्थ: अंधेरे और गंदे या मुश्किल से देखना
  • Synonyms: cloudy, dark
  • Antonyms: bright, luminous
  • Usage: The river was brown and murky after the storm.

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