The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: Sep Month – Day 25

RICKETY (adjective) : सूका रोगी

  • Meaning: (of a structure or piece of equipment) poorly made and likely to collapse. 
  • अर्थ: (एक संरचना या उपकरणों का टुकड़ा) खराब तरीके से बनाया गया और ढहने की संभावना है।
  • Synonyms: dilapidated, ramshackle, derelict, ruinous.
  • Antonyms: stable, sturdy, durable, strong.
  • Usage: She then directed them to the fourth floor, giving them the choice of the stairs or a rickety lift.

FORECLOSE (verb) : मना करना

  • Meaning: Rule out or prevent (a course of action).
  • अर्थ: नियम या कार्रवाई को रोकना (कार्रवाई का एक कोर्स)।
  • Synonyms: preclude, prevent, remove, avert.
  • Antonyms: unbound, permit, allot, co-operate.
  • Usage:  The decision effectively foreclosed any possibility of his early rehabilitation.

SLUMP (noun) : मंदी

  • Meaning: A sudden severe or prolonged fall in the price, value, or amount of something.
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज की कीमत, मूल्य या राशि में अचानक गंभीर या लंबे समय तक गिरावट।
  • Synonyms: decrease, lowering, devaluation, depreciation
  • Antonyms: upturn, growth, progress, surge.
  • Usage: The slump in prices was largely attributed to inferior quality tea being produced by various India gardens.

PRISE (Verb) : पुरस्कार

  • Meaning: use force in order to move, move apart, or open (something).
  • अर्थ: स्थानांतरित करने, अलग होने या खोलने (कुछ) करने के लिए बल का उपयोग करें।
  • Synonyms: force, wrench, twist
  • Usage: Joe was trying to prise the cap off a bottle of painkillers

DENUDE (Verb) : उघाड़ना

  • Meaning: strip (something) of its covering, possessions, or assets.
  • अर्थ: इसके आवरण, संपत्ति या संपत्ति की पट्टी (कुछ)।
  • Synonyms: divest, deprive, bare, uncover
  • Antonyms: cover
  • Usage: He proceeded to denude the statue, fronting the church bishop’s podium.

TORMENT (Noun) : यातना

  • Meaning: severe physical or mental suffering.
  • अर्थ: गंभीर शारीरिक या मानसिक पीड़ा।
  • Synonyms: suffering, torture, pain, anguish
  • Antonyms: pleasure, joy
  • Usage: Every day when he got on the bus, the bully began to torment the quiet child.

CONFOUND(Verb) : उलझाना

  • Meaning: to mix up or confuse
  • अर्थ: मिलाना या भ्रमित करना
  • Synonyms: confuse, puzzle
  • Antonyms: confirm, verify
  • Usage: Without instructions, this unusual game will confound anyone.

ALLEVIATE(Verb) : कम

  • Meaning: to make something less painful, severe, or serious
  • अर्थ: कुछ कम दर्दनाक, गंभीर या गंभीर बनाने के लिए
  • Synonyms: help, soothe
  • Antonyms: aggravate, exacerbate
  • Usage: If you want to alleviate the situation, start by apologizing for your mistake.

EQUANIMITY(Noun) : समभाव

  • Meaning: to stay calm, especially under stress; to maintain composure
  • अर्थ: शांत रहने के लिए, विशेष रूप से तनाव में; बनाए रखने के लिए
  • Synonyms: calmness, cool
  • Antonyms: agitation, discomposure
  • Usage: During the horrible storm, it was hard for us to focus on and maintain our equanimity.

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