The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: Sep Month – Day 30

SWINDLE (Verb) : ठगी

  • Meaning: obtain (money) fraudulently.
  • अर्थ:धोखे से (धन) प्राप्त करना।
  • Synonyms: bilk, con, deceive, defraud, fleece
  • Antonyms: help, give
  • Example: You have to be careful when buying products on the internet, as some sellers may try to swindle you into paying more money than the product is worth.

CAHOOT (Noun) : सम्मिलित होना

  • Meaning: colluding or conspiring together secretly.
  • अर्थ:गुप्त रूप से एक साथ टकराव या षड्यंत्र करना।
  • Synonyms: alliance, collusion, allied, conniving
  • Example: Jack and Barry were in cahoots when they conspired to shoot up the mall.

FLEECE (Verb) : धन हथियाना

  • Meaning: obtain a great deal of money from (someone), typically by overcharging or swindling them.
  • अर्थ: आम तौर पर ओवरचार्जिंग या उन्हें ठग कर (किसी से) बहुत अधिक धन प्राप्त करते हैं।
  • Synonyms: swindle, cheat, defraud, deceive, trick,
  • Antonyms: give, offer
  • Example: Joining arms, they set out to fleece their latest victims.

PROMULGATE (Verb) : घोषणा करना

  • Meaning: promote or make widely known (an idea or cause).
  • अर्थ: व्यापक रूप से (एक विचार या कारण) को बढ़ावा देना या बनाना।
  • Synonyms:  publicize, spread, communicate, propagate, disseminate,
  • Antonyms: collect, conceal, hide, repress
  • Example: Counties, townships, and municipalities may also promulgate local ordinances

CAPITULATE (Verb) : हथियार डाल देना

  • Meaning: cease to resist an opponent or an unwelcome demand; yield.
  • अर्थ:एक विरोधी या एक अप्रिय मांग का विरोध करने के लिए संघर्ष; प्राप्ति।
  • Synonyms: surrender, succumb, relent, accede
  • Antonyms: resist
  • Example: Eventually it will have to capitulate if it wants to join.

Tipping point : क्रांतिकारी परिवर्तन

  • Meaning:the point at which a series of small changes or incidents becomes significant enough to cause a larger, more important change.
  • अर्थ: वह बिंदु जिस पर किसी बड़े, अधिक महत्वपूर्ण परिवर्तन के कारण छोटे परिवर्तन या घटनाओं की श्रृंखला महत्वपूर्ण हो जाती है।
  • Synonyms: game changer, turning point, critical moment
  • Usage in a Sentence: There are two prevailing theories for what might happen past the Amazon’s tipping point.

Consolidate : संघटित करना

  • Meaning: make (something) physically stronger or more solid.
  • अर्थ: शारीरिक रूप से मजबूत या अधिक ठोस (कुछ) बनाना।
  • Synonyms: merge, unite, combine, strengthen
  • Antonyms: separate, weaken, divide
  • Usage in a sentence: The company is planning to consolidate its business activities at a new site in Arizona.

Requisite: मांग/ अपेक्षित

  • Meaning: a thing that is necessary for the achievement of a specified end. [Noun]
  • अर्थ: एक ऐसी चीज़ जो एक निर्दिष्ट अंत की उपलब्धि के लिए आवश्यक है।
  • Synonyms: essential, necessary, required, indispensable
  • Antonyms: non-essential, optional
  • Usage in a sentence: She lacks the requisite experience for the job.

Acumen: कुशाग्रता

  • Meaning: the ability to make good judgements and take quick decisions.
  • अर्थ: अच्छे निर्णय लेने और त्वरित निर्णय लेने की क्षमता।
  • Synonyms: shrewdness, sharpness, sharp-wittedness, cleverness, brightness
  • Antonyms: dullness, foolishness
  • Usage in a Sentence: He had demonstrated considerable business acumen.

Embark: प्रारम्भ करना

  • Meaning: begin (a course of action).
  • अर्थ: शुरू (कार्रवाई का एक कोर्स)।
  • Synonyms: start, commence, launch
  • Antonyms: disembark, end, finish
  • Usage in a sentence: He is about to embark on a new business venture.

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