SLUMP (verb) गिर पड़ना
Meaning: undergo a sudden severe or prolonged fall in price, value, or amount.
Synonyms: plummet, plunge, tumble, decline.
Antonyms: rise, ascend, grow, soar.
Usage: When the task force was putting together its original report, the world price of oil had slumped as low as $10 a barrel.
HETERODOX (adjective) विधर्मिक
Meaning: not conforming with accepted or orthodox standards or beliefs.
Synonyms:, separatist, heretical, nonconformist, iconoclastic.
Antonyms: orthodox, agnostic, devout, nonsectarian.
Usage: He argues that this ignores the complex interaction between orthodox intellectual culture and heterodox expression.
- The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- None Gains | 10th July 2020
- The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- On Top | 9th July 2020
- The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- Days of disengagement| 8th July 2020
- The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- Gangster of Kanpur| 7th July 2020
PURLOIN (verb) चुराना
Meaning: steal (something).
Synonyms: loot, pilfer, steal, embezzle.
Antonyms: bestow, contribute, donate, purchase.
Usage: Sometimes it’s impossible to not purloin an excerpt from another person’s blog.
SIEGE (Noun): घेराबंदी
Meaning: a military operation in which enemy forces surround a town or building, cutting off essential supplies, with the aim of compelling those inside to surrender.
Synonyms: blockade, barricade, restriction
Antonyms: clearance, opening
Usage: During the siege of the village, the villagers were forced to give up their property.
GLOAT (Verb): आनंदित होना
Meaning: dwell on one’s own success or another’s misfortune with smugness or malignant pleasure.
Synonyms: exult, rejoice, relish
Antonyms: commiserate, sympathize
Usage: If you are the winner of a contest, you should not gloat and make your competitors feel inferior.
Meaning: a state of nervous excitement or agitation.
Synonyms: acrimony, animosity, annoyance, chagrin.
Antonyms: calm, calmness, delight, ease
Usage: Her mother was in a tizzy over Liz’s divorce.
STENTORIAN (adjective) बुलंद
Meaning: (of a person’s voice) loud and powerful.
Synonyms: booming, clangorous, piercing, roaring.
Antonyms: soothing, muffled, muted, softened.
Usage: When my father speaks in a stentorian voice, I know I’m in trouble.
FARRAGO (noun) संमिश्रण
Meaning: a confused mixture.
Synonyms: mishmash, jumble, hodgepodge, turmoil.
Antonyms: constituent, ravel, sequence, categorization.
Usage: The present gun law is a farrago of nonsense as most of it is unenforceable.
STRAY (verb) भटकना
Meaning: move away aimlessly from a group or from the right course or place.
Synonyms: digress, deviate, wander, drift.
Antonyms: stay, belong, remain, exist.
Usage: She went for a long walk and strayed into the forest.
Meaning: originating or occurring naturally in a particular place; native.
अर्थ:किसी विशेष स्थान पर स्वाभाविक रूप से उत्पन्न या उत्पन्न होना; देशी।
Synonyms: native, innate, inborn, primitive, congenital
Antonyms: alien, foreign
Usage: They were our indigenous peoples, our first peoples, our first speakers and our first hearers.
|SBI PO 2020||IBPS PO 2020||SBI Clerk 2020||IBPS Clerk 2020|
|RBI Grade B 2020||RBI Assistant 2020||LIC AAO & AE||SEBI Grade A 2020|