The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- Delayed Start | 6 August

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Draw (noun) खींचना
Meaning:- a person or thing that is very attractive or interesting.
Synonyms:- tie, deadlock
Example:- I have left a separate fund in a savings bank for her to draw upon.

Marches (noun) जुलूस
Meaning:- an area of land on the border between two countries or territories
Synonyms:- advance, boot, debouch, drill
Antonyms:-decline, decrease
Example:- The inability of the men only, will put a period to our daily marches.

Enduring (adjective) स्थायी
Meaning:- lasting over a period of time; durable.
Synonyms:- abiding, surviving, permanent
Example:- But enduring philosophy comes only with time; and he was young.

Tussles (noun) लटकन
Meaning:- a vigorous struggle or scuffle, typically in order to obtain or achieve something.
Synonyms:- brawl, fray, free-for-all, scuffle
Antonyms:-agreement, harmony
Example:- She knew the workhouses far and wide, and had had her tussles with the authorities.

Heft (verb) वज़न
Meaning:- lift or carry (something heavy).
Synonyms:- amount, bundle, capacity, consignment
Antonyms:- whole, benefit, blessing
Example:- I gathered that the heft of his spare change had come from dickers in stocks and bonds.

Traction (noun) संकर्षण
Meaning:- the action of drawing or pulling something over a surface, especially a road or track.
Synonyms:- suction, absorption, adherence, adhesion
Example:- The next step forward was to substitute for horses a traction engine.

Wilt (verb) विल्ट
Meaning:- (of a person) lose energy, vigour, or confidence.
Synonyms:- cave in, diminish, droop, dwindle
Antonyms:-develop, enlarge
Example:- Wilt thou diversify thy repast with a taste of my oak-graff?

Raging (adjective) प्रकोप
Meaning:- continuing with great force or intensity.
Synonyms:- enraged, furious, seething, stormy
Antonyms:-calm, mild
Example:- Night came on and with it a blinding snow storm and a raging wind.

Slot (verb) खाँचेदार
Meaning:- place (an object) into a slot, typically one specifically designed to receive it.
Synonyms:- channel, groove, hole
Example:- The plate burped and a slip dropped out of the slot below it.

Blue chip (adjective) विनियोगी शेयर
Meaning:- denoting companies or their shares considered to be a reliable investment, though less secure than gilt-edged stock.
Synonyms:- eclectic, exclusive, preferred, privileged
Antonyms:-open, least
Example:- To his surprise all dropped out but Steadman, who had drawn but a single card and who raised him a blue chip.

Scout (verb) खोज
Meaning:- explore or examine (a place or area of business) so as to gather information about it.
Synonyms:- examine, explore, inspect
Antonyms:-find, ignore, neglect
Example:- “This must be looked to,” said the scout, glancing about him with an anxious eye.

Prop up (phrasal verb) संभालना
Meaning:- to stop (something) from falling or slipping by placing something under or against it
Synonyms:- add to, bolster, boost, build-up
Antonyms:-decrease, diminish, discourage
Example:- “Yes, ma’am,” says Babbitt, tryin’ to prop up his wilted collar.

Grapple (verb) जूझ
Meaning:- struggle to deal with or overcome (a difficulty or challenge).
Synonyms:- confront, contend, cope, deal with
Antonyms:- agree, avoid, be immune
Example:- What courage was requisite to grapple with this giant difficulty!

Deem (verb) समझना
Meaning:- regard or consider in a specified way.
Synonyms:- allow, assume, believe, expect
Antonyms:- disbelieve, disregard
Example:- It was my duty to sound the pumps, but this I did not deem necessary.

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Recreational (adjective) मनोरंजन
Meaning:- relating to or denoting activity done for enjoyment when one is not working.
Synonyms:- competitive, contesting, exercise-related, sporting
Example:- But the national parks are far more than recreational areas.

Repercussions (noun) नतीजों
Meaning:- an unintended consequence of an event or action, especially an unwelcome one.
Synonyms:- backlash, chain reaction, effect, fallout
Example:- Had I answered in the affirmative there might have been repercussions, perhaps a sequel to Proycon.

Rippling (verb) छोटी लहर
Meaning:- move in a way resembling a series of small waves.
Synonyms:- coil, curl, flow, fluctuate
Antonyms:-be still, leave alone
Example:- The days of the bird and the flower and the rippling creeks are numbered.

Fervour (noun) जोश
Meaning:- intense and passionate feeling.

Blink (verb) निमिष
Meaning:- back down from a confrontation.
Synonyms:- flash, flicker, flutter
Antonyms:- attend, be aware, pay attention
Example:- No sunlight ever made her blink, or screw her face into wrinkles.

Migraine (noun) अर्धशीर्षी
Meaning:- type of headache
Synonyms:- headache, megrim
Example:- The first variety to be considered is “sick headache” or migraine.

Spectators (noun) दर्शकों
Meaning:- a person who watches at a show, game, or other event.
Synonyms:- bystander, fan, moviegoer, observer
Example:- To the end of the lives of the spectators, it was a tale of wonder.

Bay (noun) छत का खण्ड
Meaning:- a space created by a window line projecting outwards from a wall.
Synonyms:- anchorage, arm, basin, bayou
Example:- Meantime a white film of fog spread down the bay from the northward.

Fraught (adjective) भरा हुआ
Meaning:- causing or affected by anxiety or stress.
Synonyms:- charged, filled
Antonyms:- empty
Example:- His mind was fraught with independence, magnanimity, and every manly virtue.

Peril (noun) जोखिम
Meaning:- serious and immediate danger.
Synonyms:- hazard, insecurity, jeopardy
Antonyms:-certainty, protection, safety
Example:- If peril could bring about unity God could bring it about even more effectively.

Breach (verb) उल्लंघन
Meaning:- break or fail to observe (a law, agreement, or code of conduct).
Synonyms:- crack, rift, rupture
Antonyms:-agreement, closing
Example:- The responsibility for the breach is not under discussion here.

Diaspora (noun) फैलाव
Meaning:- the dispersion or spread of any people from their original homeland.
Synonyms:- exodus, disbandment
Example:- The fourth method employed by the Brethren was the Diaspora.

Prosper (verb) सफल होना
Meaning:- succeed in material terms; be financially successful.
Synonyms:- bloom, blossom, catch on, do well
Antonyms:-fail, languish, shrink
Example:- Prosper, as far as he was concerned, was suffering from want of sleep.

Turf (noun) मैदान
Meaning:- grass and the surface layer of earth held together by its roots.
Synonyms:- grass, lawn, sod, soil
Example:- Well, sir, the next week I found him stealing my turf again!

Override (verb) अधिभावी करना
Meaning:- interrupt the action of (an automatic device), typically in order to take manual control.
Synonyms:- abrogate, annul
Antonyms:- allow, approve
Example:- I yield to no man in my sense of duty, and I allow no private considerations to override it.

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