The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary of 24 September- A Light Touch
Abounds (verb) भरपूर
Meaning:-exist in large numbers or amounts.
Synonyms:- thrive, fourish
Example:- The lakes and rivers of Albania abound in fish
Sagacious (adjective) मेधावी
Meaning:-having or showing keen mental discernment and good judgment; wise or shrewd.
Synonyms:- wise, clever
Antonyms:- stupid, foolish
Example:- The army had appeared a hard master when it ent its strength to a wise and sagacious rule.
Offing (verb) किनारा
Meaning:- the more distant part of the sea in view.
Venomous (adjective) विषैला
Meaning:-(of a person or their behaviour) full of malice or spite.
Synonyms:- poisonous, toxic
Example:- Most of these are venomous, but all are not equally dreaded.
Amend (verb) संशोधन
Meaning:- make minor changes to (a text, piece of legislation, etc.) in order to make it fairer or more accurate, or to reflect changing circumstances.
Synonyms:- revise, alter
Example:- The country’s constitution was amended to allow women to vote.
Accountable (adjective) उत्तरदायी
Meaning:-required or expected to justify actions or decisions; responsible.
Synonyms:- responsible, liable
Example:- The directors are held accountable by the shareholders.
Polarising (verb) फूट डालना
Meaning:- restrict the vibrations of (a transverse wave, especially light) wholly or partially to one direction.
Example:- The issue of computers for young children is particularly polarizing
Aplified (verb) बढ़ाना
Meaning:-increase the volume of (sound), especially using an amplifier.
Synonyms:- raise, magnify
Antonyms:- reduce, quieten
Example:- Everything that held magic was amplified in the immortal world.
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Incendiary (adjective) आग लगानेवाला
Meaning:- tending to stir up conflict.
Synonyms:- provocative, agitational
Example:- All weapons are strictly prohibited from the stadium, from small knives to incendiary devices.
Affiliation (noun) संबंधन
Meaning:-the state or relation of being closely associated or affiliated with a particular person, group, party, company, etc.
Throttling (verb) गला घोंटना
Meaning:-attack or kill (someone) by choking or strangling them.
Synonyms:- choke, strangle
Example:- Throttling enforces a maximum number of times a function can be called over time
Euphemism (noun) व्यंजना
Meaning:- a mild or indirect word or expression substituted for one considered to be too harsh or blunt when referring to something unpleasant or embarrassing.
Example:- It was a euphemism for ignorance
Brushed away (Phrasal verb)
Meaning:- to refuse to accept or listen to something that someone says
Example:- She brushes this criticism away.
Legitimate (adjective) वैध
Meaning:- conforming to the law or to rules.
Example:- It is a legitimate question that deserves a carefully reasoned answer
Imposing (adjective) भव्य
Meaning:- grand and impressive in appearance.
Synonyms:- impressive, striking
Example:- The castle is an imposing building.