The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- Venus in Focus | 16 September

The Hindu Editorial Article of 16 September 2020 – Venus in Focus.

Collaborations (noun) सहयोग
Meaning:- Acting, being or existing together
Synonyms:- association, collusion
Antonyms:- disunion, division
Example:- They are collaborations; the one artist does the figure, the other the accessories.

Hostile (adjective) शत्रुतापूर्ण
Meaning:- showing or feeling opposition or dislike; unfriendly.
Synonyms:- adverse, belligerent
Antonyms:- agreeable, aiding
Example:- It was curious how much help he expected of Vicksburg, a hostile town.

Biomarker (noun) बायोमार्कर
Meaning:- a naturally occurring molecule, gene, or characteristic by which a particular pathological or physiological process, disease, etc. can be identified.

Extraterrestrial (adjective) अलौकिक
Meaning:- of or from outside the earth or its atmosphere.
Synonyms:- Martian, space inhabitant
Example:- All those allusions to the extraterrestrial was so much bilge.

Tantalising (verb) चाह जगाने वाला
Meaning:- excite the senses or desires of (someone).
Synonyms:- alluring, drawing
Example:- Academy: As tantalizing a problem as was ever bound in cloth.

Triumph (noun) विजय
Meaning:- a great victory or achievement.
Synonyms:- celebration, joy
Antonyms:- disaster, failure
Example:- In the hour of triumph the government was doomed to receive a stunning blow.

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Precise (adjective) सटीक होना
Meaning:- marked by exactness and accuracy of expression or detail.
Synonyms:- actual, clear-cut
Antonyms:- ambiguous, easy-going
Example:- I cannot recall the precise amount, but it was not so much as what you call one dollar.

Suspicions (noun) संदेहजनक
Meaning:- a feeling or thought that something is possible, likely, or true.
Synonyms:- conjecture, cynicism
Antonyms:- belief, certainty
Example:- To disregard it would be to start the suspicions of Dozier as soon as his brain cleared.

In situ (adverb) मूल स्थान पर
Meaning:- in the original place.
Synonyms:- situated, lotus
Antonyms:- standing

Corrosive (adjective) संक्षारक
Meaning:- tending to cause corrosion.
Synonyms:- acerbic, caustic
Antonyms:- gentle, kind
Example:- But his humour is bitter as gall, and corrosive as sulphuric acid.

Feasible (adjective) संभव
Meaning:- possible to do easily or conveniently.
Synonyms:- achievable, advantageous
Antonyms:- disadvantageous, implausible
Example:- Whether or not the scheme was feasible at that time it is impossible to say.

Spate (noun) बड़ी संख्या में
Meaning:- a large number of similar things coming in quick succession.
Example:- Regardless of the reason, Toyota issued a spate of recalls in late 2009 and 2010.

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