The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  10th September 2022

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  10th September 2022

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  1. Opprobrious (adj.)

Meaning: (of language) expressing scorn or criticism. (अपमानजनक)

Synonyms: abusive, vituperative, derogatory

Antonyms:  respectful, civil, courteous

Sentence: An opprobrious attack on the alleged corruption in the police department.

  1. Delectable (adj.)

Meaning: (of food or drink) delicious. (स्वादिष्ट)

Synonyms: delicious, mouthwatering, appetizing

Antonyms: distasteful, tasteless, flavorless,

Sentence: Delectable smells rose from the kitchen.

  1. Anomaly (noun)

Meaning: something that deviates from what is standard, normal, or expected. (विसंगति)

Synonyms: oddity, peculiarity, abnormality

Antonyms: norm, ordinary, usual

Sentence: snow in July is an anomaly in most of the northern hemisphere.

  1. Troth (noun)

Meaning: faith or loyalty when pledged in a solemn agreement or undertaking. (विश्वास)

Synonyms: commitment, agreement, faith

Antonyms: disloyalty, faithlessness, falseness

Sentence: This troth seems to be self-evident.

  1. Preponderance (noun)

Meaning: the quality or fact of being greater in number, quantity, or importance. (प्रधानता)

Synonyms: prevalence, predominance, dominance

Antonyms: insignificance, inferiority, mediocrity

Sentence: The preponderance of evidence suggests that he’s guilty.

  1. Asceticism (noun)

Meaning: severe self-discipline and avoidance of all forms of indulgence, typically for religious reasons. (वैराग्य)

Synonyms: austerity, self-denial, abstinence

Antonyms: kindness, lenience

Sentence: He exemplified the virtues of renunciation, asceticism, and restraint.

  1. Reprobate (noun)

Meaning: an unprincipled person (often used humorously or affectionately). (अनैतिक)

Synonyms: rogue, scoundrel, brute

Antonyms: ethical, moral, principled

Sentence: There was a reprobate judge who took bribes and often give wrong decisions,

  1. Provenance (noun)

Meaning: the place of origin or earliest known history of something. (उत्पत्ति)

Synonyms: origin, source, place of origin

Sentence: The provenance of the paintings is unknown.

  1. Pittance (noun)

Meaning: a very small or inadequate amount of money paid to someone as an allowance or wage. (अल्प भाग)

Synonyms: very small amount, a tiny amount, an insufficient amount

Antonyms: big buck, treasure

Sentence: The internship offers only a pittance of salary, but it is a great opportunity to gain experience.

  1. Prickly (adj.)

Meaning: (of a person) ready to take offense. (चिड़चिड़ा)

Synonyms: irritable, irascible, peevish

Antonyms: companionable, cordial, extroverted

Sentence: she dreaded having to deal with her prickly boss

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