The Hindu Editorial VOCAB : 17th August 2020

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB : 17th August 2020 

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  1. OPPRESS (VERB): subdue (दबाना

Synonyms: torment, trample 

Antonyms: encourage, aid 

Example:  The tyrant general oppressed his people. 

  1. CANNY (ADJECTIVE): clever (चालाक)

Synonyms: dexterous, adroit 

Antonyms: foolish, idiotic 

Example: Abhinav is a canny person. 

  1. SCOURGE (NOUN): curse (अभिशाप)

Synonyms: curse, bane 

Antonyms: reward, benefit 

Example: He would always look back on this winter and remember the scourge of blizzards and ice storms. 

  1. CRYPTIC (ADJECTIVE): secret (अप्रकट)

Synonyms: arcane, esoteric 

Antonyms: definite, obvious 

Example: When Virat spoke, his words were cryptic to all those in the room. 

  1. UPTIGHT (ADJECTIVE): nervous (तनावग्रस्त)

Synonyms: nervy, edgy 

Antonyms: unworried, composed 

Example:  Your uptight behavior can get you rejected in an interview.

  1. DRIP (VERB): drop (टपकना या टपकाना)

Synonyms: dribble, drizzle 

Antonyms: collect, pour 

Example:  Everyone must ensure that water doesn’t drips away uselessly. 

  1. ALLIANCE (NOUN): accord (गठबंधन

Synonyms: affinity, connection 

Antonyms: antagonism, detachment 

Example: They decided to stay away from the malodorous room. 

  1. QUIRK (NOUN): strange act (विचित्रता)

Synonyms: knack, quibble 

Antonyms: conformity, normality 

Example:  It was just another quirk by Mohit. 

  1. NIGGARD (ADJECTIVE): ungenerous (कंजूस)

Synonyms: penurious, miserly 

Antonyms: generous, kind 

Example: Alpa is a niggard landlady. 

  1. REPINE (VERB): complain (शिकायत करना)

Synonyms: grumble, lament 

Antonyms: compliment, praise 

Example: Ruchi repined against Rajeev. need your support to Grow

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