The Hindu Editorial VOCAB: 17th August 2022
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- Pernicious (adj.)
Meaning: having a harmful effect, especially in a gradual or subtle way. (हानिकारक)
Synonyms: harmful, damaging, destructive
Antonyms: anodyne, benign, harmless
Sentence: The business may be troublesome, but idleness is pernicious.
- Feisty (adj.)
Meaning: feeling or displaying an eagerness to fight (लड़ाकू)
Synonyms: aggressive, agonistic, argumentative
Antonyms: nonaggressive, nonbelligerent, pacific
Sentence: He’s a pretty feisty kid, isn’t he?
- Erudition (noun)
Meaning: the quality of having or showing great knowledge or learning; scholarship. (पांडित्य)
Synonyms: learning, scholarship, knowledge
Antonyms: ignorance, illiteracy, illiterateness
Sentence: His erudition was apparently endless.
- Asseveration (noun)
Meaning: the solemn or emphatic declaration or statement of something. (दृढ़ वचन)
Synonyms: affirmation, assertion, avouchment
Antonyms: disavowal, contradiction, denial
Sentence: You can forget the asseveration of past but want to remember own of sincerely.
- Commensurate (adj.)
Meaning: corresponding in size or degree; in proportion. (अनुरूप)
Synonyms: equivalent, equal, corresponding
Sentence: Six yards is commensurate with eighteen feet.
- Heretofore (adv.)
Meaning: before now. (पहले)
Synonyms: hitherto, theretofore, yet
Antonyms: henceforth, henceforward, hereafter
Sentence: Diseases that heretofore were usually confined to rural areas.
- Bravado (noun)
Meaning: a bold manner or a show of boldness intended to impress or intimidate. (वाहवाही)
Synonyms: boldness, bold manner, swagger
Antonyms: bashfulness, demureness, self-distrust
Sentence: Their behavior was just sheer bravado.
- Munificence (noun)
Meaning: the quality or action of being lavishly generous; great generosity. (उदारता)
Synonyms: generosity, bountifulness, magnanimity
Antonyms: mercilessness, pitilessness, ruthlessness
Sentence: I thanked them for their munificence.
- Pestered (verb)
Meaning: trouble or annoy (someone) with frequent or persistent requests or interruptions. (सताया)
Synonyms: badger, hound, annoy
Antonyms: delighted, pleased
Sentence: He’d been pestered by reporters for days.
- Discomfiture (noun)
Meaning: a feeling of unease or embarrassment; awkwardness. (पराभव)
Synonyms: embarrassment, unease, uneasiness
Antonyms: assurance, composure, confidence
Sentence: Without experiencing discomfiture and setbacks, one can never find the truth.
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