The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  18th March 2023

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  18th March 2023

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  1. Morph (verb)

Meaning: to take on a different shape, appearance, or state (परिवर्तन)

Synonyms: transform, change, transfigure

Sentence: When it emerged from its chrysalis, the caterpillar morphed into a striking butterfly.

  1. Parry (noun)

Meaning: ward off (a weapon or attack) with a countermove. (बचाव)

Synonyms: ward off, fend off, stave off

Antonyms: face, deal with, encounter

Sentence: He parried the blow by holding his sword vertically.

  1. Slander (verb)

Meaning: make false and damaging statements about (someone). (झूठी निंदा करना)

Synonyms: defame, insult, libel

Antonyms: glorify, honor, praise

Sentence: They were accused of slandering the head of state.

  1. Flaccid (adj.)

Meaning: not stiff in structure (नरम)

Synonyms: soft, loose, flabby

Antonyms: rigid, stiff, inflexible

Sentence: Paralyzed muscles lost tone and became flaccid

  1. Languor (noun)

Meaning: the state or feeling, often pleasant, of tiredness or inertia. (शिथिलता)

Synonyms: lassitude, lethargy, listlessness

Antonyms: vigor, enthusiasm, vivacity

Sentence: He remembered the languor and warm happiness of those golden afternoons.

  1. Mettle (noun)

Meaning: a person’s ability to cope well with difficulties or to face a demanding situation in a spirited and resilient way. (उत्साह)

Synonyms: spirit, fortitude, tenacity

Antonyms: cowardice, cravenness, dastardliness

Sentence: The team showed their true mettle in the second half.

  1. Heady (adj.)

Meaning: having or showing a practical cleverness or judgment (चतुर)

Synonyms: smart, astute, experienced

Antonyms: naive, guileless, innocent

Sentence: one of the headiest politicians around, he knows how to read the public mood at any given moment.

  1. Facetious (adj.)

Meaning: treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humor; flippant. (हासकर)

Synonyms: flippant, glib, frivolous

Antonyms: serious, solemn, sober

Sentence: Stop being facetious, this is serious.

  1. Sham (noun)

Meaning: a thing that is not what it is purported to be. (दिखावा)

Synonyms: pretense, fake, act

Antonyms: real, genuine, authentic

Sentence: The latest crime figures are a complete sham.

  1. Pendency (noun)

Meaning: the state, condition, or period of being pending or awaiting settlement. (लम्बित)

Synonyms: unresolved, unsettled

Sentence: The defendant should be restrained from further public comment during the pendency of the trial.

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