The Hindu Editorial VOCAB: 18th March 2023
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- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Flaccid (adj.)
Meaning: not stiff in structure (नरम)
Synonyms: soft, loose, flabby
Antonyms: rigid, stiff, inflexible
Sentence: Paralyzed muscles lost tone and became flaccid
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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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