The Hindu Editorial VOCAB: 1st August 2022
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- Delve (verb)
Meaning: reach inside a receptacle and search for something. (खोजना)
Synonyms: rummage (around) in, search (through), hunt through
Sentence: It’s not always a good idea to delve too deeply into someone’s past.
- Impinge (verb)
Meaning: have an effect or impact, especially a negative one. (प्रभावित करना)
Synonyms: affect, have an effect on, influence
Sentence: She didn’t allow her personal problems to impinge on her work.
- Trenchant (adj.)
Meaning: vigorous or incisive in expression or style. (कटु)
Synonyms: rapierlike, vigorous
Antonyms: dull, soft
Sentence: He was shattered and bewildered by this trenchant criticism.
- Repudiate (verb)
Meaning: refuse to accept or be associated with. (अस्वीकार करना)
Synonyms: reject, renounce, abandon
Antonyms: accept, affirm, embrace
Sentence: She has repudiated policies associated with previous party leaders.
- Pomp (noun)
Meaning: ceremony and splendid display, especially at a public event. (वैभव)
Synonyms: ceremony, grandeur, pageantry
Antonyms: simplicity, severity
Sentence: The coronation was conducted with great pomp.
- Sundry (adj.)
Meaning: of various kinds; several (विविध)
Synonyms: various, varied, miscellaneous
Antonyms: alike, identical, like
Sentence: This cream can be used to treat sundry minor injuries.
- Scintillate (verb)
Meaning: emit flashes of light; sparkle. (चमकना)
Synonyms: spark, sparkle, shine
Antonyms: dark, dim
Sentence: The diamond ring is scintillated in the sunlight.
- Annulled (verb)
Meaning: declare invalid (an official agreement, decision, or result). (रद्द करना)
Synonyms: declare invalid, nullify, invalidate
Antonyms: allowed, approved, authorized
Sentence: His second marriage was annulled because he never divorced his first wife.
- Enthuse (verb)
Meaning: say something that expresses one’s eager enjoyment, interest, or approval. (अति उत्साहित करना)
Synonyms: rave, be enthusiastic, gush
Sentence: A good retailer will enthuse his stock and tempt you to try new foods.
- 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.