The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  1st August 2022

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  1st August 2022

Vocabulary plays a vital role in scoring good marks in the English section of various competitive exams that you can improve if you work in the right direction. So, we are providing you The Hindu Vocab on daily basis to increase your vocabulary power, which will help you prepare for many exams like Banking, Railway, Insurance, SSC, and other government exams.

 ‘Vocabulary’

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

 

 

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