The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  1st June 2022

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  1st June 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. Felicitate (verb)

Meaning: to express to (someone) admiration for his or her success or good fortune (अभिनंदन करना)

Synonyms: compliment, congratulate, applaud

Antonyms: cry down, decry, deprecate

Sentence: The whole family felicitated John on his new appointment.

  1. Bustling (adj.)

Meaning: (of a place) full of activity. (हलचल)

Synonyms: busy, crowded, swarming

Antonyms: idle, inactive, unbusy

Sentence: The sidewalks are bustling with people.

  1. Tumble (verb)

Meaning: (typically of a person) fall suddenly, clumsily, or headlong. (लुढ़क)

Synonyms: fall (over), fall down, topple over

Antonyms: get up, rise, stand (up)

Sentence: Children tumble over each other in play.

  1. Entreaty (noun)

Meaning: an earnest or humble request. (विनती)

Synonyms: appeal, request, petition

Sentence: The king turned a deaf ear to his entreaties.

  1. Riveting (adj.)

Meaning: completely engrossing; compelling. (दिलचस्प)

Synonyms: enthralling, fascinating, gripping

Antonyms: boring, drab, dull

Sentence: His story makes riveting listening.

  1. Lacerate (verb)

Meaning: tear or make deep cuts in (flesh or skin). (फाड़ना)

Synonyms: slash, tear, rip

Sentence: The broken glass lacerated his feet.

  1. Staunch (adj.)

Meaning: loyal and committed in attitude. (निष्ठावान)

Synonyms: stalwart, loyal, faithful

Antonyms: disloyal, faithless, false

Sentence: She’s a staunch advocate of free trade.

  1. Trappings (noun)

Meaning: the outward signs, features, or objects associated with a particular situation, role, or thing. (ताम-झाम)

Synonyms: adornment, beautifier, caparison

Antonyms: blemish, defacement, disfigurement

Sentence: Despite its democratic trappings, the country’s government was a dictatorship.

  1. Puerile (adj.)

Meaning: having or showing the annoying qualities (as silliness) associated with children (बचकाना)

Synonyms: childish, immature, infantile

Antonyms: adult, experienced, mature

Sentence: I find his sense of humor rather puerile.

  1. Distraught (adj.)

Meaning: deeply upset and agitated. (व्याकुल)

Synonyms: worried, upset, distressed

Antonyms: calm, peaceful, placid

Sentence: Her distraught mother had spent all night waiting by the phone.

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