The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  22nd October 2022

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  22nd October 2022

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 ‘Vocabulary’

  1. Caricatured (verb)

Meaning: make or give a comically or grotesquely exaggerated representation of (someone or something). (नक़ल बनाना)

Synonyms: parody, satirize, lampoon

Sentence: He caricatured the political leaders of his time.

  1. Caprice (noun)

Meaning: a sudden and unaccountable change of mood or behavior. (अप्रत्याशित परिवर्तन)

Synonyms: whim, vagary, fancy

Sentence: An out-of-character caprice led him to take the day off from work and go to the beach.

  1. Flimflam (noun)

Meaning: nonsensical or insincere talk. (बकवास)

Synonyms: balderdash, baloney, idiocy

Antonyms: reasonableness, sensibleness

Sentence: I was sick of his intellectual flimflam.

  1. Appended (verb)

Meaning: to join (something) to a mass, quantity, or number so as to bring about an overall increase (जुड़ा हुआ)

Synonyms: added, adjoined, annexed

Antonyms: deducted, knocked off, removed

Sentence: Footnotes have been appended to the document.

  1. Frailty (adj.)

Meaning: the condition of being weak and delicate. (निर्बलता)

Synonyms: infirmity, infirmness, weakness

Antonyms: robustness, strength, vigor

Sentence: Despite increasing physical frailty, he continued to write stories.

  1. Oust (verb)

Meaning: drive out or expel (someone) from a position or place. (बाहर निकालना)

Synonyms: expel, force out, throw out

Antonyms: accept, admit, receive

Sentence: He ousted a long-term incumbent by only 500 votes.

  1. Bluster (noun)

Meaning: talk in a loud, aggressive, or indignant way with little effect. (धमकी)

Synonyms: rant, thunder, boast

Antonyms: quiet, silence, calm

Sentence: I knew that it was all bluster and he wasn’t really angry with me.

  1. Forgo (verb)

Meaning: omit or decline to take (something pleasant or valuable); go without. (त्यागना)

Synonyms: abstain (from), forbear, give up

Antonyms: give in, submit

Sentence: I’ll forgo dessert tonight as I’m trying to lose weight

  1. Mooted (verb)

Meaning: raise (a question or topic) for discussion; suggest (an idea or possibility). (बहस करना)

Synonyms: raise, bring up, broach

Antonyms: censored, hushed (up), quieted

Sentence: The idea was first mooted as long ago as the 1840s.

  1. Inadvertence (noun)

Meaning: failure to give sufficient attention to avoiding harm or errors; negligence. (असावधानी)

Synonyms: carelessness, heedlessness, laxity

Antonyms: care, carefulness, caution

Sentence: Mistakes proceed from inadvertence.

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