The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  23rd August 2022

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  23rd August 2022

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 ‘Vocabulary’

  1. Amok (adv.)

Meaning: in a confused and reckless manner (आपे से बाहर)

Synonyms: confusedly, berserk, feverishly

Antonyms: calmly, collectedly, composedly

Sentence: A man was arrested after running amok with a vehicle through Berlin.

  1. Scandalous (adj.)

Meaning: causing general public outrage by a perceived offense against morality or law. (अपमानपूर्ण)

Synonyms: discreditable, disreputable, dishonorable

Antonyms: appreciative, innocuous, inoffensive

Sentence: They spread a scandalous rumor about a coworker almost costing him his job.

  1. Liaison (noun)

Meaning: communication or cooperation which facilitates a close working relationship between people or organizations. (मेल जोल)

Synonyms: cooperation, contact, association

Antonyms: disaffiliation, dissociation, incompatibility

Sentence: We maintained a close liaison with the trade union.

  1. Corralled (verb)

Meaning: gather together and confine (a group of people or things). (इकट्ठा करना)

Synonyms: accumulated, amassed, assembled

Antonyms: dispelled, dispersed, dissipated

Sentence: They corralled the cattle before loading them onto the truck.

  1. Reenact (verb)

Meaning: to act out a past event; to enact it again (दोहराना)

Synonyms: reduplicate, repeat, recreate

Sentence: The group reenacted a famous American Civil War battle.

  1. Accrual (noun)

Meaning: the accumulation or increase of something over time, especially payments or benefits. (प्रोद्भवन)

Synonyms: accumulation, assemblage, gathering

Antonyms: deduction, subtraction, decrement

Sentence: I had an accrual of $100 through interest on my savings account last year.

  1. Oodles (noun)

Meaning: a very significant number or amount of something. (अधिक संख्या)

Synonyms: abundance, basketful, boatload

Antonyms: ace, bit, little

Sentence: They’ve got oodles of money.

  1. Enervated (adj.)

Meaning: drained of energy or vitality. (सुस्त)

Synonyms: lackadaisical, languid, listless

Antonyms: active, ambitious, energetic

Sentence: David felt too enervated to resist.

  1. Countenancing (verb)

Meaning: admit as acceptable or possible. (स्वीकार करना)

Synonyms: tolerate, permit, allow

Antonyms: disapproving (of), discountenancing, disfavoring

Sentence: I don’t countenance such behavior in children of any age

  1. Bucolic (noun)

Meaning: relating to the pleasant aspects of the countryside and country life. (ग्राम्य)

Synonyms: rural, pastoral, countryside

Antonyms: urban, metropolitan

Sentence: The painting shows a typically bucolic scene with peasants harvesting crops in a field.

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