The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  24th June 2022

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  24th June 2022

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 ‘Vocabulary’

  1. Ensconced (verb)

Meaning: establish or settle (someone) in a comfortable, safe, or secret place. (बैठना)

Synonyms: settle, install, establish

Sentence: The cat ensconced itself in the armchair.

  1. Endowed (verb)

Meaning: provide with a quality, ability, or asset. (संपन्न)

Synonyms: provide, supply, furnish

Antonyms: drew, disendowed

Sentence: He was endowed with tremendous physical strength.

  1. Expediency (noun)

Meaning: suitability for bringing about a desired result under the circumstances (लाभदायक परिणाम)

Synonyms: expedience, profitability, advisability

Antonyms: imprudence, inadvisability, inexpedience

Sentence: The governor vetoed this bill out of political expediency rather than principle.

  1. Sortie (noun)

Meaning: an attack made by troops coming out from a position of defense. (धावा)

Synonyms: foray, sally, charge

Sentence: Now everyone was ready for the big sortie.

  1. Snugly (adv.)

Meaning: in a comfortable, warm, and cozy or well-protected manner. (आराम से)

Synonyms: comfortable, comfy, cozy

Antonyms: uncomfortable, troubled

Sentence: I left the children tucked up snugly in bed.

  1. Delinquency (noun)

Meaning: minor crime, especially that committed by young people. (अपराध)

Synonyms: crime, wrongdoing, criminality

Antonyms: compliance, goodness, morality

Sentence: There is a high rate of juvenile delinquency in this area.

  1. Fritter (verb)

Meaning: waste time, money, or energy on trifling matters. (व्यर्थ नष्ट करना)

Synonyms: squander, waste, misuse

Antonyms: conserve, save

Sentence: I wish we hadn’t frittered the money away so easily

  1. Venal (adj.)

Meaning: showing or motivated by susceptibility to bribery. (घूसख़ोर)

Synonyms: corrupt, corruptible, bribable

Antonyms: incorruptible, ethical, honest

Sentence: They are accused of being involved in venal practices.

  1. Geriatric (noun)

Meaning: an old person who is receiving special care. (बुज़ुर्ग लोग)

Synonyms: elder, senior, senior citizen

Antonyms: youngster, youth

Sentence: The geriatric patients will be moved out.

  1. Prowess (noun)

Meaning: skill or expertise in a particular activity or field. (कौशल)

Synonyms: skill, skilfulness, expertise

Antonyms: impotence, poltroonery

Sentence: He was famous for his prowess as an athlete.

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