The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  25th May 2022

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  25th May 2022

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  1. Burgeoning (adj.)

Meaning: beginning to grow or increase rapidly; flourishing. (तेजी से बढ़ते)

Synonyms: flourishing, prospering, thriving

Antonyms: lessening, receding

Sentence: Our company’s business is burgeoning now.

  1. Harshest (adj.)

Meaning: cruel or severe. (सख्त से सख्त)

Synonyms: cruel, severe, tyrannous

Antonyms: bearable, endurable, tolerable

Sentence: He served for five years in some of the harshest conditions on earth.

  1. Reminisce (verb)

Meaning: indulge in enjoyable recollection of past events. (याद दिलाना)

Synonyms: remember (with pleasure), look back on, think back to

Antonyms: disregard, ignore, forget,

Sentence: My grandfather used to reminisce about his years in the navy.

  1. Pandora’s box (noun)

Meaning: a process that generates many complicated problems as the result of unwise interference in something. (भानुमती का पिटारा)

Sentence: Their parents are understandably afraid of opening a pandora’s box if they buy their oldest child a car.

  1. Blandish (verb)

Meaning: coax (someone) with kind words of flattery. (चापलूसी)

Synonyms: blarney, sweet-talk, cajole

Antonyms: browbeat, tease

Sentence: I was blandishing her with imprudences to get her off the subject

  1. Panacea (noun)

Meaning: a solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseases. (रामबाण)

Synonyms: universal cure, cure-all, universal remedy

Sentence: Technology is not a panacea for all our problems.

  1. Garner (verb)

Meaning: gather or collect (something, especially information or approval). (इकट्ठा करना)

Synonyms: gather, collect, accumulate

Antonyms: dispel, disperse, dissipate

Sentence: The police struggled to garner sufficient evidence.

  1. Edify (verb)

Meaning: instruct or improve (someone) morally or intellectually. (उपदेश देना)

Synonyms: educate, instruct, teach

Antonyms: confuse, perplex, puzzle

Sentence: They tried to edify the child with music.

  1. Thine (pronoun)

Meaning: an archaic form of yours; the thing or things belonging to or associated with thee. (तेरा)

Synonyms: thy, yours, thee

Sentence: His spirit will take courage from thine.

  1. Grisly (adj.)

Meaning: causing horror or disgust. (भयानक)

Synonyms: gruesome, ghastly, frightful

Antonyms: comforting, soothing, pleasurable

Sentence: The 55-year-old Canadian had suffered a grisly death.

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