The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  26th April 2022

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  26th April 2022

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  1. Solitude (noun)

Meaning: the state or situation of being alone. (अकेलापन)

Synonyms: loneliness, solitariness, remoteness

Antonyms: camaraderie, companionship, company

Sentence: She savored her few hours of freedom and solitude.

  1. Retribution (noun)

Meaning: punishment inflicted on someone as vengeance for a wrong or criminal act. (प्रतिदण्ड)

Synonyms: punishment, penalty, nemesis

Antonyms: clemency, grace, leniency

Sentence: They fled because they feared retribution for the genocide.

  1. Diffusely (adv.)

Meaning: in a detailed way. (विस्तारपूर्वक)

Synonyms: verbosely, wordily, redundantly

Antonyms: briefly, compactly, concisely

Sentence: As a result, they diffract X-rays diffusely.

  1. Discernment (noun)

Meaning: the ability to judge well. (सूझ-बूझ)

Synonyms: judgment, refinement, perception

Antonyms: foolishness, idiocy, imbecility

Sentence: It’s clear that you are a person of discernment.

  1. Repentance (noun)

Meaning: the action of repenting; sincere regret or remorse. (पछतावा)

Synonyms: remorse, contrition, contriteness

Antonyms: impenitence, remorselessness

Sentence: Confession is the first step to repentance.

  1. Diatribe (noun)

Meaning: a forceful and bitter verbal attack against someone or something. (अभियोगात्मक भाषण)

Synonyms: tirade, harangue, verbal onslaught

Antonyms: encomium, eulogy, panegyric

Sentence: The book is a diatribe against the academic left.

  1. Obstinate (adj.)

Meaning: stubbornly refusing to change one’s opinion or chosen course of action, despite attempts to persuade one to do so. (जिद्दी)

Synonyms: stubborn, headstrong, intransigent

Antonyms: acquiescent, agreeable, amenable

Sentence: He was the most obstinate man I’ve ever met.

  1. Gullible (adj.)

Meaning: easily persuaded to believe something; credulous. (भोला)

Synonyms: credulous, over-trusting, easily deceived

Antonyms: cynical, mistrustful, sophisticated

Sentence: He’s so gullible he’ll believe anything.

  1. Ephemeral (adj.)

Meaning: lasting for a very short time. (अल्पकालिक)

Synonyms: transitory, transient, fleeting

Antonyms: eternal, everlasting, endless

Sentence: Most newspapers are of ephemeral interest.

  1. Diaphanous (adj.)

Meaning: (especially of fabric) light, delicate, and translucent. (पारदर्शक)

Synonyms: sheer, fine, ultra-fine

Antonyms: opaque, cloudy, foggy

Sentence: The little light fades the immense and diaphanous shadows.

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