The Hindu Editorial VOCAB: 26th January 2022
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- Asinine (adj.)
Meaning: extremely stupid or foolish. (बुद्धिहीन)
Synonyms: stupid, foolish, pointless
Antonyms: judicious, prudent, sagacious
Sentence: It was asinine to run into the street like that.
- Obfuscate (verb)
Meaning: render obscure, unclear, or unintelligible. (अस्पष्ट करना)
Synonyms: obscure, confuse, complicate
Antonyms: clarify, clear (up), simplify
Sentence: She was criticized for using arguments that obfuscated the main issue.
- Commensurate (adj.)
Meaning: corresponding in size or degree; in proportion. (अनुरूप)
Synonyms: equivalent, equal, corresponding
Antonyms: disproportionate, unbalanced
Sentence: The pay should be commensurate with the work.
- Knack (noun)
Meaning: an acquired or natural skill at performing a task. (आदत)
Synonyms: aptitude, aptness, skill
Antonyms: inability, incapacity
Sentence: He has a knack for saying the wrong thing.
- Unerring (adj.)
Meaning: always right or accurate. (अचूक)
Synonyms: unfailing, infallible, unswerving
Antonyms: fallible, flawed, imperfect
Sentence: He has an unerring talent for writing catchy melodies.
- Adversary (noun)
Meaning: one’s opponent in a contest, conflict, or dispute. (विरोधी)
Synonyms: opponent, rival, enemy
Antonyms: partner, hospitable, friend
Sentence: Davis beat his old adversary in the quarterfinals.
- Diminutive (adj.)
Meaning: extremely or unusually small. (अल्पार्थक)
Synonyms: tiny, small, little
Antonyms: big, colossus, giant
Sentence: Though, diminutive in physical stature he was a man of great courage and will.
- Sly (adj.)
Meaning: having or showing a cunning and deceitful nature. (धूर्त)
Synonyms: cunning, crafty, clever
Antonyms: guileless, ingenuous, innocent
Sentence: People consider foxes as clever but sly animals.
- Understate (verb)
Meaning: describe or represent (something) as being smaller, worse, or less important than it actually is. (परदा डालना)
Synonyms: play down, downplay, underplay
Antonyms: exaggerate, overdo, overdraw
Sentence: The press has understated the extent of the problem.
- Presage (verb)
Meaning: (of an event) be a sign or warning that (something, typically something bad) will happen. (पूर्व सूचना)
Synonyms: portend, augur, foreshadow
Sentence: Those black clouds presage a storm.
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