The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  28th February 2022

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  28th February 2022

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  1. Advent (noun)

Meaning: the arrival of a notable person, thing, or event. (आगमन)

Synonyms: arrival, appearance, emergence

Antonyms: departing, departure, disappearance

Sentence: Since the advent of jet aircraft, travel has been speeded up.

  1. Spooked (adj.)

Meaning: filled with fear or dread (डरावना)

Synonyms: affrighted, afraid, aghast

Antonyms: fearless, unafraid, bold

Sentence: Something in the bushes spooked her horse.

  1. Tumble (verb)

Meaning: (typically of a person) fall suddenly, clumsily, or headlong. (लुढ़क)

Synonyms: fall (over), fall down, topple over

Antonyms: get up, rise, stand (up)

Sentence: Children tumble over each other in play.

  1. Jeopardized (verb)

Meaning: put (someone or something) into a situation in which there is a danger of loss, harm, or failure. (ख़तरे में डालना)

Synonyms: threaten, endanger, imperil

Antonyms: guarded, protected, sheltered

Sentence: He jeopardized his life to save the drowning child.

  1. Culpability (noun)

Meaning: responsibility for a fault or wrong; blame. (दोषी)

Synonyms: guilt, blame, fault

Antonyms: blamelessness, guiltlessness, innocence

Sentence: After the accident, the company refused to accept culpability.

  1. Incorrigible (adj.)

Meaning: (of a person or their tendencies) not able to be corrected, improved, or reformed. (असंशोधनीय)

Synonyms: inveterate, habitual, unreformable

Antonyms: curable, reclaimable, recoverable

Sentence: John was an incorrigible criminal who spent the rest of his life behind bars.

  1. Dousing (verb)

Meaning: extinguish (fire or light). (बुझाना)

Synonyms: extinguish, put out, quench

Antonyms: fire, ignite, inflame

Sentence: The pumps were started and the crew began to douse the fire with water.

  1. Indigent (adj.)

Meaning: poor; needy. (दरिद्र)

Synonyms: poor, impecunious, destitute

Antonyms: prosperous, opulent, rich

Sentence: Because he was indigent, the court-appointed a lawyer to represent him.

  1. Entreaty (noun)

Meaning: an earnest or humble request. (विनती)

Synonyms: appeal, request, petition

Sentence: The king turned a deaf ear to his entreaties.

  1. Conjectural (adj.)

Meaning: based on or involving conjecture. (मान लिया)

Synonyms: speculative, suppositional, theoretical

Antonyms: actual, factual, real

Sentence: Much of the racial history of Madagascar remains conjectural.

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