The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  2nd November 2022

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  2nd November 2022

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  1. Posit (verb)

Meaning: assume as a fact; put forward as a basis of argument. (प्रस्तुत करना)

Synonyms: postulate, put forward, propound

Antonyms: ignore, disregard

Sentence: The Confucian view posits a perfectible human nature.

  1. Dally (verb)

Meaning: act or move slowly. (विलंब करना)

Synonyms: dawdle, delay, loiter

Antonyms: hurry, hasten

Sentence: Don’t dally along the way! We haven’t got much time.

  1. Veneration (noun)

Meaning: a feeling or act of great respect, admiration, or devotion (सम्मान)

Synonyms: reverence, respect, worship

Antonyms: condemnation, disapproval, disdain

Sentence: Holy relics are often objects of veneration.

  1. Prattling (verb)

Meaning: talk at length in a foolish or inconsequential way. (बकवास)

Synonyms: chatter, babble, prate

Antonyms: articulating, enunciating

Sentence: The villagers are prattling on about the village gossip.

  1. Contumacy (noun)

Meaning: stubborn refusal to obey or comply with authority, especially a court order or summons. (आज्ञा का उल्लंघन)

Synonyms: contrariness, defiance, disobedience

Antonyms: compliance, obedience, submission

Sentence: Most of the unsuccessful men have the characteristics of contumacy and haughty.

  1. Drape (verb)

Meaning: to make more attractive by adding something that is beautiful or becoming (सजाना)

Synonyms: adorn, array, beautify

Antonyms: blemish, deface, disfigure

Sentence: The town hall was draped in bunting for the annual Fourth of July festivities.

  1. Stagger (verb)

Meaning: walk or move unsteadily, as if about to fall. (लड़खड़ाहट)

Synonyms: lurch, walk unsteadily, stumble

Sentence: I was so tired last night that I just staggered on the stairs.

  1. Dissimilitude (noun)

Meaning: dissimilarity or diversity. (विभिन्नता)

Synonyms: dissimilarity, difference, variance

Antonyms: alikeness, similarity, likeness

Sentence: There’s a real dissimilitude between literature and film, and a critic shouldn’t evaluate one in terms of the other.

  1. Avert (verb)

Meaning: prevent or ward off (an undesirable occurrence). (टालना)

Synonyms: prevent, stop, avoid

Antonyms: allow, permit

Sentence: He managed to avert the closure of the factory.

  1. Execrable (adj.)

Meaning: extremely bad or unpleasant. (भद्दा)

Synonyms: appalling, awful, dreadful

Antonyms: excellent, fine, wonderful

Sentence: He stood at the desk, laboring in his execrable handwriting.

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