The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  30th March 2022

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  30th March 2022

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  1. Detrimental (adj.)

Meaning: tending to cause harm. (हानिकारक)

Synonyms: harmful, detrimental, noxious

Antonyms: harmless, hurtless, innocent

Sentence: Moving her could have a detrimental effect on her health.

  1. Disgruntled (adj.)

Meaning: angry or dissatisfied. (असंतुष्ट)

Synonyms: dissatisfied, discontent, aggrieved

Antonyms: content, pleased, satisfied

Sentence: Disgruntled employees recently called for his resignation.

  1. Piety (noun)

Meaning: the quality of being religious or reverent. (धर्मनिष्ठा)

Synonyms: devoutness, devotion, piousness

Antonyms: atheism, godlessness, unholiness

Sentence: This is clearly a work of filial piety.

  1. Valorous (adj.)

Meaning: showing great courage in the face of danger, especially in battle. (वीरतापूर्ण)

Synonyms: bold, brave, courageous

Antonyms: coward, ungallant, unheroic

Sentence: The warriors were very valorous in the battle.

  1. Corollary (noun)

Meaning: a proposition that follows from (and is often appended to) one already proved. (परिणाम)

Synonyms: conclusion, aftereffect, consequence

Antonyms: cause, occasion, reason

Sentence: The huge increases in unemployment were the corollary of expenditure cuts.

  1. Perversity (noun)

Meaning: a deliberate desire to behave in an unreasonable or unacceptable way; contrariness. (प्रतिकूलता)

Synonyms: contrariness, perverseness, awkwardness

Antonyms: amiability, serenity

Sentence: She’s marrying him out of sheer perversity.

  1. Rapacious (adj.)

Meaning: aggressively greedy or grasping. (लालची)

Synonyms: grasping, greedy, avaricious

Antonyms: satisfied, stuffed, generous

Sentence: Hawks and other rapacious birds prey on a variety of small animals.

  1. Laggard (noun)

Meaning: a person who makes slow progress and falls behind others. (सुस्त)

Synonyms: straggler, loiterer, sluggard

Antonyms: expeditious, scrambler

Sentence: Bhutan has been a laggard in securing alternative energy resources overseas.

  1. Eerie (adj.)

Meaning: strange and frightening. (भयानक)

Synonyms: uncanny, sinister, ghostly

Antonyms: normal, ordinary, usual

Sentence: I walked down the eerie dark path.

  1. Rectitude (noun)

Meaning: morally correct behavior or thinking; righteousness. (इंसाफ)

Synonyms: righteousness, goodness, virtue

Antonyms: evil, immorality, iniquity

Sentence: Maddie is a model of rectitude.

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