The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  6th May 2023

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  6th May 2023

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  1. Flummox (verb)

Meaning: perplex (someone) greatly; bewilder. (घबराना)

Synonyms: baffle, bewilder, mystify

Antonyms: clarify, enlighten, help

Sentence: He was completely flummoxed by the question.

  1. Cordoned (verb)

Meaning: prevent access to or from an area or building by surrounding it with police or other guards. (घेराबंदी कर दी)

Synonyms: close off, seal off, tape off

Sentence: Police cordoned off part of the city centre.

  1. Tantamount (adj.)

Meaning: equivalent in seriousness to; virtually the same as. (समान)

Synonyms: equivalent to, equal to, amounting to

Antonyms: disparate, distinct, distinguishable

Sentence: This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war.

  1. Covenant (noun)

Meaning: an agreement. (प्रतिज्ञापत्र)

Synonyms: contract, compact, treaty

Sentence: There was a covenant between them that her name was never to be mentioned.

  1. Remorseful (adj.)

Meaning: filled with remorse; sorry. (ग्लानि से पूर्ण)

Synonyms: sorry, full of regret, regretful

Antonyms: impenitent, remorseless, unapologetic

Sentence: He seemed genuinely remorseful for what he had done.

  1. Recidivate (verb)

Meaning: go back to bad behaviour (दोहराना)

Synonyms: fall back, regress, relapse

Sentence: Sometimes, those who come out of jail receive no support so they have no choice but to recidivate.

  1. Discomfiture (noun)

Meaning: a feeling of unease or embarrassment; awkwardness. (पराभव)

Synonyms: embarrassment, unease, uneasiness

Antonyms: assurance, composure, confidence

Sentence: Without experiencing discomfiture and setbacks, one can never find truth.

  1. Depraved (adj.)

Meaning: morally corrupt; wicked. (भ्रष्ट)

Synonyms: corrupted, perverted, deviant

Antonyms: virtuous, uncorrupted, honest

Sentence: He thought we were all depraved gamblers.

  1. Unassailable (adj.)

Meaning: unable to be attacked, questioned, or defeated. (अभेद्य)

Synonyms: impregnable, invulnerable, impenetrable

Antonyms: blasphemous, irreverent, profane

Sentence: That is one of the unassailable beliefs of that political party.

  1. Citadel (noun)

Meaning: a fortress, typically on high ground, protecting or dominating a city. (गढ़)

Synonyms: fortress, fort, stronghold

Sentence: The town has a 14th century citadel overlooking the river.

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