The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  7th January 2022

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  7th January 2022

Vocabulary is a must for candidates appearing in any competitive examination. So here we bring you The Hindu Vocab on daily basis to increase vocab power and help you in your preparation for many exams like Banking, Railway, Insurance, SSC, and other Government exams.

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  1. Purveyor (noun)

Meaning: a person who sells or deals in particular goods. (भंडारी)

Synonyms: seller, vendor, trader

Sentence: Petrossian Inc. is the world’s largest purveyor of caviar.

  1. Jingoism (noun)

Meaning: excessive favoritism towards one’s own country (अंधराष्ट्रीयता)

Synonyms: chauvinism, nationalism, patriotism

Antonyms: internationalism

Sentence: Only the most narrow jingoism can allow us to deny this.

  1. Ascribed (verb)

Meaning: attribute something to (a cause). (कारण बताना)

Synonyms: attribute, assign, credit

Sentence: He ascribed his failure to bad luck.

  1. Euphemism (noun)

Meaning: a mild or indirect word or expression substituted for one considered to be too harsh or blunt when referring to something unpleasant or embarrassing. (व्यंजना)

Synonyms: polite term, substitute, mild alternative

Antonyms: dysphemism

Sentence: She spoke in euphemisms when recounting the expletive-laden tirade.

  1. Imbuing (verb)

Meaning: inspire or permeate with (a feeling or quality). (प्रेरित या व्याप्त)

Synonyms: permeate, saturate, diffuse

Antonyms: depriving, divesting, stripping

Sentence: There’s something about imbuing a product with your labor that makes you come to overvalue it.

  1. Lopsided (adj.)

Meaning: with one side lower or smaller than the other. (एकतरफा)

Synonyms: asymmetrical, unsymmetrical, uneven

Antonyms: even, level, straight

Sentence: The lopsided load on the lorry looked dangerous.

  1. Recuperate (verb)

Meaning: recover from illness or exertion. (स्वस्थ हो जाना)

Synonyms: get better, recover, convalesce

Antonyms:  collapse, sicken

Sentence: She has been recuperating from a shoulder wound.

  1. Admonish (verb)

Meaning: warn or reprimand someone firmly. (धिक्कारना)

Synonyms: reprimand, rebuke, scold

Antonyms: applaud, extol, praise

Sentence: Mr. Mreen admonishes me for drinking too much.

  1. Connivance (noun)

Meaning: willingness to secretly allow or be involved in wrongdoing, especially an immoral or illegal activity. (मिलीभगत)

Synonyms: collusion, complicity, collaboration

Sentence: He tried to bribe the police into connivance.

  1. Roistering (verb)

Meaning: enjoy oneself or celebrate in a noisy or boisterous way. (समारोह मनाना)

Synonyms: enjoy oneself, celebrate, revel

Antonyms: hushed, noiseless, quiet

Sentence: The earl’s wastrel son had spent the best part of his youth roistering and gambling.

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