The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  7th May 2022

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB:  7th May 2022

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  1. Dissentient (adj.)

Meaning: in opposition to a majority or official opinion. (भिन्न-मत का)

Synonyms: dissenting, dissident, disagreeing

Antonyms: conforming, conformist

Sentence: The bill passed with one dissentient vote.

  1. Clandestinely (adv.)

Meaning: in a secretive and illicit way. (गुप्त रूप से)

Synonyms: collusively, covertly, furtively

Antonyms: openly, publicly

Sentence: We traveled clandestinely by helicopter one evening and kept strictly to ourselves what we saw there.

  1. Sleuth (noun)

Meaning: a person who investigates crimes; a detective. (जासूस)

Synonyms: private detective, detective, private investigator

Sentence: The trusty Dr Watson narrates the stories of his adventures with the sleuth of Baker Street.

  1. Portentous (adj.)

Meaning: of or like a portent. (अमंगल)

Synonyms: ominous, warning, foreshadowing

Antonyms: unthreatening, auspicious, benign

Sentence: There was nothing portentous or solemn about him.

  1. Piddling (adj.)

Meaning: pathetically trivial; trifling. (क्षुद्र)

Synonyms: trivial, trifling, petty

Antonyms: consequential, considerable, important

Sentence: I don’t want to hear all the piddling little details!

  1. Woebegone (adj.)

Meaning: sad or miserable in appearance. (शोकग्रस्त)

Synonyms: sad, unhappy, miserable

Antonyms: blissful, joyful, delighted

Sentence: There’s no need to look so woebegone – we can get it fixed.

  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. Caviling (verb)

Meaning: make petty or unnecessary objections. (गुस्ताखी करना)

Synonyms: complain, carp, grumble

Antonyms: approving, supporting

Sentence: They caviled at our calculations.

  1. Sedate (adj.)

Meaning: calm, dignified, and unhurried. (गंभीर)

Synonyms: calm, tranquil, placid

Antonyms: facetious, kittenish, ludic

Sentence: The wedding was rather a sedate occasion.

  1. Addendum (noun)

Meaning: an item of additional material, typically omissions, added at the end of a book or other publication. (परिशिष्ट)

Synonyms: appendix, codicil, postscript

Antonyms: introduction, preface, prologue

Sentence: I follow this letter with the addendum duly signed for your attention.

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