The Hindu Editorial VOCAB: 27th April 2022
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- Ascension (noun)
Meaning: the act of rising to an important position or a higher level. (अधिरोहण)
Synonyms: ascent, climb, rise
Antonyms: descent, downfall, downgrade
Sentence: His ascension to the ranks of the pop star.
- Fretting (verb)
Meaning: be constantly or visibly worried or anxious. (बेचैन रहना)
Synonyms: worry, be anxious, feel uneasy
Antonyms: calm, relaxed, confident
Sentence: What are you fretting about?
- Obstreperous (adj.)
Meaning: noisy and difficult to control. (प्रचंड)
Synonyms: unruly, unmanageable, undisciplined
Antonyms: calm, hushed, subdued
Sentence: He becomes obstreperous when he’s had a few drinks.
- Parley (noun)
Meaning: a conference between opposing sides in a dispute, especially a discussion of terms for an armistice. (बातचीत)
Synonyms: negotiation, talk, meet
Sentence: The governor was forced to parley with the rebels.
- Vapid (adj.)
Meaning: offering nothing that is stimulating or challenging. (नीरस)
Synonyms: insipid, uninspired, tepid
Antonyms: amazing, astonishing, astounding
Sentence: The vapid conversation bored her.
- Boulevard (noun)
Meaning: a wide street in a town or city, typically one lined with trees. (मार्ग)
Synonyms: avenue, street, road
Sentence: They replaced the narrow streets with wide boulevards.
- Furtively (adv.)
Meaning: in a way that attempts to avoid notice or attention; secretively. (चोरी से)
Synonyms: secretively, sneakily, stealthily
Antonyms: openly, publicly
Sentence: She opened the door and looked furtively down the hall.
- Stolid (adj.)
Meaning: (of a person) calm, dependable, and showing little emotion or animation. (सुस्त)
Synonyms: impassive, phlegmatic, unemotional
Antonyms: demonstrative, emotional, fervent
Sentence: He’s a very stolid, serious man.
- Obliteration (noun)
Meaning: the action or fact of obliterating or being obliterated; total destruction. (विस्मृति)
Synonyms: eradication, erasing, erasure
Antonyms: raising, regeneracy, refurbishment
Sentence: The result of these invasions was the near obliteration of ancient Egypt.
- Exertion (noun)
Meaning: physical or mental effort. (तनाव)
Synonyms: strain, struggle, toil
Antonyms: struggle, toil
Sentence: A person with nephritis must avoid all exertion.