The Hindu Vocabulary 13 July 2021

2021-07-13

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 13 July 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Silver win: Messi-led Argentina’s Copa America win’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Distillation

Noun

the extraction of the essential meaning or most important aspects of something.

(निकालना)

Removal, Withdrawal, Extortion, Uprooting, Squeezing

Insertion, Addition, Extra, Involvement, Combining

His speech and synopsis given reflected the distillation of years of experience.

Enmeshed

Verb

cause to become entangled in something.

(उलझा हुआ)

Entangle, Ensnare, Trap, Entrap, Embroil, Ensnarl

Release, Free, Unleash, Loose, Set free, Permit, Allow, Able

At the seashore, we saw many fish enmeshed in the net.

Whirring

Adjective

Experience continuous, regular sound.

(फरफराहट)

Resonate, Play, Blare, Chime, Resound, Ding, Clang

-

The fans and coolers whirred in the hall.

Glistening

Adjective

shining with a sparkling light.

(चमकता हुआ)

Shine, Beam, Glow, Light, Bright, Glint, Shimmer, Flicker

Dull, Dark, Dreary, Bleak, Faint, Muffled, Hazy

The glistening cheeks were a result of make-up.

Phlegmatic

Adjective

having an unemotional and stolidly calm disposition.

(शांतचित्त)

Calm, Cool, Composed, Cool-headed, Serene, Placid, Tranquil

Excitable, Quick-tempered, Temperamental, Mercurial, Volatile, Emotional

Mr. Jezz owns the most phlegmatic British character.

Embalmed

Verb

preserve (someone or something) in an unaltered state.

(बचाकर रखना)

Preserve, Conserve, Enshrine, Cherish, Treasure, Immortalize

Waste, Fritter, Undo, Disrespect, Devalue, Demean

The band came to embalm all the legacy of their ancestors.

Posterity

Noun

the descendants of a person.

(उत्तरकालीनता)

Descendants, Heirs, Successors, Offspring, Children, Family

Ancestors, Ancient, Forebear, Predecessor, Antecedent, Forefather

God blessed us with posterity that is star-like.

Anguish

Noun

severe mental or physical pain or suffering.

(मानसिक वेदना/कष्ट)

Agony, Pain, Torment, Torture, Suffering, Distress, Angst

Happiness, Contentment, Pleasure, Satisfaction, Cheerfulness

I had to shut my eyes in anguish.

Esoteric

Adjective

hidden.

(गोपनीय)

Abstruse, Obscure, Arcane, Rarefied, Abstract

Simple, Familiar, Known, Recognized, Common, Everyday

They had a keen interest in esoteric philosophical debates.

Stung

Adjective

hurt or upset.

(चिढ़ा हुआ, नाराज़)

Upset, Wounded, Hurt, Sear, Grieve, Painful, Mortified

Healed, Fine, Perfect, Absolute, Happy, Gay

The stung team decided to take revenge.

Citadel

Noun

a fortress, typically one on high ground above a city.

(गढ़)

Fort, Castle, Keep, Stronghold, Tower, Bunker, Alcazar

-

The kid immediately withdrew into the citadel.

Adroitly

Adverb

in a clever or skillful way.

(कुशलता से)

Skilfully, Cleverly, Smartly, Dexterity, Expertly, Masterly

Vaguely, Slowly, Sluggishly, Roughly, Nearly, Slightly

He solved the case adroitly.

 

 

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