The Hindu Vocabulary 22 November 2023

2023-11-22

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 22 November 2023 is from the Editorial titled “End of a dream run: On the World Cup final".

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Climax

Noun

The highest or most intense point in the development or resolution of something.

(चरम बिंदु)

Apex, Culmination, Pinnacle, Zenith, Summit, Acme, Peak, Crescendo, Apogee

Nadir, Base, Bottom, Depths, Low point, Trough, Base level, Decline, Descend, Plummet

The movie reached its climax with a thrilling chase scene.

Indomitable

Adjective

Impossible to subdue or defeat.

(अजेय)

Unconquerable, Unyielding, Invincible, Unassailable, Resolute, Unshakeable, Tenacious, Dauntless, Unbeatable, Steadfast

Surrendering, Yielding, Defeatable, Submissive, Timid, Vulnerable, Tame, Overcome, Beatable, Subdued

Despite facing numerous challenges, her indomitable spirit led her to success.

Hurdle

Noun

A barrier or obstacle to be overcome.

(रोक)

Obstacle, Barrier, Obstruction, Impediment, Handicap, Impasse, Snag, Hitch, Difficulty, Obstruction

Facilitate, Assistance, Support, Advancement, Aid, Help, Promotion, Advantage, Solution, Clear path

Overcoming financial hurdles, she launched her own business.

Anguish

Noun

Severe mental or physical pain or suffering.

(पीड़ा)

Suffering, Torment, Agony, Distress, Pain, Misery, Grief, Woe, Affliction, Tribulation

Joy, Happiness, Bliss, Contentment, Comfort, Relief, Delight, Elation, Serenity, Peace

The news of the accident filled her with anguish.

Terrific

Adjective

Extremely good or impressive; causing terror.

(भयानक)

Fantastic, Excellent, Wonderful, Amazing, Dreadful, Horrific, Formidable, Tremendous, Splendid, Awe-inspiring

Terrible, Awful, Horrible, Abysmal, Lousy, Poor, Unimpressive, Mediocre, Bad, Ordinary

The view from the mountaintop was absolutely terrific.

Invincible

Adjective

Incapable of being defeated or overcome.

(अजेय)

Unconquerable, Unbeatable, Indomitable, Unassailable, Invulnerable, Unyielding, Unassailable, Formidable, Indestructible, Supreme

Vulnerable, Beatable, Conquerable, Submissive, Yielding, Weak, Overcome, Surrendering

The army believed they were invincible until they faced unexpected challenges.

Aura

Noun

Distinctive atmosphere or quality.

(वायुमंडल)

Atmosphere, Ambiance, Vibe, Feeling, Presence, Character, Quality, Ambience, Surroundings, Essence

Dullness, Absence, Emptiness, Lack, Void, Vacuum, Unimportance, Insignificance, Invisibility

The old bookstore had an enchanting aura.

Trot

Verb

A brisk pace of running or moving.

(तेज दौड़ना)

Jog, Run, Gallop, Sprint, Canter, Race, Clip, Lope, Haste, Hustle

Walk, Saunter, Stroll, Amble, Crawl, Meander, Plod, Languish, Linger, Creep

The horse trotted along the path.

Vanquish

Verb

To defeat thoroughly.

(नष्ट करना)

Conquer, Overcome, Subdue, Crush, Rout, Overpower, Overwhelm, Annihilate, Subjugate, Quell

Yield, Surrender, Submit, Succumb, Bow down, Retreat, Concede, Give in, Relinquish

The hero set out to vanquish the evil sorcerer.

Consistent

Adjective

Acting or done in the same way over time.

(संगत)

Unchanging, Reliable, Steady, Uniform, Stable, Regular, Persistent, Constant, Invariable, Congruent

Inconsistent, Unreliable, Variable, Erratic, Unstable, Fluctuating, Unpredictable, Irregular, Changeable, Unsteady

His consistent efforts led to steady improvement.

Sluggish

Adjective

Slow-moving or lacking energy.

(सुस्त)

Lethargic, Slow, Inactive, Dull, Torpid, Listless, Lazy, Slack, Apathetic, Unenergetic

Energetic, Active, Agile, Brisk, Lively, Quick, Vigorous, Dynamic, Prompt, Spirited

The sluggish river flowed lazily through the valley.

Belligerent

Adjective

Hostile and aggressive.

(युद्धाभिमुख)

Hostile, Aggressive, Combative, Pugnacious, Militant, Bellicose, Quarrelsome, Truculent, Warlike, Contentious

Peaceful, Friendly, Pacifist, Amicable, Harmonious, Nonbelligerent, Noncombative, Conciliatory, Gentle, Agreeable

The belligerent attitude of the opposing teams created tension on the field.

 

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