The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- Hospitals Afire 12th August, 2020

The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- Hospitals Afire 12th August, 2020


Afire (adjective) : प्रज्ज्वलित

  • Meaning:- on fire; burning.
  • अर्थ: - आग पर; जलता हुआ।
  • Synonyms:- aflame, burning
  • Example:- Her eyes answered him whole-heartedly, for her imagination was afire.

Rot (noun) : अपक्षय

  • Meaning:- the process of decaying.
  • अर्थ: - सड़ने की प्रक्रिया।
  • Synonyms:-blight, decay
  • Antonyms:- development, growth
  • Example:- He had too much insight, and too much exact information as well, to dismiss them as rot.

Perish (verb) : मारे गए

  • Meaning:- die, especially in a violent or sudden way.
  • अर्थ: - मरना, विशेष रूप से हिंसक या अचानक तरीके से।
  • Synonyms:-cease, crumble, disappear
  • Antonyms:- appear, arrive, build
  • Example:- It were sin, thought I, that my secret should perish with me.

Blaze (noun) : ज्वाला

  • Meaning:- a very large or fiercely burning fire.
  • अर्थ: - बहुत बड़ी या भयंकर जलती हुई आग।
  • Synonyms:-bonfire, conflagration
  • Example:- When she woke it was to a blaze of sunlight, but caught in the net of her closed curtains.

Lay bare ( idiom) : पर्दाफाश करना

  • Meaning:- to reveal or explain
  • अर्थ: - प्रकट करना या समझाना
  • Synonyms:-clear, confess, confide
  • Antonyms:- conceal, hide

Hasty (adjective) : जल्दबाजी

  • Meaning:- done with excessive speed or urgency; hurried.
  • अर्थ: - अत्यधिक गति या आग्रह के साथ किया गया; जल्दबाजी।
  • Synonyms:-abrupt, careless, expeditious, hurried
  • Antonyms:- careful, cautious, kind
  • Example:- Grace was in the middle of a hasty toilet when a knock sounded on the door.

Civic (adjective) : नगर का

  • Meaning:- relating to a city or town, especially its administration; municipal.
  • अर्थ: - किसी नगर या नगर से संबंधित, विशेषकर उसके प्रशासन का; नगर निगम।
  • Synonyms:-civil, communal
  • Example:- The civic portion of the parade numbered about five thousand men.

Carnage (noun) : नरसंहार

  • Meaning:- the killing of a large number of people.
  • अर्थ: - बड़ी संख्या में लोगों की हत्या।
  • Synonyms:-bloodshed, butchery, crime, havoc
  • Antonyms:- peace
  • Example:- There was a tribute of carnage, nor were they long engaged in the tumult of battle.

Untenable (adjective) : अस्थिर

  • Meaning:- (especially of a position or view) not able to be maintained or defended against attack or objection.
  • अर्थ: - (विशेषकर किसी पद या दृश्य का) आक्रमण या आपत्ति के विरुद्ध अनुरक्षण या बचाव नहीं किया जा सकता।
  • Synonyms:-illogical, unsound, flawed
  • Example:- Calendar surrendered an untenable position as gracefully as could be wished.

Pull up (phrasal verb) : पीछा करना

  • Meaning:- To drive
  • अर्थ: - गाड़ी चलाना
  • Synonyms:-arrive, brake, pause
  • Antonyms:- continue, go
  • Example:- Only let me advise you to pull up a spirit, even to your uncle, if there be occasion.

Abdicating (verb) : त्यागना

  • Meaning:- fail to fulfil or undertake (a responsibility or duty).
  • अर्थ: - (एक जिम्मेदारी या कर्तव्य) को पूरा करने या करने में विफल।
  • Synonyms:- forgo, relinquish, renounce
  • Antonyms:- keep, come, continue
  • Example:- Here he held the famous council as to whether he should abdicate the Mexican throne or not.

Buck (verb) : गिरा देना

  • Meaning:- oppose or resist (something oppressive or inevitable).
  • अर्थ: -  विरोध या विरोध (कुछ दमनकारी या अपरिहार्य)।
  • Synonyms:-bull, stag
  • Example:- All of which Andy heard, and he knew that Buck Heath intended him to hear them.

Ill-equipped (adjective) : बीमार सुसज्जित

  • Meaning:- not having the necessary resources or qualities for a particular role or task.
  • अर्थ: - किसी विशेष भूमिका या कार्य के लिए आवश्यक संसाधन या गुण नहीं होना।
  • Synonyms:-inadequate, inappropriate, unhealthy
  • Antonyms:- appropriate, proper
  • Example:- He was ruddy and robust and ill-equipped with academic dignity.

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Reform (verb) : सुधार

  • Meaning:- make changes in (something, especially an institution or practice) in order to improve it.
  • अर्थ: - इसमें सुधार के लिए (कुछ, विशेष रूप से एक संस्था या अभ्यास) में परिवर्तन करें।
  • Synonyms:- amend, improve, rehabilitate
  • Antonyms:- break, damage, destroy
  • Example:- This was in part owing to the readjustment of seats according to the Reform Bill.

Count on (phrasal verb) : भरोसा करना

  • Meaning:- rely on.
  • अर्थ: - भरोसा करना।
  • Synonyms:-bank on, believe, believe in
  • Antonyms:- disbelieve, distrust, doubt

Provision (noun) : प्रावधान

  • Meaning:- the action of providing or supplying something for use.
  • अर्थ: - उपयोग के लिए कुछ प्रदान करने या आपूर्ति करने की क्रिया।
  • Synonyms:-arrangement, plan, accouterment
  • Antonyms:- removal, taking
  • Example:- It has been the accumulation of years, and was intended as a provision for you and Robert.

Accreditation (noun) : मान्यता

  • Meaning:- the action or process of officially recognizing someone as having a particular status or being qualified to perform a particular activity.
  • अर्थ: - किसी विशेष स्थिति के रूप में किसी को आधिकारिक रूप से पहचानने या योग्य होने की क्रिया या प्रक्रिया किसी विशेष गतिविधि को करने के लिए योग्य होना।
  • Synonyms:-certificate, credential, license
  • Antonyms:- prohibition, refusal
  • Example:- Once accreditation introduces the language game of politics, education distances itself even more from its fundamental mission.

Mandatory (adjective) : अनिवार्य

  • Meaning:- required by law or mandate; compulsory.
  • अर्थ: - कानून या जनादेश द्वारा आवश्यक; अनिवार्य।
  • Synonyms:-binding, compulsory, de rigueur
  • Antonyms:- free, inessential
  • Example:- Pentecost was one of the great feasts in Israel, and was of mandatory observance.

Enforced (adjective) : लागू

  • Meaning:- caused by necessity or force; compulsory.
  • अर्थ: - आवश्यकता या बल के कारण; अनिवार्य।
  • Synonyms:-imposed, prescribed, required
  • Example:- However, in this enforced silence she thought only of him; he was always in her mind.

Sprinkler (noun) : बुझानेवाला

  • Meaning:- an automatic fire extinguisher installed in the ceilings of a building.
  • अर्थ: - किसी भवन की छत में एक स्वचालित अग्निशामक यंत्र स्थापित है।
  • Synonyms:- aerosol, sprayer, atomizer
  • Example:- The curate took the sprinkler and sprinkled the stone with holy water.

Keep up (verb) : स्थापित रखना

  • Meaning:- to persist or persevere in
  • अर्थ: - दृढ़ता या दृढ़ता में रहना
  • Synonyms:-hold on, balance, compete
  • Antonyms:- let go, neglect
  • Example:- Our hero, though strong-armed, had hard work to keep up with him.

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