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The lesson deals with, in this first part for the 21st of December, various words and their meanings alongwith some of the synonyms and antonyms in the Hindu editorial.

Danish Khatana
Masters in Biotechnology IIT JAM 2011 (AIR - 479) CSIR NET Life Sciences 2012, DBT JRF 2015, UPSC CSE MAINS 2016, UGC NET Socio - 2018

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  1. THE HINDU VOCABULARY WORDS & MEANINGS WITH EXAMPLES


  2. 21st DECEMBER


  3. cheer O Meaning shout for joy or in praise or encouragement. O Synonyms: optimism o Antonyms : sadness


  4. bleak O Meaning : (of an area of land) lacking vegetation and exposed to the elements(adj). O Synonyms : gloomy O Antonyms: bright


  5. plight O Meaning a dangerous, difficult, or otherwise unfortunate situation O Synonyms : quandary o Antonyms : advantage


  6. espionage O Meaning : the practice of spying or of using spies, typically by governments to obtain political and military information. O Synonyms spying


  7. ordeal O Meaning a very unpleasant and prolonged experience. O Synonyms : tribulation o Antonyms : delight


  8. deter O Meaning : discourage (someone) from doing something by instilling doubt or fear of the consequences. O Synonyms : hinder Antonyms support


  9. sustained O Meaning: continuing for an extended period or without interruption. O Tamil Meaning O Synonyms stable oAntonyms : destroyed


  10. diplomatic O Meaning: of or concerning diplomacy. O Synonyms : tactful o Antonyms : impolite


  11. complicated O Meaning : consisting of many interconnecting parts or elements; intricate. O Synonyms: intricate oAntonyms simple


  12. pursuing O Meaning : follow or chase (someone or something) O Synonyms: trailing o Antonyms : leading


  13. repatriation O Meaning : the return of someone to their own country. O Synonyms : return Antonyms: exile


  14. trespassed O Meaning : enter someone's land oir property without permission. O Synonyms: infringed oAntonyms: retreated


  15. revive O Meaning restore to life or consciousness. O Synonyms: restore o Antonyms : destroy


  16. impoverished O Meaning make (a person or area) poor. O Synonyms poor o Antonyms: affluent


  17. detention O Meaning : the action of detaining someone or the state of being detained in official custody. O Synonyms: retention oAntonyms : release


  18. stringent O Meaning: (of regulations, requirements, or conditions) strict, precise, and exacting O Synonyms: rigorous oAntonyms: flexible


  19. disregard O Meaning pay no attention to; ignore. O Synonyms : ignore o Antonyms: regard


  20. Vindictive O Meaning: having or showing a strong or unreasoning desire for revenge. O Synonyms vengeful o Antonyms : forgiving


  21. disregard O Meaning pay no attention to; ignore. O Synonyms : ignore o Antonyms: regard


  22. sedition O Meaning: conduct or speech inciting people to rebel against the authority of a state or monarch. O Synonyms mutiny oAntonyms: loyalty


  23. detained O Meaning: keep (someone) from proceeding by holding them back or making claims on their attention. O Synonyms : delayed oAntonyms : available


  24. revoke Meaning: oicially Cancel (a decree, decision, or promise) o Synonyms : rescind oAntonyms: collaborate


  25. vengeful O Meaning : seeking to harm someone in return for a perceived injury. OSynonyms spiteful Antonyms: benevolent


  26. criticismm O Meaning : the expression of disapproval of someone or something on the basis of perceived faults or mistakes O Synonyms : censure oAntonyms : approval


  27. revisiting O Meaning come back to or visit again. O Synonyms : revising o Antonyms : departing


  28. incarceration o Meaning : the state of being confined in prison; imprisonment. O Synonyms : Captivity o Antonyms : redemption


  29. stinging O Meaning wound or pierce with a sting. O Synonyms: cutting o Antonyms: hot


  30. indictment O Meaning a formal charge or accusation of a serious crime. o Synonyms :accusation O Antonyms: apology