The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For BOB PO 2017-18



Example/अर्थ: Players deserve more to bring them on par globally.

  • 1. Par [pɑr]=सममूल्य
  • Noun/संज्ञा: an equality in value or standing; a level of equality; an average, usual, or normal amount, degree, quality, condition, standard, or the like.
  • Synonyms/समानार्थी: balance, criterion, equality, equatability, equivalence, level, mean, median, model, norm, parity.
  • Antonyms/अनेकार्थी: difference, disproportion, dissimilarity, extreme, imbalance, inequality.
  • Example/अर्थ: A continuing paradox about India’s growth story in the last two decades, which have seen a substantial reduction in poverty, is the persistence of poor performance on the health count.
  1. 2. Paradox [ˈpær əˌdɒks]=विरोधाभास
  • Noun/संज्ञा: a statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or absurd but in reality expresses a possible truth; any person, thing, or situation exhibiting an apparently contradictory nature.
  • Synonyms/समानार्थी: absurdity, ambiguity, anomaly, enigma, inconsistency, mystery, oddity, catch, error.
  • Antonyms/अनेकार्थी: normality, regularity, standard, usualness, accuracy, certainty, correction, same, success.
  1. 3. Substantial [səbˈstæn ʃəl]=पर्याप्त
  • Adjective/विशेषण: of ample or considerable amount, quantity, size, etc.; of a corporeal or material nature; tangible; real; basic or essential; fundamental; wealthy or influential; of real worth, value, or effect.
  • Synonyms/समानार्थी: big, consequential, considerable, extraordinary, generous, hefty, large, massive, meaningful, serious, significant, sizable
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  • Antonyms/अनेकार्थी: broken, inconsiderable, insignificant, intermittent, little, meaningless, miniature, minor, selfish.
  1. 4. Persistence [pərˈsɪs təns, -ˈzɪs-]=दृढ़ता
  • Noun/संज्ञा: the act or fact of persisting; the quality of being persistent; continued existence or occurrence; the continuance of an effect after its cause is removed.
  • Synonyms/समानार्थी: endurance, grit, perseverance, stamina, tenacity, constancy, doggedness.
  • Antonyms/अनेकार्थी: apathy, laziness, lethargy, weakness, idleness, indifference, indolence.
  • Example/अर्थ: “Where are the others?” he asked as his friend came down the path with two sticks and a coloured brolly in his bag.
  1. 5. Brolly [ˈbrɒl i]=छाता
  • Noun/संज्ञा: an umbrella.
  • Synonyms/समानार्थी: shade, guard, parasol, screen, shelter, sunshade, protect.
  • Example/अर्थ: It functioned for years without regard for guidelines, norms or transparency, until the apex court halted its irregular run.
  1. 6. Apex [ˈeɪ pɛks]=सर्वोच्च
  • Noun/संज्ञा: the highest point; vertex; the pointed end or tip of something; a pinnacle or high point, as of a career, etc.
  • Synonyms/समानार्थी: apogee, culmination, pinnacle, acme, climax, crest, crown, cusp, height, max, maximum.
  1. 7. Halt [hɔlt] =विराम
  • Verb (used without object)/क्रिया (वस्तु के बिना प्रयोग ): to stop; cease moving, operating, etc., either permanently or temporarily.
  • Verb (used with object)/क्रिया (वस्तु के साथ प्रयोग ): to cause to stop temporarily or permanently; bring to a stop.
  • Synonyms/समानार्थी: cutoff, freeze, interruption, layoff, letup, pause, standstill, termination.
  • Antonyms/अनेकार्थी: continuation, beginning, start, endurance, go, perseverance.
  • Example/अर्थ: The verdict is a studied indictment of government processes, or the lack of processes, during the period.
  1. 8. Verdict [ˈvɜr dɪkt]=निर्णय
  • Noun (Law)/संज्ञा: the finding or answer of a jury given to the court concerning a matter submitted to their judgment; a judgment; decision.
  • Synonyms/समानार्थी: answer, award, conclusion, decision, decree, finding, opinion, ruling, sentence.
  • Antonym/अनेकार्थी: accusation.
  1. 9. Indictment [ɪnˈdaɪt mənt] =अभियोग
  • Noun/संज्ञा: an act of indicting; Law. a formal accusation initiating a criminal case, presented by a grand jury and usually required for felonies and other serious crimes.
  • Synonyms/समानार्थी: allegation, arraignment, bill, charge, citation, detention, impeachment, prosecution, statement, summons.
  • Example/अर्थ: The screening committee recommended allocations to the Minister.
  1. 10. Allocation [ˌæl əˈkeɪ ʃən]=आवंटन
  • Noun/संज्ञा: the act of allocating; apportionment; the state of being allocated; the share or portion allocated; Accounting. a system of dividing expenses and incomes among the various branches, departments, etc., of a business.
  • Synonyms/समानार्थी: allocation, allotment, appropriation, quota, share, apportionment, portion, ration.
  • Antonym/अनेकार्थी: whole.



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