The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary | SSC CGL Tier-II 2017 Exam

Dear students, English language is the flavor of the millennium. In every aspect of life, we need great English language skills to stand out and be a success in your chosen field. In SSC CGL 2017 Exams and Other govt. jobs, English section is the most challenging. The best way to improve your language skills is by Reading newspapers. We are providing 10 vocabulary words from The Hindu Newspaper Editorial. Read and learn.
प्रिय विद्यार्थियों, हम आपको The HINDU Newspaper Editorial के Vocabulary Words प्रदान कर रहे हैं. हमारा सुझाव है कि आप दैनिक समाचार पत्र पढ़ते रहिये यदि आप The Hindu पढ़ नहीं पा रहे हैं, तो हम संपादकीय अनुभाग से प्रति दिन महत्वपूर्ण शब्दों को पोस्ट करेंगे. ये vocab words आपकी प्रतिस्पर्धी परीक्षाओं में बहुत मदद करेंगे.  हम अर्थ सहित 10 अंग्रेजी के शब्द उपलब्ध करा रहे हैं इनका अच्छे से अध्ययन करें.



1.Defer (verb)-टालना, आस्थगित करना 

Meaning: put off (an action or event) to a later time; postpone.
Synonyms: postpone, put off, adjourn, delay, hold over/off, put back, carry over.
Example: “He did not show Padmavati to us, but has decided to defer its release after selective screening before people whom we don’t know,” Mr. Kalvi said.


2.Aftermath (noun)-परिणाम
Meaning: the consequences or after-effects of a significant unpleasant event.
Synonyms: repercussions, after-effects, by-product, fallout, backwash, trail, wake, corollary. 
Example: A few small stories from the aftermath might illustrate what I am worried about. 
3.Metaphor (noun)-रूपक, उपमा 
Meaning: a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.
Synonyms: figure of speech, figurative expression, image, trope, allegory, parable, analogy, comparison, symbol, emblem, word painting. 
Example: She was concerned about the new metaphors and attitudes that had infected them.
4.Flabbergast (verb)-हैरत में डालना
Meaning: surprise (someone) greatly; astonish.
Synonyms: astonish, astound, amaze, surprise, startle, shock, take aback, take by surprise. 
Example: He said, “I have to tell you something. I was one of them. I joined the crowd during the riots. What should I do?” I was flabbergasted and yet impressed by the honesty of the man.
5.Facade (noun)-मुखौटा, दिखावा
Meaning: 1.the principal front of a building, that faces on to a street or open space.
Synonyms: front, frontage, face, aspect, elevation, exterior, outside
Meaning: 2.a deceptive outward appearance.
Synonyms: show, front, appearance, false display, pretence, simulation, affectation, semblance, illusion, posture, pose, sham, fake, act, masquerade, charade, guise, mask, cloak, veil, veneer. 
Example: A façade of normalcy makes the society feel surreal. It also reveals that 2002 was not an example of the usual ritual of a riot, where victims return to the neighbourhood after a while. 
6.Suppression (noun)-दमन
Meaning: the action of suppressing something such as an activity or publication.
Synonyms: subduing, defeat, conquering, vanquishing, repression, crushing, quelling, quashing, squashing, stamping out, crackdown, clampdown, cowing, prevention, extinction. 
Example: These riots were also exterminist in nature. They sought the elimination rather than suppression of an ethnic group.
7.Poignant (adjective)-मार्मिक
Meaning: evoking a keen sense of sadness or regret.
Synonyms: touching, moving, sad, saddening, affecting, pitiful, piteous, pitiable, pathetic, sorrowful, mournful, tearful, wretched, miserable, bitter, painful, distressing, disturbing, heart-rending, heartbreaking, tear-jerking, plaintive, upsetting, tragic. 
Example: Probably one of the most ironic and poignant of these stories comes from R.B. Sreekumar, the police officer who took a courageous stand against the regime.
8.Gregarious (adjective)-झुण्ड में रहनेवाला, सुसमाजवादी 
Meaning: (of a person) fond of company; sociable.
Synonyms: sociable, social, company-loving, companionable, convivial, clubbable. 
Example: He is a gregarious character who loves discussion. His wife told me that every time he went for a walk in Gandhinagar, bureaucrats in the park shied away from him. 
9.Stigma (noun)-कलंक 
Meaning: a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person.
Synonyms: shame, disgrace, dishonour.
Example: His wife told me that every time he went for a walk in Gandhinagar, bureaucrats in the park shied away from him. The stigma of bearing testimony is attached to witness and survivor.
10.Erode (verb)-नष्ट करना
Meaning: gradually destroy or be gradually destroyed.
Synonyms: wear away/down, abrade, scrape away, grind down, crumble, dissolve, weather; 
Example: I am not saying that one should not forget, that it is unhealthy to move on. Such memory erodes and can become acidic. 


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