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.Scanty (adjective)-अपर्याप्त या अल्प 
Meaning: small or insufficient in quantity or amount.
Synonyms: meagre, scant, minimal, limited, modest, restricted, sparse.
Example: Public recollection on the centenary has been scanty in India thus far, perhaps out of the fear that remembering the Russian Revolution is tantamount to endorsing its outcomes.
2.Gainsay (verb)-अस्वीकार करना, प्रतिवाद करना 
Meaning: deny or contradict (a fact or statement).
Synonyms: deny, dispute, disagree with, argue with, dissent from, contradict, repudiate, declare untrue, challenge, oppose, contest, counter, fly in the face of.
Example: There is no gainsaying that the revolution in Russia was momentous (Picture, taken in October 1917, shows armed soldiers, with a banner reading ‘Communism’, marching on Nikolskaya street towards the Kremlin Wall in Moscow).
3.Benign (adjective)-अच्छा, कृपालु, अनुकूल 
Meaning: gentle and kind.
Synonyms: kindly, kind, warm-hearted, good-natured, friendly, warm, affectionate, agreeable, amiable, good-humoured, genial, congenial, cordial, approachable, tender, tender-hearted, soft-hearted, gentle, sympathetic, compassionate, caring, considerate. 
Example: However, if we are to think of a legacy we might say that it has been both horrific and benign, much of it having been horrific for the people of Russia and some of it benign for the rest of the world. 
4.Ruthless (adjective)-निर्दयी, क्रूर, निष्ठुर  
Meaning: having or showing no pity or compassion for others.
Synonyms: merciless, pitiless, cruel, heartless, hard-hearted, hard, stony-hearted, stony, with a heart of stone, cold-blooded, cold-hearted, harsh, callous, severe, unmerciful, unrelenting.
Example: Among the nationalities, the Ukrainians who had once dreamt of independence were suppressed. The method was not just ruthless, it was innovative.
5.Emancipation (noun)-निर्वाण, दासत्व-मुक्ति  
Meaning: the fact or process of being set free from legal, social, or political restrictions; liberation.
Synonyms: freeing, liberation, liberating, setting free, release, releasing, letting loose/out, setting loose/free, discharge
Example: It may be said that some of Stalin’s actions were no different from those of the European regimes in their colonies. While this is indeed correct, the colonial powers had not come into being promising emancipation of the oppressed. 
6.Unabashedly (adverb)-खुलेआम 
Meaning: without embarrassment or shame.
Example: Churchill may have sucked grain out of Bengal thus tipping it into famine, but then he was unabashedly racist. On the other hand, the communist movement that eventually gave birth to the Russian Revolution was premised on the promise of power to the people. 
7.Rationale (noun)-मूल कारण, तर्काधार 
Meaning: a set of reasons or a logical basis for a course of action or belief.
Synonyms: reason(s), reasoning, thinking, (logical) basis, logic, grounds, sense. 
Example: On the other hand, the communist movement that eventually gave birth to the Russian Revolution was premised on the promise of power to the people. Instead, under Stalin, it gave rise to a bureaucracy, the rationale of which was to maintain the regime perpetrated by the communist party.
8.Bourgeois (adjective)-मध्यमवर्गीय
Meaning: belonging to or characteristic of the middle class, typically with reference to its perceived materialistic values or conventional attitudes.
Synonyms: middle-class, property-owning, propertied, shopkeeping.
Example: Despite the avowedly internationalist stance of the Comintern, Stalin was not sympathetic to the Indian national movement, painting it as bourgeois in character.
9.Diminution (noun)-कमी, अवनति, ह्रास 
Meaning: a reduction in the size, extent, or importance of something.
Synonyms:  curtailment, curtailing, cutting back, cutback, cut, attenuation, reduction, lessening, lowering, decrease, contraction, constriction, restriction, limitation, limiting, curbing.
Example: The diminution of the former Soviet Union is of lesser importance than the fact that the political climate in what remains of its core, namely Russia, did not change.
10.Expunge (verb)-काटना, छीलना, मिटाना 
Meaning: obliterate or remove completely (something unwanted or unpleasant).
Synonyms: erase, remove, delete, rub out, wipe out, efface.
Example: A once-proud civilisation is now ruled by a former secret-service agent. Mr. Putin represents the very spirit that the revolution had tried to expunge, a reactionary combination of nativism and authoritarianism. 



   

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