Build Your Vocabulary From The India vs New Zealand Cricket Article | The Hindu

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As you all might be aware of that building a better vocabulary is an effective way to enhance your life and career. Learning a set of vocabulary every day can be a pleasurable and profitable investment of your time and effort. Today in this competitive world, being able to communicate verbally as well as in writing is a very crucial skill to develop. Compelling communications skills in a person, are highly sought after by companies and organizations. So for all these reasons, no one should miss an opportunity to improve his or her vocabulary. And to do so, one of the key ways to master in vocabulary builder accompanied by some great reading skills is to glance through the newspaper editorials whenever you can.

Build Your Vocabulary From The IndvsNz Cricket Article | The Hindu

While reading a newspaper, we usually come across a number of new words. And if we do not understand the meaning of certain words then reading such a long article becomes redundant. Hence, in this article, we have tried to pick some difficult vocabulary which certainly becomes difficult for the readers to interpret. Firstly here we are sharing the link of an article from one of the most renowned newspaper – “The Hindu” and then we are sharing the meaning of all the difficult vocabulary accompanied by their synonyms & antonyms and the usage of these words in framing sentences.

You can go through the article from the link given below.

Here is the list of words picked from the article with their meanings and other details given after them.

1) Word – Endure – सहना

Parts of Speech – Verb
Meaning – Face and withstand with courage; sustain without impairment
Synonym – stand, support, suffer
Antonym – fail, die
Usage in a Sentence – Even in the darkest ages humanity has endured.

2) Word – Slump – मंदी

Parts of Speech – Verb
Meaning – to drop or fall heavily; collapse
Synonym – lapse, reverse, setback
Antonym – rise, soar
Usage in a Sentence – The real estate market slumped by a big margin.

3) Word – Unheralded – बिना सुचना के

Parts of Speech – Adjective
Meaning – appearing without warning or prior announcement; unexpected.
Synonym – Unannounced, Unpredicted
Antonym – Predicted, Expected
Usage in a Sentence – The young pianist proved to be an unheralded genius.

4) Word – Orthodox – रूढ़िवादी

Parts of Speech – Adjective
Meaning – of, relating to, or conforming to beliefs, attitudes, or modes of conduct that are generally approved.
Synonym – traditional, routine, fixed, conservative
Antonym – unconventional, nonconformist
Usage in a Sentence – Rohan took an orthodox approach to the problem.

5) Word – Noose – फंदा

Parts of Speech – Noun
Meaning – A loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot, it binds tighter as the cord or rope is pulled.
Synonym – snare, hitch, trap
Usage in a Sentence – Arun’s debts were a noose around his neck

6) Word – Bound – सीमा

Parts of Speech – Verb
Meaning – keep within limits or confines or to run quickly with long steps
Synonym – liable, obliged, compelled, border
Antonym – release, separate, unbound, free
Usage in a Sentence – The horse bounded out of the house to meet us.
Verb Phrases related to the word :
bind off – to loop (one stitch) over another in making an edge on the knitted fabric.

7) Word – Whirlwind – बवंडर

Parts of Speech – Noun
Meaning – a destructive force
Synonym – headlong, breakneck, hasty, impulsive.
Antonym – hush, quietness, stillness
Usage in a Sentence – Whirlwinds occurs all over the world and in any season
Idioms related to the word :
reap the whirlwind – to suffer the penalties for one’s misdeeds.

8)  Word – Intent – इरादा

Parts of Speech – Noun
Meaning – something that is intended, purpose
Synonym – aim, plan, plot
Antonym – irresolute
Usage in a Sentence – The original intent of the committee was to raise funds.
Idioms Related to the word :
to/for all intents and purposes – for all practical purposes; practically speaking; virtually. Usage in Sentence – The book is, to all intents and purposes, a duplication of earlier efforts.

9)Word – Knuckle – जोड़

Parts of Speech – Noun
Meaning – the rounded prominence of such a joint when the finger is bent.
Synonym – rough-and-tumble, disorderly
Antonym – order, peace
Usage in a Sentence – Rahul Gandhi put his knuckles to the side of his head and closed his eyes
Verb Phrases related to the word :
knuckle down – to apply oneself vigorously and earnestly; become serious. Usage in Sentence – Just knuckle down for an hour or so and finish the work.
knuckle underto submit; yield

10) Word – Hammered – अंकित किया

Parts of Speech – Adjective
Meaning – to hit something several times, making a loud noise
Synonym – shaped, formed
Antonym – abandon, give up
Usage in a Sentence – They hammered out their differences over a glass of beer.
Idioms related to the word :
under the hammer – for sale at public auction. Usage in Sentence – The old estate and all its furnishings went under the hammer.

11) Word – Flick – झिलमिलाहट

Parts of Speech – Noun
Meaning – a sudden light blow or tap, as with a whip or the finger
Synonym – jerk, click, riffle
Antonym – burn steadily
Usage in a Sentence – She gave the horse a flick with her riding crop.

12)  Word – Breakthrough – दरार

Parts of Speech – Noun
Meaning – an act or instance of removing or surpassing an obstruction or restriction; 
Synonym – development, hike, progress
Antonym – decline, loss, decrease
Usage in a Sentence – The president reported a breakthrough in the treaty negotiations

13) Word – Flatter – चापलूसी करना

Parts of Speech – Verb
Meaning – to try to please by complimentary remarks or attention.
Synonym – charm, salve, soften
Antonym – offend, criticize, insult
Usage in a Sentence – Shraddha flatters Chetan Bhagat by constantly praising his books.
Verb Phrases related to the word :
flat in – to pull the clew of (a fore-and-aft sail) as nearly amidships as possible.
Idioms related to the word :
fall flat – to fail to produce the desired effect; fail completely. Usage in Sentence – His attempts at humor fell flat.
flat on one’s back – back someone as an appreciation
flat out – without hesitation; directly or openly. Usage in Sentence – He told us to flat out he’d been a double agent.
14) Word – Trajectory – प्रक्षेपवक्र

Parts of Speech – Noun
Meaning – the curve described by a projectile, rocket, or the like in its flight.
Synonym – curve, direction, flight
Antonym – straight
Usage in a Sentence – A trajectory is a path of an object through space or the path of life that a person chooses.

Now it is advisable to try these words in your own sentences and write them in the comment box given below.

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