Daily The Hindu Editorial Vocab With Detail 18/02/2021

Vocab : Pomp (Noun) वैभव

Definition : ceremony and splendid display.

Sentence : "entertaining overseas visitors with the right degree of pomp"


Vocab : Pervasive (Adjective) व्यापक

Definition : (especially of an unwelcome influence or physical effect) spreading widely throughout an area or a group of people.

Sentence : "ageism is pervasive and entrenched in our society"


Vocab : Lucrative (Adjective) लाभप्रद

Definition : producing a great deal of profit.

Sentence : "a lucrative career as a stand-up comedian"


Vocab : Fiasco (Noun) असफलता

Definition : a complete failure, especially a ludicrous or humiliating one.

Sentence : "his plans turned into a fiasco"


Vocab : Tranquillity (Noun) शांति

Definition : the quality or state of being tranquil; calm.

Sentence : "passing cars are the only noise that disturbs the tranquillity of rural life"


Vocab : Sacrament (Noun) धर्मविधि

Definition : (in Roman Catholic use) the consecrated elements of the Eucharist, especially the bread or Host.

Sentence : "he heard Mass and received the sacrament"


Vocab : Coercion (Noun) बलात्कार

Definition : the practice of persuading someone to do something by using force or threats.

Sentence : "our problem cannot be solved by any form of coercion but only by agreement"


Vocab : Dictate (Verb) हुक्म

Definition : state or order authoritatively.

Sentence : "the tsar's attempts to dictate policy"


Vocab : Shackle (Verb) बेड़ी

Definition : chain with shackles.

Sentence : "the prisoner was shackled to the heavy steel chair in the centre of the room"


Vocab : Priest (Verb) पुजारी

Definition : ordain to the priesthood.

Sentence : "he was made deacon in 1990 and priested in 1994"


Vocab : Sluggish (Adjective) सुस्त

Definition : slow-moving or inactive.

Sentence : "a sluggish stream"


Vocab : Tie (Verb) गुलोबन्द

Definition : attach or fasten with string or similar cord.

Sentence : "they tied Max to a chair"


Vocab : Fugitive (Noun) भगोड़ा

Definition : a person who has escaped from captivity or is in hiding.

Sentence : "fugitives from justice"


Vocab : Astray (Adverb) गुमराह

Definition : away from the correct path or direction.

Sentence : "we went astray but a man redirected us"


Vocab : Treason (Noun) राज-द्रोह

Definition : the crime of betraying one's country, especially by attempting to kill or overthrow the sovereign or government.

Sentence : "they were convicted of treason"


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