Wednesday, October 23

04 – VOCABULARY (THE HINDU EDITORIAL)

01) Poised : భరోసా, సరి బరువు

Meaning:           having a composed and self-assured manner.

Synonyms:       self-possessed, self-assured, composed

Antonyms:       excited, flustered, inelegant

 

02) Protracted : ఆలస్యం చేయడం, పొడగించబడుట

Meaning:           longer than expected or usual.

Synonyms:       prolonged, extended, stretched out

Antonyms:        curtail, shorten

 

03) Elude : తప్పించుకొనడం, వంచించడం

Meaning:           escape from or avoid (a danger, enemy, or pursuer), typically in a skillful or cunning way.

Synonyms:       evade, avoid, get away from

Antonyms:       be caught by

 

04) Helm :  పాలనలో

Meaning:          a position of leadership.

Synonyms:       in charge, in command, in control

Antonyms:       subordinate, conclusion, employee

 

05) Oblige : నిర్భంధించడం

Meaning:          make (someone) legally or morally bound to do something.

Synonyms:       require, compel, bind, make

Antonyms:       delay, free, release

 

06) Peddled :  అమ్మడం ( చిల్లర అమ్మకందారుడు )

Meaning:           try to sell (something, especially small goods) by going from place to place.

Synonyms:       sell, sell from door to door, hawk

Antonyms:       bought, pulled