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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 28 June 2022
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- Clandestine (adj.)
Meaning: kept secret or done secretively, especially because illicit. (गुप्त)
Synonyms: secret, covert, furtive
Antonyms: open, overt, public
Sentence: The group held weekly clandestine meetings in a church.
- Hollering (verb)
Meaning: (of a person) give a loud shout or cry. (चिल्लाना)
Synonyms: shout, yell, cry
Antonyms: mumbling, murmuring, whispering
Sentence: Hollering at me isn’t going to find us a parking place.
- Tempting (adj.)
Meaning: appealing to or attracting someone, even if wrong or inadvisable. (मोहक)
Synonyms: enticing, alluring, attractive
Antonyms: boring, irksome, tedious
Sentence: And maybe, I don’t want you tempting me to do something I shouldn’t.
- Bonhomie (noun)
Meaning: cheerful friendliness; geniality. (खुशमिज़ाजी)
Synonyms: geniality, congeniality, conviviality
Antonyms: animosity, antagonism, antipathy
Sentence: He was full of bonhomie.
- Exuded (verb)
Meaning: to flow forth slowly through small openings (बहाना)
Synonyms: give off/out, discharge, release
Antonyms: gushed, poured
Sentence: A sticky resin exudes from the bark of the tree.
- Revile (verb)
Meaning: criticize in an abusive or angrily insulting manner. (बुरा-भला कहना)
Synonyms: criticize, censure, condemn
Antonyms: acclaim, applaud, commend
Sentence: They feared that he would revile them if they displeased him.
- Amicable (adj.)
Meaning: having or showing kindly feeling and sincere interest (सौहार्दपूर्ण)
Synonyms: cordial, collegial, sweet
Antonyms: antagonistic, hostile, unfriendly
Sentence: I hope that they will be able to reach an amicable agreement.
- Quaint (adj.)
Meaning: attractively unusual or old-fashioned. (विचित्र)
Synonyms: picturesque, charming, old-fashioned
Antonyms: fashionable, modern, stylish
Sentence: A quaint general store on one of the back roads of Vermont.
- Pensive (adj.)
Meaning: engaged in, involving, or reflecting on deep or serious thought. (चिंताग्रस्त)
Synonyms: thoughtful, thinking, reflective
Antonyms: unreflective, thoughtless
Sentence: She looked pensive when she heard the news.
- Pluck (noun)
Meaning: spirited and determined courage. (साहस)
Synonyms: courage, bravery, daring
Antonyms: timidity, cowardice
Sentence: She showed a lot of pluck in dealing with the intruders
The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 27 June 2022
|Difficult Word/ Phrase||Contextual Sense|
|Even-handed||fair and impartial in treatment or judgement|
|Dissonance||A conflict of people’s opinions, actions or characters|
|Underscore||emphasizing the importance of something|
|Contentious||Inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits|
|Breakthrough||A productive insight|
|Proclaim||State or announce|
|Bruising||Brutally forceful and compelling|
|Readout||The information displayed or recorded on an electronic device|
|Play with fire||take foolish risks|
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|Word/Phrase||Part of Speech/Idiom||Meaning||Synonyms||Antonyms||Example|
|Reveal||Verb||Make (previously unknown or secret information) known to others.
|Divulge, Disclose, Tell, Let out, Release, Unveil, Unfold||Conceal, Deny, Disavow, Hide, Refuse, Reject, Keep||He revealed my secret recipe to his mother.|
|Disparate||Adjective||Markedly distinct in quality or character
|Contrasting, Discordant, Dissimilar, Distinct, Diverse, Discrepant||Agreeing, Alike, Same, Similar, Equal||India is a culturally disparate country.|
|Although, Though, While, However, Yet||–||My fractured was recovering, albeit rather slowly.|
|Modest||Adjective||Unassuming or moderate in the estimation of one’s abilities or achievements.
|Self-effacing, Humble, Unpretentious, Unassuming, Diffident, Timid, Prudent||Brave, Complex, Complicated, Intricate, Arrogant||The growth in manufacturing was relatively modest.|
|Convergence||Noun||The process or state of converging
|Concurrence, Meeting, Confluence, Merging||–||There is no convergence in the interests of the two parties.|
|Incontestable, Certain, Definite, Evident, Indisputable, Refutable, Obvious, Unquestionable||Disputable, Doubtful, Dubious, Indefinite, Obscure, Questionable||It is undeniable that God is omnipresent.|
|Amid||Preposition||In the middle of
|Through, Mid, Among, Amongst||Away from, Outside, Beyond, Far from||Amid the protests, police started lathi charge on the students.|
|Deride||Verb||To laugh at or insult contemptuously
|Jeer, Ridicule, Scout, Shoot down, Mock||–||He derided my idea of starting a new business.|
|Premise||Noun||Preliminary statements in a document upon which later ones are predicated. (आधारित)||Hypothesis, Assumption, Basis, Ground||Rejection, Denial, Reality||The lawyer first mentioned the premise of the case before presenting evidence.|
|Inclusive||Adjective||Including or covering all the services, facilities, or items normally expected or required.
|Broad, Comprehensive, All together, Full||Exclusive, Incomprehensive, Narrow||The price of a handbag is inclusive of the price of a wallet.|
|Laudable||Adjective||Deserving praise and commendation.
|Praiseworthy, Commendable, Admirable, Meritorious, Worthy, Deserving||Blameworthy, Shameful, Culpable, Indefensible, Guilty, Criminal||Your act of bravery to protect the child from falling off the roof is laudable.|
|Tangible||Adjective||That can be clearly seen to exist
(स्पष्ट और वास्तविक)
|Palpable, Touchable, Actual, Corporeal||Abstract, Conceptual, Intangible, Unreal||The tangible assets can be sold after sometime.|
|Despite||Preposition||In spite of
|Regardless of, Although, Even though, Notwithstanding||–||He participated in the dance competition despite his father’s denial.|
|Noun||The feeling of despising someone or insulting.
|Contempt, Contemptuousness, Disdain, Misprision||Respect, Regard, Favour, Estimation||I was feeling despite at the high class party.|
|Constrain||Verb||Compel or force (someone) to follow a particular course of action. (नियंत्रित करना)||Compel, Force, Oblige, Urge, Curb, Constrict||Aid, Allow, Encourage, Free, Release||Children were constrained to participate in the Olympiads.|
|Acknowledge||Verb||Accept or admit the existence or truth of
Recognize the fact or importance or quality of.
|Admit, Accept, Grant, Confess, Appreciate||Decline, Deny, Disagree, Disapprove||He acknowledged my pain by seeing my eyes.|
|Castigate, Censure, Chide, Criticise||Approve, Laud, Endorse, Praise||He condemned my efforts to become an actress.|
|Sanction||Noun||Authoritative permission for action.
A formal decree
|Allowance, Clearance, Consent, Warrant||Interdiction, Prohibition, Proscription||The government has decided to impose sanctions on the neighbouring country.|
|Accredit, Approve, Clear, Warrant||Decline, Deny, Negative, Turn||The bank sanctioned me an educational loan of Rs.5 lakh.|
|Affirm||Verb||State emphatically or publicly.
(दृढ़ता के साथ कहना)
|Declare, State, Assert, Proclaim, Certify, Asseverate||Hide, Conceal, Deny, Refuse, Refute||BRICS nations affirmed their policy of prosperous growth.|
|Engagement, Obligation, Guarantee, Need, Pledge||Break, Breach, Irresponsibility, Denial||The manager doubted the commitment of his subordinates.|
|Sovereignty||Verb||Freedom from external control.
The quality of a state having supreme authority.
|Dominance, Jurisdiction, Supremacy, Ascendancy||Submission, Dependence, Subjection, Unfreedom||Many countries enjoyed sovereignty after the British rule ended.|
|Reorient||Verb||change the focus or direction of.
|Fix, Overhaul, Modernize, Reassemble, Rebuild, Renovate||Break, Destroy, Corrupt, Damage, Hurt||The government has started reorienting its economic policy towards sustainable growth.|
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