The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 25 June 2022 Available Now
The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 25 June 2022 is from the Editorial titled ‘Paradigm shift: On Colombia’s first leftist President’.
|Word/Phrase||Part of Speech/Idiom||Meaning||Synonyms||Antonyms||Example|
|Paradigm||Noun||An outstanding example.
Framework shared by members of any group.
|Archetype, Chart, Criterion, Ideal||–||A major paradigm shift has been seen by the country after the result of the election was out.|
|Decisive||Adjective||Producing a definite result.
|Conclusive, Critical, Crucial, Determined, Fateful||Inconclusive, Indefinite Insignificant, Irresolute||Taking over the Presidency in the mid-term was a decisive move.|
|Overhaul||Verb||Analyse and improve.
(विश्लेषण और सुधार करें)
|Mend, Rebuild, Re-establish, Enhance, Improve||Dwindle, Destroy, Disrupt, Diminish||He overhauled the findings of his research after being insisted.|
|Capture||Verb||Take into one’s possession or control by force.
|Apprehend, Arrest, Catch, Conquer, Grab, Trap, Seize||Forfeit, Free, Lose, Offer, Receive||Before any action could be taken, the capital was captured by the enemy forces.|
|Ravage, Raze, Ruin, Wreck, Desolate||Build, Construct, Help, Protect||The students devastated the trains during a protest against the new recruitment scheme.|
|Psyche||Noun||The human soul, mind or spirit
|Soul, Innermost self, True being, Personality, Subconscious, Persona||Body, Physicality||The violence in any nation causes a deep impression on the psyche of the youth.|
|Mobilise||Verb||Ready for Action
|Assemble, Activate, Prepare, Organize||Disorganise, Discourage, Disperse, Divide||The leader mobilised the youth to support his party.|
|Vowed||Noun||A solemn pledge.
|Promise, Oath, Pledge||Break, Breach||He took a vow to not eat till he finds his lost wife.|
|Verb||To promise as to god or a saint.
|Affirm, Assure, Declare, Promise||Deny, Break, Disavow||Richa vowed to marry his best friend.|
|Inimical||Adjective||Tending to obstruct or harm.
|Adverse, Destructive, Harmful, Hostile, Injurious, Opposed||Aiding, Favorable, Friendly, Good, Helpful, Kind||Sasha’s actions were inimical to our winning the match.|
|Despite||Preposition||In spite of
|Regardless of, Although, Even though, Notwithstanding||–||Harish walked out of the room despite being told to stay there till the meeting was over.|
|Noun||The feeling of despising someone or insulting.
|Contempt, Contemptuousness, Disdain, Misprision||Respect, Regard, Favour, Estimation||My friend made me feel despite at his house party.|
|Pose||Verb||Present or constitute (a problem, danger, or difficulty).
(किसी समस्या, खतरे या कठिनाई को गठित करना)
|Constitute, Present, Create, Cause, Produce||Refrain, Take, Withhold, Answer, Decrease, Discourage||The political vendetta is posing threat to the democracy in the country.|
|Noun||A particular way of standing or sitting, usually adopted for effect or in order to be photographed, painted, or drawn.
|Posture, Position, Stance, Attitude, Bearing||Honesty, Truth, Reality||I tried new poses for my wedding ceremony.|
|Hue, Oversized, Enormous, Gigantic, Great, Mammoth||Minor, Small, Tiny, Minute, Little, Miniscule, Short||An outsize statue of a freedom fighter was installed by the government.|
|Influence||Verb||Lead to believe
|Affect, Alter, Arouse, Change, Determine, Guide, Manipulate||Prevent, Leave alone, Neglect, Discourage, Be Fair||We are quickly influenced by bad company.|
|Noun||The capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something, or the effect itself.
|Effect, Control, Domination, Force, Impact, Leverage||Beginning, Cause, Commencement, Insignificance, Origin, Source||The influence of western culture can be seen in metro cities of India.|
|Idly||Adverb||With no particular purpose, reason, or foundation.
|Leisurely, Lazily, Slowly, Nonchalantly||–||He just sat idly and enjoyed the view of the lake.|
|Cornerstone||Noun||An important quality or feature on which a particular thing depends or is based.
|Essential, Foundation, Keystone, Mainstay, Pillar||–||Inclusive growth has remained the cornerstone of every policy of this government.|
|Brace||Verb||Prepare oneself for something difficult
(किसी मुश्किल काम के लिए खुद को तैयार करना)
|Prepare, Ready, Fasten, Support, Tighten||Release, Fail, Free, Weaken, Detach||The new government should brace itself for the ongoing economic crisis.|
|Emanate||Verb||Originate from; be produced by.
|Exude, Give out, Send, Pour, Throw||Hold, Back, Keep, Restrict||The water was emanating from the fountain making a beautiful figure.|
|Pulverise||Verb||Reduce to fine particles
(टुकड़े टुकड़े करना)
|Shatter, Atomize, Fragment, Granulate, Crumble||Lose, Surrender, Build, Construct||The houses in the war zone were pulverized by the bombardment.|
|Conflict||Verb||To come into the disagreement.
|Differ, Disagree, Vary, Disturb||Agree, Consent, Accord, Conform||Teachers’ and students’ interests sometimes conflict.|
|Noun||A fight or battle
|Disaccord, Discordance, Dissension, Division, War||Accord, Agreement, Harmony, Peace||Every day new conflict begins between the two neighbours.|
The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 24 June 2022
|Word/Phrase||Part of Speech/Idiom||Meaning||Synonyms||Antonyms||Example|
|Narrative||Adjective||In the form of story; chronological
|Fictional, Narrated, Historical, Reported||Rambling||The author’s narrative style helped him win the literary award.|
|Account, Anecdote, Fiction, Chronicle||–||You need a strong narrative to cover up your misdeeds.|
|Poise||Verb||To hold steadily or in equilibrium.
|Hover, Hold, Wait, Brood||Reject, Drop, Refuse, Release||He learned to poise the earthen pots on his head.|
|Noun||A stable and balanced state of equilibrium.
|Aplomb, Calmness, Equanimity, Grace||Agitation, Confusion, Tactlessness, Imbalance||There is a lack of poise between the political parties in Maharashtra.|
|Significance||Noun||The quality of being worthy of attention; importance.
|Importance, Noteworthiness, Seriousness, Obviousness, Matter, Relevance||Insignificance, Disregard, Disrespect, Imperfection, Weakness||I understood the significance of the post after I assumed it.|
|Elevation||Noun||Promotion; Altitude of a place above sea level
|Boost, Eminence, Raise, Advancement||Decrease, Demotion, Disdain||The elevation of the mountain increased by 2 metres within a century.|
|Pronounce||Verb||Declare or announce, typically formally or solemnly.
|Announce, Proclaim, Rule, Decree, Ordain, Adjudicate, Affirm||Conceal, Hide, Mumble||Mr. Bhatia refrained from pronouncing his next successor.|
|Remarkable||Adjective||Worthy of attention
|Exceptional, Important, Impressive, Miraculous, Momentous, Notable||Average, Bad, Common, Familiar, Normal, Ordinary||He was conferred with the prestigious award for his remarkable research in the field of medicine.|
|Testimony||Noun||A formal written or spoken statement, especially one given in a court of law.
|Affidavit, Demonstration, Witness, Deposition||Denial, Opposition, Veto||Professor William was not willing to give testimony against his student.|
|Notwithstanding||Preposition||In spite of.
|Nevertheless, Nonetheless, Withal, After all||–||Notwithstanding the new evaluation method, many students failed.|
|Conjunction||In spite of the fact that.
|Although||–||Sheena could not crack the PCS exam, notwithstanding she has been a topper.|
|Subaltern||Adjective||Of lower status
(सब से नीचा)
|Subordinate, Inferior||Superior||The people belonging to subaltern areas need not come close to the King.|
|Aboriginal||Adjective||Inhabiting or existing in a land from the earliest times or from before the arrival of colonists.
|Indigenous, Native, Earliest, Original, Initial, Primordial||Modern, New, Foreign||The aboriginal leader decided to contest local elections.|
|Sustain||Verb||Strengthen or support physically or mentally.Endure
|Assist, Bolster, Continue, Feel, Suffer, Undergo, Withstand||Surrender, Evade, Stop, Hinder, Obstruct, Discourage, Condemn||He cannot sustain the strong cold winds blowing outside.|
|Incorporate||Verb||take in or contain (something) as part of a whole; include/ Constitute (a company, city, or other organization) as a legal corporation.
(शामिल करना/ निगमित करना)
|Assimilate, Consolidate, Cover, Embody, Fuse, Merge, Organise||Disconnect, Part, Disperse, Divide, Exclude||The government must frame policies to incorporate the tribal communities socially and politically.|
|Relentless||Adjective||Remaining strict or determined
|Determined, Dogged, Ferocious, Harsh||Compassionate, Easy, Gentle, Flexible||His relentless efforts led him to launch his own music album.|
|Critic||Noun||A person who expresses an unfavorable opinion of something.
|Faultfinder, Detractor, Expert, Reviewer, Judge||Amateur, Complimenter||He has been a strong critic of romantic novels.|
|Ideological||Adjective||Relating to ideology.
|Doctrinaire, Ideation, Quixotic, Visionary, Abstract, Cerebral, Imaginative, Analytical||Latitudinarian, Practical, Unsentimental, Broadminded||The ideological struggle between the two groups led to the formation of the Hinayana and Mahayana sects.|
|Radical||Noun||A person who holds or follows strong convictions or extreme principles
|Agitator, Anarchist, Extremist, Fanatic, Insurgent||Conservative, Moderate||The radical leaders were arrested before they could plan a raging protest.|
|Starkly||Adverb||In a way that is harsh and blunt.
|Blunt, Simple, Abrupt, Arrant||Clothed, Hidden, Complex, Covered||His bidding contrasted with my interest starkly.|
|Adrift||Adverb||So as to float without being either moored or steered.
|Afloat, Loose, Drifting, Unanchored||Anchored, Determined, Stable, Purposeful||The boat went adrift and was found at the other end of the lake.|
(स्थापित करना/ छिपाना)
|Shelter, Establish, Settle, Stash, Cover, Bury||Depart, Destroy, Disorganise, Forget, Leave, Move||Some people do not want to ensconce from their cocoon.|
|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 the book is inclusive of GST.|
|Pursuit||Noun||The action of pursuing someone or something.
|Chasing, Pursuing, Stalking, Tracking, Trailing||Ignoring, Avoiding, Letting go, Denying||The pursuit of becoming the Prime Minister has led him to betray his own party.|
|Exclusivist||Noun||The practice of excluding
|One should not promote exclusivist views.|
The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 23 June 2022
|Difficult Word/ Phrase||Contextual Sense|
|Expediency||providing an easy and quick way to do something|
|Fraught||causing or having extreme worry or anxiety|
|Invalidation||a formal termination|
|Strike down||abolish a law or regulation|
|Earmark||to designate (something, such as funds) for a specific use or owner|
|Denude||to deprive of something important|
|Hindrance||Any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome|
|Impending||Close in time; about to occur|
|Restive||Being in a tense state|
|Ally||someone who helps and supports someone else|
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