The Hindu Vocabulary 1 October 2020

2020-10-01

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 1 October 2020 is from the Editorial Titled "Making Amends: On India's Appeal to Srilanka to address Tamil aspirations"

Majoritarian

Adjective

Governed by or believing in decision by a majority

बहुसंख्यकों

Synonyms: Plurality, Maximum, Most, Abundance

Antonyms: Minority, Least, Few, Handful

 

Ineffectual

Adjective

Not producing any significant or desired effect

अप्रभावी

Synonyms: Fruitless, Futile, Non-productive, Pointless

Antonyms: Beneficial, Helpful, Productive, Profitable

 

Resonance

Noun

The power to evoke enduring images, memories, and emotions

प्रतिध्वनि

Synonyms: Vibrant, Reverberant, Thunderous

Antonyms: Weak, Hollow, Faint, Low, Murmurous

 

Populace

Noun

The people living in a particular country or area

आबादी

Synonyms: Mass, Mob, Crowd, Herd

Antonyms: Gentry, Nobility

 

Counterpart

Noun

A person or thing that corresponds to or has the same function as another person or thing in a different place or situation

प्रतिरूप

Synonyms: Competitor, Associate, Colleague, Companion

Antonyms: Converse, Opposite, Reverse

 

Reiterate

Verb

Say something again or a number of times, typically for emphasis or clarity

बार बार दुहराना

Synonyms: Repeat, Duplicate, Redo, Reduplicate, Remake

Antonyms: Original, New, Novice, Novel

 

Explicitly

Adverb

In a clear and detailed manner

स्पष्ट रूप से

Synonyms: Definitely, Definitive, Specifically, Certainly

Antonyms: Obscure, Unclear, Imprecise, Inaccurate

 

Ethnic

Adjective

Relating to national and cultural origins

संजातीय

Synonyms: Cultural, Folk, Traditional

Antonyms: Non-racial, Modern, Unusual, Unorthodox

 

Envisaged

Verb

Contemplate or conceive of as a possibility or a desirable future event

परिकल्पना करना

Synonyms: Conceived, Envisioned, Pictured, Visualized

Antonyms: Actual, Existent, Existing, Real

 

Devolution

Noun

The transfer or delegation of power to a lower level, especially by central government to local or regional administration

सौंपना

Synonyms: Descent, Delegation, Transferring, Accreditation

Antonyms: Distrust, Deflation, Downgrade

 

Provincial

Adjective

Of or concerning a province of a country or empire

प्रांतीय

Synonyms: Rigid, Inflexible, Ironbound, Illiberal

Antonyms: Broad-minded, Cosmopolitan, Liberal, Open

 

Trajectory

Noun

The path followed by a projectile flying or an object moving under the action of given forces

राह

Synonyms: Route, Arc, Line, Path, Pathway

Antonyms: Off-track, Distraction, Redirection

 

Scepticism

Noun

A sceptical attitude; doubt as to the truth of something

अविश्वास

Synonyms: Disbelief, Incredulity, Unbelief, Anxiety

Antonyms: Credence, Assurance, Belief, Certainty

 

Approbation

Noun

Approval or praise

प्रशंसा

Synonyms: Approval, Blessing, Favor, Assent

Antonyms: Refusal, Rejection, Repudiation, Dislike

 

Deferment

Noun

The action or fact of putting something off to a later time; postponement

टालना

Synonyms: Holdback, Deferral, Postponement, Delay, Detainment

Antonyms: Haste, Rush, Dispatch, Promptitude, Promptness

 

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