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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In the question given below, two statements have been given followed by two conclusions based on them. Consider the statements to be true and answer which of the given conclusions logically follow the statement.

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  2. All caps are glasses

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