The Hindu Vocabulary 10 June 2021

2021-06-10

 

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 10 June 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘This time for Male: On Maldives’ UNGA presidency’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Battling

Verb

struggle tenaciously to achieve or resist something.

(जूझना)

Fight, Combat, Resist, Withstand, Keep, Hold

Let go, Give in, Submit, Capitulate, Surrender, Yield, Submit

He has been battling cancer.

Vulnerability

Noun

the quality or state of being exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally.

(दोष पूर्णता)

Weakness, Frailty, Fragility, Debility, Infirmity

Strength, Vigour, Resolve, Power, Resilience

The opponents have come to know the vulnerability of the locals.

Pullout

Noun

a withdrawal.

(वापसी)

Removal, Abolition, Cancellation, Ending, Stopping, Elimination

Introduction, Institution, Launch, Inauguration, Foundation, Initiation

The pullout from the election board has been announced.

Canvass

Verb

propose (an idea or plan) for discussion.

(प्रस्ताव रखना)

Propose, Suggest, Imply, Offer, Aid, Discuss

Ignore, Avoid, Spurn, Shun, Disregard, Neglect

Prior cancellation of tickets was canvassed as a solution to the problem.

Candidature

Noun

the fact or condition of standing for a position or status.

(उम्मीदवारी)

Candidacy

-

His candidature has been rejected.

Tenure

Noun

the conditions under which land or buildings are held or occupied.

(कार्यकाल)

Tenacy, Occupancy, Holding, Duration, Occupation, Term, Time

-

His tenure in office is about to get over.

Equitable

Adjective

fair and impartial.

(न्यायसंगत)

Just, Even, Equal, Fair, Unbiased, Impartial

Partial, Biased, Inequitable, Unfair, Unjust

The people asked for equitable distribution of the resources.

Aide

Noun

an assistant to an important person, especially a political leader.

(सहायक)

Assistant, Helper, Adviser, Supporter, Adjutant, Deputy

-

Roshan Gupta is my aide in this campaign.

Ruffle feathers

Phrase

cause someone to become annoyed or upset.

(परेशान करना)

Annoy, Vex, Irritate, Anger, Exasperate, Irk, Gall, Pique

Please, Gratify, Gladden, Fulfil, Satisfy, Content

She never lets a client ruffle her feathers.

Showcase

Verb

exhibit; display.

(प्रदर्शन)

Display, Show, Reflect, Exhibit, Present

Conceal, Hide, Cover, Covert, Screen, Mask

The portfolio showcases his skills.

Dormant

Adjective

temporarily inactive or inoperative.

(बेक़ार)

Idle, Inoperative, Lethargic, Slothful, Inert, Slow

Active, Mobile, Energetic, Agile, Swift, Vigorous

The machine is in a dormant state.

 

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