The Hindu Vocabulary 10 October 2021

2021-10-10

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 10 October 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Grim turn: on Srinagar civilian killings.’

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Grim

Adjective

Forbidding or uninviting (विकट)

Bleak, Cruel, Ghastly, Gloomy

Bright, Cheerful, Comforting, Happy

Why are you grim, what happened?

Pursue

Verb

Chase

(पीछा करना)

Go after, Seek, Bait, Attend

Aid, Assist, Leave, Let go

You should pursue business as I can see a lot of potential in you.

Vicious

Adjective

Deliberately cruel or violent

(बुरा)

Atrocious, Barbarous, Cruel, Ferocious, Heinous

Calm, Civilized, Gentle, Good

This is a vicious circle of life.  

Radical

Noun

A person who holds or follows strong convictions or extreme principles (उग्र)

Agitator, Anarchist, Extremist, Fanatic, Insurgent

Conservative, Moderate

There are many leaders who are associating radical terrorism with a specific religion.   

Epithet

Noun

Nickname

(विशेष नाम)

Appellation, Description, Designation, Name

-

Discriminatory epithets were written on the walls.  

Outrage

Noun

an extremely strong reaction of anger, shock, or indignation. (ज़ुल्म)

Fury, Indignation, Resentment, Shock

Happiness, Cheer, Calm, Delight

I am outrageous by your act of sending me words.

Raft

Noun

Flatboat

(बेड़ा)

Barge, Float, Lifeboat, Lighter

-

We went into the river in our handmade rafts.  

Unfurl

Verb

Unroll

(खोलना)

Unfold, Unwind, Open, Unpack

Fold up, roll up

Vice-President unfurled the Indian flag at the highest location.  

Milieu

Noun

Environment

(परिवेश)

Ambiance, Surroundings, Background, Neighbourhood

-

Despite my wife being brought up in a village milieu, she is very modern.

 

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