The Hindu Vocabulary 11 December 2020

2020-12-11

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 11 December 2020 is from the Editorial titled ‘Constant vigilance: on Khalistan threat’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Vigilance

Noun

the action or state of keeping careful watch for possible danger or difficulties.

(जागरूकता)

Alertness, Watchfulness, Care, Attentiveness, Caution

Inattentiveness, Carelessness, Reckless, Carefree

The vigilance officer did not take much interest.

Fringe

Adjective

the border or outer edges of an area or group.

(झब्बेदार किनारा)

Perimeter, Periphery, Border, Borderline, Margin

Middle, Centre, Central, Mean, Mid point

The anger of the farmers was on the fringe.

Allegedly

Adverb

used to convey that something is claimed to be the case or have taken place, although there is no proof.

(कथित तौर पर)

Supposedly, Reputedly, Purportedly, Ostensibly, Presumably

Surely, Really, Truly, Definitely

He thought that the evidence was shared allegedly. 

Seek

Verb

attempt to find (something).

(मांगना)

Look for, Search, Hunt, Quest

Ignore, Reject, Abstain, Avoid

I seek my brother’s advice in everything I do.

Moribund

Adjective

in terminal decline.

(मरनेवाला)

Dying, Waning, Declining, Stagnating

Flourishing, Prospering, Inspiring, Increasing

The use of inorganic colours is now moribund.

Insurgency

Noun

an active revolt or uprising.

(विद्रोह)

Rebel, Revolt, Riot, Mutiny

Settlement, Agreement, Deal, Arrangement, Resolution

The insurgency that the nation is facing should be dealt with caution.

Diaspora

Noun

the movement of a large group of people from their home country to other countries in the world.

(प्रवासी)

-

-

It was the sudden diaspora that the government took this step.

Sporadic

Adjective

occurring at irregular intervals or only in a few places; scattered or isolated.

(यत्र-तत्र)

Occasional, Infrequent, Irregular, Periodical, Periodic

Frequent, Regular, Steady, Continuous

The virus hit was sporadic.

Irrelevance

Noun

the quality or state of being irrelevant.

(असम्बन्ध)

Unimportant, Insignificant, Impertinent, Unrelated

Important, Pertinent, Significant, Relevance

It is not necessary to understand the irrelevance of the policy.

Foment

Verb

instigate or stir up.

(भड़काना)

Incite, Provoke, Agitate, Excite, Stir up

Calm, Pacify, Peace, Tranquil, Settle, Satisfy

Unusual and unnecessary blames foment anguish.

Emanate

Verb

issue or spread out from (a source).

(निर्गत होना)

Emerge, Flow, Proceed, Issue, Ensue

Impede, Obstruct, Hinder, Control

Rajveer emanated the license features to the entire team.

Inter

Verb

Bury.

(दफन करना)

Entomb, Inurn, Inearth, Inhume

Take out, Support, Aid, Assist

The negative energy should be completely interred.

Lull

Noun

a temporary interval of quiet or lack of activity.

(मंदी/ अंतराल)

Pause, Interval, Break, Hiatus, Suspension

Activity, Bustle, Action, Liveliness

The lull after the long tussle was much necessary.

Disaffection

Noun

a state or feeling of being dissatisfied, especially with people in authority or a system of control.

(असंतोष)

Discontent, Dissatisfaction, Restlessness, Frustration

Happy, Content, Satisfactory, Loyalty, Contentment

It was his disaffection that she did not come back.

 

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