The Hindu Vocabulary 11 March 2022

2022-03-11

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 11 March 2022 is from the Editorial titled ‘A chance for peace: On Russia-Ukraine talks.’

 

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Compromise

Noun

A settlement of differences by agreement.

(समझौता)

Arrangement, Bargain, Concession, Deal

Denial, Contest, Disarrangement, Misunderstanding

The compromise was acceptable to both of them.

Verb

To settle by an agreement.

To reveal to an unauthorised person or enemy.

(समझौता करना/ अनाधिकृत व्यक्ति या शत्रु के सामने रहस्य बताना।)

Agree, Negotiate, Adjust, Arbitrate, Embarrass, Endanger

Confuse, Disarrange, Upset, Aid, Comfort, Help

Both the parties are ready to compromise.

Vow

Noun

A solemn pledge.(क़सम)

Promise, Oath, Pledge

Break, Breach

We exchanged vows at our marriage.

Verb

To promise as to god or a saint.(क़सम खाना)

Affirm, Assure, Declare, Promise

Deny, Break, Disavow

They vowed honesty at the conference.

Breakaway

Noun

One that breaks away.

(जो टूट कर बिखर जाता है)

Breakup, Separation, Defection, Dissension, Disunion

Agreement, Closure, Peace, Juncture

The sports federation did not expect a request for a breakaway by major clubs.

Adjective

Favouring independence from an affiliation

(एक संबद्धता से स्वतंत्रता के पक्ष में)

-

-

A breakaway faction formed a new party before the general elections.

Apparent

Adjective

Clearly visible or understood obvious

(स्पष्ट)

Obvious, Plan, Evident, Visible

Doubtful, Unclear, Obscure, Unknown, Dubious

It was apparent that he was going to win the election.

Concessions

Noun

A thing that is granted, especially in response to demands

(छूट)

Acknowledgment, Admission, Compromise, Grant

Disagreement, Denial, Disputation, Fighting

The government will provide a concession on tuition fees for students belonging to SCs/STs.

Bloc

Noun

A combination of countries, parties, or groups sharing a common purpose.

(गुट)

Alliance, Association, Coalition, Federation, Confederation, Faction

-

Neither of the countries wanted to join the newly created bloc.

Reinstate

Verb

To put back or establish again.

(पुनः स्थापित करना)

Restore, Reelect, Revive, Reestablish, Reintroduce

Destroy, Fire, Kill

Mahesh was reinstated as the Vice Principal of the school.

Deescalate

Verb

Reduce the intensity of (a conflict or potentially violent situation)

(संभावित हिंसक स्थिति की तीव्रता को कम करना)

Deactivate, Demilitarize, Demobilise, Disband

Aid, Allow, Assist, Cover

The UN is trying to de-escalate the tensions between the two countries.

Resistance

Noun

The opposition offered by one thing to another.

(प्रतिरोध)

 

Battle, Defiance, Fight, Intransigence

Aid, Assistance, Help, Liberation

The resistance offered by the opposition party obstructed the passage of the important bill in the house.

Sizeable

Adjective

Fairly large

(बड़ा)

Colossal, Considerable, Enormous, Gigantic, Vast

Insignificant, Small, Tiny, Little, Teeny

He was offered a sizeable amount of money to join the party.

Conflict

Noun

A serious disagreement

(टकराव)

Animosity, Competition, Difference, Dispute

Agreement, Approval, Concurrence, Authorization

There was a conflict between the two political parties over the election results.

Verb

Be incompatible

(संघर्ष करना)

Clash, Disagree, Contrast, Be in opposition

Agree, Consent, Harmonize, Aid

He conflicted with his business partner over a deal.

Endlessly

Adverb

In a way that has or seems to have no end or limit.

(अंतहीन)

Ceaselessly, Forever

Ceasing, Halting, Ending, Intermittent

He argued with me endlessly over a trivial issue.

Dialogue

Noun

Talk

(वार्ता)

Communication, Conference, Conversation, Discourse

Quiet, Silence, Monologue, Soliloquy

There was a dialogue between the defence ministers of India and Bhutan.

 

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