The Hindu Vocabulary 12 July 2021

2021-07-12

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 12 July 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Undead section: On Section 66A of the IT Act’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Undead

Adjective

technically dead but still animate.

(मरे)

-

-

The director thought of casting an undead monster.

Invoke

Verb

give rise to; evoke.

(आह्वान करना)

Elicit, Induce, Cause, Kindle, Bring out, Evoke

Suppress, Subdue, Submerge, Merge, Press, Hold

The officer was successful in invoking the desired response.

Deemed

Verb

regard or consider in a specified way.

(समझा)

Consider, Judge, Adjudge, Count, Find, Esteem, Suppose, Reckon, Think

Ignore, Avoid, Disregard, Pass over, Snub, Spurn, Disdain, Shun

The bill was deemed to be the one to fulfill all requirements.

Menace

Verb

be a threat or possible danger to.

(ख़तरा, हानिकारक)

Threaten, Jeopardize, Imperil, Put at risk, Terrify, Frighten, Fearsome

Friendly, Auspicious, Affectionate, Affable, Amiable, Genial, Congenial

My situation was menaced by the use of foul words.

Vague

Adjective

of uncertain, indefinite, or unclear character or meaning.

(अस्पष्ट)

Indistinct, Indefinite, Indeterminate, Unclear, Hazy, Cloudy, Fuzzy, Blurred

Clear, Precise, Firm, Sharpness, Accurate, Pinpoint

His speech was vague and monotonous.

Disseminate

Verb

spread (something, especially information) widely.

(फैलाना)

Spread, Circulate, Disperse, Diffuse, Proclaim, Promulgate, Distribute

Gather, Collect, Assemble, Herald, Scatter, Broadcast, Proclaim, Propagate

The information was disseminated by the health department.

Surmise

Verb

suppose that something is true without having evidence to confirm it.

(अंदाज़ लगाना)

Guess, Conjecture, Suppose, Reckon, Think, Infer, Deduce

Know, Realize, Notice, Perceive, Sense, Recognize

We surmised that something might go wrong.

Defamation

Noun

the action of damaging the good reputation of someone; slander or libel.

(मानहानि)

Libel, Slander, Scandal, Rumour, Insult, Lie, Slur, Criticism

Commendation, Praise, Congratulation, Acclaim, Acclamation, Accolade, Regard

He has filed a defamation case against me.

Proactively

Adverb

by taking action to control a situation rather than just responding to it after it has happened.

(अग्रसक्रिय रूप से)

Farsighted, Foreseeing, Forward, Advance, Forethoughtful

Laidback, Lazy, Lethargic, Away, Backward, Hastily

We had been working on the launch proactively.

Unawares

Adverb

without being aware of a situation.

(अप्रत्याशित रूप से)

Unexpectedly, Suddenly, Abruptly, Unprepared, Off-guard, Unknowingly

Prepared, Knowingly, Deliberately, Intentionally, Purposely, On purpose

I was caught unawares.

 

 

 

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