The Hindu Vocabulary 12 November 2021

2021-11-12

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 12 November 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Undefined role: On India-Afghanistan bilateral relations’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Engaged

Adjective

Operating, Busy

(व्यस्त)

Absorbed, Committed, Employed, Engrossed

Bored, Disinterested, Idle, Inactive

Engaged Soldiers were ready to plan an attack.

Consensus

Noun

General agreement

(आम सहमति)

Accord, Consent, Harmony, Unanimity

Denial, Disagreement, Opposition, Discord

Raj and Ram finally reached a consensus that they will not interfere in each other's work.

Spurred

Verb

Incite

(उकसाना)

Arouse, Drive, Spark, Propel

Check, Discourage, Dissuade, Repress

The government's actions on farm laws spurred the farmers to protest.

Intend

Verb

Have in mind, Determine

(इरादा करना)

Aim, Contemplate, Destine, Expect

Disbelieve, Disregard, Forget, Ignore

I did not intend to hurt you.

Assist

Verb

Help

(सहायता देना)

Aid, Co-operate, Boost, Expedite

Block, Check, halt, Delay

Samanta agreed to assist her brother with a school project.

Churlishness

Noun

Acrimony

(दादागीरी)

Animosity, Antagonism, Bitterness, Rancor

Goodwill, Love, Benevolence, Kindness

His churlishness is not liked by everyone.

Reconciliation

Noun

The act of becoming friendly after a disagreement

(सुलह)

Accord, Agreement, Compromise, Harmony, Rapprochement

Disagreement, Discord, Dissension

A reconciliation process started between the two parties.

Accord

Verb

Give or grant someone (power, status, or recognition).

(प्रदान करना)

Give, Grant, Tender, Present

Recall, Revoke, Withdraw, Tack back

BHEL was accorded with the status of Maharatna PSU a long time back.

Solidarity

Noun

Unity

(एकजुटता)

Consensus, Harmony, Support, Unification

Disagreement, Divorce, Antagonism, Separate

It is expected that the two countries remain in solidarity.

Despite

Preposition

Inspite of

(इसके बावजूद)

Regardless of, Against, Although, Even with

-

Despite, the efforts are taken by nations around the world, the global average temperature is increasing.

Regime

Noun

Leadership of organization

(शासन)

Administration, Government, Management, Rule, Reign

-

The regime of the Taliban is not expected to remain for long.

 

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