The Hindu Vocabulary 13 April 2021


The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 13 April 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Enforcing claims: On U.S. challenging India’s maritime rights’.



Part of Speech







travel across or through.

(के माध्यम से या के माध्यम से यात्रा करते हैं)

Cross, pass over, Cover, Ply, Wander, Roam, Range

Limit, Restrict, Control, Keep, Constrict, Constrain

The U.S Navy traversed India’s Special Economic Zones.



a messenger or representative, especially one on a diplomatic mission.


Representative, Delegate, Agent, Intermediary, Mediator, Deputy


The UN envoy was sent to China.



permission for something to happen or agreement to do something.


Agreement, Assent, Accord, Concurrence, Permission, Authorization, Sanction, Approval

Dissent, Denial, Rejection, Disagreement, Demur, Dispute

It was strictly guided that no change will be made without the consent of the mayor.



a movement or series of moves requiring skill and care.

(एक आंदोलन या चाल की श्रृंखला जिसमें कौशल और देखभाल की आवश्यकता होती है)

Skill, Operation, Exercise, Activity, Move, Movement, Action

Still, Stillness, Stable, Fixed, Static

The hazy financial manoeuvres will not work anymore.



oppose (an action or theory) as mistaken or wrong.


Oppose, Challenge, Dispute, Resist, Defy, Question

Support, Accord, Abide, Agree, Consent, Approve, Sanction

The former minister contests the new bill.



struggle to deal with or overcome (a difficulty or challenge).

(से निपटने या दूर करने के लिए संघर्ष)

Tackle, Confront, Deal, Manage, Handle, Cope

Ignore, Disregard, Leave, Abandon, Neglect

All the countries are grappling to curb COVID-19.



aggressive or warlike behaviour.

(आक्रामक या जंगी व्यवहार)

Hostile, Belligerent, Antagonist, Pugnacious, Bellicose

Meek, Friendly, Peaceful, Tranquil, Settled

Hitler was full of belligerence.



a person or organization that cooperates with or helps another in a particular activity.


Associate, Colleague, Friend, Confederate, Partner, Supporter

Enemy, Opponent, Rival, Adversary, Opposition

The ongoing debate between the NATO allies might prove to be beneficial.



a serious disagreement or argument, typically a protracted one.


Dispute, Quarrel, Squabble, Discord, Disagreement, Affray, Fracas, Feud

Agreement, Accord, Unity, Pledge, Concordat, Covenant

The internal conflicts has ruined the system.

Chart out

Phrasal verb

to establish a plan, method, or course for something.

(किसी चीज़ के लिए योजना, पद्धति या पाठ्यक्रम स्थापित करना।)

Set up, Establish, Create, Make, Initiate

Disband, Demolish, Flatten, Destroy, Topple, Obliterate

My doctor charted out a treatment plan for me.



compete with others in a struggle to achieve (something).

(संघर्ष करना)

Compete, Challenge, Vie, Contest, Strive, Struggle, Tussle, Skirmish

Settled, Peaceful, Restful, Pleasant, Still, Relaxing

No matter what, I have to contend his mood swings.



attempt to find (something).


Look for, Find, Discover, Observe, Realize, Notice

Lose, Miss out, Overlook, Drop, Evade, Mislay, Forget

The migrants have come here to seek shelter.

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