The Hindu Vocabulary 13 December 2020

2020-12-13

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 13 December 2020 is from the Editorial titled ‘Maduro’s win: On Venezuela election’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Seek

Verb

make great efforts to achieve or obtain something.

(प्रयास करना)

Strive, Aim, Endeavor, Tackle,

Neglect, Repress, Rest, Surrender

The principal seeks all teachers help.

Ally

Noun

a state formally cooperating with another for a military or other purpose.

(मित्र)

Friend, Companion, Supporter, Bosom

Enemy, Hater, Opposition, Foe, Adversary

The country’s allies helped it overcome the crises.

Revolt

Noun

take violent action against an established government or ruler.

(विद्रोह)

Rebel, Rise, Riot, Mutiny

Peace, Settlement, Tranquil, Quiet, Serenity

The revolt took untidy turn.

Resolve

Verb

settle or find a solution to (a problem or contentious matter).

(हल)

Settle, Work out, Solve, Rectify, Reconcile

Encode, Mingle, Complicate, Obfuscate, Knotty

We could not resolve the issue on time.

Boycott

Verb

withdraw from commercial or social relations with (a country, organization, or person) as a punishment or protest.

()

Spum, Snub, Shun, Avoid, Neglect

Consider, Support, Approve, Bear, Carry

We had to boycott the participation of the protests.

Legitimacy

Noun

the quality of being legitimate.

(बहिष्कार)

Validity, Soundness, rationality, Logic

Invalidity, Infirm, Disabled, Frail

The legitimacy of the coding was doubted.

Embroil

Verb

involve (someone) deeply in an argument, conflict, or difficult situation.

(उलझाना)

Involve, Entangle, Ensnare, Enmesh, Catch up

Preclude, Rule out, Prevent, Stop, Prohibit, Interdict

Mr, Kapoor became embroiled in a dispute with his neighbour.

Flee

Verb

run away from a place or situation of danger.

(भागना)

Run, Run away, Escape, Abscond, Vamoose

Captured, Catch, Seize, Arrest

Most of the citizens flee because of unnecessary challenges in the nation.

Convene

Verb

come or bring together for a meeting or activity.

(बुलाना)

Assemble, Summon, Order, Convoke, Hold

Disperse, Scatter, Spread, Diffuse, Distribute

I convened all the partners to have a secret discussion.

Mandate

Noun

a form of written command in the name of a court or other legal authority to act, or abstain from acting, in a particular way.

(शासनादेश)

Writ, Summons, Command, Prescript, Warrant

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The mandate clearly states that no one can change the rules.

Antipathy

Noun

a deep-seated feeling of aversion.

(घृणा)

Dislike, Hostility, Animosity, Aversion, Opposition

Liking, Affinity, Rapport, Fondness, Love

They have sheer antipathy towards the animals.

Unseat

Verb

remove (a government or person in authority) from power.

(छोड़ना)

Depose, Oust, Topple, Overthrow, Bring down

Seat, Contain, Place, position, Power, Empower

The opposition tried hard to unseat the PM.

Grievance

Noun

a real or imagined cause for complaint, especially unfair treatment.

(शिकायत)

Injustice, Wrong, Injury, Offence

Goodness, Angelic, God, Positive, Optimistic

The NGO team should resolve the grievances of these oldies.

 

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