The Hindu Vocabulary 14 October 2021

2021-10-14

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 14 October 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Islamic State vs Taliban’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Prospect

Noun

Outlook for future

(आशा)

Anticipation, Plan, Possibility, Chance, Expectation

Hopelessness, Impossibility

I think you have a good political prospect.

Persecuted

Verb

subject (someone) to hostility and ill-treatment, especially because of their race or political or religious beliefs.

(ज़ुल्म करना)

Expel, Harass, Afflict, Injure, Hound

Aid, Please, Protect, Comfort

The cruel leader persecuted traitors on the main road.

Hardliner

Noun

a person who adheres rigidly to a dogma, theory, or plan.

(कट्टरपंथी)

Zealot, Sectarian, Partisan

-

Shashi Tharoor is a party hardliner.

Sectarian

Adjective

narrowly confined or limited in interest, purpose, scope, etc.

(सांप्रदायिक)

Factional, Parochial, Partisan, Dissident, Bigoted

Conforming, Broad-minded, Non-sectarian, Liberal

Our city is facing sectarian violence.

Flee

Verb

Run away to escape

(भागना)

Depart, Desert, Fly, Leave

Arrive, Come, Continue, Face

Robbers fled away after the bank robbery.

Setback

Noun

Disappointment

(नाकामयाबी)

Blow, Defeat, Delay, Difficulty, Hindrance

Advantage, Aid, Assistance, Contentment, Expedition

Today’s stock market fall is a setback for retail traders.

Confined

Adjective

Enclosed

(सीमाबद्ध)

Circumscribed, Cramped, Restrained, Restricted, Bound

Free, Well, Liberated, Unlimited

His friend circle was confined.

Exploit

Verb

Take advantage of

(लाभ उठाना)

Apply, Employ, Profit from, Utilise

Leave alone, misuse

Humans will exploit all the fossil fuels by the 2050s.

Concession

Noun

A thing that is granted, especially in response to demands (रियायत)

Acknowledgment, Compromise, Deal, Grant

Disagreement, Denial, Disputation, Refusal

We have a special concession for returning customers.

Conflict

Noun

Disagreement

(टकराव)

Animosity, Competition, Difference, Dispute

Agreement, Approval, Authorization, Calm, Harmony

There is a rising tension which can lead to conflict between the neighbouring countries.

 

 

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