The Hindu Vocabulary 15 January 2021

2021-01-15

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 15 January 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Final blow: On U.S. policy reversal on Cuba’.

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Deter

Verb

To hinder.

(रोक रखना)

Deterrent, Discouragement, Dejection, Depression

Spur, Stimulant, Impetus, Encouragement, Prompt, Prod

Negative intentions deter one’s growth.

Blatantly

Adverb

the condition of being transparent.

(पारदर्शिता)

Lucidity, Clarity, Liquidity, Transparency

Unclear, Confusing, Mingled, Troublesome

It was blatantly visible that they were about to disapprove the proposal.

Bereft

 

Adjective

deprived of or lacking (something).

(कमी)

Wanting, Short, Lack, Dearth, Meagre

Abundance, Populous, Great, Extra

The road was bereft of visibility.

Fugitive

Noun

a person who has escaped from captivity or is in hiding.

(भगोड़ा)

Escapee, Runaway, Deserter, Refugee

-

The lawyer detests the fugitives from justice.

Allege

Verb

to say that somebody has done something wrong, but without having any proof that this is true

(बिना प्रमाण के आरोप लगाना)

Plead, Charge, Cite, Declare, Affirm

Contradict, Object, Dissent, Repudiate

Sudhanshu alleged that I had been deceitful.

Consequential

Adjective

following as a result or effect.

(परिणामी)

Resulting, Resultant, Ensuing, Consequent, Following

Casual, Unrelated, Separate, Unconnected

The village had to bear the consequential damages.

Acrimony

Noun

bitterness or ill feeling.

(रूखापन)

Bitterness, Rancour, Resentment, Ill feeling,

Goodwill, Benevolence, Compassion, Kindness, Generosity

The acrimony among the nations ruined their global ties.

Fade

Verb

gradually grow faint and disappear.

(मुरझाना)

Dim, Fail, Diminish, Dwindle

Increase, Rise, Improve, Enhance

With time, memories fade.

Relic

Noun

an object surviving from an earlier time, especially one of historical interest.

(एक वस्तु जो पहले के समय से बची हुई थी, विशेष रूप से ऐतिहासिक रुचि की)

Artefact, Antiquity, Antique, Heirloom

Recent, New, Usual, Common

We visited a museum of railway relics.

Adverse

Adjective

preventing success or development; harmful; unfavourable.

(प्रतिकूल)

Unfavourable, Disadvantageous, Inauspicious, Unfortunate

Fortunate, Favourable, Auspicious, Positive, Friendly

The pandemic had had adverse effects.

Sabotage

Noun

lessen the effectiveness, power, or ability of, especially gradually or insidiously.

(कमजोर)

Subvert, Undermine, Threaten, Weaken, Compromise, Diminish

Enhance, Improve, Strengthen, Nourish, Build up

My brother always sabotaged my skills.

 

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