The Hindu Vocabulary 15 March 2021

2021-03-15

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 15 March 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Two bad options: On U.S. push for Afghan unity government with Taliban’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Interim

Adjective

in or for the intervening period; provisional.

(अन्तरिम)

Provisional, Temporary, Short-term, Transitional, Impromptu

Permanent, lasting, Enduring, Continuing, Perpetual

The government decided to appoint an interim officer.

Testament

Noun

something that serves as a sign or evidence of a specified fact, event, or quality.

(नियम)

Witness, Testimony, Proof, Evidence, Attestation

-

The testament revealed the reason behind all the issue.

Grim

Adjective

very serious or gloomy.

(भयंकर)

Stern, Dreadful, Ghastly, Aloof, Terrible

Pleasant, Amiable, Friendly, Affable

The cause is of grim concern and cannot be overlooked.

Envoy

Noun

a messenger or representative.

(दूत)

Delegate, Deputy, Agent, Mediator, Intermediary

-

The special envoy was never called for.

Multilateral

Adjective

agreed upon or participated in by three or more parties, especially the governments of different countries.

(बहुपक्षीय)

Numerous, Many, Several, Diverse, Different

Single, Only, One, Sole, Lone

The officers were all involved in the multilateral negotiations.

Coalition

Noun

a temporary alliance for combined action, especially of political parties forming a government.

(गठबंधन)

Alliance, Federation, Consortium, Merger, Union, Partnership

Severance, Dispensation, Disbursement, Allotment, Apportionment

The coalition between the two did not consider the minor aspects.

Consensus

Noun

a general agreement.

(आम सहमति)

Harmony, Accord, Concord, Concurrence, Consent

Disagreement, Dissent, Dispute, Variance, Discrepancy

There was a lack of consensus among the party members.

Hinterland

Noun

the remote areas of a country away from the coast or the banks of major rivers.

(आंतरिक इलाके)

Bush, Remote, Hicksville, Faraway, Distant

Nearby, Close, Central, Near

Not every situation approves to live in the hinterlands.

Warring

Adjective

in conflict with each other.

(विरोधी)

Opposing, Conflicting, Contradicting, Fighting, Pugnacious

Supporting, Bolstering, Settled, Calm, Composed

All the participants were in a warring state of mind.

Concession

Noun

a thing that is granted, especially in response to demands.

(छूट)

Adjustment, Modification, Allowance, Exception

Raise, Increase, Increment, Denial

There was no concession given to us.

Insurgent

Noun

a person fighting against a government or invading force; a rebel or revolutionary.

(विद्रोही)

Rebel, Revolutionary, Mutineer, Agitator, Subversive

Loyalist, Supporter, Abider, Helper

Amongst all, the insurgents were the ones who had problems.

Breakthrough

Noun

a sudden, dramatic, and important discovery or development.

(दरार)

Advance, Development, Success, Discovery, Headway

Setback, Problem, Difficulty, Issue, Hitch

We have managed to get over the breakthrough.

 

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