The Hindu Vocabulary 15 September 2021

2021-09-15

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 15 September 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘A Patel at the helm: On change of guard in Gujarat'.

Word 

Part of Speech 

Meaning 

Synonyms 

Antonyms 

Example 

Accommodate 

Verb 

To fit in with the wishes of 

(समायोजित करना) 

Contain, Entertain, Hold, Rent 

Reject, Turn Away, Block, Dissatisfy, Disarrange, Frustrate 

Raj tried to accommodate every department of the company in the party. 

Dominate 

Verb 

To have power and influence over. 

(हावी होना) 

Command, Dictate, Control, Influence 

Follow, Lose, Obey, Mismanage 

Ashima tries to dominate over her friends. 

Intrigue 

Verb 

Make secret plans to do something. 

(साज़िश) 

Attract, Fascinate, Captivate, Charm, Delight 

Bore, Depress, Disenchant, Simple, Disgust 

Your questions intrigued me. 

Momentum 

Noun 

The speed attained by a moving object or something. 

(गति) 

Energy, Power, Strength, Drive 

Lethargy, Weakness, Dullness, Still 

The talks about minister’s resignation were gaining momentum. 

Wraps 

Verb 

To maintain secrecy about something. 

(छिपाना) 

Hide, Conceal, Blanket, Cloak 

Disclose, Open, Public, Familiar 

The government took steps to wrap the secret defence deal. 

Sedition 

Noun 

An act of rebel or going against the authority. 

(राज-द्रोह) 

Insubordination, Insurrection, Mutiny, Treason 

Obedience, Calm, Loyal, Submission, Peace 

Many separatist leaders were charged of sedition. 

Unsettled 

Adjective 

Lacking order or stability. 

(अस्थिर) 

Agitated, Changeable, Changing, Complicated 

Calm, Certain, Clear, Composed 

The regions in the country were unsettled till 1970s. 

Starkly 

Adverb 

In a way that is harsh and blunt. 

(निरा) 

Blunt, Simple, Abrupt, Arrant 

Clothed, Hidden, Complex, Covered 

Your aims contrast your friend’s starkly. 

Looming 

Verb 

Appear as a vague form 

(उभरते) 

Approaching, Imminent, Impending, Appearing, Emerging 

Distant, Later, Remote, Avoidable 

Your company’s success loomed out of the darkness. 

Viable 

Adjective 

Capable of working successfully 

(व्यवहार्य) 

Applicable, Feasible, Possible, Usable 

Impossible, Unfeasible, Unlikely, Unachievable 

This project seems viable to me. 

Warhorse 

Noun 

A person who has fought many battles or campaigns in his field. 

(जंगी घोड़ा) 

Accomplished, Adequate, Capable, Certified 

Ignorant, Impotent, Inadequate, Incapable 

Narendra Modi is a successful warhorse of BJP. 

Coalition 

Noun 

A temporary alliance for combined action. 

(गठबंधन) 

Affiliation, Alliance, Combination, Compact 

Detachment, Disconnection, Disunion, Division 

UPA is a coalition in which major party is Indian National Congress. 

Marginal 

Adjective 

Relating to or at the edge. 

(सीमांत) 

Insignificant, Minimal, Minor, Negligible 

Important, Major, Significant, Central 

I was against the launch of the scheme since it’s benefits were marginal. 

 

 

 

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