The Hindu Vocabulary 16 January 2022

2022-01-16

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 16 January 2022 is from the Editorial titled ‘A welcome probe: On PM security breach and propaganda.’

 

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Probe

Noun

A crucial investigation.

(तहक़ीक़ात)

Examination, Exploration, Inquest, Research

Answer, Misunderstand

The minister has ordered a probe into the matter.

Verb

To search and explore thoroughly.

(परख करना)

Dig, Examine, Inquire, Penetrate

Ignore, Reply

The solar probe launched by NASA is going to be crucial.

Propaganda

Noun

Information or ideas deliberately promoted or spread in order to help or harm a group or movement.

(प्रचार करना)

Disinformation, Hype, Publicity, Agitprop

Truth

The whole protest was propaganda.

Restrain

Verb

To limit or prevent from doing.

(नियंत्रित करना)

Confine, Constrain, Detain, Govern

Aid, Allow, Encourage, Free

The parents restrained the child from jumping.

Lapse

Noun

A slight error typically due to a lack of attention.

(भूल)

Knock, Reversal, Setback, Blunder, Crime

Accuracy, Behaviour, Care

Instead of her lapse in attention to detail, she blames others.

Verb

To go out of existence.

(समाप्त होना)

Finish, Cease, Quit, Stop

Continue, Alive, Persist

After their argument, the conversation between the brothers lapsed.

Stranded

Adjective

Left without the means to move from somewhere.

(फंसे)

Helpless, Forsaken, Deserted, Ashore, Wrecked

Found

PM Modi was stranded on the flyover for 20 minutes.

Instance

Noun

A case or occurrence of anything.

(उदाहरण)

Case, Example, Illustration, Prototype

Hide

The delays in highway projects are an instance of bureaucratic inefficiency.

Verb

To illustrate or mention as an example.

(उदाहरण के रूप में उद्धृत करें)

Adduce, Cite, Mention, Quote

Hide

For instance, the third season of IPL.

Quietus

Noun

Final settlement.

Discharge or release from life.

(मरण/ अंतिम निर्णय)

Death, Decease, Dying, Demise

Alive, Birth

She left the room after giving a quietus.

Rage

Verb

To act in fury.

(क्रोध करना)

Blow up, Erupt, Rampage, Seethe

Compliment, Flatter, Praise

He was raging like a bull towards his enemies.

Noun

Angry.

Violent action.

(क्रोध)

Animosity, Bitterness, Exasperation, Excitement

Calm, Compose, Harmony

Her letter to her husband was full of rage.

Emerging

Verb

To become known.

To come into view.

(उभरा)

Appear, Arrive, Develop, Loom

Abandon, Decrease, Disappear, Fall

The Chief Minister’s son is the new emerging leader of the state.

Crude

Adjective

Existing in a natural state.

(अशोधित)

Native, Raw, Rude, Undressed, Untreated

Dressed, Processed, Refined, Treated, Decent, Kind

We built a crude shelter out of the woods in the jungle.

Allege

Verb

To assert without proof.

(आरोप)

Charge, Cite, Declare, Maintain, Recount, Testify, Adduce, Affirm

Deny, Withdraw, Contradict, Disagree

A report alleging Prime Minister of corruption broke out.

Resort

Noun

Habitual or general going.

Use of appeal for aid.

(मानदंड)

Chance, Course, Opportunity, Possibility, Rendezvous

Permanent

The first resort in case of mishappening is to report to the police.

Rhetoric

 

Noun

The art or ability to use language effectively.

(भाषण कला)

Hyperbole, Oratory, Address, Bombast

Quiet, Conciseness

PM Narendra Modi is master in the rhetoric of politics.

 

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