The Hindu Vocabulary 17 August 2021

2021-08-17

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 17 August 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Memories: On remembering Partition’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Apt

Adjective

appropriate or suitable in the circumstances.

(उचित)

Suitable, Fitting, Appropriate, Relevant, Felicitous

Improper, Inappropriate, Ill-suited, Unbecoming, Unsuitable

The theme was absolutely apt.

Brutal

Adjective

savagely violent.

(क्रुर/निर्दयी)

Savage, Cruel, Vicious, Ferocious, Barbaric

Gentle, Humane, Kind, Gentle, Compassionate, Considerate

The brutal attack by the Taliban is unacceptable.

Cleaving

Verb

split or sever.

(द्विखंड़ित करना)

Divide, Split, Splinter, Hack, Gap, Lacuna, Rive

Join, Conjoin, Complete, Fill, connect, Unite, Affix

The axe is used to cleave the wood logs.

Consciously

Adverb

in a deliberate and intentional way.

(जागरूक)

Deliberately, Intentionally, Considerably, Knowingly, Willingly

Unintentionally, Mistakenly, Hastily, Accidentally, Unwillingly

The fire started consciously.

Fortitude

Noun

courage in pain or adversity.

(धैर्य)

Courage, Bravery, Spirit, Mettle, Resilience, Grit

Faint-heartedness, Timid, Cowardice, Timidity

Sheetal endured her illness with great fortitude.

Archived

Verb

place or store (something) in an archive.

(संग्रहीत)

Record, Store, Log, File, Register, Catalogue

Miss, Avoid, Neglect, Neglect, Shun, Spurn

The archived mails were deleted at once.

Wrought

Adjective

made or fashioned in a specified way.

(बनाया हुआ)

Particular, Specific, Fixed, Set, determined, Distinct

General, Common, Usual, Traditional

Well-wrought pop music is his preference.

Disharmony

Noun

lack of harmony or agreement.

(असंगति)

Discord, Friction, Strife, Conflict, Hostility, Acrimony

Harmony, Peace, Tranquil, Euphony, Consonance

Afghanistan has become evermore a nation of social disharmony.

Traumatic

Adjective

deeply disturbing or distressing.

(चोटमूलक)

Disturbing, Shocking, Distressing, Upsetting, Damaging

Soothing, Calming, Successful, Pleasing, Pleasant

His family is going through a traumatic phase.

Pitted

Adjective

having a hollow or indentation on the surface.

(गर्तित)

Pockmarked, Scarred, Digged, Blemished, Marked, Pocky

Smooth, Soft, Even, Plane, Unwrinkled

His pitted face attracted everyone’s stare.

 

 

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