The Hindu Vocabulary 17 March 2021

2021-03-17

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 17 March 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Summit spirit: On Quad and India’s interests.'

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Symbolism

Noun

the use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities.

(विचारों या गुणों का प्रतिनिधित्व करने के लिए प्रतीकों का उपयोग।)

Representation, Portrayal, Depiction, Presentation, Display

Hiding, Concealing, Screening, Shelter, Privacy

The symbolism helped us understand the key features.

Perception

Noun

the way in which something is regarded, understood, or interpreted.

(दृष्टिकोण)

Understanding, Judgement, Observation, Thought, Interpretation

Ignorance, Avoiding, Incomprehension, Idiocy

My perception of taste is different.

Talk-shop

Noun

discuss matters concerning one's work, especially at a social occasion when this is inappropriate.

(किसी के काम के बारे में विशेष रूप से सामाजिक अवसर पर, जब यह अनुचित है, तो इससे संबंधित मामले।)

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Yuvi and Ajay would always talk-shop in their backyard.

Accord

Noun

an official agreement or treaty.

(सहमति)

Pact, Treaty, Deal, Settlement, Convention, Contract

Dissonance, Dissent, Disagreement, Cacophony, Discrepancy

Tina refused to sign the accord.

Coercion

Noun

the practice of persuading someone to do something by using force or threats.

(दबाव)

Force, Compulsion, Duress, Oppression, Enforcement, Intimidation

Pleasing, Supporting, Agreeing, Helping

The solution to the problem can never be coercion.

Reaffirm

Verb

confirm the validity of (something previously established).

(पुष्टि)

Assert, Confirm, Assure, Pledge

Deny, Refuse, Refute, Contradict, Repudiate

I reaffirmed the learner of the benefits.

Atmospherics

Noun

effects intended to create a particular atmosphere or mood.

(माहौल)

Consequence, Impact, Execution, Implementation

Lapse, Wear off, Failure, Failing

Amid the atmospherics here, I cannot survive.

Maritime

Adjective

connected with the sea, especially in relation to seaborne trade or naval matters.

(समुद्री)

Naval, Marine, Nautical, Sea, Seafaring

-

We visited a maritime museum.

Throwing down of the gauntlet

Phrase

challenge or confront someone.

(किसी को चुनौती या सामना करना)

Dare, Provocation, Summons, Trouble

Support, Bolster, Boost, Enhance, Encourage

My agent has thrown down the gauntlet at me.

Disengagement

Noun

the action or process of withdrawing from involvement in an activity, situation, or group.

(मुक्ति)

Withdrawal, Disconnection, Detachment, Separation, Unfastening

Attachment, Connection, Fitment, Fitting

The disengagement resulted in our failure.

Give another string to the bow

Phrase

have more than one ability or thing.

(एक से अधिक क्षमता या चीज़)

Cheer, Uplift, Encourage, Motivate, Inspire

Demotivate, Dishearten, Discourage, Unsupportive

My father always reminds me of my strings to the bow.

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Ankur started a work and finished 75% of it in 18 days. If Ankur and Akash started to work together, they could complete 60% of the work in 12 days. Find the time taken by Akash to complete the work.