The Hindu Vocabulary 17 September 2021

2021-09-17

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 17 September 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Tamil Nadu’s case against NEET’.

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Exempt

Verb

To say officially that somebody does not have to do something or pay for something

(आधिकारिक रूप से छूट देना)

Excuse, Exonerate, Free, Space

Incarcerate, Keep, Hold

You are exempted from homework because of your injury.

Tangible

Adjective

That can be clearly seen to exist

(स्‍पष्‍ट और वास्‍तविक)

Palpable, Touchable, Actual, Corporeal

Abstract, Conceptual, Intangible, Unreal

There are tangible benefits of the new law that will be implemented soon.

Optimism

Noun

the feeling that the future will be good or successful

(आशावादिता)

Anticipation, Enthusiasm, Expectation, Certainty

Depression, Sadness, Gloom, Unhappiness

Optimism is very important for an entrepreneur.

Inequitable

Adjective

Unfair

(आपत्तिजनक)

Arbitrary, Prejudiced, Biased, Unethical

Balanced, Fair, Even, Just

Your decision was inequitable.

Abolish

Verb

To end law or system officially

(हटाना)

Nullify, Overturn, Prohibit, Revoke

Build, Keep, Safe, Confirm

All the laws and superstitions that promote gender inequality should be abolished.

Inclusion

Noun

Addition

(समावेशन)

Admittance, Formation, Incorporation, Involvement

Exclusion, Subtraction

Inclusion of each and every section of society is essential in a democracy.

Crystallise

Verb

to become clear and fixed / to form or make something form into crystals

(स्‍पष्‍ट और सुनिश्चित होना)

Become definite, take shape, take form

Unsettled

After years of planning, the rural project has finally starting to crystallise.  

Exclusivism

Noun

The action or policy of excluding a person or group from a place, group, or privilege. (एकान्तिकता)

-

Inclusivism, Universalism, Indifferntism

There are many religious places that follow exclusivism even in the 21st century.

Curb

Verb

Restrict

(प्रतिबंध)

Constrain, Contain, Control, Prohibit, Repress

Allow, Aid, Encourage, Free, Permit

Many laws were made to curb insider trading after scams came to light.

Conceive

Verb

Understand/ Create

(अनुमान होना)

Accept, Assume, Design, Develop, Devise

Neglect, Avoid, End, Result, Dismiss

The idea of Solar project in my town was conceived in 1993.

 

 

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