The Hindu Vocabulary 18 June 2021

2021-06-18

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 18 June 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Closure, compensation: On the Italian marines case’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Diplomacy

Noun

the art of dealing with people in a sensitive and tactful way.

(कूटनीति)

Tact, Sensitivity, Discretion, Finesse, Delicacy

Tactlessness, Simplicity, Inconsiderate, Unthinking, Thoughtless

The minister’s diplomacy made the decision’s weightage insubstantial.

Concurrent

Adjective

existing, happening, or done at the same time.

(एक साथ होने वाला)

Simultaneous, Coincident, Coinciding, Synchronous, Parallel

Different, Dissimilar, Divergent, Strange

I have to attend concurrent parties tomorrow.

Jurisdiction

 

Noun

the official power to make legal decisions and judgements.

(न्याय अधिकार)

Authority, Control, Power, Rule, Dominion

-

The court’s jurisdiction is all that we rely on.

Accountability

Noun

the fact or condition of being accountable; responsibility.

(जवाबदेही)

Liability, Answerability, Reporting, Obedience, Responsibility

Unaccountability, Inexplicable, Insoluble, Incomprehensible

He was not willing to take up the child’s accountability.

Render

Verb

provide or give.

(देना)

Give, provide, Impart, Lend, Furnish, Contribute

Take, Withdraw, Grab, Snatch, Grasp

We came forward to render some help.

Hindsight

Noun

understanding of a situation or event only after it has happened or developed.

(पश्च दृष्टि)

-

-

With hindsight, I should never have participated.

Turbulence

Noun

a state of conflict or confusion.

(अशांति)

Turmoil, Instability, Conflict, Upheaval, Tumult

Peace, Calmness, Settled, Tranquil, Peaceful

The turbulence in the flight made them afraid.

Stringent

Adjective

strict, precise, and exacting.

(सख्त)

Strict, Firm, Rigid, Rigorous, Severe, Harsh, Tough

Lenient, Flexible, Merciful, Clement, Forgiving

Stringent rules pertaining to taxation system have been implied.

Consternation

Noun

a feeling of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpected.

(व्याकुलता)

Dismay, Anxiety, Distress, Disquiet, Angst

Satisfaction, Contentment, Content, Pleasure, Gratification

It was her consternation that she felt she will not win.

Prosecuting

Verb

institute or conduct legal proceedings against.

(मुकदमा चलाना)

Cite, Accuse, Summon, Sue, Charge, Impeach

Defend, Let off, Pardon, Release

There was delay in prosecuting the accused.

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