The Hindu Vocabulary 18 March 2022

2022-03-18

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 18 March 2022 is from the Editorial titled ‘Essentially flawed: On the Karnataka High Court’s hijab verdict’

 

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Flawed

Adjective

Defective

(त्रुटिपूर्ण)

Abnormal, Damaged, Deficient, Faulty

Adequate, Ample, Enough, Perfect

The flawed items were delivered to me online.

Accomodation

Noun

A place where someone may live or stay.

(निवास स्थान)

Reconciliation, Compromise, Adaptation, Compliance

Disagreement, Fight, Nonconformity, Refusal

I was searching for accommodation at midnight.

Verdict

Noun

The finding or answer of a jury given to the court concerning a matter submitted to their judgment. (निर्णय)

Answer, Award, Finding, Opinion, Decision, Decree

Accusation

The verdict of the Supreme Court on Triple Talaq was praised by all.

Undermine

Verb

Lessen the effectiveness, power, or ability of, especially gradually or insidiously.

(दुर्बल करना)

Subvert, Sabotage, Threaten, Weaken, Diminish

Push, Urge, Stimulate, Boost, Enhance, Improve, Strengthen

He has undermined my capability to handle the projects.

Controversy

Noun

A prolonged public dispute.

(विवाद)

Argument, Bickering, Difference, Fuss

Agreement, Concurrence, Peace, Compliment

The actress was involved in a controversy.

Entitled

Adjective

Believing oneself to be inherently deserving of privileges or special treatment.

(हकदार)

Titled, Empowered, Authorized, Honored

Disadvantageous, Poor

The property was passed to the legally entitled heir.

Interfere

Verb

take part or intervene in an activity without invitation or necessity.

(हस्तक्षेप)

Intervene, Meddle, Impede, Intrude

Advance, Aid, Allow, Assist, Encourage

One country should not interfere in the internal affairs of the another country.

Prescribed

Verb

(of a medical practitioner) advise and authorize the use of (a medicine or treatment) for someone, especially in writing.

(निर्धारित)

Order, Advise, Authorize, Direct

Unprescribed

The doctor prescribed less medicines to the patient.

Elaboration

Noun

The process of developing or presenting a theory, policy, or system in further detail.

(विस्तार)

Amplification, Comment, Discussion, Explanation

Quiet, Silence

His answers lacked elaboration on where he spent all the money.

Inviolable

Adjective

never to be broken, infringed, or dishonored.

(अनुल्लंघनीय)

Inalienable, Absolute, Untouchable, Unalterable

-

 

The promise made by the government should be inviolable.

Overwhelmed

Adjective

Have a strong emotional effect on.

(व्याकुल)

Overcome, Move, Touch, Stir, Affect, Impress

Suppress, Drop, Demolish, Control, Under

We were overwhelmed with happiness on winning the match.

Contention

Noun

Heated disagreement.

(विवाद)

Disagreement, Dispute, Disputation, Argument, Variance, Discord

Agreement, Accord, Concurrence, Consensus

The contention between the two countries ruined the situation.

Egregious

Adjective

outstandingly bad; shocking.

(बहुत बुरा)

Shocking, Appalling, Horrifying, Horrible, Terrible

Marvellous, Amazing, Astounding, Breath-taking

I was shattered by his egregious actions.

Scrutiny

Noun

critical observation or examination.

(छानबीन)

Inspection, Survey, Scan, Study

-

The income tax department carried out the scrutiny of the company’s accounts.

Jettison

Verb

To throw something as a burden.

(बोझ गिराना)

Abandon, Abdicate, Junk, Scrap

Assert, Defend, Keep, Hold, Maintain

The pilot jettisoned the cargo to make emergency landing.

Noun

The act of throwing off some of the goods off the ship to lighten it to stabilize it.

(किसी जहाज या विमान से सामान को हल्का करने या स्थिर करने के लिए ढलाई करने की क्रिया)

Discarding, Disposal, Disposition, Removal

Keep

The jettison of the ship cargo was required to save the passengers.

Abhorrent

Adjective

That makes you feel hate or disgust (घृणास्पद)

Despicable, Loathsome, Repulsive, Detestable

Admirable, Loved

The abhorrent behaviour of the party members annoyed the leader.

 

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