The Hindu Vocabulary 2 March 2021

2021-03-02

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 02 March 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘A wolf in watchdog’s clothing: On government’s move to regulate digital media’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Watchdog

Noun

someone who guards or monitors.

(गार्ड या मॉनिटर करने वाला व्यक्ति)

Keeper, Custodian, Scout, Protector, defender, Guardian

Destroyer, Destructor, Disruptive, Damaging

They have hired a watchdog for their new branch.

Predatory

Adjective

seeking to exploit others.

(हिंसक)

Exploitative, Wolfish, Greedy, Avaricious

Helpful, Supportive, Aiding, Selfless

The warning was for the predatory lenders.

Grievance

Noun

a real or imagined cause for complaint, especially unfair treatment.

(शिकायत)

Injustice, Wrong, Ill, Outrage, Atrocity

Justice, Just, Satisfaction, Satiate, Commendation

We all have been nursing a grievance against the management.

Leverage

Noun

the power to influence a person or situation.

(किसी व्यक्ति या स्थिति को प्रभावित करने की शक्ति)

Influence, Power, Authority, Control, Dominance

-

Our agency has extended the leverage to the individual owners.

Misapprehension

Noun

a mistaken belief about or interpretation of something.

(ग़लतफ़हमी)

Misunderstanding, Error, Misinterpretation, Misconstruction, Confusion

Clarity, Lucidity, Transparency, Precision

I agreed to take purchase all the bottles under the misapprehension that they will not be available later.

Cumbersome

Adjective

slow or complicated and therefore inefficient.

(धीमा या जटिल)

Complicated, Complex, Involved, Inefficient

Straightforward, Efficient, Systematic, Well-organized

They were all fed up of the cumbersome process.

Purview

Noun

the scope of the influence or concerns of something.

(सीमा)

Extent, Range, Scope, Ambit, Stretch, Sweep

-

The processing is not within the purview of our hands or authority.

Redress

Verb

remedy or set right (an undesirable or unfair situation).

(निवारण करना)

Rectify, Verify, Correct, Fix, Heal, Ameliorate

Ignore, Avoid, Disregard, Neglect, Procrastinate

The centre has all the power to redress the grievances of the citizens.

Vicious

Adjective

deliberately cruel or violent.

(शातिर)

Brutal, Ferocious, Savage, Violent, Dangerous, Ruthless

Gentle, Kind, Benevolent, Kindness, Generous

We are all caught up in the vicious cycle of life.

Complainant

Noun

a plaintiff in certain lawsuits.

(शिकायतकर्ता)

Litigant, Prosecutor, Suer, Accuser

Accused, Charged, Prosecuted, Summoned

The complainant made all the possible attempts to deal with the issue.

Floodgate

Noun

a last restraint holding back an outpouring of something powerful or substantial.

(एक आखिरी संयम कुछ शक्तिशाली या पर्याप्त का एक चौका वापस पकड़ रहा है)

Constraint, Control, Check, Limitation, Restriction, Curtailment

Incitement, Urging, Motivation, Persuasion

The ongoing lawsuit might open the floodgates for many.

Adhere

Verb

closely follow, observe, or represent.

(पालन ​​करना)

Cohere, Attach, Follow, Stick, Stand by

Flout, Ignore, Avoid, Defy, Disdain

I always adhere to the traffic rules.

Inevitable

Adjective

certain to happen; unavoidable.

(अनिवार्य)

Inescapable, Inexorable, Unpreventable, Fated, Sure, Certain, Ineludible

Avoidable, Uncertain, Preventable, Unsure

The course launch now seems inevitable.

Implanting

Verb

establish (an idea) in a person's mind.

(दाखिल करना)

Instil, Inculcate, Insinuate, Introduce, Inject

Extract, Eject, Remove, Repeal

The idea was implanted in my mind by Animesh.

Nightmare

Noun

a very unpleasant or frightening experience or prospect. (डरावना)

Ordeal, Torment, Trial, Curse, Bane, Dread, Phobia

Pleasant, Agreeable, Satisfying, Welcome, Gratifying, Entertaining, Balmy

Introduction of the new tax policy was a nightmare was all.

Casualties

Noun

a person killed or injured in a war or accident.

(जनहानि)

Victim, Fatality, Loss, Mortality, Missing

-

The shelling caused numerous casualties at the border.

 

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