The Hindu Vocabulary 2 October 2020

2020-10-02

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 2 October 2020 is from the Editorial Titled "Minsk on the brink: On Belarus Political Crisis"

Minsk

Noun

The capital and largest city of Belarus

मिन्स्क

 

Brink

Noun

Any extreme edge; verge. A crucial or critical point

कगार

Synonyms: Cusp, Edge, Point, Threshold, Verge

Antonyms: Center, Core, Heart, Inner

 

Cling

Verb

Hold on tightly to

दृढ़ पकड़ना

Synonyms: Grasp, Clasp, Grip, Clutch, Grip

Antonyms: Unleash, Free, Let go, Liberty

 

Defiant

Adjective

Showing defiance or resistance

विद्रोही

Synonyms: Noncooperative, Uncooperative, Insurgent, Mutinous, Adamant

Antonyms: Acquiescent, Agreeable, Amiable, Cooperative

 

Crackdown

Noun

A series of severe measures to restrict undesirable or illegal people or behaviour

कार्रवाई

Synonyms: Clamp down (on), Crush, Put down, Quash

Antonyms: Aid, Assist, Back, Help

 

Exile

Noun

The state of being barred from one's native country, typically for political or punitive reasons

देशनिकाला

Synonyms: Banishment, Deportation, Displacement, Expatriation, Expulsion

Antonyms: Repatriation, Return, Immigration

 

Detention

Noun

The action of detaining someone or the state of being detained in official custody

निरोध

Synonyms: Captivity, Confinement, Internment, Apprehension

Antonyms: Emancipation, Freedom, Liberation

 

Coercive

Adjective

Relating to or using force or threats

बलपूर्वक

Synonyms: Forced, Insistent, Persistent, Pressing, Urgent

Antonyms: Chosen, Discretionary, Dispensable

 

Rigged

Verb

Assemble and adjust or equip

सज्जित करना

Synonyms: Fortified, Stocked, Stored, Bestowed, Contributed

Antonyms: Deprived, Dispossessed, Divested, Stripped

 

Throw one’s weight

Phrase

To exercise influence or authority

प्रभाव या अधिकार का प्रयोग करना

Synonyms: Authority, Clout, Mastery, Predominance

Antonyms: Helplessness, Impotence, Impotency, Powerlessness

 

Beleaguer

Verb

Put in a very difficult situation

परेशान करना

Synonyms: Confined, Barricaded, Blocked, Dammed, Encircled

Antonyms: Emancipated, Freed, Liberated, Released, Rescued

 

Tide over the crisis

Phrase

To support or enable to survive temporarily

अस्थायी रूप से जीवित रहने के लिए समर्थन या सक्षम करने के लिए

Synonyms: Adopt, Embrace, Espouse, Abet

Antonyms:

 

Woe

Noun

Great sorrow or distress

शोक

Synonyms: Affliction, Agony, Anguish, Distress

Antonyms: Comfort, Consolation, Solace, Alleviation

 

Wreak

Verb

Cause (a large amount of damage or harm)

नुक्सान पहुंचाना

Synonyms: Coerce, Cause, Inflict, Assess, Charge

Antonyms: Ignore, Neglect, Abandonment,

 

Ensuing

Verb

Happen or occur afterwards or as a result

आगामी

Synonyms: Coming, Following, Next, Succeeding

Antonyms: Anterior, Former, Past, Last

 

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