The Hindu Vocabulary 21 September 2021

2021-09-21

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 21 September 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Cutting the captain: On Congress and Punjab’.

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Ouster

Noun

Ejection

(बेदख़ल)

Eviction, Expulsion, Overthrow, Removal

Welcoming, Hiring, Retention

The opposition planned the ouster of the king.  

Baiter

Noun

A person who causes repeated emotional pain, distress, or annoyance to another

(विरोधी)

Heckler, Mocker, Harasser, Opponent

Saviour, Defender, Guard, Protector

One should ignore the rude comments by baiters.  

Tenaciously

Adverb

Stubbornly (दृढ़तापूर्वक धारण करते हुए)

Mulishly, Firmly, Resolutely, Determinedly

Changeably, Indefinitely, Changeably, Flexibly

He fought tenaciously with the authorities to get back his land.    

Imminent

Adjective

About to happen

(निकटस्थ)

Forthcoming, Immediate, Impending, Inevitable

Avoidable, Later, Never, Unlikely, Distant

There is imminent danger at the construction site.

Inaccessible

Adjective

Out of reach (दुर्गम)

Distant, Impasse, Unavailable, Unreachable

Accessible, Nearby, Close, Friendly

The passage was inaccessible for the handicapped people.   

Rhetoric

Noun

Wordiness (वक्रपटुता)

Elocution, Hyperbole, Oratory, Address

Quiet, Conciseness

Opposition have nothing but empty rhetoric.

Provocative

Adjective

Aggravating (उत्तेजक)

Challenging, Disturbing, Exciting, Insulting

Pleasing, Suppressive, Unexciting

Article written on Thursday was provocative for a certain community.

Propensity

Noun

A habit of behaving in a particular way (विशेष प्रकार की प्रवृति)

Bias, Disposition, Leaning, Inclination

Dislike, Impotence, Hate, Inability

He has a propensity of violence in even smallest of issues.

Temperament

Noun

Disposition

(स्वभाव)

Attitude, Outlook, Ego, Idiosyncrasy, Individuality

Inability

Suresh’s temperament and composure has always helped him.

Poised

Verb

be or cause to be balanced or suspended. (संतुलित रखना)

Balance, Steady oneself, Hang

Let go, Reject, Release, Drop, Refuse

She is always poised and classy.

Embolden

Verb

Encourage

(प्रोत्साहित करना)

Buoy, Energize, Inspire, Reassure

Discourage, Dishearten, Dissuade, Depress

Teacher’s speech emboldened students.

Jugular

Adjective

of the neck or throat

(गले का)

Gruff, Hoarse, Deep

Soft

They called disputed territory their jugular vein.

 

 

 

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