The Hindu Vocabulary 22 June 2021

2021-06-22

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 22 June 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘The rise of Raisi: On Iran’s new President’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Clout

Noun

influence or power, especially in politics or business.

(प्रभाव)

Influence, Authority, Power, Sway, Control, Dominance

Irreverence, Unimportant, Insignificance, Trifling, Meagre, Trivial

The opposition carried a whole lot of clout.

Hardline

Noun

uncompromising adherence to a firm policy.

(कट्टरपंथी)

Adherence, Inflexible, Unwavering, Undeviating, Attachment

Detachment, Detached, Disinterest, Indifference, Remoteness, Distant

He is said to have taken a hard line on finding out the reality.

Tussle

Noun

a vigorous struggle or scuffle, typically in order to obtain or achieve something.

(झगड़ा)

Scuffle, Fight, Struggle, Skirmish, Brawl, Scrimmage, Scramble

Admiration, Commendation, Acclaim, Applause, Approbation

The tussle between the two parties went on for years.

Echelon

Noun

a level or rank in an organization, a profession, or society.

(उपाधि स्तर)

Level, Rank, Elite, Stratum, Tier, Position

-

They revere only the upper echelons of the business world.

Turnout

Noun

the number of people attending or taking part in an event, especially the number of people voting in an election.

(भीड़)

Attendance, Audience, House, Crowd, Gathering

Individual, Sole, Only, Single, Alone

Twenty percent is not a good turnout for the show to start.

Decree

Noun

an official order that has the force of law.

(अदालती हुक्म)

Order, Effect, Command, Commandment, Mandate, Proclamation

-

The decree ensured bail to all.

Daunting

Adjective

seeming difficult to deal with in prospect; intimidating.

(भयभीत करने वाला)

Formidable, Disconcerting, Unnerving, Unsettling, Dismaying

Fine, Subtle, Delicate, Soft, Sorted, Simple, Settled

The daunting task was handed over to us.

Shamble

Noun

a slow, shuffling, awkward gait.

(पैर घसीट कर चलना)

Walk, Step, Stride, Pace, Tread

Still, Motionless, Unmoving, Hushed, Immobile

They reached us in a slow shamble.

Reboot

Verb

restart or revive.

(पुनर्जीवित करना)

Revitalize, Refresh, Reanimate, Reenergize, Resuscitate

Numb, Torpefy, Paralyse, Lifeless, Torpid, Lethargic

The finance ministry is trying its best to reboot the economy.

Tactical

Adjective

showing adroit planning; aiming at an end beyond the immediate action.

(नीतिगत)

Calculated, Planned, Plotted, Strategic, Politic

Unplanned, Unwise, Spontaneous, Unforced, Unprompted

It is said that only a tactical approach can lead to betterment.

 

 

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