The Hindu Vocabulary 23 August 2021

2021-08-23

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 23 August 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Arms and the women: On gender parity in the Army’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Parity

Noun

the state or condition of being equal, especially as regards status or pay.

(समानता, समतुल्यता)

Equality, Equivalence, Sameness, Consistency, Congruence, Unity

Dissimilarity, Disparity, Difference, Discord, Disagreement

There is a lack of parity in the wages.

Uphill

Adjective

requiring great effort; difficult.

(मुश्किल)

Arduous, Difficult, Hard, Tough, Taxing, Demanding

Easy, Simple, Simplified, Uncomplicated, Unchallenging, Facile, Easy-breezy

That was an uphill struggle to achieve recognition.

Combat

Verb

take action to reduce or prevent.

(विरोध करना)

Fight, Strive, Struggle, Try, Tackle, Counter, Resist

Give in, Submit, Give up, Accept, Agree, Pacify, Settle

We made an effort to combat drug trafficking.

Stringent

Adjective

strict, precise, and exacting.

(सख्त)

Strict, Firm, Rigid, Rigorous, Severe, Harsh, Tough, Tight

Flexible, Lenient, Merciful, Clement, Forgiving, Forbearing

The government has imposed stringent fines.

Constructive

Adjective

having or intended to have a useful or beneficial purpose.

(रचनात्मक)

Beneficial, Useful, Positive, Helpful, Productive, Practical, Valuable

Destructive, Negative, Devastating, Disastrous, Catastrophic, Noxious

My father always has constructive advice.

Hurdle

Noun

a problem or difficulty that must be overcome.

(अवरोध)

Obstacle, Difficulty, Problem, Barrier, Bar, Snag, Block

Open, Unrestricted, Free, Clear, Unlimited, Unimpeded

The only hurdle we have is this.

Haul

Verb

pull or drag with effort or force.

(बलपूर्वक खींचना)

Drag, Pull, Tug, Hump, Trail, Draw, Lug, Manhandle

Push, Shove, Thrust, Impel, Propel, Press

I had to haul my bike all the way.

Discriminatory

Adjective

making or showing an unfair or prejudicial distinction between different categories of people or things, especially on the grounds of race, age, or sex.

(पक्षपाती)

Prejudicial, Biased, Unfair, Unjust, Invidious, Preferential

Impartial, Fair, Unbiased, Neutral, Unprejudiced

The discriminatory employment practices took them down.

 

 

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