The Hindu Vocabulary 24 September 2021

2021-09-24

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 24 September 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Status quo ante: On Canada elections’.

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Status Quo

Noun

The existing state of affairs, especially regarding social or political issues. (यथास्थिति)

Current situation, Status, Circumstances

-

The court’s decision is inclined towards the status quo.

Snap

Verb

break or cause to break suddenly and completely, typically with a sharp cracking sound.

(चटकाना)

Click, Crack, Fracture, Pop

Combine, Free, Fix, Liberate

Rashmi snapped at Rahul.

Pivotal

Adjective

Important

(केंद्रीय)

Central, Climactic, Critical, Momentous

Inessential, Minor, Trivial, Uncritical

Japan has played a pivotal role in quality control.

Relieve

Verb

Make less painful

(राहत देना)

Allay, Alleviate, Assuage, Subdue

Aggravate, Agitate, Annoy, Distress, Excite

He was relieved after his daughter’s marriage.

Contentious

Adjective

Quarrelsome

(विवादास्पद)

Antagonistic, Combative, Testy, Argumentative

Agreeable

Many contentious issues are often avoided by him.

Ideology

Noun

Beliefs

(विचारधारा)

Creed, Culture, Dogma, Theory, Outlook

-

After this move the government, the ideology being followed is clear.  

Revive

Verb

Restore to life or consciousness. (पुनर्जीवित)

Bring to life, Awake, Arouse, Recover, Energize

Bore, Break, Damage, Destroy

There is a need to revive Air India.

Endorse

Verb

Declare one's public approval or support of

(समर्थन)

Advocate, Affirm, Approve, Back

Attack, Censure, Criticize, Deny

Many Bollywood actors endorsed Narendra Modi for the post of Prime Minister.

Myriad

Adjective

A countless or extremely great number.

(असंख्य)

Countless, Endless, Infinite, Multiple

Bounded, Calculable, Countable, Limited

There was a myriad of mosquitoes around the headlight in the park.

 

 

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