The Hindu Vocabulary 25 November 2020

2020-11-25

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 25 November 2020 is from the Editorial titled ‘Overbroad, overboard: On Kerala’s law to curb abusive content’.

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Overbroad

Adjective

not sufficiently restricted to a specific subject or purpose.

(एक विशिष्ट विषय या उद्देश्य के लिए पर्याप्त रूप से प्रतिबंधित नहीं है।)

Unlimited, Unregulated, Liberal, Liberated

Limited, restricted, Controlled, Checked

The intentions of Kerela government are not overbroad.

Overboard

Adjective

Aside.

(अलग)

Irrational, Intolerant, Away, Abreast

Middle, Related, Relevant, Desirous

The final decision was kept overboard.

Abeyance

Noun

a state of temporary disuse or suspension.

(ठहराव)

Inactivity, Dormancy, Discontinuation, Remission

Action, Continuation, Continuance, Operation

They suggested us to be in abeyance.

Obnoxious

Adjective

extremely unpleasant.

(अप्रिय)

Annoying, Abhorrent, Disgusting, Unpleasant, Dislikable

Agreeable, Lovable, Friendly, Pleasant

The obnoxious remarks made us stunned.

Unbridled

Adjective

uncontrolled; unconstrained.

(बेलगाम)

Unchecked, Uncontrolled, Berserk, Chaotic, Noisy

Restrained, Controlled, Checked, Steady

The dog was unbridled and wild.

Disseminate

Verb

spread (something, especially information) widely.

(प्रचार करना)

Advertise, Circulate, Announce, Diffuse, Radiate

Conceal, Hide, Collect, Gather, Store

The disease disseminated at a faster pace.

Draconian

Adjective

excessively harsh and severe.

(निर्दय)

Cruel, Drastic, Oppressive, Brutal, Severe

Gentle, calm, Kind, Amenable, Temperate

The decision made was draconian in sense.

Promulgate

Verb

promote or make widely known.

(घोषणा करना)

Declare, Notify, Promote, Publish, Communicate

Refrain, Bottle up, Conceal, Withhold, Suppress

The veteran actor promulgated his own brand.

Repugnant

Adjective

extremely distasteful; unacceptable.

(घृणास्पद)

Abhorrent, Vile, Adverse, Distasteful, Invidious

Agreeable, Delightful, Pleasant, Nice, Pleasing

The approach towards the judgement was utterly repugnant.

Satire

Noun

the use of humour, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity or vices.

(हास्य व्यंग्य)

Banter, Sarcasm, Skit, Mockery, Irony

Seriousness, Solemnity, Sternness, Sincerity

The political satire is not understood by all.

Intimidation

Noun

the action of intimidating someone, or the state of being intimidated.

(धमकी)

Coercion, Frightening, Threatening, Daunting

Supporting, Respecting, Abiding, Helping

He resorted to intimidation to extort the truth.

Cognisable

Adjective

perceptible; clearly identifiable.

(सुस्पष्ट)

Detectable, Recognizable, Perceptible, Observable

Ambiguous, Invisible, Vague, Unnoticed

The cause behind the disease is still not cognisable.

Assent

Noun

the expression of approval or agreement.

(अनुमति)

Consent, Acceptance, Approval, Concurrence

Denial, Disapproval, Refusal, Opposition

The government schemes needs president’s assent.

 

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