The Hindu Vocabulary 26 December 2020

2020-12-26

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 26 December 2020 is from the Editorial titled ‘Vocal for local: On J&K DDC polls’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Vocal

Adjective

expressing opinions or feelings freely or loudly.

(मौखिक)

Vociferous, Outspoken, Voice, Express, Said, State

Ignore, Cast aside, Avoid, Debar

The PM has asked every citizen to go vocal for local.

Statehood

Noun

the status of being a recognized independent nation.

(एक मान्यता प्राप्त स्वतंत्र राष्ट्र होने की स्थिति)

-

-

Kashmir wants its statehood to be restored.

Consolidate

Verb

strengthen or bring together.(one's position or power).

(संघटित करना)

Secure, Combine, Unite, Merge, Integrate, Unify

Disintegrate, Divide, Separate, Sever

The three small sectors were consolidated to form a big one.

Verdict

Noun

a decision on an issue of fact in a civil or criminal case or an inquest.

(निर्णय)

Judgement, Adjudication, Decision, Finding, Ruling

-

The court released its verdict last week.

Revocation

Noun

the official cancellation of a decree, decision, or promise.

(निरसन)

Abandon, Cancel, Annul, Abrogate, Invalidation

Restart, Revive, Renovate, Rejuvenate, Rekindle

The revocation instilled deep riots.

Restoration

Noun

the action of returning something to a former owner, place, or condition.

(मरम्मत)

Repair, Fixing, Repairing, Refurbishment

Neglect, Damage, Destroy, Avoid

It was necessary to process the restoration of the parliament.

Allay

Verb

diminish or put at rest (fear, suspicion, or worry).

(शांत करना)

Reduce, Diminish, Decrease, Lessen, Assuage, Alleviate

Increase, Intensify, Escalate, Boost, Raise

The therapist worked on to allay my pain.

Undesirable

Adjective

not wanted or desirable because harmful, objectionable, or unpleasant.

(अवांछनीय)

Unpleasant, Disagreeable, Nasty, Unwelcome

Welcome, Acceptable, Pleasant, Pleasing, Nice

It was undesirable of him that he gave up so early and easily.

Vigorously

Adverb

in a way that involves physical strength, effort, or energy; strenuously.

(एक तरह से जिसमें शारीरिक शक्ति, प्रयास शामिल है)

Strenuously, Strongly, Powerfully, Forcefully

Easily, Willingly, Smoothly, Continuously

They vigorously reacted to my counter act.

Turnout

Noun

the number of people attending or taking part in an event.

(किसी कार्यक्रम में भाग लेने या भाग लेने वाले लोगों की संख्या)

Audience, Crowd, House, Attendance

-

The turnout was not satisfactory at the show.

Inroads

Noun

a hostile attack.

(शत्रुतापूर्ण हमला)

Assault, Strike, Thrash, Censure

Please, Appraise, Applaud, Praise

The opposition left no chance to throw an inroad at us.

A shot in the arm

Noun

an encouraging stimulus.

(एक उत्साहजनक उत्तेजना)

Boost, Fillip, Stimulus, Spur, Push, Impetus

Blow, Discouragement, Disappointment, Down

The appraisal served as a shot in the arm to all of us.

 

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In the question given below, two statements have been given followed by two conclusions based on them. Consider the statements to be true and answer which of the given conclusions logically follow the statement.

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