The Hindu Vocabulary 26 February 2021

2021-02-26

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 26 February 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘After the coup: On political crisis in Myanmar’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Coup

Noun

a sudden, violent, and illegal seizure of power from a government.

(तख्तापलट)

Overthrow, Takeover, Ousting, Deposition, Mutiny

Election, Vote, Pull, Selection

In the army coup they suffered a lot.

Topple

Verb

overbalance or cause to overbalance and fall.

(गिर पड़ना)

Fall, Tumble, Overturn, Overbalance, Tip

Balance, Stable, Static, Fixed

Ruhi toppled over when I touched her.

Pro-democracy

Noun

denoting or relating to political activism directed towards the establishment of democratic government in a country.

(किसी देश में लोकतांत्रिक सरकार की स्थापना के लिए निर्देशित राजनीतिक सक्रियता को दर्शाता या संबंधित।)

-

-

We all were against the pro-democracy movement.

Orchestrate

Verb

plan or coordinate.

(योजना या कॉर्डिनेट करना)

Organize, Arrange, Plan, Set up, Mount

Disrupt, Ruin, Damage, Destroy

The current chaos has been orchestrated by him.

Convene

Verb

come or bring together for a meeting or activity; assemble.

(बैठक या गतिविधि के लिए साथ आना या लाना; इकट्ठा)

Summon, Call, Order, Hold, Convoke, Assemble

Disperse, Scatter, Spread, Sever

We had to convene a secret meeting instantly.

Deploy

Verb

bring into effective action.

(प्रभावी कार्रवाई करें)

Use, Utilize, Employ, Exploit

Destroy, Disrupt, Neglect, Exclude

The resources were deployed at the last moment.

Repressive

Adjective

inhibiting or restraining personal freedom.

(दबाने वाला)

Oppressive, Authoritarian, Despotic, Dictatorial, Cruel

Democratic, Liberal, Progressive, Modern

We couldn’t succeed because of the repressive approach.

Tactic

Noun

an action or strategy carefully planned to achieve a specific end.

(रणनीति)

Strategy, Plan, Manoeuvre, Scheme

-

The tactic was not fruitful.

Quell

Noun

put an end to.

(शांत करना)

End, Finish, Crush, Quit, Destroy

Bring about, Prompt, Start, Initiate

I turned the volume low to quell the roaring sound.

Snipers

Noun

a person who shoots from a hiding place, especially accurately and at long range.

(एक व्यक्ति जो छिपने की जगह से गोली मारता है, विशेष रूप से सटीक और लंबी दूरी पर।)

Shooter, Aimer

-

The man was killed by snipers in the war.

Brutal

Adjective

savagely violent.

(क्रूर)

Savage, Cruel, Violent, Ferocious, Barbaric

Gentle, Humane, Kind, Considerate, Tolerant, Sympathetic

They were involved in a brutal murder.

Condemnation

Noun

the expression of very strong disapproval; censure.

(निंदा)

Censure, Criticism, Stricture, Denunciation, damnation, Vilification

Praise, Plaudits, Applaud, Praiseworthy

We have experienced strong condemnation of the new law to be implemented.

 

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