The Hindu Vocabulary 26 March 2021

2021-03-26

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 26 March 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Tactical abstention: On the U.N. Human Rights Council resolution on Sri Lanka’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Tactical

Adjective

showing adroit planning; aiming at an end beyond the immediate action.

(चातुर्यपूर्ण)

Calculated, Planned, Plotted, Prudent, Strategic, Politic

Unwise, Spontaneous, Injudicious, Imprudent

He failed in his tactical retreat.

Abstention

Noun

restraint in one's consumption; abstinence.

(बचाव)

Temperance, Self-restraint, Refraining, Desisting

Promising, Inclination, Interest, Consistent

His abstention from work cannot be accepted.

Persuade

Verb

to influence or force someone.

(राज़ी करना)

Convince, Tempt, Motivate, Lure, Cajole

Dissuade, Discourage, Deter, Disparage

Raman persuaded us to be a part of the show.

Reluctance

Noun

unwillingness or disinclination to do something.

(अनिच्छा)

Unwillingness, Disinclination, Hesitation, Hesitance, Diffidence

Willingness, Eagerness, Readiness, Disposition, Inclination

He expressed reluctance towards the deal.

Pervasive

Adjective

spreading widely throughout an area or a group of people.

(व्यापक)

Prevalent, Penetrating, Pervading, Permeating, Extensive

Narrow, Intensive, Small, Restricted, Limited

His approach seem to be pervasive and effective.

Concurrence

Noun

agreement or consistency.

(सहमति)

Accord, Consistency, Conformity, Compatibility

Discord, Disagreement, Strife, Conflict

The concurrence between the two was not respectable.

Devolution

Noun

the transfer or delegation of power to a lower level, especially by central government to local or regional administration.

(सौंपना)

Delegation, Dispersal, Distribution, Transfer

Acceptance, Holding, Withholding, Keeping

The devolution of power to the opposition seems to be unwise.

Regressing

Verb

return to a former or less developed state.

(लौटना)

Revert, Relapse, Subside, Drop, Decline

Progress, Improve, Enhance, Grow, Prosper

The team will never resort to regressing mode.

Consensual

Adjective

relating to or involving consent or consensus.

(सहमति से संबंधित या शामिल)

Agreement, Consensus, Accord, Amiable, Alliance, Coalition

Disagreement, Dissent, Dispute, Variance

We need a consensual approach for better results.

Emblematic

Adjective

serving as a symbol of a particular quality or concept; symbolic.

(प्रतीकात्मक)

Symbolic, Representative, Demonstrative, Suggestive, Symptomatic

Representational, Realistic, Practical, Pragmatic

This case is emblematic of a political conspiracy.

Rhetoric

Noun

the art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing, especially the exploitation of figures of speech and other compositional techniques.

(वक्रपटुता)

Oratory, Eloquence, Expression, Delivery, Diction

-

His rhetoric won him million hearts.

Pragmatism

Noun

a pragmatic attitude or policy.

(व्यावहारिक दृष्टिकोण या नीति)

Practical, Realistic, Sensible, Expedient, Rational

Impractical, Unrealistic, Idealistic, Unfeasible

The approach has been modified with pragmatism.

 

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