The Hindu Vocabulary 27 October 2020

2020-10-27

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 27 October 2020 is from the Editorial titled ‘Taking on the Centre: On States rejecting farm laws’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Aggrieved

Adjective

feeling resentment at having been unfairly treated.

(पीड़ित)

Disturbed, Grieving, Hurt, Afflicted, Harmed

Comforted, Happy, Pleased

The rejection aggrieved his mental stability.

Override

Verb

use one's authority to reject or cancel (a decision, view, etc.).

(अवहेलना)

Annul, Abrogate, Nullify, Revoke

Allow, Approve, Enforce, Ratify

The centre overrides every action that states come up with.

Epitomise

Verb

To summarise.

(सारांश निकालना)

Summarize, Compile, Outline, Rehash, Recap

Add, Expand, Enlarge, Lengthen, Increase

The teacher asked me to epitomise the entire passage.

Agony

Noun

extreme physical or mental suffering.

(संताप)

Anguish, Misery, Passion, Torment, Woe

Contentment, Happiness, Comfort, Peace

I could do nothing to help her overcome her agony.

Detriment

Noun

a cause of harm or damage.

(हानि)

Damage, Disability, Drawback, Impairment

Aid, Advantage, Blessing, Good, Favor

The major detriment to one’s health today is environmental pollution.

Prejudice

 

Noun

preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience.

(पक्षपात)

Bias, Bigotry, Enmity, Injustice, Preconception

Fairness, Goodwill, Fondness, Admiration

It was because of prejudice that we are unable to succeed in our career here.

In the teeth

Phrase

To be in a difficulty or danger.

(खतरे मे)

Crisis, Menace, Insecurity, Threat

Safety, Peace, Security, Care, Guard

After ignoring my mother’s advice I was standing in the teeth.

Enact

Verb

put into practice (an idea or suggestion).

(क़ानून अमल में लाना)

Execute, Depict, Perform, Portray

Fail, Miss, Prevent, Refuse, Repeal

The law announced couldn’t be enacted for almost five years.

Repugnant

Adjective

extremely distasteful; unacceptable.

(प्रतिकूल)

Abhorrent, Vile, Adverse, Averse

Good, Agreeable, Pleasing, Pleasant

The idea of extorting money from middle class was repugnant.

Invoke

Verb

cite or appeal to.

(आह्वान करना)

Adjure, Conjure, Crave, Solicit

Pacify, Settle, Peace

Arjun invoked Duryodhan on the battleground.

Assent

Noun

the expression of approval or agreement.

(अनुमति)

Accord, Accept, Adopt, Approve

Decline, Deny, Differ, Dispute, Protest

I was waiting for my father’s assent.

Cavalier

Adjective

showing a lack of proper concern; offhand.

(उचित चिंता की कमी दिखा)

Haughty, Disdainful, Arrogant, Lordly

Humble, Generous, Shy, Reticent

We couldn’t trust the cavalier plan explained by the leader.

 

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