The Hindu Vocabulary 27 September 2020

2020-09-27

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 27 September 2020 is from the Editorial Titled "The Foreign Hand: On FCRA Amendments"

 

Stifle

Verb

Prevent or constrain

रोकना

Synonyms: Avert, Prohibit, Obviate, Thwart

Antonyms: Abet, Aid, Assist, Ease

 

Clip the wings

Phrase

Prevent (someone) from acting freely

रोकना

Synonyms: Avoid, Forbid, Inhibit, Prohibit

Antonyms: Unclog, Encourage, Forward, Foster

 

Battered

Verb

Injured by repeated blows or punishment

बार-बार मारपीट या सजा से घायल

Synonyms: Assailed, Assaulted, Attacked, Beset

Antonyms: Encouraged, Pampered, Applauded, Lauded

 

Onerous

Adjective

Involving a great deal of effort, trouble, or difficulty

भारयुक्त

Synonyms: Rigorous, Strict, Stringent, Agonizing

Antonyms: Comfortable, Cozy, Luxurious, Agreeable

 

Overwhelm

Verb

Give too much of something to; inundate

अभिभूत करना

Synonyms: Deluge, Drown, Engulf, Flood

Antonyms: Drain, Dry, Parch

 

Barred

Verb

Prevent or prohibit (someone) from doing something or from going somewhere

वर्जित

Synonyms: Avoid, Forbid, Inhibit, Prohibit

Antonyms: Encourage, Forward, Foster, Unclog

 

Propagation

Noun

The action of widely spreading and promoting an idea, theory, etc

प्रचार

Synonyms: Spread, Transmission, Broadcasting, Circulation

Antonyms: Censorship, Suppression, Subdue

 

Delinked

Verb

Break the connection between (something) and something else

अलग करना

Synonyms: Unlinked, Delineated, Delighted, Delimited

Antonyms: Connected, Linked, In touch, Associated

 

Inducement

Noun

A thing that persuades or leads someone to do something

संचार

Synonyms: Tempting, Influencing, Prompting, Swaying

Antonyms: Curbing, Impeding, Limiting, Restricting

 

Touchstone

Noun

A standard or criterion by which something is judged or recognized

मापदंड

Synonyms: Bar, Barometer, Benchmark, Criterion

Antonyms: Aberration, Abnormality, Deviation

 

 

Incompatible

Adjective

So different in nature as to be incapable of coexisting

अनुरूप

Synonyms: Clashing, Conflicting, Disagreeing, Discordant

Antonyms: Same, Akin, Like, Similar

 

 

Seamless

Adjective

Smooth and continuous

निर्बाध

Synonyms: Absolute, Faultless, Flawless, Ideal

Antonyms: Deficient, Inadequate, Inappropriate, Unpolished

 

Ethos

Noun

The characteristic spirit of a culture, era, or community as manifested in its attitudes and aspirations

किसी संस्कृति, युग या समुदाय की चारित्रिक भावना

Synonyms: Ethics, Morality, Morals, Norms

Antonyms: Improper, Incorrect, Indecorous

 

Proactive

Adjective

Creating or controlling a situation rather than just responding to it after it has happened

सक्रिय

Synonyms: Careful, Cautious, Heedful, Discerning

Antonyms: Careless, Heedless, Incautious, Unaware

 

Aversion

Noun

A strong dislike or disinclination

घृणा

Synonyms: Abhorrence, Abomination, Antipathy, Execration

Antonyms: Favor, Fondness, Like, Liking

 

Predates

Verb

Exist or occur at a date earlier than (something)

उचित समय से पूर्व तिथि डालना

Synonyms: Antecedes, Antedates, Foregoes, Precedes

Antonyms: Follows, Postdates, Succeeds

 

Allegedly

Adverb

Used to convey that something is claimed to be the case or have taken place, although there is no proof

कथित तौर पर

Synonyms: Assumably, Likely, Presumably, Probably

Antonyms: Implausibly, Impossibly, Improbably, Incredibly

 

Insinuating

Verb

Hinting at something bad in an indirect and unpleasant way

संकेत करना

Synonyms: Effusive, Flattering, Affecting, Charming

Antonyms: Unendearing, Uningratiating, Disdainful, Displeasing

 

Paranoia

Noun

Unjustified suspicion and mistrust of other people

अनुचित संदेह

Synonyms: Anxiety, Concern, Wariness, Disbelief

Antonyms: Assurance, Belief, Certainty, Certitude

 

Presumption

Noun

An idea that is taken to be true on the basis of probability

अनुमान

Synonyms: Assumption, Given, Hypothetical, Supposition

Antonyms: Assurance, Assuredness, Certainty, Certitude

 

Throwing the baby out with the bathwater

Phrase

Making a mistake

गलती करना

Synonyms: Fault, Blunder, Error, Gaffe

Antonyms: Accuracy, Correctness, Exactitude, Exactness

 

 

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