The Hindu Vocabulary 29 April 2021

2021-04-29

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 29 April 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘True name: On Armenian genocide’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Denial

Noun

a refusal to give or agree to something asked for.

(इनकार)

Contradiction, Deny, Refutation, Rebuttal, Repudiation, Disclaimer, Retraction

Confirmation, Affirmation, Corroboration, Testimony, Endorsement

I shook my head in denial.

Atrocities

Noun

an extremely wicked or cruel act, typically one involving physical violence or injury.

(अत्याचारों)

Cruelty, Iniquity, Obscenity, Horror, Outrage

Compassion, Mercy, Affection, Friendly, Pity, Sympathy

The journalist explained the war atrocities.

Infuriated

Verb

make (someone) extremely angry and impatient.

(क्रुद्ध करना)

Enrage, Incense, Anger, Inflame, Madden

Please, Soothe, Calm, Pacify, Subdue, Settle

I was infuriated by his acts.

Genocide

Noun

the deliberate killing of a large number of people from a particular nation or ethnic group with the aim of destroying that nation or group.

(नरसंहार)

Massacre, Slaughter, Murder, Elimination, Annihiliation

Protection, Conservation, Guard, Safeguard

They were leading a campaign of genocide.

Fringes

Noun

the border or outer edges of an area or group

(किनारे)

Perimeter, Periphery, Border, Borderline, Margin, Rim

Middle, Centre, Mean, Median, Mid point, Focus

The palace was situated at the southern fringes of the city.

Exodus

Noun

a mass departure of people.

(निष्क्रमण)

Withdrawal, Evacuation, Leaving, Exit, Migration, Retreat, Fleeing

Arrival, Coming, Advent, Entrance, Entry, Appearance

There was a sudden exodus of people from the theatre.

Unleash

Verb

cause (a strong or violent force) to be released or become unrestrained.

(खोल देना)

Release, Free, Loose, Unbridle, Untie

Tie, Constrain, Constrict, Restrict, Confine

The statement given could unleash more anger.

Extradite

Verb

hand over (a person accused or convicted of a crime) to the jurisdiction of the foreign state in which the crime was committed.

(अपराधी को प्रत्यर्पित करना)

Deport, Repatriate, Expel, Banish, Deportation

Calling, Inviting, Asking, Guesting, Welcoming, Accepting

The government denied to extradite him to his home country.

Oust

Verb

drive out or expel (someone) from a position or place.

(बाहर निकालना)

Expel, Throw out, Remove, Depose, Topple, Overturn

Admit, Welcome, Accept, Appreciate

The protestors were ousted from power.

Feeler

Noun

a tentative proposal intended to ascertain someone's attitude or opinion.

(स्पर्श-सुत्र)

Approach, Advance, Overture, Appeal, Probe

-

They have shared the feelers with the leaders.

Massacre

Noun

an indiscriminate and brutal slaughter of many people.

(हत्याकांड)

Slaughter, Murder, Execution, Bloodbath, Shoah

-

The massacre was witnessed by many.

Disown

Verb

refuse to acknowledge or maintain any connection with.

(अस्वीकार करना)

Reject, Cast aside, Abandon, Repudiate, Renounce

Acknowledge, Admit, Accept, Allow, Concede

They decided to disown their kid.

 

 

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