The Hindu Vocabulary 29 June 2021

2021-06-29

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 29 June 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Another shade of grey: On Pakistan staying in FATF list’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Dashed

Adjective

used for emphasis.

(जोर देने के लिए उपयोग किया जाता है)

-

-

The act is a dashed shame.

Crucial

Adjective

decisive or critical, especially in the success or failure of something.

(जरूरी)

Important, Key, Critical, Deciding, Decisive, Pivotal

Minor, Insignificant, Irrelevant, Slight, Inconsequential, Unimportant

We were at the crucial stage of our career then.

Prosecute

Verb

institute or conduct legal proceedings against.

(मुकदमा चलाना)

Accuse, Cite, Sue, Charge, Impeach, Jug, Implead

Defend, Secure, Protect, Pardon, Release

We were prosecuted for breaking the traffic rules.

Proscribe

Verb

forbid, especially by law.

(बहिष्कार करना)

Prohibit, Ban, Bar, Disallow, Embargo, Veto, Interdict

Allow, Permit, Authorize, Sanction, Grant, Empower, Enable, Entitle

Use of foul means remained proscribed in the competition.

Delist

Verb

remove from a list or category.

(सूची से हटाना)

Detach, Erase, Unfasten, Separate, Discard, Disconnect

Connect, Mention, Add, Insert, Put on

Our company has not been delisted from the stock exchange list.

Lobbying

Verb

seek to influence on an issue.

(प्रभावित होना)

Influence, Persuade, Pressurize, Promote, Campaign, Recommend

Discourage, Demote, Demotivate, Devalue, Downgrade

They were accused of lobbying young kids.

Conviction

Noun

a firmly held belief or opinion.

(दृढ विश्वास)

Belief, Opinion, Thought, Persuasion, Idea, Position

-

Her political convictions created a whole lot of mess.

Laundering

Verb

conceal the origins of (money obtained illegally), typically by transfers involving foreign banks or legitimate businesses.

(अवैध धन को वैध बनाना)

Cheat, Deceive, Befool, Betray, Swindle, Defraud

Support, Hold up, Buttress, Brace, Help, Aid, Honest

Mr. Ratan was charged in the case of money laundering.

Justifiably

Adverb

with good reason.

(समुचित कारणों से)

Reasonably, Rational, Sound, Cogent, Practically, Orderly

Irrationally, Illogically, Unreasonably, Unsoundly, Incorrectly, Invalid

The local people are justifiably concerned about the election campaigns.

Overreach

Verb

try to do more than is possible.

(परे निकल जाना)

Overstretch, Overestimate, Overdo, Far, Overstate

Under, Understate, Underplay, Underestimate, Play down

The manager’s expectations overreached our efforts.

 

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