The Hindu Vocabulary 29 November 2020

2020-11-29

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 29 November 2020 is from the Editorial titled ‘Policing faith: On ‘love jihad’ laws’.

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Jihad

Noun

striving or struggling, especially with a praiseworthy aim.

(जिहाद)

Try, Attempt, Endeavour, Aim, Aspire

Vacate, Quit, Abandon, Leave

New laws pertaining to love-jihad have now been brought into effect.

Regression

Noun

come or go back to a place or person.

(वापसी)

Return, Come back, Recur, Reoccur

Disappear, Vanish, Fade, Withdraw

The regression of the economy was quick.

Reprehensible

Adjective

deserving censure or condemnation.

(निन्दा)

Deplorable, Disgraceful, Discreditable, Disreputable

Creditable, Praiseworthy, Good, Applaudable

The report submitted deserved reprehensible.

Zeal

Noun

great energy or enthusiasm in pursuit of a cause or an objective.

(उत्साह)

Passion, Fervour, Fire, Avidity

Apathy, Indifference, Detachment, Coldness

The zeal with which they worked was unmatched.

Promulgation

Noun

to make known by open declaration.

(प्रचार)

Publish, Issue, Produce, Print, Release

Conceal, Secrete, Darken, Enshroud

The media made a promulgation of the suicide case.

Bandying

Verb

pass on or discuss (an idea or rumour) in a casual or uninformed way.

(कैजुअल या अनइनफॉर्म तरीके से (एक विचार या अफवाह) पर चर्चा या चर्चा करें।)

Circulate, Broadcast, Publicize, Propagate

Restrict, Control, Limit, Hinder

The ministers were bandying about the election poll.

Deceit

Noun

the action or practice of deceiving someone by concealing or misrepresenting the truth.

(छल)

Deception, Duplicity, Fraud, Trickery

Honesty, Truth, Honour, Integrity

The gangsters planned a deceit.

Vulnerable

Adjective

exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally.

(जो सहज में घायल हो सके)

At risk, Endangered, Unsafe, Unprotected

Safe, Protected, resilient, Tough, Strong, Hard

Little chickens at the farm were vulnerable to scorching heat.

Impinge

Verb

have an effect, especially a negative one.

(ठोकर खाना)

Affect, Touch, Influence, Invade

Rescue, Save, Protect, Preserve

The impact of the flood impinged the infrastructure and economy of the city.

Lacuna

Noun

an unfilled space; a gap.

(अन्तर)

Opening, Space, Vent, Cavity, Fissure

Bridge, Overpass, Connection, Interconnectivity

 

We had to work really hard to cope up with the lacuna at work.

Disconcert

Verb

disturb the composure of; unsettle.

(घबराना)

Unsettle, Nonplus, Discomfit, Uneasy

Settle, Resolve, Set, Solve

The show was sullen and it disconcerted all our pleasure.

Bandwagon

Noun

used in reference to an activity, cause, etc. that is currently fashionable or popular and attracting increasing support.

(एक गतिविधि, कारण, आदि के संदर्भ में उपयोग किया जाता है जो वर्तमान में फैशनेबल या लोकप्रिय है)

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The environmental bandwagon gives us a feeling of joy.

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