The Hindu Vocabulary 29 October 2021

2021-10-29

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 29 October 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘A credible probe: On Supreme Court verdict on Pegasus row’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Credible

Adjective

Believable

(विश्वसनीय)

Conceivable, Conclusive, Creditable, Sincere

Deceptive, Dishonest, Implausible, Irresponsible

He is a very credible partner.

Probe

Noun

Investigation

(जांच)

Examination, Inquest, Exploration, Scrutiny

-

A probe against the pharmaceutical company was started.

Intervention

Noun

The act or an instance of intervening

(हस्तक्षेप)

Interference, Mediation, Arbitration, Interruption

Retreat, Surrender

I do not like any intervention in my work.

Rebuff

Verb

Turn away

(प्रतिघात)

Chide, Deny, Dismiss, Disregard

Accept, Acknowledge, Admit, Allow, Approve

He rebuffed his advances to the company.

Bogey

Noun

Ghost

(दलदली)

Apparition, Boggle, Monster, Phantom,

Being, Reality

The government was worried about the bogey of inflation.

Revelation

Noun

Disclosure

(रहस्योद्घाटन)

Announcement, Epiphany, Discovery, Leak

Concealment, Hiding, Secret, Quiet

The revelation of the entire process spooked a major controversy.

Brazen

Adjective

Unashamed/ made of brass

(बेशर्म/ तांबे का)

Audacious, Blatant, Impudent, Shameless

Humble, Meek, Quiet, Timid

He made us coffee and served in brazen cups.

Enunciation

Noun

Diction

(स्थापन)

 

Articulation, Elocution, Phonation, Fluency

Mispronounce, Question, Ask

The enunciation of his work highlights his hard work.

Omnibus

Noun

Compilation

(सार्वत्रिक)

Anthology, Vehicle, Whole

Individual, Singular, Specific

The book is an omnibus of short stories written by a famous author.

Intrusive

Adjective

Obtrusive

(दखल)

Invasive, Nosy, Interfering, Forward

Low-key

She was lost in intrusive memories of her love.

Resorted

Verb

Have recourse to

(सहारा)

Address, Affect, Repair, Apply, Devote

Abstain, Misuse, Break, Halt, Ignore

He was ready to resort to war.

Appalling

Adjective

Horrifying

(भय उत्पन्न करनेवाला)

Alarming, Astounding, Awful, Dire

Beautiful, Nice, Pleasant, Delightful

Rashmi suffered from appalling injuries in the game.

Unravelling

Verb

Unfold

(उजागर)

Decipher, Resolve, Solve, Undo

Question, Wonder, Entangle, Join, Twist

The journalist unravelled the mystery.

Obfuscation

Noun

Difficult to understand

(अस्पष्टता)

Bafflement, Bewilderment, Confusion, Perplexity

Clarity

Media accused the Ministry of obfuscation and confusion.

 

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