The Hindu Vocabulary 29 September 2020

2020-09-29

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 29 September 2020 is from the Editorial Titled "Cess Pool: On CAG Report of Centre's Accounts"

 

Cess

Noun

A tax or levy

कर

Synonyms: Assessment, Duty, Imposition, Impost, Levy

Antonyms: Blithe, Carefree

 

Reveal

Verb

Make (previously unknown or secret information) known to others

प्रकट करना

Synonyms: Confide, Share, Debunk, Show up

Antonyms: Camouflage, Disguise, Gild, Conceal

 

Levy

Verb

Impose

थोपना

Synonyms: Impress, Impose, Enlist, Fine

Antonyms: Abate, Diminish, Lessen, Forgive

 

Remitted

Verb

Cancel or refrain from exacting or inflicting

से बचना

Synonyms: Refrained, Ignored, Overlooked, Overpassed

Antonyms: Heeded, Marked, Minded, Noted

 

Understate

Verb

Describe or represent (something) as being smaller or less good or important than it really is

कम प्रदर्शन करना

Synonyms: Disregard, Underplay, De-emphasize, Downplay

Antonyms: Exaggerate, Overdo, Elaborate, Overstate

 

Hefty

Adjective

Large and heavy

मोटी

Synonyms: Abundant, Massive, Weighty, Tremendous

Antonyms: Miniature, Minuscule, Minute, Pint-size

 

Ostensibly

Adverb

As appears or is stated to be true, though not necessarily so; apparently

जाहिरा तौर पर

Synonyms: Apparently, Evidently, Ostensively, Presumably

Antonyms: Externally, Outwardly, Visibly, Believably

 

Locked horns

Phrase

Engage in conflict

संघर्ष में संलग्न हैं

Synonyms:

Antonyms:

 

Spare

Verb

Make free or available

मुक्त करना

Synonyms: Loose, Unbound, Unconfined, Unrestrained

Antonyms: Caught, Caged, Chained, Enclosed

 

Rightful

Adjective

Having a legitimate right to property, position, or status

सही

Synonyms: Applicable, Appropriate, Apt, Legitimate

Antonyms: Incorrect, Irrelative, Irrelevant, Improper

 

Distorting

Verb

Give a misleading or false account or impression of

विकृत करना

Synonyms: Misdescribing, Misspeaking, Mistranslating, Belying

Antonyms: Clarifying, Clearing (up), Explaining, Illuminating

 

Deployed

Verb

Bring into effective action

प्रसारित करना

Synonyms: Planted, Installed, Started

Antonyms: Close (down), Deactivate, Block

 

Inadvertent

Adjective

Not resulting from or achieved through deliberate planning

बेपरवाह

Synonyms: Accidental, Casual, Chance, Fluky

Antonyms: Certain, Destined, Expected, Fixed

 

 

 

Rationale

Noun

A set of reasons or a logical basis for a course of action or belief

दलील

Synonyms: Account, Accounting, Argument, Explanation

Antonyms: Ramification, Denouement

 

Hovering

Verb

Linger close at hand, especially in a hesitant or uncertain manner

मंडराना

Synonyms: Sailing, Lingering, Moving over

Antonyms: Sinking, Aground, Settled

 

Succour

Noun

Assistance and support in times of hardship and distress

परेशानी में सहायता

Synonyms: Relief, Abetment, Aid, Assist

Antonyms: Constraint, Frustration, Inhibition, Interference

 

Pummelled

Verb

Criticize severely

आलोचना करना

Synonyms: Thrashed, Attacked, Criticized, Punched

Antonyms: Supported, Aided, Assisted

 

Subterfuge

Noun

Deceit used in order to achieve one's goal

छल

Synonyms: Artfulness, Artifice, Chicane, Chicanery

Antonyms: Sincerity, Candidness, Candor, Directness

 

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