The Hindu Vocabulary 3 July 2021

2021-07-03

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 03 July 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Later than ever: On Puducherry and politics’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Wrangle

Noun

a dispute or argument, typically one that is long and complicated.

(क्रोध से झगड़ना)

Argument, Dispute, Disagreement, Quarrel, Fight, Squabble

Agreement, Accord, Concurrence, Consensus, Harmony, Accordance

The payments are being held up because of the wrangle amongst the employees.

Inordinate

Adjective

unusually or disproportionately large; excessive.

(बहुत ज़्यादा)

Excessive, Undue, Unreasonable, Unwarrantable, Unjustifiable

Moderate, Average, Limited, Modest, Medium, Middling, Ordinary

The project has taken an inordinate amount of time.

Thrash out

Phrase

discuss something frankly and thoroughly, especially to reach a decision.

(विचार विमर्श करके हल करना)

Resolve, Settle, Sort out, Iron out, Reconcile, Resolve, Scrutinize

Ignore, Avoid, Evade, Shun, Eschew, Snub

It is important that my doubts should be heard and thrashed out.

Manifestos

Noun

a public declaration of policy and aims, especially one issued before an election by a political party or candidate.

(घोषणापत्र)

Platform, Declaration, Proclamation, Publication, Notification

-

The issues are mentioned in the manifesto.

Statehood

Noun

the status of being a recognized independent nation.

(राज्य पद)

-

-

The countries’ aspiration for independent statehood was null and void.

Credit

Noun

public acknowledgement or praise, given or received when a person's responsibility for an action or idea becomes apparent.

(श्रेय)

Praise, Commendation, Acclaim, Approval, Approbation, Kudos, Glory

Criticize, Condemn, Censure, Denounce, Arraign, Attack

He was given the full credit for the arrangements.

Empathetic

Adjective

showing an ability to understand and share the feelings of another.

(सहानुभूतिपूर्ण)

Sensitive, Emotive, Sympathy, Sensibility, Feeling, Awareness

Distance, Space, Gap, Afar, Differences

She's compassionate and empathetic towards her mother.

Bicker

Verb

argue about petty and trivial matters.

(कलह करना)

Squabble, Argue, Quarrel, Wrangle, Fight, Dispute, Disagree

Agree, Concur, Concord, Concurrence, Accord

They always bicker over the use of the software.

Legacy

Noun

something left or handed down by a predecessor.

(धरोहर)

Consequence, Result, Outcome, Aftermath, Repercussion, Upshot

-

The legacy of centuries was avoided.

 

 

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