The Hindu Vocabulary 3 March 2021

2021-03-03

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 03 March 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Cold comfort: On Pak continues to be in FATF’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Commitment

Noun

an agreement or pledge to do something in the future.

(प्रतिबद्धता)

Assurance, Promise, Pledge, Vow, Guarantee, Oath

Disbelief, Mistrust, Fake, Deceive, Cheat

They made the commitment of sharing all the details.

Notably

Adverb

in particular; especially.

(विशेष रूप से)

Particularly, Especially, Primarily, Principally, Remarkably

Lightly, Carelessly, Unimportantly, Unknowingly

Not all organisations are partial, notably ours.

Prosecution

Noun

the institution and conducting of legal proceedings against someone in respect of a criminal charge.

(कानूनी कार्यवाही का संचालन)

Legal action, Lawsuit, Suit, Case, Litigation

-

We are facing the prosecution for breach of the contract.

Dissuasive

Adjective

tending to dissuade, or divert.

(ध्यान हटाना)

Distract, Detract, Derail, Diverge

Track, Straight, Right, Stable

His journey was  a dissuasive one.

Vociferously

Adverb

in a loud and forceful manner.

(जोर से और जोरदार तरीके से)

Forcefully, Vigorously, Strongly, Powerfully

Easily, Effortlessly, Flawlessly, Willingly, Suitably

They made it done vociferously.

Downgrade

Verb

reduce to a lower grade, rank, or level of importance.

(अवनति)

Lower, Demote, Relegate, Disparage, Denigrate

Upgrade, Promote, Praise, Talk up

His image has been downgraded because of his own ill steps.

Contemplate

Verb

think about.

(विचार करना)

Consider, Ponder, Foresee, Visualize, Intend, Propose, Envisage

Ignore, Disregard, Overlook, Dismiss

They have been contemplating the issue for weeks.

Thaw

Noun

an increase in friendliness or cordiality.

(मित्रता या सौहार्द में वृद्धि)

Affability, Amiability, Geniality, Affection, Warmth

Unfriendliness, Hostile, Disagreeable, Antagonistic, Aggressive

The thaw between the two countries has been growing.

Ceasefire

Noun

a temporary suspension of fighting; a truce.

(संघर्ष विराम)

Truce, Armistice, Peace, Break

Consistent, Continue, Break free, Rigorous

The recent ceasefire seems to be holding.

Revelation

Noun

a surprising and previously unknown fact that has been disclosed to others.

(रहस्योद्घाटन)

Disclosure, Divulgence, Declaration, Utterance, Confession

Hide, Secret, Concealment, Covert

The actor made certain revelations about his personal life.

Traverse

Verb

extend across or through.

(विस्तार करना)

Cross, Bridge, Span, Extend

Confine, Restrict, Restrain, Hold

I traversed the forest.

Emanate

Verb

originate from; be produced by.

(उत्पन्न होना)

Exude, Give out, Send, Pour, Throw

Hold, Back, Keep, Restrict

The candles emanated beautiful aroma.

 

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