The Hindu Vocabulary 30 July 2021

2021-07-30

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 30 July 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Probing Pegasus: On Bengal ordering inquiry into snooping row’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Probing

Adjective

inquiring closely into something; searching.

(गहराई से जाँचा गया)

Searching, Looking for, Curious, Discerning, Piercing, Exploring, Hunting

Disregarding, Ignoring, Avoiding, Neglecting, Disdain

They asked me some probing questions.

Snooping

Adjective

relating to or engaged in a furtive attempt to find out information about someone's private affairs.

(ताक झाँक)

Inquiring, Nosy, Interfering, Stickybeak, Explore, Investigate

Ignore, Avoid, Neglect, Shun, Spurn, Detest

I am perturbed with these snooping neighbours.

Spyware

Noun

software that enables a user to obtain covert information about another's computer activities by transmitting data covertly from their hard drive.

(मालवेयर का एक प्रकार)

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The officials used spyware to get the work done.

Penchant

Adjective

a strong or habitual liking for something or tendency to do something.

(रुचि)

Liking, Fondness, Preference, Taste, Inclination, Passion

Disliking, Hate, Hatred, Loathe, Abhor, Despise, Scorn

I never had a penchant for dogs.

Chutzpah

Noun

extreme self-confidence or audacity.

(अक्खड़पन)

Audacity, Cheek, guts, Nerve, Gall, Boldness, Temerity

Timidity, Shy, Afraid, Fearful, Trembling, Demure, Reticent

Everyone admires Kartik’s chutzpah.

Cede

Verb

give up (power or territory).

(सौंप देना)

Surrender, Concede, Relinquish, Yield, Give up, Bequeath, Forsake

Keep, Gain, Obtain, get, Acquire, Procure, Secure, Attain

All the neighbouring islands were ceded by us.

Readily

Adverb

without hesitation or reluctance; willingly.

(सरलता से)

Willingly, Gladly, Happily, Cheerfully, Eagerly, Promptly

Reluctantly, Hesitantly, Uncertainly, Dubiously, Unsurely, Doubtfully

He readily admits that he was at fault.

Interception

Noun

the action or fact of preventing someone or something from continuing to a destination.

(पाबंदी)

Restriction, Reduction, Diminution, Cutback, Curtailment, Cut, Limitation

Unleash, Promotion, Encouragement, Advancement, Furtherance, Backing, Succour

The officer supported the interception of arms shipments.

Oversight

Noun

an unintentional failure to notice or do something.

(भूल)

Mistake, Error, Fault, Omission, Failure, Lapse, Failure

Correction, Rectification, Amendment, Attention, Revision

I missed to notice the change by an oversight.

Testify

Verb

serve as evidence or proof that something exists or is the case.

(साक्षी हो)

Confirm, Evidence, Prove, Corroborate, Show, Indicate

Belie, Contradict, Disprove, Debunk, Explode, Controvert, Falsify

The glass on the floor testifies to the presence of someone.

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