The Hindu Vocabulary 30 September 2020

2020-09-30

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 30 September 2020 is from the Editorial Titled "Salutary Lesson: On Vodafone Case"

Salutary

Adjective

Producing good effects; beneficial

लाभदायक

Synonyms: Advantageous, Benefic, Beneficent, Beneficial

Antonyms: Damaging, Deleterious, Harmful, Injurious

 

Undermine

Verb

Lessen the effectiveness, power, or ability of, especially gradually or insidiously

दुर्बल करना

Synonyms: Deteriorate, Enervate, Enfeeble, Weaken

Antonyms: Cure, Heal, Help, Rectify

 

Arbitration

Noun

The use of an arbitrator to settle a dispute

मध्यस्थता

Synonyms: Adjudge, Adjudication, Deciding, Determination

Antonyms: Forgiving, Hedge

 

Tribunal

Noun

A body established to settle certain types of dispute

कुछ प्रकार के विवादों को निपटाने के लिए स्थापित निकाय

Synonyms: Bar, Bench, Court, Forum

Antonyms: Disassemble, Refrain

 

Retrospective

Adjective

Looking back on or dealing with past events or situations

पूर्वप्रभावी

Synonyms: Backward-looking, Nostalgic, Introspective, Self-reflective

Antonyms: Unreflective, Farseeing, Farsighted, Forehanded

 

Protracted

Adjective

Lasting for a long time or longer than expected or usual

लंबा

Synonyms: Endless, Longish, Overlong, Prolonged

Antonyms: Brief, Little, Mini, Short

 

Perverse

Adjective

Unreasonable

अनुचित

Synonyms: Illogical, Irrational, Nonlogical, Unconscionable

Antonyms: Certified, Validated, Verified, Confirmed

 

Outset

Noun

The start or beginning of something

प्रारंभ

Synonyms: Beginning, Birth, Commencement, Dawn

Antonyms: Cessation, Closing, Closure, Completion

 

Contentious

Adjective

Controversial

विवादास्पद

Synonyms: Aggressive, Agonistic, Argumentative, Assaultive

Antonyms: Affable, Amiable, Amicable, Benevolent

 

Erstwhile

Adjective

Former

भूतपूर्व

Synonyms: Former, Late, Old, Once, Other

Antonyms: Contemporary, Current, Extant, Ongoing

 

Emphatic

Adjective

Expressing something forcibly and clearly

प्रभावी

Synonyms: Insistent, Marked, Pointed, Absolute

Antonyms: Nonassertive, Nonemphatic, Unemphatic

 

Fraught

Adjective

Filled with or likely to result in

भरा हुआ

Synonyms: Abounding, Abundant, Awash, Flush

Antonyms: Bare, Barren, Blank, Devoid

 

Arbitral

Adjective

Relating to or resulting from the use of an arbitrator to settle a dispute

पंचायती

Synonyms: Adjudge, Adjudication, Deciding, Determination

Antonyms: Forgiving, Hedge

 

Pyrrhic

Adjective

Won at too great a cost to have been worthwhile for the victor

बहुत बढ़िया लागत में जीता

Synonyms: Victory, Triumph

Antonyms: Failure, Defeat

 

Wariness

Noun

Caution about possible dangers or problems

सावधानी

Synonyms: Attentiveness, Observance, Vigilance, Watchfulness

Antonyms: Abruptness, Hastiness, Impetuousness, Precipitousness

 

Bruisingly

Adverb

In a manner that bruises; violently

बलपूर्वक

Synonyms: Fiercely, Firmly, Forcefully, Forcibly

Antonyms: Feebly, Gently, Softly, Weakly

 

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