The Hindu Vocabulary 31 December 2021

2021-12-31

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 31 December 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Far from over: On Israel missile strike on Syria.’

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Violate

Verb

To break a law or norm thoughtlessly.

(उल्लंघन करना)

Breach, Disobey, Disregard, Infringe, Offend

Comply, Obey, Regard, Behave, Follow

He was arrested for violation of traffic norms.

Norm

Noun

A standard model that has authoritative approval.

(मानदंड)

Benchmark, Criterion, Model, Rule

Extreme, Exception,

Her score was well above the norm set by earlier students.

Conflict

Verb

To come into the disagreement.

(टकराव)

Differ, Disagree, Vary, Disturb

Agree, Consent, Accord, Conform

His actions conflict with the promises made by his organization.

Noun

A fight or battle

(झगड़ा)

Disaccord, Discordance, Dissension, Division, War

Accord, Agreement, Harmony, Peace

There was a conflict between these nations for decades.

Accusation

Noun

A charge or some wrongdoing.

(आरोप)

Allegation, Denunciation, Impeachment, Indictment

Approval, Commendation, Praise, Compliment

There were many false accusations against the party chief by the opposition.

Multifaceted

Adjective

Having many aspects

 (बहुआयामी)

All-round, Varied, Able

Same, Similar

Our country needs a multifaceted approach to terrorism.

Apparent

Adjective

Clear to view.

Capable of being easily perceived.

(स्पष्ट)

Possible, Probable, Supposed, Credible

Unlikely, Doubtful, Dubious, Improbable

It is quite apparent that he is trying to take the country towards a digital economy.

Flagrant

Adjective

Shockingly noticeable

(खुला)

Atrocious, Brazen, Blatant, Egregious

Concealed, Good, Hidden, Magnificent

The protesters did a flagrant violation of law and order.

Uphold

Verb

To give support or defend.

(बरकरार रखा)

Confirm, Defend, Support, Back, Promote

Attack, Deny, Oppose, Protest

He fought the case to keep his family’s honour.

Precedent

Noun

Any act or decision that serves as an example in the subsequent situations.

(मिसाल)

Antecedent, Criterion, Exemplar, Instance

After, Ensuing, Following, Later

The court judgments serve as a precedent in the upcoming cases.

Sabotage

Verb

Destruction of any property or an act to hamper.

(तोड़-फोड़)

Destroy, Cripple, Disrupt, Subvert

Aid, Allow, Assist, Build

The workers were held responsible by the court for the sabotage of the machinery.

Revive

Verb

To restore to life from a bad situation.

(पुनर्जीवित)

Arouse, Encourage, Energize, Invigorate, Reanimate, Recharge

Bore, Break, Depress, Discourage

The next movie may revive the career of the actress.

Enfeeble

Verb

To make weeken.

(कमज़ोर बनाना)

Disease, Broken, Damaged, Cripple

Aid, Assist, Enable, Strengthen

The long durations of being locked down in your house will enfeeble anyone.

Dial down

Phrasal Verb

To lessen or reduce something.

(किसी चीज को कम  करना।)

Reduce. Lower, Decrease, Lessen

Increase, Higher, Amplify

It is time to dial down my amount of walking as my knees are getting worse.

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