The Hindu Vocabulary 31 October 2021

2021-10-31

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 31 October 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Silly point: On linking cricket to patriotism’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Brunt

Noun

Bad end of a situation

(आघात)

Burden, Shock, Impact, Force, Pressure

Ease, Peace, Relaxation

Youth of the country are bearing the brunt of unemployment.

Imputation

Noun

A charge or claim that someone has done something undesirable

(इलज़ाम)

Accusation, Attribution, Allegation, Insinuation

-

An inquiry has been set up for the imputations against the minister.

Sedition

Noun

Rebellion

(राज-द्रोह)

Insubordination, Insurrection, Mutiny, Treason, Agitation

Obedience, Peace, Calm, Submission

Your acts of sedition will land you in prison.

Propriety

Noun

Appropriateness

(औचित्य)

Correctness, Legitimacy, Morality, Aptness

Dishonesty, Disagreement, Incompatibility, Discord

Even after such personal attacks, his professional propriety stopped him from attacking him in his speech.

Conformity

Noun

Compliance

(अनुपालन)

Obedience, Consent, Assent, Consent

Disagreement, Resistance, Discord, Refusal

The professional life demands certain conformity of appearance.

Ridiculous

Adjective

Stupid

(हास्यास्पद)

Absurd, Bizarre, Fantastic, Foolish, Incredible

Bad, Plausible, Credible, Plausible, Serious

This is ridiculous behaviour from your friend.

Purported

Verb

Appearing or stated to be true, though not necessarily so (कथित)

Imply, Pretend, Profess, Allege

Conceal, Deny, Disclaim, Hide

The tourists were taken to purported religious sites by the guide.

Disharmony

Noun

Conflict

(असामंजस्य)

Dissension, Friction, Clash, Contention

Agreement, Accord, Peace, Concord

The violence erupted and a sense of disharmony was there among the neighbours.

Unremitting

Adjective

Continual/ Never relaxing

(निरंतर)

 

Ceaseless, Continuous, Enduring, Eternal

Ceasing, Ending, Completed, Discontinuous

Raju was known for his unremitting efforts to improve education quality at the ground level.

Pursuit

Noun

Chase

(पीछा)

Search, Inquiry, Quest, Hunt

Retreat, Surrender

He walked for miles in pursuit of happiness.

Bode

Verb

To show signs of a favorable or successful outcome

(भविष्यव्दाणी)

Augur, Betoken, Herald, Forecast

-

This could bode disaster for the environment.

 

 

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