The Hindu Vocabulary 4 October 2020

2020-10-04

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 4 October 2020 is from the Editorial Titled "Brawling in Cleveland: On Trump-Biden Debate"

 

Brawling

Verb

Fight or quarrel in a rough or noisy way

विवाद करना

Synonyms: Argufying, Arguing, Bickering, Brabbling

Antonyms: Coexisting, Getting along, Accepting, Agreeing

 

Showcase

Verb

Exhibit; display

प्रदर्शन

Synonyms: Display, Disport, Exhibit, Expose, Flash, Flaunt

Antonyms: Camouflage, Disguise, Mask, Conceal

 

Toe-to-toe

Phrase

Standing directly in front of one another, especially in order to fight or argue

काँटे की टक्कर

Synonyms: Eyeball-to-eyeball, Face-to-face, Head-on, Head-to-head

Antonyms: Refuse, Reject, Denial

 

Bipartisan

 Adjective

Of or involving the agreement or cooperation of two political parties that usually oppose each other's policies

द्विदलीय

Synonyms: Fair, Impartial, Indifferent, Unbiased

Antonyms: Biased, Partial, Partisan, Prejudiced, Unfair

 

Bonhomie

Noun

Cheerful friendliness; geniality

खुशमिज़ाजी

Synonyms: Generosity, Concord, Harmony, Rapport

Antonyms: Enmity, Disfavor, Intolerance, Animosity

 

 

Uncivility

Noun

Incivility; rudeness

असभ्यता

Synonyms: Discourtesy, Disrespect, Disrespectfulness, Impertinence

Antonyms: Humility, Meekness, Modesty, Deference

 

Undergirded

Verb

Secure or fasten from the underside

सुरक्षित

Synonyms: Supported, Bolstered, Bore, Braced

Antonyms: Baffled, Foiled, Frustrated, Interfered, Opposed, Sabotaged

 

Cognitive

Adjective

Relating to, or involving conscious mental activities

ज्ञान-संबंधी

Synonyms: Logical, Rational, Reasonable, Sensible

Antonyms: Absurd, Fallacious, Misleading, Insane

 

Disdain

Noun

The feeling that someone or something is unworthy of one's consideration or respect

तिरस्कार

Synonyms: Contempt, Contemptuousness, Despisement, Despite

Antonyms: Acceptance, Tolerance, Adoration, Deference

 

Wilfully

Adverb

With the intention of causing harm; deliberately

जान-बूझकर

Synonyms: Deliberately, Designedly, Intentionally, Knowingly

Antonyms: Accidentally, Incidentally, Haphazardly, Randomly

 

Segue

Verb

A swift transition

बिना किसी रुकावट के संक्रमण करें

Synonyms: Continuation, Shift, Drift

Antonyms: Halt, Stuck, Terminus, Interruption

 

Penchant

Noun

A strong or habitual liking for something or tendency to do something

लगन

Synonyms: Affection, Affinity, Aptitude, Bent, Bias

Antonyms: Averseness, Aversion, Disfavor, Disinclination

 

Acerbic

Adjective

Sharp and forthright

तेज और आगे

Synonyms: Incisive, Keen, Poignant, Trenchant

Antonyms: Amusing, Droll, Playful, Gentle, Mild

 

Stalwart

Adjective

Loyal, reliable, and hard-working

निष्ठावान

Synonyms: Brave, Courageous, Dauntless, Doughty, Fearless

Antonyms: Diffident, Mousy, Scary, Shy, Skittish,

 

Bungling

Noun

The action or fact of carrying out a task clumsily or incompetently

गोलमाल

Synonyms: Awkward, Botched, Clumsy, Fumbled

Antonyms: Able, Accomplished, Adept, Capable

 

Resent

Verb

Feel bitterness or indignation at

बुरा मानना; क्रोध करना

Synonyms: Begrudge, Envy, Jealousy, Resentment

Antonyms: Benevolence, Goodwill, Kindness, Sympathy

 

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