The Hindu Vocabulary 4 October 2021

2021-10-04

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 4 October 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Crime and the pandemic: On Crime in India report’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Parsed

Verb

Analyze

(व्याख्या करना)

Determine, Disintegrate, Dissolve, Dissect

Waver, Unite, Connect, Combine

The research team got divided into groups to parse the newly discovered element.

Gleaning

Verb

Collect information from various sources.

(बटोरना)

Cull, Deduce, Extract, Garner

Disperse, Separate, Divide, Spread

The information has been gleaned from various research data.

Variance

Noun

The fact or quality of being different, divergent, or inconsistent. (फ़र्क)

Difference, Discrepancy, Dissimilarity, Contrast

Approval, Agreement, Sameness, Concurrence

The talks between the companies were at variance with the agreement.

Prolonged

Verb

Extended (दीर्घकालीन)

Dull, Lengthened, Protracted, Drawn-out

Shortened

He died due to prolonged illness.  

Coincide

Verb

Occur at or during the same time (मेल खाना)

Concur, Clash, Conflict, Coexist

Differ, Disagree, Dissent, Protest

The COVID-19 pandemic coincided with a series of economic downturns.

Sluggish

Adjective

Slow-moving or inactive (सुस्त)

Inactive, Quiet, Slow, Slack, Depressed

Active, Energetic, Alert, Busy, Lively

The growth in the economy is sluggish.

Lackadaisical

Adjective

Careless

(भावुक)

Apathetic, Halfhearted, Lazy, Lethargic

Active, Lively, Energetic, Interested

Raju’s lackadaisical approach could not crack us the deal.

Promulgated

Verb

Promote or make widely known (an idea or cause).

(प्रख्यापित)

Promote, Announce, Proclaim, Propagate

Collect, Conceal, Hide, Keep, Refrain

The President promulgated the Ordinance for hindu marriage law.

Strictures

Noun

Censure

(निंदा)

Blame, Criticism, Rebuke, Reprobation

Compliment, Praise

His strictures against the bankers are misdirected.

Stifle

Verb

make (someone) unable to breathe properly; suffocate. (दबाना)

Suffocate, Choke, Smother, Oppressive, Repress

Allow, Encourage, Release, Free

The children were stifled by the fumes due to gas leakage.

Dissent

Noun

Disagreement

(मतभेद)

Discord, Dissension, Opposition, Protest, Resistance

Acceptance, Agreement, Approval, Concurrence, Harmony

There was a little dissent on the new education policy.  

 

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