The Hindu Vocabulary 5 March 2021

2021-03-05

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 05 March 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Rape and marriage: On the Supreme Court’s failure to protect the rights of women’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Perpetrator

Noun

a person who carries out a harmful, illegal, or immoral act.

(अपराधी)

Offender, Villain, Delinquent, Culprit

Noble, Lofty, Beneficent, Benevolent

The perpetrators of the crime should be put behind the bars.

Exploitative

Adjective

making use of a situation or treating others unfairly in order to gain an advantage or benefit.

(किसी लाभ या लाभ के लिए किसी स्थिति का उपयोग करना या दूसरों के साथ गलत व्यवहार करना।)

Unjust, Unfair, Biased, Discriminatory, Preferential

Fair, Just, Justified, Unbiased

All his approaches were exploitative.

Met out

Phrasal verb

to give out or distribute.

(देना या वितरित करना)

Issue, Dispense, Administer, Allocate, Allot

Collect, Gather, Keep, Hold

The available goods were met out amongst all.

Misogyny

Noun

dislike of, contempt for, or ingrained prejudice against women.

(स्री जाति से द्वेष)

Loathe, Hatred, Hate, Dislike, Distaste

Liking, fondness, Love, Kindness, Attachment, Penchant

Iran has been struggling to fight misogyny.

Patriarchal

Adjective

relating to or denoting a system of society or government controlled by men.

(पुरुषों द्वारा नियंत्रित समाज)

Dominating, Influenced, Control, Command, Master, Tyrannize

Liberal, Progressive, Easy, Simple

We are living in a patriarchal society.

Arduous

Adjective

involving or requiring strenuous effort; difficult and tiring.

(कठिन)

Onerous, Taxing, Difficult, Hard, Heavy, Laborious

Easy, Effortless, Uncomplicated, Undemanding

I was all tired after the arduous journey.

Allegation

Noun

a claim or assertion that someone has done something illegal or wrong, typically one made without proof.

(आरोप)

Claim, Assertion, Declaration, Statement, Proclamation, Contention

Unleash, Free, Flexible, Loose, Unleashed

The allegation placed on him were false.

Endorsed

Verb

declare one's public approval or support of.

(समर्थन किया)

Support, Back, Favour, Advocate, Uphold, Affirm

Blame, Abandon, Oppose, Contradict

The analysis was endorsed by Rashi.

Regardless

Adjective

despite the prevailing circumstances.

(भले ही)

Anyway, Anyhow, Nevertheless, Nonetheless

Considering, View, Contemplate, Examine

The team was determined to carry on regardless of the issues.

Brutally

Adverb

in a savagely violent way.

(एक हिंसक तरीके से)

Vicious, Savage, Harshly, Roughly, Rudely

Gentle, Weak, Softly, Calmly

They brutally tortured each candidate.

Prescribed

Verb

recommend.

(सलाह देना)

Advise, Advocate, Commend, Urge, Suggest

Demote, Discourage, Devalue, Disparage

The doctor prescribed me some medicines.

Prejudice

Noun

preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience.

(पक्षपात)

Discrimination, Partiality, Bias, Bigotry

Balanced, Fair, Equitable, Unbiased, Objective

Racial prejudice is prevalent in Iraq.

Blatantly

Adverb

in an open and unashamed manner.

(बेतहाशा)

Unashamed, Impetuously, Rashly, Roughly, Rudely

Respectfully, Softly, Nicely, Pleasantly, Delightfully, Pleasingly

The opposition blatantly disregarded the set approach.

 

Watch The Hindu Vocabulary 5 March 2021

 

Share Blog


Current Affairs

Attempt Daily Current
Affairs Quiz

Attempt Quiz


Question Of The Day

Select the set, in which numbers are related in the different way as are the numbers of the following set.

(8, 9, 26)