The Hindu Vocabulary 6 April 2021

2021-04-06

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 06 April 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘A walk-back: On the expiry of H-1B visa ban’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Articulated

Verb

expressed; put into words.

(व्यक्त)

Hinted, Diverted, Stated, Mentioned, Quoted, Expressed

Hide, Conceal, Veil, Cover, Covert, Shield, Secrete

One of the most articulated emotions is sadness.

Garnered

Verb

gather or collect (something, especially information or approval).

(इकट्ठा करना)

Gather, Collect, Accumulate, Amass, Assemble, Store

Spread, Expand, Enlarge, Thicken, Develop, Widen

The officer struggled a lot to garner substantial evidence.

Lapse

Noun

a brief or temporary failure of concentration, memory, or judgement.

(व्यतीत)

Failure, Slip, Error, Mistake, Blunder, Fault, Omission

Success, Prosperity, Affluence, Victory, Triumph

The lapse of remembrance caused a huge loss.

Proclamation

Noun

a public or official announcement dealing with a matter of great importance.

(घोषणा)

Decree, Order, Edict, Command, Rule, Ruling, Announcement

-

The proclamation given by the officer was not appreciated.

Halting

Verb

bring or come to an abrupt stop.

(अचानक रोकना)

Stopping, Controlling, Ceasing, Terminate, Pause, Suspend

Start, Go, Continue, Pursue, Persist

They halted the process to get their work done.

Distress

Noun

extreme anxiety, sorrow, or pain.

(संकट)

Anguish, Suffering, Agony, Affliction, Torment, Torture

Happiness, Comfort, Ease, Repose, Relaxation, Serenity

It was her distress that hindered her growth.

Clampdown

Noun

a concerted or harsh attempt to suppress something.

(शिकंजा कसना)

Suppression, Prevention, Stopping, Crackdown, Limitation, Restraint, Curb

Release, Unleash, Relieve, Free, Give

The police made a clampdown on crime.

Walk-back

Noun

retract a statement or reverse an action or decision.

(किसी कथन को वापस लेना या किसी क्रिया या निर्णय को उलट देना)

Undo, Overturn, Withdraw, Repudiate, Invalidate, Revoke, Repeal

Uphold, Stick to, Confirm, Ratify, Validate, Vindicate

She made a decision to walk-back her statement.

Unwinding

Verb

undo or be undone after winding or being wound.

(तनाव मुक्त)

Undo, Unroll, Unravel, Untwine, Untwist

Involve, Indulge, Twist, Tangle

No one could unwind the act.

Allude

Verb

suggest or call attention to indirectly; hint at.

(संकेत करना)

Suggest, Imply, Mention, Touch on, State, Hint

Ignore, Conceal, Shun, Spurn, Hide

The testament alluded that there is a need of new procedure.

Nudge

Verb

prod (someone) gently with one's elbow in order to attract attention.

(कुहनी से हलका धक्का)

Poke, Elbow, Dig, Prod, Jab, Prompt, Urge

-

They nudged me to dive into the competition.

Ethos

Noun

the characteristic spirit of a culture, era, or community as manifested in its attitudes and aspirations.

(प्रकृति)

Spirit, Character, Atmosphere, Climate, Mood, Essence, Feeling

-

The ethos of the place did not entice any of us.

 

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