The Hindu Vocabulary 7 July 2021

2021-07-07

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 07 July 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Trump again: on charging of Trump Organization’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Larceny

Noun

theft of personal property.

(चोरी)

Theft, Stealing, Robbery, Pilfering, Thieving, Thievery, Burglary

-

Larceny is a crime involving the unlawful taking or theft.

Prosecutor

Noun

a person, especially a public official, who institutes legal proceedings against someone.

(अभियोगपक्ष का वकील)

Advocate, Attorney, Counsel, Counselor, Attorney-at-law

-

Prosecutors are fully entitled to all the rights.

Audacious

Adjective

showing a willingness to take surprisingly bold risks.

(निडर)

Bold, Daring, Fearless, Intrepid, Brave, Unafraid, Unflinching

Timid, Fearful, Apprehensive, Afraid, Sacred, Demure, Modest

His audacious attitude annoyed all the family members.

Salvo

Noun

a sudden, vigorous, or aggressive act or series of acts.

(फायर)

Series, Sequence, Succession, String, Chain, Train, Wave

-

The judge provoked a salvo of accusations.

Indictment

Noun

a formal charge or accusation of a serious crime.

(कलंक)

Citation, Blame, Allegation, Arraignment, Accusation, Imputation

Acquittal, Free, Released, Freedom, Absolution, Exoneration

My neighbour was charged with an indictment for conspiracy.

The tip of the iceberg

Phrase

the small perceptible part of a much larger situation or problem that remains hidden.

(बड़ी समस्या की छोटी सी झलक)

Little, Small, Compact, Tiny, Miniature, Minute, Mini, Miniscule

Big, Large, Tall, Heavy, Ample, Huge, Humungous, Mammoth

The dust that can be seen on the top of the shelf is just the tip of the iceberg.

Hobble

Verb

restrict the activity or development of.

(अटकाना)

Falter, Limit, Hinder, Obstruct, Block, Hamper, Impede

Release, Allow, Permit, Grow, Unfurl, Untie

The oil industry was hobbled by rising prices.

Emolument

Noun

a salary, fee, or profit from employment or office.

(पारिश्रमिक)

Payment, Fee, Charge, Consideration, Salary, Pay, Allowance, Income

-

They questioned the directors’ emoluments.

Plutocrat

Noun

a person whose power derives from their wealth.

()

Capitalist, Tycoon, Magnate, Nabob, Millionaire, Billionaire

Poor, Impoverished, Pauper, Insolvent, Beggar

The country has long been run by plutocrats.

Run-of-the-mill

Adjective

lacking unusual or special aspects; ordinary.

(साधारण)

Usual, Average, Standard, Unremarkable, Ordinary, Commonplace, Conventional, Mediocre, Dull

Unusual, Remarkable, Exceptional, Extraordinary, Special, Outstanding, Excellent, Phenomenal

Roshni is involved in a run-of-the-mill job.

 

 

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