The Hindu Vocabulary 7 September 2021

2021-09-07

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 7 September 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Life after death: On Kashmir after Syed Ali Shah Geelani’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Seize

Verb

Abduct/ Take by force

(जब्त)

Ambush, Take over, Annex, Apprehend, Capture

Let go, Free, Surrender, Release

The Taliban have seized the power in Afghanistan.

Strident

Adjective

Loud and unpleasant (तीक्ष्‍ण)

Blatant, Vociferous, Jarring, Discordant

Quiet, Subdued, Silent, Soft

The hinges of my door are strident.

Recalcitrance

Noun

Disobedience

(उद्दंडता)

Rebellion, Defiance, Unruliness

Agreeability, Obedience, Submission

Rahul referred to the authority’s recalcitrance to end the road construction program.

Aggressive

Adjective

Using or showing force or pressure in order to succeed.

(आक्रामक)

Destructive, Intrusive, Threatening, Forceful

Apathetic, Lethargic, Calm

Many students are aggressive in school.  

Erstwhile

Adjective

Former

(भूतपूर्व)

Once, Bygone, Old, Past

Present, Future

The erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir has been divided into two UTs- Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.

Euphoria

Noun

an extremely strong feeling of happiness (उत्साह)

Elation, Exhilaration, Frenzy, Joy

Depression, Discouragement, Sorrow, Dislike

My marriage is a family’s euphoria.

Exult

Verb

Feel or show triumphant elation or jubilation.

(हर्षित होना)

Rejoice, Celebrate, Cheer

Be sad, Conceal, Grieve, Hide

Indian cricket team exulted over their win over England.

Secession

Noun

The action of withdrawing formally from membership of a federation or body, especially a political state.

(अलगाव)

Breakaway, Separation, Disunion, Division

Agreement, Closure, Peace

Many separatist groups in large countries dream of secession, which they could never achieve.   

Acquiescence

Noun

Reluctant agreement

(मौन स्‍वीकृति)

Acceptance, Assent, Concurrence, Consent

Disagreement, Dissent, Refusal

The local leader’s acquiescence to the rules made by the authorities is a heartbreak.

Integral

Adjective

Including something as a part

(अभिन्न)

Elemental, Essential, Intrinsic, Indispensable

Extrinsic, Partial, Part, Nonessential

Love and Care are an integral part of a successful married life.   

 

 

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