The Hindu Vocabulary 8 July 2021

2021-07-08

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 08 July 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Cultural genocide: On discovery of hundreds of graves in Canada’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Genocide

Noun

the deliberate killing of a large number of people from a particular nation or ethnic group with the aim of destroying that nation or group.

(जातिसंहार)

Slaughter, Massacre, Killing, Mass murder, Eradication, Bloodbath, Holocaust

Peace, Tranquil, Protection, Stillness, Solitude, Hush

The genocide was inevitable.

Indigenous

Adjective

originating or occurring naturally in a particular place; native.

(स्वदेशी)

Native, Original, Local, First, Initial, Ancient, Aboriginal

Expatriate, Migrant, Adventitious, Emigrant, Migrant, Non-native

The production of indigenous products were not scaled up.

Squalid

Adjective

showing or involving a contemptible lack of moral standards.

(घटिया)

Improper, Sordid, Unseemly, Unsavoury, Sleazy, Seedy, Seamy

Proper, Decent, Correct, Systematic, Apposite, Fitting, Fit, Suitable

The restaurant we visited lately was squalid.

Reconciliation

Noun

the restoration of friendly relations.

(फिर से मेल या मिलाप)

Conciliation, Resolution, Settlement, Placating, Propitiation, Remedying, Amity, Concord

Estrangement, Disagreement, Alienation, Feud, Incompatibility

The chief demanded for the reconciliation of the accounts of the accountants.

Aboriginal

Adjective

inhabiting or existing in a land from the earliest times or from before the arrival of colonists; indigenous.

(आदिवासी)

Indigenous, Native, Original, Local, First, Initial, Ancient

Contemoporary, Recent, Expatriate, Migrant, Adventitious, Emigrant, Migrant, Non-native

All the aboriginal items were discarded by the museum’s caretakers.

Grievance

Noun

a real or imagined cause for complaint, especially unfair treatment.

(शिकायत)

Injustice, Problem, Query, Offence, Issue, Wrong, Insult

Justice, Fair, Fairness, Equality, Equal, Just, Validity, Legitimacy

Not all my grievances were addressed on time.

Core

Adjective

the part of something that is central to its existence or character.

(किसी चीज का मुख्य भाग)

Key, Prime, Basic, Fundamental, Elemental, Principal, Primary

Peripheral, Minor, Trivial, Minute, Basic, Slight, Small

My decision was based on core science logics.

Reparation

Noun

the action of making amends for a wrong one has done, by providing payment or other assistance to those who have been wronged.

(मुआवजा)

Amends, Restitution, Redress, Compensation, Recompense, Repayment, Atonement

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The court made the final reparation to the victim.

Accelerate

Verb

increase in rate, amount, or extent.

(गति बढाना)

Speed up, Hurry up, Expedite, Soar, Surge, Hasten, Fasten

Decrease, Drop, Diminish, Decelerate, Delay, Lag, Lagging

The rate of the oil prices accelerated within a week.

 

 

 

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