The Hindu Vocabulary 8 June 2021

2021-06-08

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 08 June 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Media and sedition: On Supreme Court relief to journalists’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Sedition

Noun

conduct or speech inciting people to rebel against the authority of a state or monarch.

(विद्रोह)

Agitation, Provocation, Rebellion, Revolt, Mutiny, Rioting

Pacifying, Settling, Placate, Peace, Settlement

The reason behind the quarrel between two communities was his sedition.

Strident

Adjective

loud and harsh; grating.

(कठोर)

Harsh, Raucous, Rough, Jarring, Loud

Quiet, Gentle, Soft, Dulcet, Mellifluous

His voice suddenly became increasingly strident.

Disaffection

Noun

a state or feeling of being dissatisfied, especially with people in authority or a system of control.

(असंतोष)

Dissatisfaction, Discontent, Restlessness, Frustration, Alienation, Mutiny

Contentment, Loyalty, Satisfaction, Content, Happiness, Pleasure

There is growing disaffection with the corporate functioning.

Fierce

Adjective

having or displaying an intense or ferocious aggressiveness.

(भयंकर)

Ferocious, Savage, Vicious, Wild, Fearful, Damaging, Feral, Untamed

Tamed, Gentle, Mild, kind, Softer, Tender, Benign

The fierce bombing continued for two hours.

Quashed

Verb

reject as invalid, especially by legal procedure.

(मंसूख करना)

Cancel, Reverse, Rescind, Repeal, Revoke, Retract, Countermand

Validate, Prove, Uphold, Justify, Corroborate

His faith was quashed completely by the opponents.

Disapprobation

Noun

strong disapproval, typically on moral grounds.

(नापसंदगी)

Disapproval, Dislike, Dissatisfaction, Disfavour, Distaste, Demurral

Approval, Acceptance, Agreement, Consent, Acquiescence, Compliance

Not every individual can brave his parents’ disapprobation.

Connote

Noun

imply or suggest.

(संकेत करना)

Imply, Suggest, Indicate, Signify, Hint

Denote, Mean, State, Order, Implement

His statement connotes that there will be a war soon.

Pernicious

Adjective

having a harmful effect, especially in a gradual or subtle way.

(हानिकारक)

Harmful, Damaging, Destructive, Injurious, Hurtful, Detrimental

Beneficial, Benign, Favourable, Approving, Commendatory

We need to save ourselves from pernicious influences of the mass media.

Iteration

Noun

the repetition of a process or utterance.

(दुहराव)

Reiteration, Repeating, Restatement, Retelling, Recapitulation

-

The iteration of the remarks displeased us.

Stride

Noun

a long, decisive step.

(प्रगति)

Step, Pace, Footstep, Footfall, Tread

-

He crossed the border in a couple of strides.

Incitement

Noun

the action of provoking unlawful behaviour or urging someone to behave unlawfully.

(उत्तेजना)

Urging, Goading, Motivation, Persuasion, Inducement

Suppression, Discouragement, Dejection, Depression, Disappointment

His anger amounted to an incitement to cause robbery.

Latitude

Noun

scope for freedom of action or thought.

(क्षेत्र)

Scope, Range, Leeway, Space, Elbow room

-

Media has been given considerable latitude to criticize the celebrities.

 

 

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Question Of The Day

Match the contents given in List-I with List-II.

List-I

List-II

I. Comptroller and Auditor General

A. Kolkata

II. National Stock Exchange of India Limited  

B. New Delhi

III. Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited  

C. Mumbai

IV. Geological Survey of India     

D. Dehradun

 

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