The Hindu Vocabulary 9 March 2021

2021-03-09

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 09 March 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Misplaced concern: On Supreme Court and OTT regulation’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Outrage

Noun

an intense feeling of anger and shock.

(क्रोध और आघात की तीव्र भावना)

Vexation, Annoyance, Irritation, Irritability, Rage

Peace, Calm, Settled, Pleasure

The Colonel’s outrage at the officers was not justified.

Anticipatory

Adjective

happening, performed, or felt in anticipation of something.

(पूर्वानुमानित)

Expectation, Supposition, Assumption, Presumption, Belief

Certainty, Sure, Certitude, Conviction, Reliability

He did nothing expect giving us anticipatory flash of excitement.

A sweeping declaration

Noun

a statement which applies to all things of a particular kind.

(एक बयान जो एक विशेष प्रकार की सभी चीजों पर लागू होता है)

-

-

The minister made a sweeping statement on the farm bills topic.

Disconcerting

Verb

causing one to feel unsettled.

(चिंताजनक)

Unsettling, Disturbing, Perturbing, Troubling, Unnerving

Reassuring, Encouraging, Heartening, Comforting

My sister has a disconcerting habit of asking for career advice.

Intermediaries

Noun

a person who acts as a link between people in order to try and bring about an agreement; a mediator.

(बिचौलियों)

Mediator, Negotiator, Broker, Middlemen

-

Not even the intermediaries could resolve the issue.

Gratuitous

Adjective

done without good reason; uncalled for.

(निष्कारण)

Unjustified, Unwarranted, Unprovoked, Needless, Groundless

Reasonable, Logical, Needed, Required, Justifiable

Pakistan’s was a gratuitous violence.

Stringent

Adjective

strict, precise, and exacting.

(कड़ी से कड़ी)

Strict, Firm, Rigid, Rigorous, Severe, Harsh

Lenient, Flexible, Pliable, Pliant

Stringent rules need to be implied in this arena.

Curb

Verb

restrain or keep in check.

(नियंत्रण)

Restrain, Hold back, Repress, Suppress, Inhibit, Impede

Release, Free, Let go, Rescue, Unleash

We tried our best to curb the negative effects.

Obscenity

Noun

the state or quality of being obscene.

(बेहूदापन)

Indecency, Immorality, Impropriety, Filth

Clean, Clear, Conspicuous, Immaculate

The show was banned because of obscenity.

Ostensible

Adjective

stated or appearing to be true, but not necessarily so.

(ख़याली)

Apparent, Clear, Outward, Superficial, Professed

Real, Genuine, Actual, Original

We made an ostensible complaint.

Incursion

Noun

an invasion or attack, especially a sudden or brief one.

(आक्रमण)

Invasion, Raid, Assault, Push, Obtrusion

Retreat, Withdraw, Retire, Take back, Pull out, Recoil, Flee

There were incursions experienced at the border.

Alluding

Verb

suggest or call attention to indirectly; hint at.

(ओर इशारा करते)

Suggest, Imply, Mention, hint, Mention, Cite

Ignore, Avoid, Disregard, Ignorant

The way she was talking alludes that she was disinterested.

Offensive

Adjective

causing someone to feel resentful, upset, or annoyed.

( अपमानजनक )

Insulting, Rude, Derogatory, Hurtful, Wounding

Complimentary, Polite, Flattering, Appreciative, Admiring

The remarks given were offensive.

 

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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

 

Select the correct answer: