The Hindu Vocabulary 9 May 2022

2022-05-09

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 9 May 2022 is from the Editorial titled ‘Third and final round: On the tussle over Delhi’s status.’

 

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Tussle

Noun

A rough physical struggle.

An intense argument.

(संघर्ष)

 

Battle, Clash, Combat, Conflict, Brawl, Fray, Scuffle, Skirmish

Agreement, Harmony, Calm, Peace

A tussle for control of the organisation was going on.

Verb

To engage in a rough struggle.

(जोरदार संघर्ष या हाथापाई में शामिल होना)

Grapple, Scuffle, Wrestle, Tangle, Battle, Box, Battle, Conflict

Agree, Concur

The two rugby players tussled for the ball.

Wrangle

Verb

Fight or Argue

(लड़ाई)

Bicker, Disagree, Quarrel, Quibble, Squabble

Agree, Concur, Give in, Make peace

The two friends wrangled over who will host the party.

Noun

Argument

(बहस)

Altercation, Brawl, Disagreement, Ruckus, Squabble

Agreement, Harmony, Quiet, Calm

There was no outcome of the wrangle between the two sportsperson.

Complexities

Noun

The state or quality of being intricate or complicated.

(जटिलता)

Complication, Intricacy, Ramification, Convolution

Clarity, Directness, Ease, Obvious, Simplicity

The complexity of the code has made it difficult to find the issue.

Elaborate

Adjective

Worked out with great care and detail.

(विस्तृत)

Busy, Decorated, Embellished, Exact

Easy, Facile, Natural, Simple

Go through the elaborate security precautions before entering this building.

Verb

To expand something in detail.

(विस्तार से करना)

Amplify, Clarify, Comment, Deck, Devise

Abridge, Block, Compress, Condense

The teacher asked the students to elaborate more on their project topics.

Litigation

Noun

The process of taking legal action

(मुकदमेबाज़ी)

Action, Case, Dispute, Lawsuit, Prosecution

-

The litigation against the school was filed by one of the local politicians.

Confer

Verb

Grant or bestow (a title, degree, benefit, or right).

(प्रदान करना)

Bestow on, Present with, Grant to, Award to

Keep quiet, Refuse, Dishonor, Taking

He was conferred with the most prestigious award for is outstanding contribution in literature.

Indeed

Adverb

Used to emphasize a statement or response confirming something already suggested.

(वास्तव में)

Absolutely, Certainly, Easily, Naturally, Really, Surely

Doubtfully, Dubiously, Indefinite, Questionably

Indeed it rained as predicted.

Render

Verb

To cause to become.

To melt down.

To present for consideration.

To provide a due reward.

(प्रस्तुत करना)

Cede, Deliver, Relinquish, Surrender, Give, Interpret, Portray, Reproduce

Take, Cloud, Conceal, fail, Obscure

The company render services only to high class society customers.

Noun

A return especially in goods or services due from a feudal tenant to his lord.

The first coat of plaster applied to a brick.

(सौंपनेवाला/ देनेवाला/ प्रस्तुत करनेवाला)

-

-

The render on the bricks

Pronouncement

Adjective

A formal or authoritative announcement or declaration.

(कथन)

Announcement, Proclamation, Declaration, Assertion, Decree

Concealment

The pronouncement made by the Principal for the delay in the exam was welcomed by all the students.

Insofar

Adverb

To such an extent

(जहां तक)

Inasmuch as, As, Considering, Because, Seeing that, Since

-

I completed my work insofar I can.

Concurrence

Noun

The fact of two or more events or circumstances happening or existing at the same time.

(सन्निपतन)

Unanimity, Simultaneity, Synchronism

-

The concurrence of her birthday and our anniversary was not liked by her.

Negate

Verb

Make ineffective

(नकारना)

Nullify, Invalidate, Neutralize, Undo, Void

Worthy, Full, Filled, Meaningful, Occupied

The shopping expenses may negate your savings.

Quietus

Noun

Final settlement.

Discharge or release from life.

(मरण/ अंतिम निर्णय)

Death, Decease, Dying, Demise

Alive, Birth

Everyone was shocked by the quietus made by the leader.

Regime

Noun

A system of government.

A government in power.

(प्रशासन)

Administration, Establishment, Government, Management

-

The current regime in Sri Lanka is unable to control the economic crisis.

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In given question two statements are given followed by two conclusion. Find which of the following conclusions follows:

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