The Hindu Vocabulary 9 November 2020

2020-11-09

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 09 November 2020 is from the Editorial titled ‘Arresting Arnab: On Maharashtra Police action’.

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

High-handed

Adjective

using power or authority without considering the feelings of others.

(उद्दाम)

Authoritarian, Autocratic, Dictatorial, Bossy, Oppressive

Democratic, Submissive, Autonomous, Free, Equal, Libertarian

The journalist made a high-handed attempt by tricking all the viewers.

Vendetta

Noun

a prolonged bitter quarrel with or campaign against someone.

(प्रतिशोध)

Revenge, Grudge, Conflict, Hostility, Dissension, Strife

Agreement, Forgiveness, calm, Harmony, Peace

It was his personal vendetta that made him do so.

Abet

Verb

encourage or assist (someone) to do something wrong, in particular to commit a crime.

(उकसाना)

Incite, Instigate, Provoke, Prod, Promote

Halt, Prevent, Disapprove, Refuse, Hinder

Yash was accused of abetting Harsh for suicide.

Incriminate

Verb

making someone appear guilty of a crime or wrongdoing.

(दोषी ठहराना)

Implicate, Indict, Allege, Attack, Blame, Charge

Pardon, Exonerate, Free, Exculpate, Ignore, Retreat

The leader incriminated all his subordinate and showed himself to be the best.

Allegation

Noun

a claim or assertion that someone has done something illegal or wrong, typically one made without proof.

(आरोप)

Accussation, Charge, Statement, Affirmation, Avowal, Deeclaration

Denial, Exculpation, Acquittal, Vindication

The allegation put on me proved to be baseless.

Conviction

Noun

a formal declaration by the verdict of a jury or the decision of a judge in a court of law that someone is guilty of a criminal offence.

(दोषसिद्धि)

Dogma, Tenet, Judgement, Decision, Belief

Distrust, Doubt, Disbelief, Unbelief

The judge gave the conviction and he had to be in jail for 5 years.

Bespeak

Verb

be evidence of; indicate.

(पहले से शर्त करना)

Imply, Announce, Address, Request, Speak, Show, Stipulate

Conceal, Ignore, Refuse, Reply, Hide, Overlook

The expressions on your face bespeak that you are hurt.

Throttle

Verb

attack or kill.

(दम घुटना)

Strangle, Smother, Inhibit, Strangulate

Encourage, Free, Release, Help, Let go

They throttled him and tried to kill him.

Conceivable

Adjective

capable of being imagined or grasped mentally.

(कल्पना करने में सक्षम)

Believable, Convincing, Credible, Imaginable, Likely

Implausible, impossible, Incredible, Unthinkable

It was evidently conceivable through the harsh steps that she did not want me to win the game.

Unsavoury

Adjective

disagreeable and unpleasant because morally disreputable.

(नीरस)

Undesirable, Distasteful, Unpalatable, Lousy, Abhorrent

Acceptable, Agreeable, Friendly, Helpful, Pleasing, Pleasant

The unsavoury decision made by the priest gave no positive effect.

Acrimony

Noun

bitterness or ill feeling.

(कटुता)

Animosity, Bitterness, Belligerence, Harshness, Rudeness

Love, Kindness, Generosity, Liking

The acrimony among the brothers led to the steep fall in their family business.

Onus

Noun

Responsibility.

(दायित्व)

Duty, Obligation, Charge, Liability, Culpability

Advantage, Benefit, Blank, Exoneration, Aid

I had to bear the onus of the files to be submitted today.

Fulmination

Noun

an expression of vehement protest.

(विरोध)

Curse, Denouncement, Discharge, Outburst, Warning

Compliment, Praise, Defense, Flattery

The natives of the country expressed fulmination in response to the new law passed.

Hate-mongering

Noun

the arousal of feelings of hatred using speech or writing.

(नफरत करना)

Acrimony, Alienation, Enmity, Animosity, Hate

Admiration, Approval, Desire, Esteem, Kindness

The moment I took one step against the team, hate-mongering began.

 

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