The Hindu Vocabulary 2 December 2023

2023-12-02

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 2 December 2023 is from the Editorial titled “A lot at stake: On India and the impact of the indictment by the U.S. Department of Justice".

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Stake

Noun

A pointed stick or post used for support or marking boundaries; a share or interest in a business or venture.

(शैल)

Picket, Post, Pole, Support, Share, Investment, Interest, Bet, Wager, Ante

Withdrawal, Divestment, Forfeit, Loss, Disinterest, Forfeiture, Relinquishment, Abandonment, Surrender, Abstention

The farmer used stakes to support young saplings in the garden.

Indictment

Noun

A formal accusation or charge of a serious crime.

(अभियोग)

Accusation, Charge, Allegation, Impeachment, Complaint, Prosecution, Blame, Denunciation, Assertion, Incrimination

Acquittal, Exoneration, Vindication, Clearing, Defense, Justification, Approval, Praise, Commendation, Applause

The grand jury issued an indictment against the suspect for fraud and embezzlement.

Assassination

Noun

The act of deliberately killing a prominent or important person, especially for political reasons.

(हत्या)

Murder, Homicide, Killing, Execution, Slaying, Liquidation, Slaughter, Manslaughter, Regicide

Rescue, Protection, Preservation, Safeguarding, Security, Safety, Life-saving, Liberation, Release

The president narrowly escaped an assassination attempt.

Twist

Verb

To turn or bend something out of its normal shape; a distortion or spiral movement.

(मोड़)

Turn, Curve, Coil, Spiral, Rotate, Warp, Contort, Wrinkle, Wrench, Wind

Straighten, Untwist, Uncoil, Unwind, Smooth, Release, Align, Unbend, Extend, Stretch

She decided to twist the wire into a spiral shape for her art project.

Alleged

Adjective

Asserted or stated to be true without providing proof; accused but not proven guilty.

(कथित)

Supposed, Purported, Claimed, Presumed, Suspected, Apparent, Ostensible, So-called, Proposed

Proven, Confirmed, Established, Evident, Demonstrated, Actual, Proven, Verified, True

The alleged thief was taken into custody pending further investigation.

Outrage

Verb

An act of extreme violence, cruelty, or offensiveness; an intense and violent reaction to something offensive.

(उत्कृष्ट)

Atrocity, Brutality, Cruelty, Offense, Violation, Indignation, Fury, Anger, Wrath, Offend

Praise, Approval, Commendation, Applause, Admiration, Respect, Calm, Tolerance, Acceptance, Forgiveness

The news of the heinous crime provoked public outrage.

Imply

Verb

To suggest or express indirectly; to indicate without explicitly stating.

(सूचित करना)

Suggest, Insinuate, Hint, Intimate, Indicate, Convey, Allude, Infer, Connote, Signify

Clarify, Specify, Express, State, Declare, Announce, Proclaim, Reveal

His silence seemed to imply agreement with the decision.

Rogue

Adjective

A dishonest or unprincipled person; a scoundrel.

(दुश्मन)

Scoundrel, Rascal, Knave, Villain, Crook, Miscreant, Charlatan, Deceiver, Cheat, Trickster

Hero, Saint, Philanthropist, Honest person

The rogue tricked people into investing in a fraudulent scheme.

Incompetence

Noun

Lack of ability, skill, or effectiveness in performing tasks; incompetence.

(अक्षमता)

Ineptitude, Inefficiency, Incapability, Incapacity, Unfitness, Clumsiness, Impracticality, Ineffectiveness, Helplessness, Inability

Competence, Proficiency, Ability, Skill, Expertise, Capability, Aptitude, Efficiency, Mastery

The manager's incompetence led to a series of mistakes and financial losses.

Inconsistent

Adjective

Not staying the same or not behaving in a predictable way; lacking consistency.

(असंगत)

Unpredictable, Unstable, Variable, Unsteady, Changeable, Incoherent, Fluctuating, Irregular, Contradictory, Fickle

Consistent, Stable, Reliable, Predictable, Uniform, Steady, Constant, Coherent, Persistent, Unchanging

The athlete's inconsistent performance raised doubts about his dedication to training.

Sagacity

Noun

Acuteness of mental discernment and soundness of judgment; wisdom.

(बुद्धिमानी)

Wisdom, Insight, Intelligence, Shrewdness, Prudence, Discernment, Judiciousness, Cleverness, Acumen, Perception

Folly, Stupidity, Ignorance, Foolishness, Imprudence, Irrationality, Gullibility, Injudiciousness, Ineptitude, Inability

The old sage was admired for his sagacity and ability to offer wise counsel.

 

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