The Hindu Vocabulary 31 August 2023

2023-08-31

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 30 August 2023 is from the Editorial titled “A Nuh model: On Haryana and the determination of the political executive."

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Affiliate

 Verb

To connect or associate with.

(संलग्न करना)

Connect, Associate, Join, Link, Attach, Unite, Couple, Relate, Align, Combine.

Disconnect, Disassociate, Detach, Unlink, Separate, Divide, Isolate, Dissociate, Sever, Withdraw.

She decided to affiliate with the new research team to explore innovative ideas in her field.

Procession

 Noun

A formal parade or march, often for ceremonial or religious purposes.

(जुलूस)

Parade, March, Cavalcade, Pageant, Column, Line, Convoy, Caravan, Train, File.

Disarray, Disorganization, Disorder, Chaos, Confusion, Anarchy, Unruliness, Turmoil, Commotion, Tumult.

The grand procession through the streets showcased the cultural diversity of the region.

Clash

 Verb

To make a loud noise.

To collide noisily.

To conflict.

To produce sound as by collision.

(टकराना/ असहमत होना/ एक ही समय होना/ संघर्ष करना)

Confrontation, Conflict, Collision, Encounter, Friction, Fight, Struggle, Dispute, Contest, Showdown.

Harmony, Agreement, Concord, Accord, Cooperation, Conformity, Understanding, Alignment, Consensus, Unity.

The opinions between the two leaders clashed and led to a heated debate during the meeting.

Deny

 Verb

To refuse to accept, acknowledge, or grant something; to declare as untrue or invalid.

(इनकार करना)

Refuse, Reject, Decline, Disapprove, Repudiate, Disavow, Negate, Disallow, Contradict, Withhold.

Accept, Acknowledge, Grant, Approve, Confirm, Admit, Affirm, Concede, Allow, Embrace.

She couldn't deny the impact of the evidence presented during the trial.

Gather

 Verb

To bring together into one group.

(इकट्ठा करना/ बटोरना/ जमा देना/ समेटना)

Assembly, Meeting, Convening, Convergence, Congregation, Convocation, Rally, Get-together, Conclave, Gathering.

Dispersal, Scattering, Disbanding, Dissolution, Dispersing, Dissemination, Separation, Breakup, Departure, Disconnection.

The family was gathering on a joyful occasion where relatives from all over the country reunited.

Sacred

 Adjective

Regarded with reverence and respect; considered holy, divine, or spiritually significant.

(पवित्र)

Holy, Divine, Revered, Hallowed, Sanctified, Blessed, Venerated, Worshipful, Sacrosanct, Spiritual.

Profane, Irreverent, Blasphemous, Secular, Mundane, Unholy, Common, Sacrilegious, Impious, Irreligious.

The ancient temple was a place considered sacred by the local community, where rituals and prayers were performed.

Deploy

 Verb

To strategically position or arrange resources, personnel, or equipment for a specific purpose or task.

(तैनात करना)

Position, Arrange, Organize, Station, Mobilize, Set up, Utilize, Employ, Distribute, Place.

Withdraw, Recall, Remove, Disband, Dismantle, Disperse, Idle, Pack away, Store, Inactivate.

The military unit was deployed to the border region to enhance security measures.

Detain

 Verb

To be held back or confined, often by authority, due to suspicion, investigation, or legal reasons.

(रोकना/ हिरासत में लेना/ ठहराना/ टालना)

Confined, Restricted, Incarcerated, Restrained, Arrested, Apprehended, Captured, Held, Detained, Impounded.

Released, Freed, Liberated, Discharged, Emancipated, Exonerated, Acquitted, Clear, Free, Unconfined.

The traveler was detained at the customs checkpoint for further questioning about the contents of their luggage.

Earnestness

Noun

Sincere and serious intention or effort; a state of genuine and focused commitment.

(अभिनय)

Sincerity, Seriousness, Dedicatio, Devotion, Commitment, Zeal, Enthusiasm, Determination, Resoluteness, Earnest.

Insincerity, Frivolity, Superficiality, Indifference, Nonchalance, Lightheartedness, Playfulness, Apathy, Disinterest, Triviality.

Her earnestness in volunteering for the social cause was evident through her consistent efforts to make a positive impact.

Harmony

 Noun

The state of agreement, cooperation, or peaceful coexistence among different elements or individuals.

(सामंजस्य)

Unity, Accord, Agreement, Concord, Consensus, Cooperation, Peace, Conformity, Balance, Synergy.

Discord, Disagreement, Conflict, Disharmony, Dissension, Hostility, Disunity, Strife, Clashes, Turmoil.

The music festival showcased the beauty of harmony, as various instruments and voices blended together seamlessly.

Unscrupulous

 Adjective

Acting without moral principles or ethical standards; lacking honesty and integrity.

(अनैतिक)

Dishonest, Unethical, Immoral, Corrupt, Deceitful, Fraudulent, Cunning, Deceptive, Unprincipled, Underhanded.

Ethical, Moral, Honest, Principled, Upright, Honorable, Conscientious, Virtuous, Scrupulous, Righteous.

The unscrupulous business practices of the company were exposed, leading to a loss of trust among its customers.

Prosperous

 Adjective

Flourishing, successful, and enjoying financial well-being or favorable circumstances.

(समृद्ध)

Thriving, Successful, Flourishing, Wealthy, Affluent, Well-off, Opulent, Booming, Well-to-do, Fortunate.

Struggling, Unsuccessful, Impoverished, Poor, Destitute, Needy, Underprivileged, Unfortunate, Disadvantaged, Impecunious.

The region's prosperous economy was evident from the modern infrastructure and high living standards of its residents.

Disrupt

 Verb

To interrupt, disturb, or cause disorder or chaos in a regular process or system.

(विघटित करना)

Interrupt, Disturb, Upset, Disorder, Distract, Interfere, Hinder, Break, Sabotage, Undermine.

Maintain, Stabilize, Sustain, Preserve, Facilitate, Assist, Support, Enhance, Promote, Aid.

The unexpected power outage managed to disrupt the ongoing presentation, causing confusion among the attendees.

Fringe

 Noun

The outer edge or border of something; the periphery or margin of a group, movement, or area.

(किनारा)

Border, Edge, Periphery, Margin, Boundary, Rim, Brink, Borderline, Outskirts, Hem.

Center, Core, Mainstream, Heart, Interior, Hub, Focus, Central, Middle, Nucleus.

The art exhibit featured both well-known paintings and some experimental pieces on the fringe of contemporary art.

Complicit

 Adjective

Involved in illegal, unethical, or wrongful activities with others; sharing responsibility or guilt.

(मिलीभगत)

Collaborative, Involved, Accomplice, Collaborator, Aiding and abetting, Partner in crime, Participant, Conspirator, Accessory, Assistant.

Innocent, Uninvolved, Unrelated, Unconnected, Unaffected, Unassociated, Blameless, Guiltless, Uncompromised, Clear.

Despite his claims of innocence, evidence suggested that he was complicit in the embezzlement scheme.

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