The Hindu Vocabulary 31 May 2022

2022-05-31

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 31 May 2022 is from the Editorial titled ‘Absolution: On need to compensate for unlawful arrests.’

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Absolution

Noun

The act of forgiving or freeing from guilt or penalties.

The act of forgiving someone for their wrongdoings.

(मुक्ति/ उद्धार/ निरपेक्षवाद/ निरंकुशता)

Forgiveness, Acquittal, Exculpation, Amnesty, Remission, Pardon

Penalty, Punishment, Retribution

He went to the temple and asked for absolution for his sins.

Compensate

Verb

To supply an equivalent for something.

To counterbalance.

To offset an error.

To give someone money typically money against loss.

(क्षतिपूर्ति करना/ मुआवजा देना/ प्रत्युपकार करना/ पुरसकार देना)

Atone, Pay, Recoup, Refund, Reimburse, Repay, Indemnify, Recompense, Requite, Satisfy

Break, Damage, Destroy, Hurt, Approve, Permit, Support, Injure

The farmers were compensated for low production due to drought.

Statutory

Adjective

Required, permitted, or enacted by statute.

(वैधानिक)

Lawful, Legal, Judicial, Rightful

Illegal, Illicit, Unlawful, Illegitimate

The statutory deadline for submitting a report to the Parliament is next week.

Shoddy

Noun

A fibrous material obtained by using waste clothes.

Inferior matter.

(तुच्छ वस्तु/ नीच मनुष्य/ पुराने सूत का बना हुआ वस्र/ बेकाम)

-

-

The production of shoddy was going on in the facility.

Adjective

Of cheap quality.

Low-quality workmanship.

(तुच्छ/ निकम्मा/ नक़ली)

Inferior, Rundown, Shabby, Shameful, Base, Common, Coarse, Execrable

Excellent, Fine, Good, Superior

The performance given by the group was shoddy.

Malicious

Verb

Showing a desire to cause harm to someone.

Vicious motivation.

(दुर्भावनापूर्ण/ विद्वेषपूर्ण/ दुष्ट/ द्वेषपूर्ण)

Malevolent, Malignant, Mischievous, Nasty, Pernicious, Petty, Spiteful, Virulent

Aiding, Assisting, Decent, Forgiving, Benevolent, Benign, Benignant, Loving

I am not interested in your malicious gossip.

Probe

Noun

A crucial investigation.

(तहक़ीक़ात)

Examination, Exploration, Inquest, Research

Answer, Misunderstand

A probe has been ordered by the top management in the matter.

Verb

To search and explore thoroughly.

(परख करना)

Dig, Examine, Inquire, Penetrate

Ignore, Reply

The police were probing into his past after his involvement in the crime.

Purport

Verb

To present the appearance falsely.

(अर्थ लगाना/ तात्पर्थ बतलाना/ दावा करना)

Imply, Pretend, Profess, Allege, Betoken, Claim

Conceal, Disclaim, Hide, Deny

Mason needs to be honest instead of purporting what he is not.

Noun

The meaning or sense.

Meaning conveyed.

(मुराद/ अभिप्राय/ मुद्दा)

Acceptation, Aim, Bearing, Burden, Drift, Message

Exterior, Insignificance, Outside, Meaninglessness

Nobody understood the purport of your comments.

Seize

Verb

To take possession of something.

To possess by force.

To grab forcibly.

To resort to a plan.

To grasp mentally.

To take hold of something.

(पकड़ना/ पकड़ लेना/ छीनना / रोक लगाना)

Catch, Snatch, Appropriate, Clasp, Ambush, Annex, Apprehend, Arrest

Free, Give, Loosen, Reject, Offer, Release, Surrender, Lose

The law enforcement agencies may seize your property.

Cite

Verb

To call upon officially.

To quote with proof.

To refer to.

(उद्धृत करना/ अदालत में तलब करना)

Indicate, Mention, Name, Present, Call, Name, Order, Instance

Conceal, Take, Withhold, Deny, Ignore

You need to cite some credible resources.

Allegation

Noun

An assertion made with little or no proof.

(आरोप)

Accusation, Charge, Claim, Plea

Exculpation, Denial

I ignore false allegations against me.

Prosecutable

Adjective

Able to be prosecuted.

(अभियोज्य/ दावा करने योग्य/ मुकदमा दायर करने लायक)

Actionable, Appealable, Contestable, Disputable

-

The lawyer asserted that his client has not committed any prosecutable offense.

Evidence

Noun

Something that tends to prove or disprove something.

(सबूत)

Attestation, Confirmation, Proof, Substantiation

Disproof, Conceal, Hide, Obscure

His lawyer was able to prove his innocence with some concrete evidence.

Psychotropic

Adjective

Acting on the mind.

(नशीली)

Hallucinatory, Freaky, Kaleidoscopic, Multicoloured, Consciousness-expanding

Monochrome, Normal

He has taken some psychotropic drugs.

Sober

Adjective

Not intoxicated.

Marked by seriousness.

Showing extreme qualities of emotion.

(नशे में न होना)

Calm, Restrained, Sedate, Serious

Agitated, Excited, Drunk, Ripped

He looks sober even while he is drunk.

Verb

To become sober

(नियम और प्रतिबंध लगाने के लिए।)

-

-

He has sobered up by using lemon.

Framework

Noun

A basic structure or plan of concepts or rules.

A basic conceptional structure of ideas.

The large branches of the tree that determine its shape.

(रूपरेखा/ ढांचा/ तंत्र/ बनावट/ चौखटा)

Groundwork, Plan, Scheme, Structure, Cage, Architecture, Cadre, Edifice, Infrastructure, Skeleton

-

An iron framework was made to surround the entire structure.

Enforceable

Adjective

Something that can be enforced.

Able to be imposed.

(साध्य/ प्रवर्तनीय/ लागू करने योग्य)

Legal, Valid, Allowed, Correct

Illegitimate, Invalid, Unacceptable, Wrong, Illegal, Forbidden, Outlawed

Any law made by the government needs to be legally binding and enforceable.

Innocence

Noun

Freedom from a particular crime through a legal proceeding.

The quality of being innocent.

Lack of knowledge.

(बेगुनाही/ सरलता/ निरपराधता/ भोलापन)

Chastity, Guiltlessness, Imaculateness, Impeccability, Artlessness, Candidness, Credulousness, Forthrightness

Experience, Badness, Blame, Corruption

Children’s innocence is a very cute thing.

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