The Hindu Vocabulary 22 June 2022

2022-06-22

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 22 June 2022 is from the Editorial titled ‘An unjust pursuit: On U.S.’ relentless pursuit of Julian Assange’

 

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Persecution

Noun

Hostility and ill-treatment, especially because of race or political or religious beliefs.

(उत्पीड़न)

Oppression, Victimization, Maltreatment, Abuse, Ill usage

Happiness, Joy, Help, Stimulation

Human persecution in the Darfur region of Sudan was reported.

Pursuit

Noun

The action of pursuing someone or something.

(लक्ष्य)

Chasing, Pursuing, Stalking, Tracking, Trailing

Ignoring, Avoiding, Letting go, Denying

His pursuit of becoming an MLA will be fulfilled soon.

Relentless

Adjective

Remaining strict or determined

(दयाहीन)

Determined, Dogged, Ferocious, Harsh

Compassionate, Easy, Gentle, Flexible

The relentless heat of the desert made it difficult for us to cross it.

Fillip

Verb

Stimulate

(प्रोत्साहन)

Boost, Flip, Charge, Incentive

-

Ease of registration will act as a fillip to boost the ease of doing business.

Extradite

Verb

Hand over (a person accused or convicted of a crime) to the jurisdiction of the foreign state in which the crime was committed.

(अपराधी को प्रत्यर्पित करना)

Deport, Repatriate, Expel, Banish, Deportation

Calling, Inviting, Asking, Guesting, Welcoming, Accepting

The US government denied extraditing him to India.

Convict

Verb

Declare (someone) to be guilty of a criminal offence by the verdict of a jury or the decision of a judge in a court of law.

(अपराधी घोषित करना)

Sentence, Implicate, Incriminate, Declare

Acquit, Absolve, Clear, Release

He was convicted for four years in the murder case.

Predecessor

Noun

A person who precedes another in the office.

Ancestor.

(पूर्वज/ पुरखा/ पूर्ववर्ती/ पूर्वाधिकारी)

Antecedent, Archetype, Daddy, Foregoer, Forerunner, Forebear, Former, Antecedent

Derivative, Descendant, Successor

His predecessor was authoritative.

Reveal

Verb

Make (previously unknown or secret information) known to others.

(प्रकट करना)

Acknowledge, Affirm, Admit, Impart, Publish

Reject, Contradict, Hide, Conceal, Covert

I asked him to reveal his real identity.

Elite

Noun

A group of people in society who exercise most power or influence by virtue of some possession like education or wealth.

(समाज का उत्कृष्ट भाग)

Beat, Pick, Aristocracy, Royalty

Bad, Reject

The elite class of the city formed a special council.

Adjective

Representing the most selectable among choices available.

(उपलब्ध विकल्पों में से सबसे अधिक चयन योग्य का प्रतिनिधित्व करना।)

Exclusive, Choice

Bad, Inferior, Poor, Lower

The new watches come in the elite category only.

Redaction

Noun

The process of editing text for publication.

(संपादन)

Alteration, Amendment, Improvement, Modification, Reexamination

Worsening

The redaction by the editor will be more useful.

Bulwark

Noun

A defensive wall.

(बांध)

Wall, Guard, Defense, Support, Supporter

Enemy, Foe, Adversary, Rival, Nemesis, Antagonist

The police acts as bulwark against the criminals.

Repertoire

Noun

A stock of plays, dances, or pieces that a company or a performer knows or is prepared to perform.

(प्रदर्शनों की सूची)

 

Collection, Stock, Range, Reserve, Store

-

He expanded his language repertoire to include French and Spanish.

Perpetrator

Noun

A person who carries out a harmful, illegal, or immoral act.

(अपराधी)

Offender, Villain, Delinquent, Culprit

Noble, Lofty, Beneficent, Benevolent

The perpetrators of the rape should be hanged till death.

Pursue

Verb

To chase after something.

To continue.

(अनुसरण/ पीछा करना)

Seek, Accompany, Attend, Persist

Help, Ignore, Leave, Neglect

He went abroad to pursue MBA.

Dogged

Adjective

Marked by stubborn determination

(हठी)

Indefatigable, Relentless, Resolute, Staunch, Firm

Irresolute, Unreliable, Weak, Flexible, Soft

To achieve success, dogged determination is required.

Confinement

Noun

The action of confining or state of being confined.

(कारावास)

Imprisonment, Custody, Captivity, Detention, Restraint

Freedom, Liberation, Allowance, Permission

The government issued strict confinement rules in contaminated areas.

 

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