The Hindu Vocabulary 19 July 2023

2023-07-19

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 19 July 2023 is from the Editorial titled “Authorities who misconstrue authority.”

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Misconstrue

Verb

To form a false understanding of the meaning or intention of something that someone does or says.

(ग़लत समझना)

Misunderstand, Misinterpret, Misread, Misapprehend, Misjudge, Misdeem, Mishear

Understand, Know, See, Appreciate, Perceive, Comprehend

Ram said Shyam had misconstrued his comments.

Confiscate

Verb

Take or seize (someone’s property) with authority.

(ज़ब्त करना)

Seize, Attach, Expropriate, Usurp, Arrogate, Preempt, Take Over, Garnishee

Render, Yield, Deliver, Relinquish, Surrender

The cops confiscated knives and other weapons from the prisoners.

Prosecution

Noun

The act or process of holding a trial against a person who is accused of a crime to see if that person who is accused of a crime to see if that person is guilty.

(अभियुक्ति)

Execution, Fulfilment, Implementation, Accomplishment, Perpetration

Non-Performance, Nonfulfillment, Defeat, Failure

She is being prosecuted for three criminal offences.

Admissible

Adjective

Capable of being allowed or conceded.

(स्वीकार्य)

Allowed, Justifiable, Permissible, Pertinent, Relevant, Applicable

Inappropriate, Irrelevant, Unsuitable, Illegitimate, Inadmissible, Unfair

The judge Manuraj declared the evidence against the defendant admissible in the court.

Predicate

Verb

To find or derive.

(विधेय करना)

Affirm, Declare, Mean, Signify, Imply, State

Deny, Ignore, Disbelieve, Misunderstand

The forecast is predicated on the assumption that the economy will grow by 3%.

Envisage

Verb

To imagine or expect something in the future, especially something good

(विचार करना)

Imagine, Envision, Conceived, See, Picture, Visualize, Fantasize

 

Actual, Rare, Existing, True, Existent, Genuine

Flight fare increases of 12% are envisaged for the next year.

 Entrusted

Adjective

To give someone a thing or a duty for which they are responsible

(सौंपा गया)

Commit, Relinquish, Trust, Recommend, Confide, Commend

Hold, Keep, Retain, Withhold, Possess

Two students have been entrusted with organizing the seminar.

Untainted

Adjective

Not damaged or spoiled by something unpleasant

(बेदाग)

Pristine, Unsullied, Legal, Angelic, Legitimate, Chaste

Stale, Tainted, Broken, Injured, Soiled, Damaged

I’m going to keep my name untainted.

Stringent

Adjective

Having a very severe effect, or being extremely limiting

(सख्त)

Binding, Demanding, Draconian, Exacting, Inflexible, Harsh

Amenable, Calm, Easy, Flexible, Gentle

The government need to introduce more stringent measures to conserve the environment

Analogous

Adjective

Similar or comparable to something else either in general or in some specific detail

(अनुरूप)

Similar, Comparable, Like, Alike, Parallel, Equivalent

Different, Unlike, Dissimilar, Diverse, Various

The story of the film is analogous to my journey

Disguise

Verb

To give a new appearance to a person or thing, especially in order to hide its true form

(भेष बदलना)

Camouflaged, Changed, Cloaked, Fake, Masked, Pretend

Bare, Exposed, Genuine, Open, Revealed

You need to disguise your anger towards your teacher.

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