The Hindu Vocabulary 6 June 2022

2022-06-06

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 6 June 2022 is from the Editorial titled ‘Control and delete: On government appellate panels for social media’.

 

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Appellate

Adjective

(especially of a court) concerned with or dealing with applications for decisions to be reversed.

(अपीलीय)

-

-

The appellate tribunal did not took the case.

Overturn

Verb

Abolish, invalidate, or reverse (a previous system, decision, situation, etc.).

(उलट)

Cancel, Reverse, Rescind, Override, Overthrow

Right

The Supreme court overturned the decision of the High court.

Problematic

Adjective

difficult to solve or decide

(समस्यात्मक)

Difficult, Doubtful, Questionable, Nasty

-

The situation was problematic for the manager to handle.

Amendment

Noun

A part that is added or a small change that is made to a piece of writing, especially to a law

(किसी दस्‍तावेज़, क़ानून आदि में संशोधन)

Change, Modification, Reform, Alteration

Damage, Hurt, Harm, Injury

There is no amendment required in the current bill.

Grievance

Noun

A wrong that can cause distress and is considered as a ground of complaint.

(शिकायत)

Down, Grudge, Resentment, Score

Hold, Keep, Take, Attach

The public grievance redressal system has been designed by the department.

Aggrieved

Adjective

Very distressed

(पीड़ित)

Disturbed, Grieving, Oppressed, Persecuted, Depressed

Comforted, Happy, Pleased

The aggrieved students went to the principal.

Ensure

Verb

To make sure of.

To guarantee.

(पक्का करना)

Assure, Establish, Insure, Effect

Endanger, Harm, Hurt, Neglect

You need to ensure the safety of all your family members.

Rapidly

Adverb

Very quickly

Fast, Swiftly, Speedily, Hurriedly

Slowly, Sluggishly, Lesiurely

Mr. Saxena was expanding his business rapidly.

Naïve

Adjective

Person or action showing a lack of experience, wisdom, or judgment.

(अनाड़ी)

Innocent, Simple, Sincere, Ignorant

Aware, Knowledgeable, Sophisticated, Skeptical

The new student was very naïve.

Agenda

Noun

A list or plan that need to be acted upon.

(कार्यसूची)

Calendar, Docket, Program, Schedule

-

What is your agenda for today’s meeting?

Disseminate

Verb

Spread information widely

(प्रसार)

Advertise, Circulate, Disperse, Propagate, Publish

Conceal, Hide, Collect, Gather

The government disseminate the information regarding COVID vaccine.

Absurd

Adjective

Wildly unreasonable, illogical, or inappropriate.

 

Preposterous, Ridiculous, Farcical, Risible, Idiotic

Logical, Practical, Rational, Reasonable, Sensible

He gave me absurd reasons for his absence from the class.

Dissent

Noun

Disagreement

(मतभेद)

Discord, Dissension, Opposition, Protest, Resistance

Acceptance, Agreement, Approval, Concurrence, Harmony

There was dissent over the appointment of new officer.  

Leverage

Verb

Use (something) to maximum advantage.

(लाभ उठाने)

Utilize, Grab, Grip, Force

Underestimate, Avoid, Ignore, Disable

The authority leveraged all the resources to us.

Woes

Noun

Suffering

(संकट)

Adversity, Anguish, Calamity, Burden

Advantage, Assistance, Aid, Benefit

Lizz explained all her woes to me.

Implication

Noun

A likely consequence of something.

(उलझाव)

Result, Consequence, Aftermath, Aftereffects, Repercussion, Reverberation

-

Your decision will have implications on your entire family.

 

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