The Hindu Vocabulary 26 October 2023

2023-10-26

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 26 October 2023 is from the Editorial titled “Crossing a line: On the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra roadshow, the implications".

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Outreach

 Verb

To extend one's efforts, services, or influence beyond what is typical or expected, often to engage or assist a larger or different audience or community.

(बाहर पहुंचना)

Extend, Expand, Reach out, Engage, Cover, Penetrate, Spread, Serve, Connect

Retract, Withdraw, Limit, Constrict, Curtail, Confine, Restrain, Narrow, Shorten, Reduce

 

 

The organization's outreach program aims to provide educational resources to underserved communities.

Promote

 Verb

To support or encourage the growth, development, or advancement of something, often with the goal of increasing its success or popularity.

(बढ़ावा देना)

Advance, Boost, Encourage, Support, Advertise, Foster, Elevate, Push, Propel, Enhance

Hinder, Discourage, Suppress, Impede, Undermine, Obstruct, Deter, Inhibit, Restrain, Oppose

The company aims to promote its new product through a marketing campaign.

Direct

 Verb

To give guidance, instructions, or orders to someone or something, often in a specific manner.

(मार्गदर्शन करना)

Guided, Instructed, Commanded, Managed, Oversaw, Supervised, Led, Steered, Controlled, Conducted

Misguided, Neglected, Abandoned, Ignored, Neglected, Overlooked, Left, Disregarded, Forsaken, Neglected

The coach directed the players on the field to follow a specific game plan.

Potential

 Adjective

Having the capacity or capability to develop into something in the future, often referring to latent or unrealized abilities.

(संभावित)

Possible, Likely, Probable, Capable, Promising, Future, Prospective, Latent, Dormant, Undeveloped

Unlikely, Unpromising, Unfulfilled, Unattainable, Unrealized, Impossible, Unimaginable, Discouraging, Hopeless, Unproductive

The young athlete has great potential and could become a champion with the right training.

Prominent

 Adjective

Easily noticeable or standing out due to being important, well-known, or conspicuous.

(प्रमुख)

Notable, Distinguished, Eminent, Renowned, Celebrated, Prominent, Outstanding, Famous, Well-known, Noted

Inconspicuous, Unimportant, Unknown, Obscure, Insignificant, Unremarkable, Ordinary, Subordinate, Anonymous, Uncelebrated

The prominent scientist received an award for their groundbreaking research.

Gathering

 Noun

The act or process of coming together or collecting in one place, often for a specific purpose.

(संगठन)

Assembly, Meeting, Convening, Conclave, Get-together, Congregation, Collection, Rally

Dispersal, Separation, Disbanding, Scattering, Disintegration, Dissolution, Disjunction, Disunion,  Isolation

The gathering of experts discussed important issues at the conference.

Brazen

 Adjective

Bold and without shame, often in an aggressive or defiant manner.

(निर्लज्ज)

Audacious, Shameless, Impudent, Insolent, Barefaced, Defiant, Cheeky, Cocky, Immodest, Brash

Modest, Shy, Reserved, Humble, Timid, Bashful, Respectful, Polite, Subdued, Reticent

His brazen disregard for authority got him into trouble.

Politicization

 Noun

The act of making something, often an issue or topic, political or influenced by politics.

(राजनीतीकरण)

Partisanship, Politicalization, Politicizing, Political, Party Politics

Depoliticization, Non-political, Neutrality, Apathy, Nonpartisanship, Nonaligned, Impartiality, Non-politicization, Disengagement

The politicization of education can have negative consequences for the learning environment.

Envisage

 Verb

To imagine or visualize something in the future, often as a plan or expectation.

(कल्पना करना)

Imagine, Visualize, Foresee, Picture, Anticipate, Contemplate, Foretell, Conceive, Envision, Predict

Forget, Disregard, Neglect, Ignore, Overlook, Neglect, Dismiss, Abandon, Disbelieve, Misinterpret

I envisage a bright future for our company with the new product launch.

Insulate

 Verb

To protect or shield something from outside influences, often by using a barrier or material that prevents the transfer of heat, sound, or electricity.

(अलग करना)

Isolate, Shield, Protect, Safeguard, Screen, Guard, Preserve, Defend, Secure, Cocoon

Expose, Uncover, Reveal, Expose, Connect, Link, Unmask, Disclose, Unshield, Expose

Proper insulation in your home can help save energy and reduce heating costs.

Retain

 Verb

To keep something in one's possession or control, or to continue to have something over time.

(रखना)

Keep, Preserve, Maintain, Hold, Possess, Cling, Uphold, Conserve, Secure, Grasp

Release, Surrender, Let go, Abandon, Relinquish, Yield, Forfeit, Dismiss, Discharge, Abandon

She decided to retain the old family heirloom for sentimental reasons.

Inclination

 Noun

A person's natural tendency or urge to do something, or a slope or slanting surface.

(झुकाव)

Tendency, Preference, Proclivity, Predisposition, Lean, Bias, Disposition, Propensity, Bent, Predilection

Aversion, Disinclination, Reluctance, Repulsion, Disgust, Loathing, Detestation, Abhorrence, Hesitation, Indifference

He had a strong inclination towards painting from a young age.

Partisan

 Noun

A strong supporter or follower of a particular party, cause, or person, often with a bias in favor of that party or cause.

(पक्षपाती)

Supporter, Follower, Devotee, Adherent, Enthusiast, Champion, Backer, Advocate, Fan, Zealot

Neutral, Unbiased, Impartial, Nonpartisan, Objective, Fair, Detached, Unprejudiced, Uninvolved, Disinterested

He was a dedicated partisan of the environmental conservation movement.

Preach

 Verb

To deliver a sermon, religious talk, or moral message; to advocate or promote a particular set of beliefs or principles.

(प्रवचन देना)

Sermonize, Evangelize, Proclaim, Advise, Exhort, Instruct, Lecture, Moralize, Propound, Advocate

Silence, Withhold, Conceal, Suppress, Hush, Refrain, Quiet, Keep, Retain, Mute

The minister would often preach about the importance of kindness and compassion in his sermons.

 

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