The Hindu Vocabulary 8 June 2023

2023-06-08

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial June 08, 2023 is from the Editorial titled “End the debate: On the Law Commission’s recommendation on sedition”.

 

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Retention

Noun

The continued possession, use, or control of something.

(अवधारण)

Maintenance, Retaining, Ownership, Support, Control, Care, Holding, Procurement

Relinquishment, Surrendering, Dispossession, Transferal

The retention of facts by my son is great.

Sedition

Noun

Conduct or speech inciting people to rebel against the authority of a state or monarch.

(राज-द्रोह)

Insubordination, Insurrection, Mutiny, Treason, Agitation, Defiance, Insurgency, Rebellion

Obedience, Clam, Peace, Submission

You could face sedition charges and long-term jail.

Vestige

Noun

A trace or remnant of something that is disappearing or no longer exists.

(निशान)

Traces, Relics, Remnants, Shadows, Echoes, Reminders,

Information, Lot

His evidence has no vestige of truth.

Contempt

Noun

The feeling that a person or a thing is worthless or beneath consideration.

(अवमानना)

Disdain, Hatred, Disgust, Distaste, Scorn, Malice, Hate, Hostility

Respect, Admiration, Esteem, Regard, Favor, Acceptance, Tolerance

I contempt people who hurt animals.

Disaffection

Noun

A state or feeling of being dissatisfied, especially with people in authority or a system of control.

(असंतोष)

Estrangement, Alienation, Schism, Divorce, Breakup, Hostility, Rift, Disgruntlement

Reconciliation, Endearment, Pacification, Propitiation, Appeasement

There is a disaffection growing against BJP in Haryana.

Incite

Verb

Encourage or stir up violent or unlawful behaviour.

(उत्तेजित करना)

Abet, Agitate, Arouse, Encourage, Exhort, Foment

Regulating, Inhibiting, Curbing, Holding, Checking

The absence of the band incited the audience.

Rigorous

Adjective

Extremely thorough and careful.

(कठोर)

Strict, Tough, Harsh, Authoritarian, Rigid, Stern, Hard, Severe

Gentle, Easy, Lax, Lenient, Mild, Tolerant

He deserves rigorous punishment for what he has done.

Rampant

Adjective

Flourishing or spreading unchecked.

(अनियंत्रित)

Runaway, Uncontrolled, Raw, Unbridled, Unchecked, Abandoned, Unhindered, Unbounded

Controlled, Hampered, Checked, Hindered, Restrained, Constraint

Rampant crime should be stopped.

Hackneyed

Adjective

(of a phrase or idea) having been overused

(घिसापिटा)

Cliche, Stereotyped, Tired, Commonplace, Clichéd, Trite, Shopworn

Original, New, Novel, Fresh

This hackneyed phrase is no longer interesting.

Proliferating

Verb

Increase rapidly in number.

(उत्पन्न कर देना)

Multiply, Increase, Addition, Boost, Gain, Rise, Expansion, Augmentation

Reduction, Depletion, Decrease, Loss, Decline, Shrinkage

Nuclear weapons are proliferating day by day.

Imputation

Noun

A charge or claim that someone has done something undesirable; an accusation.

(इलज़ाम)

Accusation, Allegation, Attribution, Incrimination, Insinuation

Apology, Confession, Defense, Exculpation, Excuse, Justification,

I don’t agree with the imputations levied upon me.

 

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