The Hindu Vocabulary 27 September 2023

2023-09-27

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 26 September 2023 is from the Editorial titled “Expertise over politics: On the Cauvery water dispute".

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Litigation

 Noun

The process of taking legal action or the act of suing someone in a court of law.

(मुकदमेबाज़ी)

Legal action, Lawsuit, Dispute, Legal battle, Contention, Judicial proceedings, Litigiousness

Settlement, Agreement, Mediation, Conciliation, Compromise, Harmony, Resolution, Reconciliation, Accord, Understanding

The litigation over the property dispute has been ongoing for several years, causing significant stress to the parties involved.

Decline

 Verb

A gradual or continuous decrease or weakening in quantity, quality, or importance; to refuse or reject politely.

(कमी)

Decrease, Deterioration, Reduction, Diminishment, Drop, Weakening, Degeneration, Wane, Ebb, Refuse, Reject

Increase, Rise, Improvement, Growth, Advancement, Enhancement, Escalation, Expansion, Accept, Approve

The decline in sales of the product was attributed to changing consumer preferences.

Interfere

 Verb

To intervene or get involved in someone else's affairs or activities without being invited or without proper authorization.

(हस्तक्षेप करना)

Meddle, Intrude, Intervene, Obtrude, Mediate, Pry, Tamper, Impose, Interpose

Stay Out, Abstain, Avoid, Leave Alone, Retreat, Withdraw, Recede, Refrain

It's best not to interfere in their personal matters unless they ask for your help.

Defer

 Verb

To delay or postpone something to a later time or date; to yield to the opinion or judgment of another.

(टालना)

Postpone, Delay, Put off, Procrastinate, Suspend, Adjourn, Shelve, Reprieve, Temporize, Reschedule

Advance, Expedite, Hasten, Accelerate, Proceed, Continue, Push forward, Hasten, Act now, Prompt, Hurry

They decided to defer the meeting until next week due to scheduling conflicts.

Contending

 Adjective

Engaged in a competition, rivalry, or struggle; competing or arguing.

(प्रतिस्पर्धी)

Competing, Competing, Contesting, Struggling, Vying, Battling, Challenging, Contending, Opposing, Rivaling

Cooperating, Collaborating, Assisting, Supporting, Uniting, Conceding, Agreeing, Yielding, Harmonizing, Conforming

The two teams were contending for the championship title, and the competition was fierce.

Comply

 Verb

To act in accordance with a rule, request, or demand; to follow instructions or obey.

(पालन करना)

Obey, Adhere, Conform, Abide by, Follow, Submit, Yield, Concede, Observe, Respect

Disobey, Defy, Violate, Rebel, Resist, Disregard, Ignore, Neglect, Refuse, Contradict

It is important to comply with traffic rules to ensure safety on the road.

Stipulate

 Verb

To specify a requirement, condition, or demand as part of an agreement, contract, or arrangement.

(शर्त रखना)

Specify, Demand, Require, Set, Prescribe, Dictate, Lay down, Covenant, Impose, Oblige

Omit, Exclude, Waive, Relinquish, Abandon, Surrender, Yield, Neglect, Ignore, Disregard

The contract stipulated that the project must be completed within six months.

Abundance

 Noun

A very large quantity of something; more than enough; a state of having plenty.

(प्रचुरता)

Plenty, Profusion, Excess, Surplus, Overflow, Wealth, Copiousness, Plenitude, Bountifulness, Affluence

Scarcity, Shortage, Insufficiency, Lack, Deficiency, Want, Dearth, Paucity, Poverty, Inadequacy

The garden was filled with an abundance of colorful flowers and lush green plants.

Brimming

 Adjective

Filled to the edge or overflowing, often with a liquid; full to capacity.

(भरपूर)

Overflowing, Full, Filled, Packed, Loaded, Teeming, Saturated, Abundant, Crowded, Swarming

Empty, Vacant, Depleted, Barren, Bare, Sparse, Scant, Hollow, Unfilled, Deserted

The river was brimming with water after days of heavy rain.

Deficit

 Noun

A situation in which there is a deficiency or shortage, typically referring to financial or economic circumstances.

(घातक)

Shortfall, Shortage, Insufficiency, Lack, Scarcity, Deficiency, Imbalance, Debt, Dearth, Inadequacy

Surplus, Excess, Abundance, Plenty, Prosperity, Affluence, Profit, Surfeit, Overflow, Riches

The country's budget revealed a significant deficit, leading to concerns about economic stability.

Favorable

 Adjective

Giving approval, support, or positive conditions; beneficial or advantageous.

(अनुकूल)

Positive, Advantageous, Beneficial, Good, Propitious, Supportive, Encouraging, Opportune, Rosy, Promising

Unfavorable, Unfortunate, Disadvantageous, Inauspicious, Hostile, Adverse, Unlucky, Unpromising, Unpropitious, Harmful

The favorable weather conditions made it a perfect day for a picnic in the park.

Divergent

 Adjective

Tending to move apart or deviate from a common point or path; differing or varying.

(विभिन्न)

Different, Varying, Dissimilar, Deviating, Contrasting, Separate, Unalike, Disparate, Dissonant, Unconventional

Convergent, Similar, Alike, Parallel, Uniform, Harmonious, Consistent, Identical, Comparable, Homogeneous

The divergent opinions within the group made it difficult to reach a consensus on the issue.

Evolve

 Verb

To develop gradually or change over time, typically becoming more complex or advanced.

(विकसित होना)

Develop, Progress, Advance, Grow, Mature, Unfold, Expand, Change, Transform, Improve

Stagnate, Regress, Decline, Deteriorate, Worsen, Devolve, Dissolve, Retrogress, Decay, Disintegrate

Technology continues to evolve at a rapid pace, offering new possibilities and innovations.

Inevitable

 Adjective

Certain to happen; unavoidable; something that cannot be prevented or avoided.

(अपरिहार्य)

Unavoidable, Certain, Inescapable, Unpreventable, Irresistible, Imminent, Sure, Predestined, Foreordained, Fated

Avoidable, Preventable, Controllable, Uncertain, Surmountable, Postponable, Optional, Reversible, Changeable, Unclear

Despite their efforts, it was inevitable that the old bridge would eventually collapse due to its deteriorating condition.

 

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