The Hindu Vocabulary 13 June 2023


The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 13 June 2023 is from the Editorial titled “Fall from grace: on the political trajectory of Boris Johnson.”


Part of Speech/Idiom







Tending to maintain existing views.

Marked by moderation.

Cautiously Moderate.

Traditional in style.

(अनुदार/ रूढ़िवादी/ रूढ़ि-प्रिय)

Traditional, Cautious, Constant, Conventional, Firm, Reactionary, Right

Incautious, Changeable, Unfixed, Inconstant, Progressive, Liberal

The new law was opposed by the public and they termed it as conservative law.


One who is adherent to political conservatism.

One who adheres to traditional methods.

(अपरिवर्तनवादी/ अनुदारपंथी/ रूढ़िवादी व्यक्ति/ दकियानुसी)

Right-winger, Traditionalist, Tory, Classicist, Rightist, Conserver, Preserver

Left-winger, Progressive, Radical, Liberal

He is a famous leader among conservatives.



To cause (someone) to have a wrong idea or impression.


Betray, Cheat, Deceive, Fool, Trick, Misinform, Delude, Misguide, Tease, Hoodwink

Undeceive, Reveal, Expose, Correct, Right, True, Unmask, Debunk

Some flowers’ fragrances can mislead you to believe that they are harmless.



To force (an unwelcome decision or ruling) on someone.


Enforce, Establish, Levy, Charge, Put, Penalize, Reimpose, Coerce, Compel

Diminish, Lessen, Remit, Abate, Ignore, Forgive, Release

The State government has imposed a fine for receiving calls while driving.



As far as one knows or can see.

(प्रत्यक्ष स्पष्ट रूप से)

Seemingly, Supposedly, Evidently, Ostensibly, Presumably, Probably, Likely, Obviously

Incredibly, Impossibly, improbably, Implausibly

Apparently, the family didn’t know the guest.



Exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.



Exaggeration, Caricature, Overstatement, Stretching, Enhancement, Magnification, Elaboration

Understatement, Meiosis, Disparagement, Belittlement, Minimizing

The hyperbole statements make him feel more happy about himself.



In a state of complete confusion and disorder.


Anarchic, Disorganized, Turbulent, Messy, Cluttered, Jumbled, Confused, Littered

Ordered, Neat, System, Plan, Method, Tidy, Clean, Crisp

His life is chaotic and a complete mess.



To criticize severely

(पटक दिया)

Attack, Scold, Abuse, Insult, Savage, Criticize, Blast, Assail, Bash, Harass, Trash

Commend, Praise, Compliment, Hail, Laud, Acclaim,

Ram slammed Sheetal in between her speech.



To feel or express sincere regret or remorse about one's wrongdoing or sin.


Regret, Lament, Deplore, Rue, Mourn, Sorrow (for), Grieve (for), Bemoan, Grief, Guilt, Penitence, Remorse

Enjoy, Relish, Savor, Delight, Praise, Happy

He repented after his action.





An act of armed resistance to an established government or leader.


Mutiny, Revolt, Uprising, Insurgency,

Counterinsurgency, Counterrevolution, Obedience, Submission, Harmony, Calm, Peace

The 1857 rebellion was the first war against the British Rule.



To make or become faster or quicker.


Accelerate, Expedite, Hasten, Promote, Revitalize, Push, Hurry, Encourage, Urge

Brake, Slow, Decelerate, Retard, Hinder, Restrain, Delay, Impede

She quickened her pace to keep up with the other Drivers.



The action or an instance of making a judgment about something.


Estimate, Judgment, Computation, Imposition, Determination, Estimation, Rating, Reckoning, Evaluation

Indifference, Detachment, Incuriosity, Impassivity, Uninterest

We must make an assessment of the monthly expenditure.



To upset the stability of (a region or system) or cause unrest or instability in.


Diminish, Lessen, Thwart, Undermine, Impair, Sabotage, Weaken, Unsettle, Upset, Ruin, Threaten

Strengthen, Settle, Strengthen, Reinforce, Sustain, Stabilize

The Cyclone destabilized the river banks.



Injured by repeated blows or punishment.


Pounded, Kicked, Lashed, Whipped, Pelted, Attacked, Knocked, Beat, Smashed, Slapped.

Undamaged, New, Unabused, Unbroken, Uninjured, Construct, Assist

He used to drive a battered bike.

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