The Hindu Vocabulary 7 September 2023

2023-09-07

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 7 September 2023 is from the Editorial titled “India that is Bharat: On a name game".

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Primacy

 Noun

The state of being first in importance or priority.

(प्रधानता)

Supremacy, Preeminence, Dominance, Superiority, Priority, Ascendancy, Leadership, Prominence, Sovereignty, Paramountcy

Subordination, Inferiority, Secondary, Subservience, Mediocrity, Obscurity, Irrelevance, Insignificance, Triviality, Unimportance

The primacy of safety in aviation cannot be overstated.

 

Evoked

 Verb

To bring a feeling or memory to mind.

(जागरूक करना)

Summoned, Provoked, Stirred, Roused, Elicited, Called forth, Awakened, Kindled, Conjured, Incited

Suppressed, Repressed, Quelled, Stifled, Hushed, Subdued, Silenced, Calmed, Damped, Contained

The old photograph evoked fond memories of their childhood.

Contextual

 Adjective

Relating to the context or circumstances.

(पारिस्थितिक)

Situational, Circumstantial, Related, Applicable, Relevant, Pertinent, Connected, Appropriate, Conditional, Associative

Irrelevant, Inapplicable, Unrelated, Unconnected, Unconditional, Unassociated, Disconnected, Non-contextual, General, Absolute

The decision was made based on the contextual information available at the time.

Echoes

 Noun

Repetition of sound caused by the reflection of sound waves.

(प्रतिध्वनि)

Resonance, Reverberation, Reflection, Repetition, Duplicate, Imitation, Replication, Echoing, Recurrence, Reduplication

Silence, Quiet, Stillness, Muteness, Inaudibility, Hush, Nonexistence, Calm, Peace, Dissonance

The echoes of their laughter filled the empty canyon.

Hype

 

Exaggerated or promotional language used to generate excitement or interest in something.

(उत्तेजना)

Promotion, Advertising, Publicity, Buzz, Marketing, Histrionics, Puffery, Exaggeration, Hoopla, Hoo-ha

Understatement, Reality, Truth, Modesty, Subdued, Dullness, Simplicity, Reserve, Authenticity, Honesty

The hype surrounding the new product launch led to a massive turnout at the store.

Discard

 Verb

To get rid of or throw away something no longer wanted or needed.

(छोड़ देना)

Dispose of, Get rid of, Abandon, Dump, Toss, Cast off, Reject, Scrub, Ditch, Jettison

Keep, Retain, Preserve, Save, Hoard, Maintain, Store, Cling to, Cherish, Collect

It's time to discard the old, worn-out clothes and make space for new ones.

Imposition

 Noun

The act of imposing something, such as a burden, task, or obligation, on someone.

(चुकाना)

Demand, Requirement, Dictation, Obligation, Tax, Levy, Exaction, Onus, Task, Exigency

Exemption, Waiver, Freedom, Liberation, Release, Relaxation, Exoneration, Pardon, Relief, Dispensation

The imposition of a heavy tax on luxury items was met with criticism from the public.

Dignity

 Noun

The quality of being worthy of honor, respect, or esteem; self-respect and self-worth.

(मर्यादा)

Self-esteem, Honor, Respect, Self-worth, Nobility, Grandeur, Stateliness, Elegance, Grace, Poise

Shame, Disgrace, Dishonor, Indignity, Humiliation, Ignominy, Degradation, Disrespect, Insult, Contempt

Despite facing adversity, she carried herself with great dignity and grace.

Farcical

 Adjective

Absurdly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce.

 (हास्यास्पद)

Comical, Ridiculous, Absurd, Laughable, Hilarious, Preposterous, Ludicrous, Zany, Mocking, Parodic

Serious, Sensible, Grave, Sober, Thoughtful, Earnest, Rational, Sincere, Dignified, Poignant

The play's farcical humor had the audience roaring with laughter

Dissipate

 Verb

To disperse or scatter in various directions, often wastefully.

(बर्बाद करना)

Disperse, Scatter, Dispel, Spread, Dissolve, Sow, Sprinkle, Disseminate, Squander, Waste

Gather, Collect, Accumulate, Amass, Concentrate, Hoard, Save, Preserve, Accumulate, Conserve

The strong wind seemed to dissipate the clouds, revealing a clear blue sky.

Acronym

 Noun

 A word formed from the initial letters or parts of a longer name or phrase.

 (उपनाम)

Abbreviation, Initialism, Shortcut, Condensation, Shortening, Clipping, Symbol, Code, Monogram, Reduction

Expansion, Elaboration, Full form, Complete name, Lengthening, Amplification, Explanation, Unabbreviated, Full expression, Spelling out

NASA, which stands for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, is an example of an acronym.

Yearn

 Verb

To have a strong and often melancholic desire for something.

(विशेष इच्छा)

Long, Crave, Pine, Hunger, Hanker, Covet, Lust, Thirst, Desire, Want

Satisfy, Content, Detest, Loathe, Abhor, Despise, Reject, Repudiate, Disapprove, Dislike

She yearned for the peaceful tranquility of the countryside after living in the bustling city for years.

Desist

 Verb

To cease or stop doing something.

(बंद करना)

Cease, Stop, Quit, Halt, Discontinue, Abstain, Refrain, Suspend, Abandon, Forsake

Continue, Persist, Proceed, Persevere, Carry on, Maintain, Resume, Persist, Endure, Stick with

The doctor advised him to desist from smoking for the sake of his health.

Pursuit

 Noun

The act of chasing or seeking something.

(पीछा करने का काम)

Hunt, Search, Quest, Expedition, Pursuance, Exploration, Tracking, Follow-up, Hunting

Abandonment, Apathy, Disinterest, Neglect, Surrender, Forfeit, Give up, Inactivity, Aversion, Avoidance

She embarked on a relentless pursuit of her dreams, never giving up despite the challenges.

 

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