The Hindu Vocabulary 28 October 2023

2023-10-28

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 28 October 2023 is from the Editorial titled “Internecine squabbling: On the dissonances within the Republican Party in the U.S."

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Internecine

 Adjective

Destructive or deadly conflict within a group or organization.

(आपसी हत्या)

Intra-group, In-house, Civil, Internal, Intragroup, Fratricidal, Domestic, Strife, Internalized, Infighting

External, Peaceful, Harmonious, Inter-group, Cooperative, Amicable, Nonviolent, Externalized, Non-hostile, Concordant

The internecine feuds within the company's management team had a detrimental impact on its performance.

Squabbling

 Noun

Noisy and petty arguments or disagreements.

(झगड़ा)

Bickering, Disputing, Quarreling, Wrangling, Arguing, Contention, Spat, Discord, Altercation, Tiff

Harmony, Agreement, Accord, Peace, Conciliation, Amicability, Understanding, Cooperation, Reconciliation, Consensus

The constant squabbling between the siblings made for a tense family dinner.

Dissonance

 Noun

Lack of harmony or a clash in sounds, ideas, or opinions.

(असंगति)

Discord, Disharmony, Conflict, Dissension, Inharmoniousness, Clashing, Unpleasantness, Disagreement, Jarring, Strife

Harmony, Agreement, Consonance, Accord, Unity, Agreement, Consistency, Peace, Symmetry, Concord

The dissonance in their musical performance was evident as the notes clashed, creating an unpleasant sound.

Prolong

 Verb

To extend the duration or length of something.

(बढ़ाना)

Lengthen, Extend, Stretch, Continue, Drag out, Proliferate, Perpetuate, Sustain, Elongate, Protract

Shorten, Abbreviate, Curtail, Reduce, Constrict, Curtail, Decrease, Hasten, Expedite, Quicken

They decided to prolong their vacation by a few days to enjoy the beautiful beach a little longer.

Consensus

 Noun

General agreement or shared opinion among a group of people.

(सहमति)

Agreement, Unanimity, Harmony, Accord, Conformity, Unity, Concurrence, Unison, Solidarity, Unanimousness

Disagreement, Discord, Dissent, Disunity, Disaccord, Conflict, Division, Variance, Disharmony, Dissonance

The consensus among the team members was that the new project proposal had great potential for success.

Factionalise

 Verb

To divide or split into smaller, opposing groups or factions.

(गुटों में बाँटना)

Divide, Split, Fragment, Sectarianize, Balkanize, Segment, Partition, Disunite, Polarize, Dissociate

Unify, Merge, Consolidate, Harmonize, Reconcile, Amalgamate, Integrate, Coalesce, Combine, Unite

The political party's internal conflicts threatened to factionalize its members and weaken its unity.

Notable

 Adjective

Worthy of attention or remarkable.

(महत्वपूर्ण)

Remarkable, Outstanding, Prominent, Distinguished, Eminent, Conspicuous, Noteworthy, Memorable, Important, Significant

Insignificant, Unremarkable, Obscure, Unimportant, Ordinary, Average, Common, Negligible, Minor, Trivial

Her notable achievements in the field of science earned her international recognition.

Confabulations

 Noun

False or made-up stories or conversations, often as a result of memory issues or delusions.

(बकवास)

Fabrications, Fictions, Delusions, Fabricated stories, Inventions, Imagined tales, Hallucinations, Untruths, Fantasies, Deceptions

Truths, Realities, Facts, Authenticities, Accurate accounts, Verities, Honest narratives, Real-life events, Nonfiction, Genuine stories

The patient's confabulations about meeting famous people were a sign of his cognitive disorder.

Endorsement

 Noun

Approval, support, or recommendation for something or someone.

(समर्थन)

Approval, Support, Recommendation, Sanction, Backing, Approval, Authorization, Certification, Ratification, Imprimatur

Disapproval, Rejection, Opposition, Denial, Dissent, Disagreement, Veto, Refusal, Condemnation, Censure

Her endorsement of the product boosted its sales significantly.

Cue

 Noun

 A signal or prompt that indicates when to begin or do something.

(संकेत)

Signal, Prompt, Indicator, Sign, Clue, Gesture, Prompting, Hint, Reminder, Nudge

Delay, Hesitation, Confusion, Uncertainty, Inaction, Pause, Postponement, Disarray, Disorder, Randomness

The director gave the actor a cue to start the scene.

Rupture

 Noun

A sudden break, tear, or breach in something, typically a structure or a relationship.

(फटना)

Break, Tear, Breach, Split, Fracture, Cleft, Rift, Separation, Disruption, Snap

Connection, Continuity, Repair, Reconciliation, Unity, Mend, Fix, Healing, Reconciliation, Harmony

The rupture in the water pipe caused a flood in the basement.

Obstruct

 Verb

To block or hinder progress, movement, or vision.

(बाधा डालना)

Blocking, Hindering, Impeding, Interfering, Obstructive, Clogging, Jamming, Inhibiting, Stalling, Stopping

Assisting, Facilitating, Clearing, Enabling, Supporting, Promoting, Aiding, Advancing, Easing, Expediting

The fallen tree was obstructing the road, causing traffic to come to a standstill.

Manifest

 Verb

To display or show clearly, often something hidden or evident.

(प्रत्यक्ष करना)

Display, Reveal, Show, Demonstrate, Exhibit, Disclose, Present, Unveil, Express, Emerge

Conceal, Hide, Suppress, Mask, Camouflage, Cover, Obfuscate, Disguise, Bury, Veil

The artist's work manifested his emotions and creativity for all to see.

Delegitimise

 Verb

To discredit or question the legitimacy of something or someone.

(विधित को कलंकित करना)

Discredit, Invalidate, Undermine, Disqualify, Challenge, Question, Tarnish, Disavow, Denounce, Disprove

Validate, Legitimize, Confirm, Approve, Support, Authenticate, Sanction, Uphold, Ratify, Corroborate

The scandal did much to delegitimize the politician's claims of honesty and integrity.

 

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