The Hindu Vocabulary 27 June 2022

2022-06-27

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 27 June 2022 is from the Editorial titled ‘Keep up the pressure: On the conviction of a Mumbai attacks handler in Pakistan’

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Conviction

Noun

A fixed or firm belief.

The act of finding a person guilty of a crime, especially in a court proceeding

The act of convincing a person.

(दोषसिद्धि/ धारणा/ आस्था/ प्रतीति/ दृढ विश्वास/ प्रत्यय)

Confidence, Faith, Feeling, Dogma, Principle, Doubtlessness, Face, Positiveness

Doubt, Incertitude, Nonconfidence, Uncertainty

The opposition lawyers seems to have enough evidence to get a conviction for the culprit.

Seek

Verb

To search for something.

To try to discover by questioning or searching.

To try to obtain.

To make an inquiry.

To ask for.

(तलाश करना/ मांगना/ खोजना/ अनुसरण करना)

Explore, Follow, Investigate, Pursue, Chase, Comb, Dragnet, Pursue, Offer, Aim, Essay, Undertake, Request, Solicit, Petition, Beg

Ignore, Answer, Neglect, Reply, Find, Shun, Forget, Laze

We are seeking a salesman.

Extradition

Noun

The procedure by which a state or nation turns over an individual to another state or nation in which the individual has been charged with a crime.

The action of extraditing a person accused or convicted of a crime.

(प्रत्यर्पण/ देना)

Deportation, Banishment, Ostracism, Expulsion

Accept, Take over, Receive, Take, Welcome

The founder of WikiLeaks has been in a legal battle against his extradition.

Sentence

Verb

To condemn to punishment.

To cause to suffer something.

(फ़ैसला सुनाना / सज़ा देना / मुजरिम ठहराना / अपराधी ठहराना)

Wrecked, Lost, Bedeviled, Bewitched, Blame, Condemn, Confine, Convict

Bless, Exonerate, Free, Pardon, Praise, Release, Liberate

He has been sentenced to three-year imprisonment.

Reconnaissance

Noun

A search made for useful military information.

A preliminary survey to gain information.

(पैमाइश / जासूसी देख-भाल)

Exploration, Surveillance, Probe, Review, Scan, Investigation, Maneuvers, Scrutiny

Inability

We have two drones for reconnaissance.

Plea

Noun

A legal suit.

An allegation made by someone in support of a cause.

Something offered by way of excuse.

(दलील)

Appeal, Application, Entreaty, Overture, Action, Apology

Truth, Decision, Sentence, Answer, Reply

The plea for mercy has been rejected by the President.

Mandate

Noun

 

An official order or commission to do something.

(आदेश)

Authorization, Command, Decree, Directive

Breach, Question, Break, Denial

The public mandate is with Narendra Modi.

Verb

To officially require something.

(अनिवार्य)

Call, Command, Dictate, Direct

Request, Veto

The traffic police has mandated the wearing of seat belts for Car passengers and helmets for bike passengers.

Virtually

Adverb

By means of a computer in a virtual location.

For the most part.

Almost entirely.

(आभासी रूप से/ दर असल)

Basically, Essentially, Nearly, Practically, Guesstimate, Implicitly, Around, Almost, Appreciably, Most

Absolutely, Totally, Barely, Completely, Scarcely, Fully, Utterly, Altogether, Hardly, Thoroughly

We attended the meeting virtually.

Prosecute

Verb

To follow to the end.

To bring legal action against a crime.

To carry on a legal suit.

(पीछा करना/ अनुसरण करना/ निर्वाह करना/ मुक़दमा करना)

Arraign, Indict, Litigate, Sue, Summon, Try, Contest, Conduct, Engage, Execute, Pursue, Continue, Direct

Exonerate, Halt, Cease, Clear, Liberate, Pardon, Free, Ignore, Leave, Neglect, fail

Putin is prosecuting the war on Ukraine.

Pursue

Verb

Follow (someone or something) in order to catch or attack them.

To chase after something.

To continue.

(अनुसरण/ पीछा करना/ पाने की कोशिश करना)

Chase, Course, Follow, Hound, Run, Shadow, Trace, Track, Trail

Guide, Lead, Pilot

He will pursue his dream until achieved.

Bilateral

Adjective

Involving two parties, especially countries.

Involving both or two sides.

 

(द्विपक्षीय)

Mutual, Reciprocal, Respective, Two-sided

Multilateral, Unilateral

Ours and our partner’s company signed a bilateral agreement.

Predilection

Noun

A tendency to think favourably of something in particular.

A bias in favour of something.

(लाग-लपेट/ झुकाव/ पूर्वाभिरुचि)

Fondness, Predisposition, Leaning, Penchant

Disinclination, Dislike, Hate, Fairness

He has a predilection for spicy food.

Reprieve

Verb

To delay the impending sentence.

To relieve temporarily from any evil.

To delay the punishment.

(दण्डविराम करना/ अवकाश देना/ फांसी स्थगित करना/ दंड निलंबित करना)

Abate, Mitigate, Pardon, Palliate, Postpone, Absolve, Allay, Alleviate, Forgive

Accuse, Aggravate, Blame, Charge, Condemn, Hold, Increase, Intensify, Forward, Magnify

His sentence has been reprieved.

Noun

A temporary relief.

An order for temporary relief from punishment.

(दण्डविराम)

Abatement, Absolution, Amnesty, Clemency, Pardon, Postponement, Remission, Truce, Suspension, Respite

Continuation

The reprieve issued by the court has been received by the Jailor.

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