The Hindu Vocabulary 12 October 2023

2023-10-12

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 12 October 2023 is from the Editorial titled “Local sentiments: On the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council-Kargil election".

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Sentiment

 Noun

A view or attitude toward a situation or event; an emotion or feeling in response to something.

(भावना)

Feeling, Emotion, View, Opinion, Attitude, Belief, Mood, Disposition, Outlook, Reaction

Apathy, Indifference, Stoicism, Insensitivity, Numbness, Unconcern, Callousness, Detachment, Objectivity, Rationality

The sentiment in the room was one of excitement and anticipation as they waited for the announcement.

Thumping

 Adjective

Making a dull, heavy sound, typically one that is loud and rhythmic; extremely large or great in size, extent, or degree.

(धड़कन)

Pounding, Beating, Banging, Booming, Resounding, Roaring, Thundering, Huge, Massive, Tremendous

Quiet, Silent, Subdued, Whispering, Muffled, Inaudible, Unimpressive, Tiny, Miniature, Modest

The thumping music from the concert could be heard from blocks away.

Blunt

 Adjective

Having a dull edge or point; straightforward and honest in speech or manner, often to the point of rudeness; not sharp or acute.

(कुंदक)

Dull, Blurred, Sharp, Pointless, Frank, Candid, Straightforward, Abrupt, Curt, Rough

Sharp, Pointed, Sharp-witted, Tactful, Diplomatic, Polite, Refined, Keen, Acute, Edged

His blunt critique, although harsh, was valuable for improving the project.

Migrant

 Noun

A person who moves from one place to another, often to find work or better living conditions; a bird or animal that migrates seasonally.

(प्रवासी)

Immigrant, Nomad, Wanderer, Traveler, Emigrant, Itinerant, Vagrant, Roamer, Transient, Gypsy

Resident, Native, Settler, Sedentary, Permanent, Local, Non-migrant, Inhabitant, Stay-at-home

The migrant workers traveled long distances in search of employment opportunities.

Sparse

 Adjective

Thinly dispersed or scattered; not dense or crowded; having few elements or items within a space.

(बिखरा हुआ)

Scattered, Thin, Scanty, Limited, Meager, Slight, Few, Infrequent, Rare, Uncommon

Dense, Abundant, Packed, Crowded, Thick, Plentiful, Numerous, Overflowing, Prolific, Copious

The forest was so dense in some areas, but in others, the trees were sparse and widely spaced.

Reunification

 Noun

The act of reuniting or bringing together once again, often referring to the reunification of divided territories or people.

(पुनर्मिलन)

Reconciliation, Rejoining, Reassembly, Reconciliation, Reintegration, Reestablishment, Rejoining, Reconnection, Reunion, Reassembling

Separation, Division, Disunity, Disconnection, Discord, Partition, Split, Estrangement, Segregation, Breakup

The reunification of the two long-separated families was a joyous occasion.

Widen

 Verb

To make or become broader or more extensive in size or scope; to increase the width of something.

(फैलाना)

Broaden, Expand, Enlarge, Extend, Stretch, Dilate, Grow, Increase, Spread, Augment

Narrow, Contract, Reduce, Decrease, Shrink, Constrict, Tighten, Limit, Restrain, Constrain

The construction project will widen the road to accommodate more traffic.

Reorganisation

 Noun

The act of organizing something again or differently, often to improve its efficiency or structure.

(पुनर्व्यवस्थान)

Restructuring, Reordering, Rearrangement, Reshuffling, Reconfiguration, Overhaul, Revamp, Reformation, Recasting, Remodeling

Disorganization, Chaos, Mess, Confusion, Disorder, Fragmentation, Breakdown, Dismantling, Deconstruction, Decompartmentalization

The company's reorganization led to a more streamlined and efficient operation.

Amalgam

 Noun

A mixture or blend of different elements, often resulting in a harmonious combination; a combination of metals, typically in an alloy.

(मिश्रण)

Mixture, Blend, Fusion, Composite, Union, Combination, Concoction, Medley, Alloy, Melange

Division, Separation, Isolation, Disunity, Segregation, Disconnection, Disintegration, Dissolution, Fragmentation, Decomposition

The dish was an amalgam of various culinary influences, creating a unique and delicious flavor.

Emotive

 Adjective

Arousing or relating to emotion; something that evokes strong feelings or emotional responses.

(भावनात्मक)

Emotional, Sentimental, Affecting, Touching, Moving, Stirring, Passionate, Heartfelt, Expressive, Evocative

Unemotional, Apathetic, Cold, Indifferent, Stoic, Dispassionate, Insensitive, Detached, Reserved, Calm

The movie's emotive storytelling brought tears to many viewers' eyes.

Assauge

 Verb

To make an unpleasant feeling less intense; to satisfy or relieve a need or desire.

(शांति देना)

Soothe, Alleviate, Mitigate, Relieve, Calm, Palliate, Allay, Quell, Ease, Mollify

Aggravate, Intensify, Worsen, Escalate, Irritate, Inflame, Heighten, Provoke, Exacerbate, Agitate

The warm tea helped assuage her sore throat, making her feel better.

 

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