The Hindu Vocabulary 26 July 2023

2023-07-26

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 25 July 2023 is from the Editorial titled “Never-ending saga: on the legal wrangling between the Centre and the Government of the National Capital Territory."

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Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Wrangle

Noun

Noisy or complicated argument.

(लड़ाई)

Altercation, Quarrel, Brawl, Disagreement, Bickering, Fighting, Arguing, Quarreling, Quarreling, Clashing

Accord, Agreement, Harmony, Peace, Approval, Authorization, Compliment

My company is involved in a legal wrangle.

Abrogate

Verb

Repeal or do away with (a law, right, or formal agreement).

(अभिनिषेध करना)

Abolish, Repeal, Cancel, Overturn, Nullify, Invalidate, Avoid, Annul

Enact, Establish, Legislate, Found, Legitimate, Validate

You seem to abrogate your responsibility.

 

Delineate

Verb

To describe something completely, including details

(अत्यंत विस्तार से वर्णन या रेखांकन करना)

Trace, Define, Outline, Sketch, Surround, Trim, Circle, Bound

Distort, Misrepresent, Falsify, Misstate, Twist, Garble

The constitution clearly delineates the duties of every citizen.

Contour

Noun

The shape of the outer surface of something.

(रूपरेखा)

Outline, Silhouette, Shape, Figure, Sketch, Geometry, Profile, Configuration

Inside, Halfway, Midst, Interior, Centre

I loved the contours of the furniture.

Scrutinize

Verb

To look at or examine something carefully.

(सावधानीपूर्वक)

Examine, View, Inspect, Check, Study, Audit, Peruse, Survey, Scan

Uncover, Criticize, Omit, Dislike, Ignore

One should scrutinize every move of the opposite team.

Warring

Adjective

(of two or more people or groups) in conflict with each other.

(परस्पर विरोधी)

Opposing, Conflicting, Clashing, Fighting, Battling, Agressive, Hostile

Peaceful, Unaggressive, Calm, Amicable, Nonviolent

The two warring groups made the meeting worse.

Crux

Noun

The most important or difficult part of a problem.

(किसी समस्या का सबसे कठिन या महत्वपूर्ण अंश)

Bottom line, Core, Essence, Gist, Nub, Body, Root, Heart, Point, Kernel

Exterior, Outside, Nothing, Nothingness, Trivia

You must remember the crux of the experiment.

 

Purview

Noun

The limit of someone's responsibility, interest, or activity.

(परिधि)

Realm, Scope, Domain, Ambit, Sphere, Horizon, Reach, Province

Narrowness, Limitation, Insignificance, Leave

The issue you are discussing is outside my purview.

Ambit

Noun

The scope, extent, or bounds of something.

(सीमा)

Scope, Extends, Bound, Confine, Reach, Spread, Jurisdiction, Area, Sphere, Orbit

Centre, Middle, Interior, Core

You should behave within the ambit of the law.

 

Invalidate

Verb

To show that an idea, a story, an argument, etc. is wrong.

(किसी विचार, कहानी, तर्क आदि को अमान्य ठहराना)

Abrogate, Annul, Negate, Discredit, Disqualify, Nullify, Revoke, Impair

Validate, Support, Enact, Determinate, Confirmed, Keep

 

Any malpractice will invalidate the result of elections.

 

Stipulate

Verb

To say exactly and officially what must be done

(किसी बात को) आवश्यक शर्त के रूप में प्रस्तुत करना)

Specify, Define, Ensure, Assure, Insure, Affirm, State, clarify

Confuse, Muddy, Unsettle, Muddle

The cessation of two regions was stipulated as a result of the treaty.

Concede

Verb

To admit that something is true although you do not want to

(किसी सचाई को न चाहते हुए भी मान लेना; स्वीकार करना)

Admit, Confess, Acknowledge, Agree, Grant, Announce, Allow, Recognize

Deny, Contradict, Disclaim, Reject, Disallow, Dispute

Sheetal finally conceded his point.

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