The Hindu Vocabulary 8 September 2022

2022-09-08

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 8 September 2022 is from the Editorial titled ‘No compromise: On putting pressure on ATC officials.’

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Compromise

Noun

Something intermediate between different things.

(समझौता)

Accommodation, Accord, Adjustment, Bargain

Denial, Disagreement

A successful leader knows the art of political compromise.

Verb

To reach an agreement with someone in which both sides give up something.

(समझौता करना)

Agree, Negotiate

Confuse, Disarrange

All these meetings are in vain as both parties are unwilling to compromise.

Paramount

Adjective

Chief in importance or impact.

Superior to all others.

(आला दर्जे का/ ऊंचे दर्जे का/ सुप्रीम/ प्रमुख महत्त्व का)

Outstanding, Predominant, Preeminent, Ascendant

Inferior, Unimportant, Last, Least

The committee asked each of its members to make sure that the findings of their investigation are secret and it is of paramount importance.

Entourage

Noun

A group of attendants.

Surroundings and Environment

(घेरा/ मुहासिरा/ प्रतिवेश)

Retinue, Associates, Attendants, Companions

Leader

The Singer came with an entourage of 45 people for the music concert.

Allege

Verb

To assert without proof

To assert to be true, especially in a formal manner, as in court

 (महासंघ)

Testify, Affirm, Avouch, Charge, Cite

Deny, Dissent, Protest, Disagree

The Judge asked the counselor to come with evidence instead of alleging.

Ablaze

Adjective/ Adverb

Being on fire.

Gleaming with bright lights.

Excited and Eager.

Very angry.

(जलता हुआ / उत्तेजित/ प्रज्वलित/ दहकता हुआ/ प्रदीप्त)

Afire, Aflame, Burning, Alight, Blazing, Fiery, Aroused, Enthusiastic, Fervent, Aglow, Brilliant, Flashing

Dark, Dull, Dim, Unexcited

After hearing the news of his job offer, his face was all ablaze with excitement.

Stalker

Noun

A person who pursues a game, person, or something obsessively.

(स्टॉकर/ दबे पाँव पिछा करने वाला)

Chaser, Deerstalker, Falconer, Hawker

Free, Give, Loosen, Reject, Offer, Release, Surrender, Lose

Ronald is a celebrity stalker with information about everyone.

Bizarrely

Adverb

In a very strange manner.

(इसके बावजूद)

Curiously, Strangely

Normally

The movie actor got dressed bizarrely.

Concur

Verb

To accord in opinion.

To coincide.

(सहमत होना/ मेल खाना)

Acquiesce, Coincide, Jibe, Accede

Clash, Disagree, Deny, Disallow

Everyone concurred with the CEO’s plans.

Clutter

Verb

To fill with disordered things that impede movement.

(हलचल करना/ अव्यवस्था करना)

Litter, Muddle, Strew, Scatter

Array, Neaten, Tidy, Order

My father has cluttered the basement with tools.

Noun

A disorderly heap.

A state of confusion.

(अव्यवस्था/ हलचल)

Confusion, Chaos, Derangement, Disorder

Order, Organization, Singularity, System

I can’t find anything in such clutter.

Aviation

Noun

The operation of aircraft.

Production of aircraft.

(विमानन)

Aeronautics, Aerodynamics, Flight, Navigation

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This issue of violation of aviation laws is a serious matter.

Probe

Noun

A crucial investigation.

(तहक़ीक़ात)

Examination, Exploration, Inquest, Research

Answer, Misunderstand

A probe is going to follow soon.

Verb

To search and explore thoroughly.

(परख करना)

Dig, Examine, Inquire, Penetrate

Ignore, Reply

 

The questions asked by him made me doubt if he was a private investigator probing into the matter.

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