The Hindu Vocabulary 29 August 2023

2023-08-29

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 29 August 2023 is from the Editorial titled “Old ties: On the India and Greece bilateral relationship.”

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Bilateral

Adjective

Something involving or relating to two sides or parties, often implying mutual interactions or agreements.

(द्विपक्षीय)

Two-sided, Mutual, Reciprocal, Dual, Twofold, Both, Double, Coupled, Joint, Duplex

Unilateral, One-sided, Nonreciprocal, Singular, Individual, Separate, Unilateral, Solitary, Alone, Independent

The two countries engaged in bilateral talks to strengthen their economic cooperation.

Diminished

 Adjective

Something that has been reduced or made smaller in size, quantity, or intensity.

(कम किया गया)

Decreased, Lessened, Reduced, Lowered, Abated, Dwindled, Shrank, Dropped, Declined, Waned.

Increased, Augmented, Enhanced, Enlarged, Expanded, Intensified, Strengthened, Boosted, Amplified, Magnified

The musician's enthusiasm never diminished, even after years of performing on stage.

Warmth

 Noun

Temperature and emotional expression.

(गरमी)

Heat, Cosiness, Affection, Friendliness, Geniality, Fervor, Kindness, Tenderness, Ardor, Cordiality

Coldness, Chill, Aloofness, Indifference, Unfriendliness, Apathy, Hostility, Detachment, Frigidity, Animosity

The warmth of her smile lit up the room and made everyone feel welcome.

Mobility

 Noun

 The ability to move or be moved easily and freely.

(गतिवत्ता)

Movement, Locomotion, Travel, Motion, Migration, Passage, Progress, Traverse, Transfer, Shifting

Immobility, Stagnation, Stillness, Inactivity, Rest, Rigidity, Fixity, Stationary, Halt, Stasis

The invention of the automobile revolutionized personal mobility and transportation.

Negotiation

 Noun

Discussing and reaching an agreement or compromise between parties with differing interests or viewpoints.

(समझौता)

Discussion, Bargaining, Mediation, Consultation, Conferencing, Diplomacy, Parley, Settlement, Accord, Compromise.

Confrontation, Disagreement, Dispute, Opposition, Argument, Resistance, Struggle, Confronting, Refusal, Intransigence.

Skillful negotiation is essential for resolving conflicts and achieving mutually beneficial outcomes.

Forge

 Verb

Often through skillful or deceptive means.

(कौशल से बनाया गया।)

Crafted, Fabricated, Constructed, Manufactured, Fashioned, Shaped, Formed, Created, Molded, Fabricated.

Genuine, Authentic, Original, Natural, Real, Unaltered, Unaffected, Unmodified, Unprocessed, Untouched.

The artist forged a stunning sculpture out of scrap metal.

Comprehensive

 Adjective

Covering all aspects or including a wide range of information.

(समग्र)

Thorough, Complete, Exhaustive, Inclusive, All-encompassing, Detailed, Encyclopedic, Full, Integrated, Total

Limited, Partial, Incomplete, Narrow, Superficial, Fragmentary, Selective, Shallow, Skimpy, Insufficient

The comprehensive report covered every detail of the project, leaving no aspect untouched.

Ambition

 Noun

Power, or a particular goal in life.

(महत्वाकांक्षा)

Aspiration, Goal, Desire, Aim, Objective, Purpose, Endeavor, Dream, Target, Striving

Apathy, Indifference, Contentment, Satisfaction, Complacency, Laziness, Stagnation, Mediocrity, Inaction, Demotivation

Her ambition to become a renowned scientist drove her to excel in her studies

Meld

 Verb

Merging, or combining different elements or ideas into a unified whole.

(मिलान किया गया)

Blended, Fused, Integrated, Combined, Mixed, Unified, Merged, Incorporated, Interwoven, Synthesized

Separated, Divided, Disconnected, Dismantled, Unmixed, Isolated, Segregated, Fragmented, Disassembled, Disjoined

The artist melded various colors to create a vibrant and harmonious painting.

Plunder

 Verb

The act of forcefully taking valuable items or resources, often through theft or destruction.

(विकसित किया गया)

Pillaged, Looted, Ransacked, Despoiled, Ravaged, Booty, Stripped, Rifled, Gutted, Spoiled

Protected, Preserved, Safeguarded, Secured, Conserved, Cherished, Defended, Guarded, Sheltered, Saved

The invaders plundered the village, leaving behind destruction and chaos.

Restoration

 Noun

The process of bringing something back to its original or former condition, often after damage or decay.

(पुनर्मिलान)

Renewal, Rehabilitation, Revival, Rejuvenation, Repair, Reinstatement, Refurbishment, Reestablishment, Reconstruction, Reconstitution

Destruction, Ruin, Degradation, Deterioration, Decline, Neglect, Abandonment, Depletion, Desolation, Devastation

The restoration of the historic building involved meticulous repair and preservation of its original features.

Diversify

 Verb

Vary or expand the range of something, such as products, investments, or activities, to introduce variety or broaden options.

(विविधता बढ़ाना)

Broaden, Expand, Vary, Enrich, Extend, Widen, Multiply, Enhance, Augment, Extend

Homogenize, Standardize, Limit, Narrow, Constrain, Restrict, Simplify, Unify, Concentrate, Consolidate

The company decided to diversify its product line to attract a wider range of customers.

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