The Hindu Vocabulary 13 September 2023

2023-09-13

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 13 September 2023 is from the Editorial titled “Probe and probity: On the evolution of A.P. State Skill Development Corporation scam case".

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Probity

 Noun

A fraudulent or deceptive scheme or plan designed to cheat or trick someone.

(धोखाधड़ी)

Deception, Fraud, Hoax, Swindle, Cheat, Trick, Sham, Scheme, Fraudulence, Ploy

Honesty, Integrity, Truthfulness, Transparency, Fairness, Trustworthiness, Authenticity, Sincerity, Candor, Legitimacy

The email claiming I won a million dollars turned out to be a scam to steal my personal information.

Malfeasance

  Noun

Wrongdoing or misconduct, often by a person in authority.

(दुराचार)

Misconduct, Wrongdoing, Corruption, Fraud, Infraction, Misbehavior, Delinquency, Transgression, Unlawfulness, Malefaction

Integrity, Virtue, Rectitude, Honesty, Righteousness, Morality, Uprightness, Probity, Purity, Goodness

The mayor was accused of malfeasance when funds from the city's budget mysteriously disappeared.

Allegation

 Noun

Assertion or claim made without proof.

(आरोप)

Accusation, Claim, Charge, Assertion, Imputation, Declaration, Statement, Contention, Denunciation, Insinuation

Confirmation, Verification, Corroboration, Proof, Substantiation, Validation, Endorsement, Attestation, Affirmation, Support

The allegation of cheating led to a thorough investigation by the authorities.

Knotty

 Adjective

Complex or difficult to understand or solve.

(जटिल)

Complex, Complicated, Intricate, Tangled, Thorny, Confusing, Perplexing, Puzzling, Involved, Complicated

Simple, Easy, Straightforward, Uncomplicated, Clear, Plain, Undemanding, Lucid, Understandable, Elementary

The knotty problem required hours of careful analysis to find a solution.

Regime

 Noun

A system or government in power, often with specific rules or policies.

(शासन व्यवस्था)

Government, Administration, Authority, Rule, Leadership, Management, System, Regimen, Governance, Dominance

Anarchy, Chaos, Disorder, Lawlessness, Rebellion, Revolt, Uprising, Dissent, Disorganization, Unrest

The new regime implemented sweeping reforms to improve the country's economy.

Veer

 Verb

To change direction suddenly or shift course.

(अचानक)

Swerved, Deviated, Turned, Diverted, Shifted, Changed direction, Sudden change, Zigzagged, Altered course, Swayed

Continued straight, Maintained course, Stayed on track, Followed the path, Remained steady, Kept going in the same direction, Stuck to the route, Held the course

The car veered off the road when the driver lost control.

Rivalry

 Noun

Competition or rivalry between individuals, groups, or entities.

(प्रतिस्पर्धा)

Competition, Contest, Competition, Opposition, Competition, Conflict, Duel, Feud, Contest, Showdown

Cooperation, Collaboration, Alliance, Partnership, Harmony, Unity, Amicability, Conciliation, Friendship, Accord

The intense rivalry between the two sports teams always led to exciting matches.

Hostility

 Noun

Unfriendly or antagonistic behavior or feelings.

(द्वेष)

Animosity, Enmity, Antagonism, Bitterness, Hatred, Resentment, Conflict, Discord, Rancor, Dislike

Friendship, Amicability, Harmony, Peace, Goodwill, Cooperation, Cordiality, Affection, Kindness, Reconciliation

The long-standing hostility between the two nations finally began to thaw with diplomatic efforts.

Rope

 Verb

To tie or secure with a rope.

(रस्सी से बांधा)

Tied, Bound, Fastened, Secured, Knotted, Lashed, Tethered, Restrained, Leashed, Harnessed

Released, Unbound, Freed, Loosened, Unshackled, Unfastened, Unleashed, Unrestricted, Unharnessed

He roped the boxes together to make them easier to carry.

Purportedly

 Adverb

Allegedly or supposedly, often used to express doubt.

(कथित रूप से)

Supposedly, Allegedly, Ostensibly, Seemingly, Presumably, Reportedly, Apparent, So-called, Supposititious, Suppositious

Definitely, Certainly, Undoubtedly, Confirmed, Without a doubt, Positively, Clearly, Indisputably, Actually, Truly

The document purportedly contains classified information, but its authenticity is questioned.

Suspicion

Noun

Doubt or distrust about someone's intentions or actions.

(संदेह)

Distrust, Mistrust, Doubt, Skepticism, Apprehension, Uncertainty, Disbelief, Wariness, Cynicism, Scepticism

Trust, Confidence, Assurance, Belief, Certainty, Faith, Conviction, Reliance, Credence, Assurance

Her suspicion that someone had been going through her personal files turned out to be true when she discovered evidence of it.

Incarceration

Noun

Imprisonment or confinement in a jail or prison.

(क़ैद)

Imprisonment, Detention, Confinement, Custody, Restraint, Incarceration, Captivity, Restraint, Internment, Confinement

Freedom, Release, Liberation, Exoneration, Acquittal, Emancipation, Deliverance, Unshackling, Discharge, Disentanglement

His incarceration for theft lasted two years before he was released on parole.

Recourse

 Noun

A source of help or solution in a difficult situation.

 (सहारा)

Resource, Option, Solution, Aid, Assistance, Support, Alternative, Relief, Help, Redress

Helplessness, Desperation, Hopelessness, Impotence, Powerlessness, Vulnerability, Inability, Weakness, Abandonment, Neglect

When faced with financial difficulties, his only recourse was to seek a loan from a bank.

 

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