The Hindu Vocabulary 10 November 2023

2023-11-10

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 10 November 2023 is from the Editorial titled “Reviewing freedom: On the Kerala High Court case and negative reviews of films".

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Malicious

Adjective

Intending to do harm or cause injury; characterized by spite or ill will.

(दुर्भावनापूर्ण)

Spiteful, Malevolent, Vindictive, Vicious, Hostile, Nasty, Evil-minded, Mean, Hateful, Venomous

Benevolent, Kind, Compassionate, Altruistic, Good-natured, Friendly, Amiable, Benevolent, Generous, Sympathetic, Empathetic

The malicious gossip aimed to tarnish her reputation among her colleagues.

Genuine

Adjective

Authentic, real, and sincere, not fake or counterfeit.

(मान्य)

Authentic, Legitimate, Real, Sincere, True, Honest, Pure, Valid, Original, Actual

Fake, Counterfeit, False, Sham, Phony, Bogus, Artificial, Insincere, Fraudulent, Spurious

Her genuine concern for others made her a trustworthy friend.

Influencer

Noun

A person or entity with the ability to influence the opinions, behaviors, or decisions of others, especially within a specific niche or industry.

(प्रभावक)

Opinion leader, Trendsetter, Authority, Luminary, Celebrity, Thought leader, Maven, Role model, Guru, Mentor

Follower, Non-influencer, Ignorer, Disregarder, Conformist, Subordinate, Uninfluenced, Unaffected, Unswayed, Uninformed

The influencer's recommendation led to a significant increase in product sales.

Extort

Verb

To obtain something, often money, through force, threats, or abuse of power.

(जबरदस्ती हथियाना)

Coerce, Blackmail, Demand, Extract, Squeeze, Wring, Force, Obtain by force, Wrest, Rack

Offer, Give, Donate, Offer willingly, Grant, Surrender, Donate, Bestow, Contribute, Volunteer

The gang attempted to extort money from the shop owner in exchange for protection.

Interlocutory

Adjective

Relating to, or given during an intermediate stage of a legal process or a conversation between parties.

(अंतर्कथनीय)

Intermediate, Provisional, Temporary, Interim, Provisionary, Transitional, Preliminary, Interposing, Intervening, Interim

Final, Conclusive, Ultimate, Definitive, Conclusive, Settled, Finished, Definite, Lasting, Conclusive

The court issued an interlocutory injunction until a final decision was made in the case.

Scrupulously

Adverb

Diligently and meticulously, with great attention to detail and strict moral principles.

(ईमानदारी से)

Meticulously, Carefully, Diligently, Conscientiously, Thoroughly, Attentively, Rigorously, Assiduously, Painstakingly, Circumspectly

Carelessly, Sloppily, Negligently, Heedlessly, Inattentively, Slapdash, Incautiously, Hastily, Incautiously, Thoughtlessly

She scrupulously reviewed the contract before signing it.

 

 

Apparent

Adverb

Obvious, easily seen or understood, seeming or appearing to be true without being necessarily so.

(स्पष्ट)

Clear, Evident, Obvious, Clear-cut, Visible, Manifest, Plain, Patent, Transparent, Distinct

Hidden, Concealed, Obscure, Unapparent, Unclear, Ambiguous, Unseen, Unnoticeable, Veiled, Hidden

Her frustration was apparent from the tone of her voice.

Pendency

Noun

The state of something being unresolved, especially legal matters awaiting a decision or settlement.

(शेषता)

Pending, Unsettled, Unresolved, Unfinished, Pending, Undecided, Unconcluded, Incomplete, Hanging, Unsettled

Resolved, Concluded, Settled, Finished, Decided, Completed, Finalized, Settled, Closed, Concluded

The pendency of the case caused anxiety among the parties involved.

Deliberate

Adjective

Done consciously and intentionally; carefully thought out or planned in advance.

(सोच-समझकर)

Intentional, Purposeful, Calculated, Planned, Pre-meditated, Considered, Designed, Intended, Willful, Premeditated

Accidental, Unintentional, Unplanned, Unintended, Inadvertent, Unconscious, Impulsive, Unpremeditated, Unstudied, Unpurposed

The team made a deliberate effort to address the issues raised by the customers.

Unbridle

Verb

To release from or as if from a bridle; to free from restraint or control.

(बांध छोड़ना)

Free, Release, Liberate, Unleash, Unshackle, Unleash, Unfetter, Untie, Unchain, Let loose

Restrain, Confine, Bridle, Control, Confine, Restrain, Hold, Tie up, Bind, Harness

He needed to unbridle his creativity to explore new ideas for the project.

Verdict

Noun

A formal decision made by a judge or jury in a court case or a judgment or opinion.

(फैसला)

Judgment, Decision, Ruling, Conclusion, Determination, Decision, Pronouncement, Finding, Ruling, Judgment

Indecision, Question, Doubt, Ambiguity, Uncertainty, Hesitation, Speculation, Questioning, Ambivalence, Unclear

The jury reached a unanimous verdict of "not guilty" in the case.

Analyse

Verb

To examine something methodically by separating it into parts for closer inspection and understanding.

(विश्लेषण)

Examine, Study, Inspect, Investigate, Scrutinize, Review, Explore, Probe, Break down, Evaluate

Accept, Ignore, Neglect, Overlook, Disregard, Glance, Neglect, Ignore, Overlook, Dismiss

The team will analyze the data before drawing any conclusions.

Aspect

Noun

A particular part or feature of something, a specific way in which something may be considered.

(पहलू)

Feature, Facet, Perspective, Angle, View, Dimension, Attribute, Element, Characteristic, Part

Whole, Entirety, Totality, Entire, Complete, All, Fullness, Aggregated, Entirety, Totality

The financial aspect of the plan needed further examination.

 

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