The Hindu Vocabulary 20 September 2023

2023-09-20

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 20 September 2023 is from the Editorial titled “Serious allegations: On Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s charges against India".

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Allegation

 Noun

A statement or assertion made without clear evidence, often accusing someone of wrongdoing or misconduct.

(आरोप)

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

Exoneration, Vindication, Acquittal, Clearance, Defense, Disproof, Rebuttal, Refutation, Defense, Proof

The allegation of corruption within the government led to a thorough investigation.

Startling

 Adjective

Surprising or shocking in a sudden or unexpected way.

(चौंका देने वाला)

Astonishing, Surprising, Stunning, Staggering, Astounding, Amazing, Bewildering, Overwhelming, Astonishing, Shocking

Expected, Predictable, Ordinary, Routine, Common, Mundane, Unremarkable, Anticipated, Usual, Predictable

The sudden and startling news of the accident left everyone in shock.

Unravel

 Verb

To solve or clarify something that is complicated or unclear; to disentangle or unfold.

(सुलझाना)

Solve, Clarify, Decipher, Resolve, Untangle, Unfold, Disentangle, Decrypt, Decrypt, Unriddle

Complicate, Confuse, Tangle, Entangle, Obscure, Enigma, Complicate, Perplex, Baffle, Mystify

After hours of investigation, the detective finally managed to unravel the mystery behind the theft.

Expell

 Verb

To force someone to leave a place, typically as a punishment or because they are not wanted.

(निकालना)

Eject, Oust, Remove, Evict, Displace, Banish, Drive out, Expulse, Kick out, Deport

Admit, Welcome, Allow, Include, Accept, Embrace, Permit, Receive, Retain, Shelter

The school decided to expel the student for repeated misconduct.

Assertion

 Noun

 A confident and forceful statement or declaration of a fact or belief.

(अभिकथन)

Declaration, Statement, Affirmation, Pronouncement, Assertion, Proclamation, Avowal, Claim, Announcement, Confirmation

Denial, Disavowal, Refutation, Rejection, Disagreement, Contradiction, Dispute, Dissent, Uncertainty, Questioning

Her assertion that she had witnessed the crime was pivotal in solving the case.

Scrutiny

 Noun

Critical examination or inspection, often in a detailed and thorough manner.

(जांच)

Inspection, Examination, Analysis, Assessment, Evaluation, Review, Survey, Study, Inquiry, Investigation

Neglect, Disregard, Inattention, Carelessness, Overlook, Ignore, Avoidance, Blindness, Incuriosity

The project underwent intense scrutiny to ensure its quality and compliance with standards.

sovereignty

 Noun

Supreme authority or power to govern oneself or a territory.

(स्वराज्य)

 Autonomy, Independence, Self-government, Self-rule, Authority, Control, Dominance, Supremacy, Rule, Power

Subordination, Dependence, Obedience, Submission, Conformity, Compliance, Servitude, Inferiority, Subjugation, Vassalage

The nation celebrated its sovereignty and independence with great pride.

Invoke

 Verb

To call upon or request help, support, or action, often through prayer or ritual.

(आह्वान करना)

Elicit, Summon, Evoke, Call forth, Conjure, Request, Appeal, Solicit, Pray, Plead

Forbid, Prevent, Prohibit, Halt, Block, Deter, Suppress, Discourage, Dissuade, Deny

The priest will invoke blessings for a prosperous harvest during the ceremony.

Confrontation

 Noun

A hostile or adversarial encounter or face-off between individuals or groups.

(सामना)

Conflict, Clash, Encounter, Showdown, Battle, Fight, Struggle, Dispute, Contest, Confrontation

Peace, Harmony, Agreement, Cooperation, Resolution, Reconciliation, Truce, Compromise, Understanding, Accord

The heated confrontation between the two rival gangs led to violence in the neighborhood.

Rupture

 Verb

A break, tear, or breach in a physical structure or a rupture of relations or connections.

(फटाकरना)

Break, Tear, Split, Fracture, Breach, Disruption, Separation, Rend, Snap, Burst

Connection, Continuity, Unity, Harmony, Intactness, Healing, Mend, Reconciliation, Bond, Closure

The rupture in the water pipe caused a flood in the basement.

Fraught

 Adjective

Filled with a particular quality, emotion, or element, often implying tension or difficulty.

(भरपूर)

Laden, Full, Charged, Abundant, Packed, Filled, Stuffed, Laden with, Rife with, Fraught with

Empty, Void, Vacant, Devoid, Barren, Bare, Unfilled, Clear, Unladen, Lightweight

The negotiation was fraught with tension, making it difficult to reach an agreement.

 

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