The Hindu Vocabulary 1 June 2023

2023-06-01

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial June 01, 2023 is from the Editorial titled “Status quo in Turkey: On the new term for Recep Tayyip Erdoğan”.

 

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Resentment

Noun

Bitter indignation at having been treated unfairly

(नाराज़गी)

Grudge, Grievance, Hostility, Bitterness, Score, Condemnation, Malice, Offence

Sympathy, Kindness, Goodwill, Benevolence

Try to forget resentment and move on in your life.

Woes

Noun

Great sorrow or distress

(संकट)

Distresses, Agonies, Miseries, Anguishes, Tribulations, Torments

Consolations, Comforts, Solaces, Eases, Alleviation, Relief

Their story is full of misery and woes.

Secularist

Noun

A person who advocates separation of the state from religious institutions.

(धर्म-निरपेक्षतावादी)

Temporal, Nonreligious, Profane, Pagan, Atheistic, Irreligious, Godless

Religious, Spiritual, Sacred, Divine, Holy, Pious

Ravi is one of the secularists in my society.

Accusation

Noun

A charge or claim that someone has done something illegal or wrong.

(आरोप)

Allegation, Condemnation, Denunciation, Censure, Guilt, Reproach, Culpability, Blame

Innocence, Blamelessness, Guiltlessness, Faultlessness

There are serious accusations against his father.

Run off

Phrasal Verb

Leave a place or situation suddenly.

(भाग जाना)

Absent, Consumed, Decamped, Deceased, Departed, Disappeared, Disintegrated

Receive, Accept, Take, Take in, Admit, Welcome

You should prefer to run off from this situation.

Amplified

Verb

Enlarge upon or add detail to a story or statement.

(प्रवर्धित)

Augment, Deepen, Exaggerate, Heighten, Intensify, Magnify

Shortened, Condensed, Boosted, Augmented, Multiplied

The handwritten notes amplified the summary of the chapters.

Hegemonic

Adjective

Ruling or dominant in a political or social context.

(अधिपति)

Domination, Dominance, Supremacy, Dominion, Sovereignty, Reign

Weakness, Helplessness, Impotence, Powerlessness

The consequences of hegemony are very wide in society.

Backing

Noun

Help or support.

(समर्थन)

Support, Assistance, Assist, Help, Boost, Aid, Encouragement, 

Interference, Obstruction, Restraint

He is so nice that he has won the backing of the opposition party also.

Spirited

Adjective

Full of energy, enthusiasm, and determination.

(जोशीला)

Animated, Bold, Bright, Courageous, Energetic, Enthusiastic.

Half-hearted, Spiritless, Leaden, Dull, Boring, Lifeless

It was a spirited debate.

Amassed

Verb

Gather together or accumulate a large amount or number of material or things over a period of time.

(जमा करना)

Compiled, Accrued, Aggregated, Built-up, Accruable, Conglomerated

Regressive, Decremental, Dispersed, Scattered, Dissolved, Separated

He amassed a good amount of money.

Mar

Verb

Impair the quality or appearance of.

(बिगाड़ना)

Damage, Imperfect, Spoil, Injured, Flawed, Broken,

Whole, Entire, Intact, Perfect

He marred the whole plan with his controversy.

 

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