The Hindu Vocabulary 19 July 2022

2022-07-19

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 19 July 2022 is from the Editorial titled ‘This one for farmers: On the nomination of Jagdeep Dhankhar for Vice-President’.

 

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Nomination

Noun

The action of nominating or state of being nominated.

(नामांकन)

Choice, Proposal, Recommendation, Selection, Suggestion, Election

-

The notification for filing nomination for Vice President elections has been issued.

Appease

Verb

Pacify or placate (someone) by acceding to their demands.

(खुश करना)

Allay, Satisfy, Assuage, Soothe, Lessen, Mitigate, Calm, Mollify

Aggravate, Agitate, Incite, Increase, Intensify, Irritate

He tries to appease his boss every day.

Dominant

Adjective

Most important, powerful, or influential.

(प्रभुत्व वाला)

Assertive, Commanding, Effective, Leading, Main, Powerful, Prevailing

Auxiliary, Extra, Impotent, Incapable, Ineffective, Inferior, Minor

Some Chinese products are dominant in the global market due to low prices.  

Stint

Noun

Period of responsibility

(कार्यकाल)

Assignment, Duty, Job, Spell, Stretch, Bit, Chore

Entertainment, Fun, Pastime

He started behaving maturely after a stint in New York as a manager.

Verb

Supply an ungenerous or inadequate amount of (something).

(अनिच्छा से देना)

Scrimp, Begrudge, Confine, Define, Limit, Restrain

Free, Let go, Release, Waste

There has never been a stint in the supply of goods by the supplier.

Confrontation

Noun

A face-to-face meeting.

The clashing of forces or ideas.

(आमना-सामना)

Battle, Contest, Crisis, Meeting, Dispute, Combat, Conflict, War

Agreement, Calm, Peace

There was a confrontation between the leaders of the two countries after two decades.

Partisan

Noun

A supporter of a person, cause or a group

(पक्षपाती)

Backer, Defender, Zealot, Follower

Adversary, Antagonist, Opponent

The teacher has been partisan towards girl students.

Adjective

Prejudiced or blind adherence in favour of something.

(पक्षपातपूर्ण)

Biased, Partial, Prejudiced

Disinterested, Equal, Equitable, Objective

Ravi played a partisan role in the national football team.

Tandem

Noun

A group of two or more acting in conjunction.

(मिलकर)

Club, Company, Gang, Lineup

Individual, Single, One, Alone

There is a tandem of good players in the Indian football team.

Cliché

Noun

Overused, Hackneyed phrase

(अत्यधिक उपयोग)

Adage, Motto, Buzzword, Chestnut, Commonplace, Platitude

-

“Do Meditation” is a cliché nowadays.

Potent

Adjective

Having great power, influence, or effect.

(प्रबल)

Compelling, Dominant, Dynamic, Great, Influential, Robust

Inactive, Ineffective, Soft, Infirm, Insignificant, Weak

The potent vaccine will be able to reduce the number of infected cases.

Hails

Verb

Have one's home or origins in (a place).

Call out to (someone) to attract attention.

(निवासी/ पुकारना)

Address, Greet, Salute, Signal, Welcome, Begin, Come from, Originate

Dishonor, Slight, Disparage, Disdain, Dribble

He hails from a small village in Himachal Pradesh.

Resistance

Noun

The opposition offered by one thing to another.

(प्रतिरोध)

Battle, Defiance, Fight, Intransigence

Aid, Assistance, Help, Liberation

Girl’s stiff resistance made her way to study abroad.

Elevation

Noun

Promotion; Altitude of a place above sea level

(पदोन्नति; ऊंचाई)

Boost, Eminence, Raise, Advancement

Decrease, Demotion, Disdain

The elevation of the high court judge as Supreme Court judge was welcomed by all.

Candidacy

Noun

The fact or condition of standing for a position or status.

(उम्मीदवारी)

Application, Nomination, Offer, Candidateship, Running for office, Competition

-

Her candidacy will prove impactful for the party.

Strive

Verb

Make great efforts to achieve or obtain something.

(प्रयास करना)

Aim, Endeavor, Tackle, Seek

Neglect, Repress, Rest, Surrender

The leader should strive to unite his party members.

Transition

Noun

A passage from one state to another

(परिवर्तनकाल)

Evolution, Conversion, Growth, Development

Decline, Idleness, Beginning, Conclusion

The transition of seed into a full-grown tree takes a long time.

Temperament

Noun

Disposition

(स्वभाव)

Attitude, Outlook, Ego, Idiosyncrasy, Individuality

Inability

The temperament you display at the office will cost you some day.

 

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