The Hindu Vocabulary 23 June 2023

2023-06-23

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial June 23, 2023 is from the Editorial titled “Unedifying row: On panchayat polls in West Bengal and security.”

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Unedifying

Adjective

Unpleasant and causing people to feel no respect.

(अनैतिकता)

Unpleasant, Bad, Awful, Unappealing, Unattractive, Disagreeable, Hard, Harsh, Bleak

Edifying, Enlightening, Inspiring, Elevating, Gratifying, Pleasing, Comforting

The fight makes the natural scene an unedifying sight.

Deploy

Verb

The movement of troops or equipment to a place or position for military action.

(प्रविस्तारण)

Position, Location, Install, Plant, Fix, Emplace, Set, Arrange

Displace, Withhold, Disarrange, Disorder, Finish, End, Conclude

The force needs to deploy some emergency troops at the border.

Reluctant

Adjective

Unwilling and hesitant; disinclined.

(अनिच्छुक)

Hesitant, Loath, Unsure, Unwilling, Dubious, Disinclined, Uncertain, Doubtful

Inclined, Eager, Happy, Glad, Willing, Ready

I am reluctant to go to your house due to the last incident.

Heed

Verb

To pay attention to; take notice of.

(ध्यान देना)

Attention, Awareness, Note, Notice, Mindfulness, Observation, Consciousness, Consideration, Care, Follow

Disregard, Neglect, Unawareness, Obliviousness, Negligence, Inattentiveness

If you heeded your teacher’s advice, you might not have failed.

Perceive

Verb

To become aware or conscious of (something); come to realize or understand.

(महसूस किया)

Feel, Sense, See, Notice, Smell, Realize, Expect, Learn, Discover

Ignore, Disregard, Neglect, Miss, Overlook, Overpass

I perceived that it was nice weather today.

Discretion

Noun

The quality of behaving or speaking in such a way as to avoid causing offence or revealing confidential information.

(विवेक)

Prudence, Wisdom, Sense, Wit, policy, Intelligence, Common sense

Indiscretion, Imprudence, Short-sightedness, Carelessness, Stupidity, Foolishness

I do rely on your discretion in handling the matter well.

Misgiving

Noun

A feeling of doubt or apprehension about the outcome or consequences of something.

(संदेह)

Anxiety, Apprehension, Distrust, Doubt, Hesitation, Skepticism, Suspicion, Uncertainty, Disbelief

Belief, Confidence, Trust, Conviction, Assurance, Certainty, Surety

I have misgivings about your story.

Requisition

Verb

To officially request or take something.

(माँग करना)

Request, Demand, Requirement, Wish, Ultimatum, Claim, Importunity, Desire, Must

Derequisition, Relinquish, Reply, Answer

The state got the fund as the CM requisitioned it.

Pique 

Verb

To excite or arouse especially by a provocation, challenge, or rebuff.

(खिसियाना)

Annoyance, Displeasure, Irritation, Frustration, Indignation, Anger, Huff, Offence

Satisfaction, Delight, Pleasure, Happy, Content, Pacification

I need to get over this feeling of pique.

Resentment

Noun

A feeling of anger because you have been forced to accept something that you do not like.

(नाराज़गी)

Hostility, Bitterness, Score, Condemnation, Displeasure, Embittered, Sore, Angry

Happiness, Contentment, Love, Liking, Affection, Pleasure

There was a lot of resentment in the public against the law.

Intervene

Verb

To take part in something so as to prevent or alter a result or course of events.

(हस्तक्षेप किया)

Interfere, Intercede, Mediate, Intermediate, Interpose, Involve, Meddle, Negotiate

Avoid, Ignore, Shun, Disregard, Overlook, Eschew

She intervened in the arguments and stopped the fight.

Inadequate

Adjective

Not good enough or too low in quality.

(अपर्याप्त)

Lacking, Insufficient, Scarce, Low, Deficient, Unacceptable, Shortage, Lack, Deficiency

Adequate, Sufficient, Enough, Ample, Plentiful, Abundant

We have an adequate amount of food in the store.

Strained

Adjective

Showing signs of nervous tension or tiredness.

(तनावपूर्ण)

Stiff, Tense, Tight, Tried, Annoyed, Forced, Exaggerated, False, Unnatural,

Relaxed, Friendly, Calm, Comfort, Ease, Joy,

The atmosphere was very strained.

 

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