The Hindu Vocabulary 27 May 2022


The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 27 May 2022 is from the Editorial titled ‘Unending tragedy: On U.S. school shootings and gun control debate.’


Part of Speech/Idiom







Having no end.

Never Ending.

(असीम/ अनंत/ बेहद/ ख़तम न होनेवाला)

Ceaseless, Constant, Continual, Continous, Eternal, Everlasting, Immortal, Permanent

Bounded, Brief, Broken, Ceasing, Changeable, Completed, Mortal, Transient

The unending wait for the launch of Tesla cars in India is making many buy other companies’ vehicles.



A fatal event.

An extremely sad situation.

A type of literature or drama that is serious and sad.

A disastrous event.

(त्रासदी/ दुःखद घटना/ शोकपूर्ण घटना/ सुथराई)

Adversity, Calamity, Catastrophe, Failure, Wreck, Hardship, Humiliation, Disaster

Advantage, Benefit, Blessing, Gain, Happiness, Favour, Fortune

My father’s death was a tragedy for our family.



To put as by an authority.

To force something to be obeyed.


Appoint, Foist. Demand, Charge, Fine

Disorder, Displace, Forget, Overlook

It is high time to impose a ban on the sale of weapons in the USA.



To increase in extent or size.

To stretch out.

To open out.

To speak in detail.

(विस्तार/ फैलाना/ प्रसार करना/ फुलाना/ बढ़ती करना)

Bolster, Broaden, Develop, Enlarge, Fatten, Heighten, Grow, Increase

Close, Compress, Decrease, Diminish, Halt, End, Shrink, Hinder

We are planning to expand our operations.



A conclusion through logic.

Something produced by a cause following a set of conditions.

The outcome of something.

Importance or significance.

Importance in position.

(परिणाम/ महत्त्व/ नतीजा/ फल)

Aftereffect, Aftermath, Effect, Fallout, Issue, End, Reaction, Repercussion, Concern, Magnitude, Need, Value, Distinction, Eminence

Insignificance, Lowliness, Unimportance, Beginning, Triviality, Cause, Origin, Source

The matter you are discussing is of no consequence.



The quality of being unwilling to do something.

(अनिच्छा/ ग़ैर रजामंदी)

Aversion, Reluctance, Diffidence, Dissatisfaction, Distaste, Objection, Opposition, Resistance

Inclination, Willingness, Liking, Love

He showed unwillingness to sell his property at the lakeside.



An act of violence.

An action that violates the standard of behaviour.

Anything that wrongly offends the feelings.

(उल्लंघन/ ज़ुल्म/ अत्याचार)

Shock, Violence, Abuse, Affront, Fury, Indignation, Resentment, Hurt

Happiness, Cheer, Delight, Calm, Advantage, Help, Aid, Benefit, Blessing

Many followers of the famous saint expressed outrage at the court’s decision.


To subject to violence.

To offend.

To offend against shamelessly.

To violate the standards.

(भंग करना/ व्यतिक्रम करना)

Aggrieve, Incense, Infuriate, Insult

Compliment, Flatter, Gladden, Please, Praise, Aid

His speech outraged almost everyone in the meeting.



The improvement of what is wrong.

Removal of errors.

(सुधार/ दोषनिवृत्ति)

Improvement, Advancement, Change, Development

Decline, Decrease, Deterioration, Diminishment

The reforms proposed by the opposition party members will taken into consideration.


To change into an improved form.

To put an end by enforcing a better course of action.

To become improved.

(सुधारना/ फिर से बनाना/ दोष हटाना/ सुधार करना)

Amend, Improve, Rebuild, Rehabilitate, Remake, Renovate, Reorganize, Resolve

Break, Damage, Destroy, Harm, Hurt, Injure, Ruin, Abandon

The program has been designed to reform the prisoners for good.


Relating to favouring reforms.

(सुधारों में सहयोग करने वाला |)



The pro-reform candidates have won in their constituencies.



To die through violence.

To pass away.

To suffer destruction.

To become destroyed.

Cease to exist.

(नाश/ नष्ट हो जाना/ मरना/ तबाह होना/ नाश होना/ लय होना/ समाप्त होना)

Cease, Crumble, Disappear, Disintegrate, Rot, Succumb, Vanish, Wither

Appear, Arrive, Bear, Begin, Build, Grow, Create, Improve, Breathe, Live

Many species have perished over time.



Not quite.

Definitely not.

By a narrow margin.

Probably not.

(शायद ही/ कठिनता से/ कदाचित ही)

Hardly, Rarely, Imperceptibly, Infrequently, Seldom, Just

Frequently, Commonly, Sufficiently, Adequately

This is scarcely a good time to laugh.



A legal suit.

An allegation made by someone in support of a cause.

Something offered by way of excuse.


Appeal, Application, Entreaty, Overture, Action, Apology

Truth, Decision, Sentence, Answer, Reply

The president rejected the mercy plea of the terrorist attack mastermind.



A minor change or addition designed to improve a text, piece of legislation, etc.


Modification, Revision, Suggestion, Addendum

Repose, Rest, Worsening

All the suggested amendments have been rejected.



In a violent way.

To a high degree.

(जमकर/ प्रचंडतापूर्वक)

Achingly, Archly, Awful, Extremely, Sore, Supremely, Uncommonly, Very, Frantically, Passionately

Little, Negligible, Nominally, Slightly, Calmly, Gently

The competition is getting fiercely tough.



Tending to maintain existing views.

Marked by moderation.

Cautiously Moderate.

Traditional in style.

(अनुदार/ रूढ़िवादी/ रूढ़ि-प्रिय)

Traditional, Cautious, Constant, Conventional, Firm, Reactionary, Right

Incautious, Changeable, Unfixed, Inconstant, Progressive, Liberal

The conservative policies have kept our country back in time.


One who is adherent to political conservatism.

One who adheres to traditional methods.

(अपरिवर्तनवादी/ अनुदारपंथी/ रूढ़िवादी व्यक्ति/ दकियानुसी)

Right-winger, Traditionalist, Tory, Classicist, Rightist, Conserver, Preserver

Left-winger, Progressive, Radical, Liberal

He is a prominent leader among conservatives.



A corridor or hall connected with a series of rooms, used as a passage or as a waiting room.

(प्रतीक्षा कक्ष/ प्रकोष्ठ)

Corridor, Doorway, Hall


The new bill was supported by the bank lobby.


To try to influence the actions of legislators.

(पक्ष जुटाव)

Persuade, Press, Push, Request

Discourage, Dissuade, Pull, Repress

The number of senators lobbying for India has increased in the past decade.



To make an attack.

(हमला करना/ आक्रमण करना/ धावा करना/ धर्षण करना)

Abuse, Invade, Violate, Shoot down, Rape, Jump, Avance, Assail

Decrease, Praise, Retreat

She assaulted her colleague verbally.


A sudden violent attack.

(धावा/ वार/ चढ़ाई/ धर्षण)

Aggression, Onslaught, Rape, Strike, Charge, Incursion, Invasion, Offensive


He has been accused of sexual assault.



The act of imposing upon some person.


Administration, Application, Imposition, Prosecution

Abandon, Disregard, Forgetfulness, Neglect

The enforcement of road traffic laws is the basic requirement to stop rash driving.



The growth of cells by multiplication of parts.

A rapid spread or increase.

A great number.

(प्रसार/ फैलाव/ तीव्र वृद्धि/ संतान में बढ़ाव/ प्रजनन)

Generation, Propagation, Reproduction, Procreation, Expansion, Spread


People nearby Nuclear power plants live under a continuous threat of nuclear proliferation.

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