The Hindu Vocabulary 7 June 2023

2023-06-07

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial June 07, 2023 is from the Editorial titled “Useful First Step: on Probing the ethnic violence in Manipur”.

 

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Knotty

Adjective

Extremely difficult or complex.

(विकट/जटिल)

Complicated, Mystifying, Perplexing, Puzzling, Complex, Complicated, Intricate,

Simple, Manageable, Uncomplicated, Easy, Painless, Effortless

Making her understand the issue is a knotty problem.

Dereliction

Noun

The state of having been abandoned and become dilapidated.

(त्याग)

Abandonment, Desertion, Forsaking, Defection, Dumping, Discard, Jettisoning

Reclamation, Retention, Retrieval, Repossession, Recoupment

His absence is a clear sign of dereliction of his duty.

Nudge

Verb

To try to persuade someone through earnest appeals to follow a course of action.

(कार्रवाई में आग्रह)

Urge, Encourage, Push, Prompt, Spur, Exhort, Propel, Stimulate

Discourage, Deter, Check, Restrain, Brake, Curb, Inhibit, Constrain

The need of the hour is to nudge your behavior in the right direction.

Reconciliation

Noun

The restoration of friendly relations.

(सुलह)

Conciliation, Peace, Acquiescence, Appeasement, Acceptance, Reconcilement, Rapprochement

War, Conflict, Hostilities

UN works towards reconciliation between the two countries.

Armouries

Noun

A place where weapons are kept.

(अस्त्रशाला)

Warehouse, Depot, Arsenal, Fortress, Fort, Magazine, Dump, Repository, Stronghold, Storehouse

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The armouries of the enemy were bombed by our fighters.

Arson

Noun

The criminal act of deliberately setting fire to property.

(आगजनी)

Torching, Firing, Incendiarism, Pyromania

Cold, Dark, Douse, Fireproof

His brother was found guilty of arson.

Patrolling

Verb

Keep watch over an area by regularly walking or traveling around it.

(गश्त)

Policing, Guarding, Walking, Scouting, Safeguarding, Watching 

Neglecting, Ignoring

The policemen keep patrolling the whole area at night.

Affiliation

Noun

The state or relation of being closely associated or affiliated with a particular person, group, party, company, etc.

(संबंध)

Connection, Partnership, Relationship, Alliance, Amalgamation

Dissociation, Dissolution, Division, Breakup, Separation, Split

Rahim has no affiliation with this property.

Rumination

Noun

A deep or considered thought about something.

(चिंतन)

Cognition, Consideration, Meditation, Reflection, Anticipation, Attention,  Cogitation

Disbelief, Disregard, Ignorance, Disrespect, Negligence, Neglect

The issue needs attention and rumination.

Susceptible

Adjective

Likely or liable to be influenced or harmed by a particular thing.

(अतिसंवेदनशील)

Vulnerability, Sensitivity, Weakness, Exposure, Proneness, Predisposition

Invulnerability, Immunity, Invincibility, Indomitability

His body is more susceptible to disease due to lack of exercise.

Siege

Noun

A military operation in which enemy forces surround a town or building, cutting off essential supplies, with the aim of compelling those inside to surrender.

(घेराबंदी)

Barricade, Closure, Encirclement, Restriction, Roadblock, Stoppage

Start, Aid, Help, Advantage, Clearance, Assistance, Support

Russia has sieged some cities of Ukraine.

 

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India is divided into how many earthquake zones (seismic zones)? / भारत को कितने भूकंप क्षेत्रों (भूकंपीय क्षेत्र) में विभाजित किया गया है?  


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