The Hindu Vocabulary 27 October 2023

2023-10-27

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 27 October 2023 is from the Editorial titled “Warming ties: On Bhutan-China relations and India’s concerns".

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Unprecedented

Adjective

Never done or known before; without previous example.

(अद्वितीय)

Unexampled, Unique, Unparalleled, Exceptional, Extraordinary, Novel, Unmatched, Unrivaled, Record-breaking, Without Equal

Common, Usual, Typical, Standard, Familiar, Ordinary, Conventional, Traditional, Routine, Regular

The scale of destruction caused by the hurricane was unprecedented in the region's history.

Substantive

Adjective

Having a firm basis in reality and being important or meaningful.

(मूल स्वरूप)

Essential, Important, Significant, Meaningful, Fundamental, Substantial, Real, Concrete, Material, Solid

Insignificant, Trivial, Unimportant, Inconsequential, Minor, Superficial, Nonessential, Unsubstantial, Incidental, Frivolous

The new evidence provided substantive support for the defendant's innocence.

Delimitation

Noun

The process of fixing the limits or boundaries of an area or a political constituency.

(परिसीमन)

Limitation, Demarcation, Bordering, Delimit, Restriction, Setting Bounds, Confining, Defining, Limiting

Expansion, Extension, Enlargement, Widen, Increase, Broadening, Growth, Addition, Augmentation, Spreading

The delimitation of constituencies was necessary to ensure fair political representation.

Demarcation

Noun

The action of fixing the boundary or limits of something.

(सीमाचिह्न)

Boundary, Border, Limit, Division, Separation, Marking, Definition, Borderline, Delimitation

Union, Amalgamation, Blurring, Merging, Confluence, Conflation, Fusion, Integration, Connection, Communion

The demarcation between the two properties was unclear, leading to disputes among the neighbors.

Negotiation

Noun

The process of discussing and reaching an agreement, typically between two or more parties.

(समझौता)

Discussion, Bargaining, Agreement, Deal, Compromise, Conference, Mediation, Diplomacy, Parley, Consultation

Disagreement, Dispute, Struggle, Confrontation, Contest, Discontent, Discord, Hostility, Opposition, Clash

The negotiation between the labor union and management resulted in a fair pay raise for the workers.

Establishment

 Noun

The act of setting up something, such as an organization or a system, or the place where this is done.

(स्थापना)

Institution, Organization, Foundation, Formation, Creation, Setup, Foundation, Initiation, Inauguration, Origin, Installation

Disbandment, Closure, Dissolution, Dismantling, Termination, Demolition, Breakdown, Abolition, Abolishment, Destruction

The establishment of the new university was a significant achievement for the town.

Inevitable

 Adjective

Certain to happen; unavoidable.

(अपरिहार्य)

Unavoidable, Inexorable, Unpreventable, Certain, Irresistible, Imminent, Bound to Happen, Sure, Ineluctable, Fated

Avoidable, Preventable, Uncertain, Avoided, Controllable, Optional, Flexible, Changeable, Reversible, Dubious

Change is the only inevitable thing in life; we must adapt to it.

Agreement

 Noun

Harmony or conformity in feelings, principles, opinions, or interests; a mutual understanding or arrangement.

(समझौता)

Accord, Concord, Harmony, Consensus, Understanding, Treaty, Deal, Settlement, Conformity, Unity

Disagreement, Dispute, Discord, Dissent, Conflict, Nonconformity, Disunity, Friction, Clash, Division

They reached an agreement on the terms of the contract.

Inching

 Verb

Moving slowly or making very slight progress.

(धीरे-धीरे बढ़ता हुआ)

Creeping, Crawling, Slogging, Plodding, Gradual, Shuffling, Sluggish, Dawdling, Trudging, Moving slowly

Rushing, Speeding, Zooming, Surging, Bolting, Sprinting, Galloping, Hastening, Dashing, Flying

The snail was inching its way across the garden.

Delineation

 Noun

The act of describing or outlining something in detail.

(विवरण)

Description, Explanation, Depiction, Portrayal, Definition, Representation, Exposition, Interpretation, Illustration, Sketch

Obscuring, Vagueness, Ambiguity, Confusion, Incoherence, Unclearness, Murkiness, Abstraction, Indistinctness, Ambivalence

The artist's delineation of the landscape was incredibly detailed and lifelike.

Assert

 Verb

To state a fact or belief confidently and forcefully.

(दृढ़ कथन करना)

Affirm, Declare, Proclaim, Maintain, Pronounce, Avow, State, Insist, Allege, Claim

Deny, Refute, Disclaim, Reject, Contradict, Disavow, Dispute, Question, Disagree, Oppose

She had to assert her authority as the team leader to maintain discipline.

Intense

 Adjective

Having a very high degree of a particular quality or feeling.

(तीव्र)

Extreme, Fierce, Severe, Acute, Profound, Excessive, Intensified, Immense, Strong, Vigorous

Mild, Gentle, Weak, Subdued, Moderate, Light, Relaxed, Calm, Soothing, Tranquil

The intense heat of the summer made it unbearable to stay outside for long.

 

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