The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 220

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1). Presumptions (Noun) – अनुमान या धारणा

Definition: behaviour perceived as arrogant, disrespectful, and transgressing the limits of what is permitted or appropriate.

Synonyms: brazenness, audacity, boldness, audaciousness, temerity, arrogance,

egotism, front, presumptuousness, pertness, forwardness

Antonyms: peace, calm, soft.

Usage: he lifted her off the ground, and she was enraged at his presumption


2). Convict (verb) – अपराधी घोषित करना

Definition: declare (someone) to be guilty of a criminal offence by the verdict of a jury or the decision of a judge in a court of law.

Synonyms: declare/find/pronounce guilty

Antonyms: acquit, clear

Usage: her former boyfriend was convicted of assaulting her


3). Verdict (Noun) – निर्णय

Definition: a decision on an issue of fact in a civil or criminal case or an inquest.

Synonyms: judgement, adjudication, adjudgement, decision, finding, ruling,  resolution, pronouncement, decree

Antonyms: guess, deadlock, halt, standoff.

Usage: the jury returned a verdict of not guilty


4). Felicitate (Verb) — सम्मानित करना

Definition: congratulate, praising others.

Synonyms: commend, salute, praise.  

Antonyms: criticize, reject, disapprove.

Usage: the award winner was felicitated by the cultural association


5). Acquittal (Noun) – दोषमुक्ति

Definition: a judgement or verdict that a person is not guilty of the crime with which they have been charged.

Synonyms: absolution, clearing, exoneration, exculpation, declaration of innocence

Antonyms:  blame, hold, hiring.

Usage: the trial resulted in an acquittal


6). Savagely (Adverb) – जंगलीपन से

Definition: in a fierce, violent, and uncontrolled manner.

Synonyms: brutally, viciously, inhumanly.

Antonyms: peacefully, gently, elegantly.

Usage: a schoolgirl has been savagely attacked by a dog


7). Hobnobbed (Verb) – दोस्ती करना

Definition: mix socially, especially with those of perceived higher social status.

Synonyms: socialize, mix, pal, consort.

Antonyms: disagree.

Usage: he was hobnobbing with the great and good


8). Onlookers (Noun) – दर्शक

Definition: a non-participating observer; a spectator.

Synonyms:  eyewitness, witness, observer, looker-on, fly on the wall, spectator, watcher, viewer, sightseer

Antonyms: participant.

Usage: a crowd of fascinated onlookers


9). Presumed (Verb) – प्रकल्पित करना

Definition: be arrogant or impertinent enough to do something.

Synonyms: venture, dare, have the temerity, have the audacity, have the effrontery, be so bold as, make so bold as

Antonyms: calculate, doubt, disregard.

Usage: kindly don’t presume to issue me orders in my own house


10). Exigencies (Noun) – मजबूरियों

Definition: an urgent need or demand.

Synonyms: need, demand, requirement, want

Antonyms: ease, easiness, ordinariness.

Usage: women worked long hours when the exigencies of the family economy demanded it


11). Retaliatory (Adjective) – प्रतिशोध का

Definition: (of an action) characterized by a desire for revenge.

Synonyms: penal, punishing, retaliatory.

Antonyms: beneficial, reward.

Usage: fears of a retaliatory attack by the victim’s friends


12). Amicably (Adverb) – मित्रभाव से

Definition: in a friendly and peaceable manner.

Synonyms: gently, kindly, politely.

Antonyms: dissenting, unpleasantly, unwillingly

Usage: they have amicably resolved their outstanding dispute


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