The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 26

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1) Afoul (Adjective) – जोखिमों या उलझने

Meaning: Into conflict or difficulty with.

Synonyms: Fouled, Tangled

Usage: Students should be made aware of the risks of falling afoul of U.S. immigration laws.


2) Diligence (Noun) लगन

Meaning: Careful and persistent work or effort.

Synonyms: Conscientiousness, Assiduousness, Assiduity

Antonyms: Laziness, Carelessness

Usage: Few party members challenge his diligence as an MP.


3) Unscrupulous (Adjective) – बेशरम,बेईमान

Meaning: Having or showing no moral principles, not honest or fair.

Synonyms: Unprincipled, Unethical, Immoral, Amoral

Antonyms: Ethical, Honest

Usage: Unscrupulous landlords might be tempted to harass existing tenants.


4) Clamour (Noun) — कोलाहल

Meaning: A loud and confused noise, especially that of people shouting.

Synonyms: Uproar, Tumult, Babel

Antonyms: Silence

Usage: Over a decade after nine serial bombs ripped through four towns, the clamour for the death penalty to be awarded to the perpetrators had put the State on alert.


5) Faction (Noun) – गुट या दल

Meaning: Dissension within an organization.

Synonyms: Infighting, Dissension, Dissent, Dispute,

Antonyms: Harmony

Usage: Most of the convicts belong to a faction of the National Democratic Front of Boroland, of which Daimary is the chairman.


6) Espouse (Verb) — अपनाना या सहारा देना

Meaning: Adopt or support (a cause, belief, or way of life).

Synonyms: Adopt, Embrace,

Antonyms: Reject, Oppose

Usage: These groups and their predecessors, many of which have given up arms and joined the formal political process, espouse causes ranging from secession to a Bodoland State carved out of Assam.


7) Hamstrung (Verb) – पंगु होना

Meaning: Severely restrict the efficiency or effectiveness of.

Synonyms: Handicap, Constrain, Restrict, Cripple

Antonyms: Help

Usage: The Bodo case for statehood is also hamstrung by the fact that non-Bodos account for nearly 70% of the population in the Bodoland Territorial Area Districts that will comprise the core of such a State.


8) Ebb (Verb) – कम होना, पतन होना 

Meaning: (of an emotion or quality) gradually decrease.

Synonyms: Diminish, Dwindle, Wane

Antonyms: Increase, Intensify, Intensification

Usage:  The violent phase peaked in the late 1980s and early 1990s, but ebbed with the creation of the Bodoland Territorial Council in 2003.


9) Convulsion (Noun) – उथल – पुथल

Meaning: A violent social or political upheaval.

Synonyms: Upheaval, Eruption, Turmoil, Turbulence

Usage: While NDFB(R) supporters chanted slogans demanding Bodoland to protest against the judicial order, a death sentence for Daimary could have sparked wider convulsions, and pushed some of the fringe groups back into militancy, creating a 1990s redux.


10) Agnostic (Noun) — अज्ञेयवाद का अनुयायी 

Meaning: A person who believes that nothing is known or can be known of the existence or nature of God.

Synonyms: Sceptic, Doubter, Questioner

Antonyms: Believer, Theist

Usage: Along with ideologically agnostic partnerships with the State government in Dispur, this is the way forward for now.

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