The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 31

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1) Detention (Noun) — नजरबंदी

Meaning: The action of detaining someone or the state of being detained in official custody.

Synonyms: Custody, Imprisonment, Confinement, Incarceration

Antonyms: Emancipation, Freedom, Liberation

Usage: The detention of five people under the National Security Act in Madhya Pradesh last week, all of them alleged to have committed offences related to cattle laws.


2) Endanger (Verb) — खतरे में डालना

Meaning: to place in danger

Synonyms: Adventure, Compromise, Imperil, Jeopard, Jeopardize

Antonyms: Guard, Protect, Shelter, Shield

Usage: A reckless use of fireworks that endangered the lives of many people


3) Habituated (Verb) – अभ्यस्त या आदी होना

Meaning: Make or become accustomed or used to something.

Synonyms: Adapt, Adjust, Attune, Acclimatize

Antonyms: Avoid, Shun

Usage: India has unfortunately become habituated to the abuse of preventive detention laws.


4) Dissenter (Noun) — संप्रदायवादी

Meaning: a person who believes, teaches, or advocates something opposed to accepted beliefs.

Synonyms: Dissentient, Dissident, Heresiarch

Antonyms: Conformer, Conformist

Usage: In recent times, they have been wrongly invoked against political dissenters and vocal critics, with total disregard for constitutional freedoms.


5) Adherence (Noun) — अनुपालन

Meaning: A physical sticking to as if by glue

Synonyms: Adhesion, Bonding, Cling

Antonyms: Unsticking

Usage: The implications are terrifying. It means that law-enforcers will stop at nothing to demonstrate ideological adherence to majoritarian beliefs.


6) Carcass (Noun) – मृतशरीर या शव

Meaning: The dead body of an animal.

Synonyms: Corpse, Cadaver, Dead body,

Usage: In the first case in Khandwa district, the police, who recovered a cow carcass, traced three men who had allegedly killed the animal.


7) Ostensible (Adjective) — ख़याली

Meaning: Stated or appearing to be true, but not necessarily so.

Synonyms: Apparent, Seeming, Outward, Surface

Antonyms: Real, Genuine

Usage: The ostensible reason to book them under the NSA is that they were likely to cause disruption of peace.


8) Indulge (Verb) – लिप्त होना

Meaning: Allow oneself to enjoy the pleasure of.

Synonyms: Pamper, Spoil, Overindulge, Coddle

Antonyms: Stifle, Frustrate

Usage: In its apparent eagerness to prevent incidents that may lead to a communal backlash, the Madhya Pradesh government is detaining potential victims to prevent them from indulging in provocative acts!


9) Cravenness (Noun) – कायरता

Meaning: A shameful lack of courage in the face of danger

Synonyms: Cowardice, Cowardliness, Dastardliness

Antonyms: Audacity, Boldness, Brazenness

Usage: The Congress regime in Madhya Pradesh is displaying utter cravenness.


10) Mollify (Verb) – शमन करना

Meaning: Appease the anger or anxiety of (someone).

Synonyms: Appease, Placate, Pacify, Conciliate

Antonyms: Enrage, Inflame, Aggravate

Usage: nature reserves were set up around the power stations to mollify local conservationists

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