The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 34

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1) Reconcile (Verb) — मेल-मिलाप कराना

Meaning: Restore friendly relations between.

Synonyms: Reunite

Antonyms: Estrange, Alienate

Usage: Unable to reconcile himself to the failure to wrest Karnataka from the grip of the Congress in last year’s Assembly election, the BJP strongman is adopting desperate measures to get another shot at becoming Chief Minister.


2) Veracity (Noun) – सत्यवादिता या सच्चाई

Meaning: Conformity to facts; accuracy.

Synonyms: Truthfulness, Truth, Accuracy

Antonyms: Falsity

Usage: The H.D. Kumaraswamy government has now announced the appointment of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to go into the veracity of an audio clip in which someone is heard offering money and ministership to win the support of a Janata Dal (Secular) MLA.


3) Dissident (Noun) – असंतुष्ट

Meaning: A person who opposes official policy, especially that of an authoritarian state.

Synonyms: Dissenter, Objector, Protester,

Antonyms: Conformist

Usage: Another BJP leader, Shivanagouda Nayak, was allegedly recorded as having said that the Speaker of the House, K.R. Ramesh Kumar, had been “booked” for ₹50 crore to rule favourably on dissident legislators of the ruling coalition.


4) Credence (Noun) – विश्वास

Meaning: Belief in or acceptance of something as true.

Synonyms: Acceptance, Belief, Faith, Trust, Confidence

Usage: Accusations that the BJP was trying to buy up dissidents in the Congress have now gained credence.


5) Destabilize (Verb) – अस्थिर करना

Meaning: Upset the stability of (a region or system); cause unrest or instability in.

Synonyms: Undermine, Weaken, Impair, Damage, Subvert

Antonyms: Strengthen, Shore up

Usage: The wiser course for the BJP would have been to politically capitalise on the internal contradictions of the coalition government rather than resort to covert means to destabilise it.


6) Heinous (Adjective) — जघन्य

Meaning: (of a person or wrongful act, especially a crime) utterly odious or wicked.

Synonyms: Odious, Wicked, Evil, Atrocious, Monstrous

Antonyms: Admirable

Usage: In what heinous manner had the three men waged war against the government, which justified a sentence of life imprisonment?


7) Coercion (Noun) — अवपीड़न

Meaning: The action or practice of persuading someone to do something by using force or threats.

Synonyms: Force, Compulsion, Constraint, Duress

Antonyms: Persuasion

Usage: The logic is simple: in a pluralist democracy, no one set of ideas can set itself up as the universal truth, and enforce its position through coercion.


8) Incitement (Noun) — भड़काव

Meaning: The action of provoking unlawful behaviour or urging someone to behave unlawfully.

Synonyms: Urging, Motivation, Persuasion, Inducement

Antonyms: Suppression, Discouragement

Usage: The Indian Supreme Court’s “incitement to violence” standard responds to this basic insight about civil liberties in a democracy.


9) Vilify (Verb) – बदनाम करना

Meaning: Speak or write about in an abusively disparaging manner.

Synonyms: Disparage, Denigrate, Defame

Antonyms: Commend, Lionize

Usage: He has been vilified in the press.


10) Bizarre (Adjective) — बहुत अजीब या असामान्य

Meaning: very strange or unusual.

Synonyms: Strange, Peculiar, Odd, Funny, Curious

Antonyms: Ordinary, Normal

Usage: A bizarre situation.

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