The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 41

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1) Intimidation (Noun) अभित्रास

Definition: The action of intimidating someone, or the state of being intimidated.

Synonyms: Frightening, Menacing, Terrifying,

Antonyms: Cheer, Comfort, Console

Usage: The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a petition seeking directions to educational institutions to protect Kashmiris in the face of harassment and intimidation in various parts of the country after the ghastly terror attack in Pulwama on February 14.


2) Semblance (Noun) उपस्थिति

Definition: The outward appearance or apparent form of something, especially when the reality is different.

Synonyms: Appearance, Approximation, Show, Air

Antonyms: Bluntness, Candidness, Candor

Usage: She tried to force her thoughts back into some semblance of order.


3) Infuse (Verb) मन में बैठाना

Definition: To cause (as a person) to become filled or saturated with a certain quality or principle

Synonyms: Imbue, Inculcate, Ingrain

Antonyms: Deprive, Divest, Strip

Usage: Modi Cabinet have either been in denial or have infused ambiguity into their statements of reassurance.


4) Entrench (Verb) — मोरचाबंदी करना

Definition: Establish (an attitude, habit, or belief) so firmly that change is very difficult or unlikely.

Synonyms: Establish, Settle, Ensconce, Lodge

Antonyms: Dislodge, Superficial

Usage: The manifestation of this three-fold othering was seen in the political culture across India since 1990s in an entrenched way.


5) Claimant (Noun) — दावेदार

Definition: A person making a claim, especially in a lawsuit or for a state benefit.

Synonyms: Applicant, Candidate

Usage: Congress does not seem to be the only claimant of the discourse of Congressism.


6) Trounce (Verb) — रौंदने

Definition: Defeat heavily in a contest.

Synonyms: Crush, Overwhelm, Thrash, Beat, Whip, Flog

Usage: The party has seamlessly employed multiple modes of ‘othering’ simultaneously to trounce its political rivals.


7) Incessant (Adjective) — रौंदने

Definition: (of something regarded as unpleasant) continuing without pause or interruption.

Synonyms: Ceaseless, Unceasing, Constant,

Antonyms: Intermittent, Occasional

Usage: The BJP has single-handedly taken the politics of ‘othering’ from the episodic to incessant level wherein the everyday life of the people is systematically fused with the constitution of the ‘other’ and its perpetuation.


8) Languish (Verb) – दुर्बल होना

Definition: (of a person, animal, or plant) lose or lack vitality; grow weak.

Synonyms: Weaken, Grow weak, Deteriorate, Decline

Antonyms: Thrive, Flourish

Usage: Indian investments in Iran, including the Shahid Beheshti complex at Chabahar and the Farzad B gas field, have languished for years, reflecting the severe constraints on doing business with Iran.


9) Uproar (Noun)  कोलाहल

Definition: A loud and impassioned noise or disturbance.

Synonyms: Turmoil, Disorder, Confusion, Chaos

Antonyms: Acquiescence

Usage: After the uproar among start-up investors in the last few weeks, the Centre on Tuesday decided to ease the conditions under which investments in start-ups will be taxed by the government.


10) Adverse (Adjective) – विपरीत

Definition: Preventing success or development; harmful; unfavourable.

Synonyms: Unfavourable, Disadvantageous, Inauspicious,

Antonyms: Favourable, Beneficial, Positive, Friendly

Usage: The adverse effect that it has had on investor confidence has forced the government to ease the stringent rules.

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