The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 49

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1) Manoeuvre (Noun) — पैंतरेबाज़ी

Definition: A movement or series of moves requiring skill and care.

Synonyms: Operation, Exercise, Activity, Move

Usage: India’s strikes on a target deep inside Pakistan were coupled with diplomatic manoeuvres that ensured no country censured India for the move.


2) Imminent (Adjective) – आसन्न       

Definition:  About to happen.

Synonyms: Impending, At hand, Close, Near, Approaching

Antonyms: Remote

Usage: In recognition of India’s justification to act against an imminent terror threat from the Jaish-e-Mohammad.


3) Dossier (Noun) — फ़ाइल

Definition: A collection of documents about a particular person, event, or subject.

Synonyms: File, Report, Case History, Case Study


Usage: Pakistan announced it would study the dossier given by New Delhi on Azhar and the JeM.


4) Incumbent (Adjective) — अवलंबी

Definition: Necessary for (someone) as a duty or responsibility.

Synonyms: Binding, Obligatory, Mandatory

Antonyms: Optional

Usage: At that level, growth would have slowed to a seven-quarter low, giving the incumbent NDA government its slowest pace of annual growth.


5) Deficient (Adjective) — अपर्याप्त

Definition:  Insufficient or inadequate.

Synonyms: Lacking, Wanting, Defective, Inadequate

Antonyms: Excessive, Perfect

Usage: With rabi sowing showing a shortfall across most crops after a deficient north-east monsoon.


6) Abiding (Adjective) — स्थायी

Definition: (of a feeling or memory) lasting a long time; enduring.

Synonyms:  Enduring, Lasting, Persisting, Long-lasting, Lifelong, Continuing

Antonyms: Short-lived, Ephemeral, Transitory

Usage: The abiding structural issues that have pushed a multitude of farmers into acute distress nowhere near resolution.


7) Becalm (Verb) – फंसे रहना

Definition: Leave (a sailing ship) unable to move through lack of wind

Synonyms: Stranded, Stuck, Marooned, Motionless

Antonyms: Aggravate, Heighten, Intensify

Usage: Most of the sectors comprising the broader services basket remain becalmed adds to the sense of disquiet.


8) Paradigmatic (Adjective) — रूप-निदर्शन संबंधी

Definition: Constituting, serving as, or worthy of being a pattern to be imitated

Synonyms: Definitive, Exemplary, Imitable

Antonyms: Bad, Low-grade, Poor, Substandard

Usage: A paradigmatic essay in which the writer presents his point of view clearly and engagingly.


9) Provocation (Noun) — उकसावा

Definition: Action or speech that makes someone angry, especially deliberately.

Synonyms: Incitement, Rousing, Stirring, Stimulation, Prompting, Inducement, Encouragement

Antonyms:  Counter incentive, Disincentive

Usage: A patient man who gets angry only from the greatest of provocations.


10) Propel (Verb) — प्रेरित करना

Definition: Drive or push something forwards.

Synonyms: Spur, Drive, Prompt, Precipitate

Antonyms: Bridle, Check, Constrain, Contain

Usage: Playfully he propelled his rambunctious friend into the swimming pool to cool off

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