The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 52

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1) Heinous (Adjective) — जघन्य

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

Synonyms: Odious, Wicked, Evil and Atrocious

Antonyms: Admirable

Usage: It is possible that the heinous nature of the crime had influenced the outcome of the case.


2) Condign (Adjective) — लायक़

Definition: Being what is called for by accepted standards of right and wrong

Synonyms: Competent, Deserved, Due, Fair

Antonyms: Undeserved, Undue, Unfair, and Unjust

Usage: The belief that condign punishment is necessary for rendering complete justice could be behind courts brushing aside discrepancies or improvements in the evidence provided by witnesses.


3) Redound (Verb) – योगदान  देना

Definition: Contribute greatly to (a person’s credit or honour)

Synonyms: Pan Out, Result

Antonyms: Backfire. Fizzle

Usage: His latest diplomatic effort will redound to his credit.


4) Discrepancy (Noun) — विसंगति

Definition: An illogical or surprising lack of compatibility or similarity between two or more facts.

Synonyms: Inconsistency, Difference, Disparity

Antonyms: Similarity, Correspondence

Usage: The belief that condign punishment is necessary for rendering complete justice could be behind courts brushing aside discrepancies or improvements in the evidence provided by witnesses.


5) Detached (Adjective) — अलगाया हुआ

Definition: Separate or disconnected.

Synonyms: Disconnected, Disengaged

Antonyms: Connected

Usage: A detached collar


6) Heyday (Noun) — उमंग का समय

Definition: The period of a person’s or thing’s greatest success, popularity, activity, or vigour.

Synonyms: Prime, Peak, Height, High point

Antonyms: Low point

Usage: In its heyday, the ruling political ideology in Tamil Nadu was dominated by anti-Delhi, anti-Brahmin, anti-Hindi sentiment.


7) Legatee (Noun) – लाभार्थी, निरीक्षक, वारिस

Definition: A person who receives a legacy.

Synonyms: Beneficiary, Inheritor, Heir

Usage: As the legatee of ‘Periyar’ E.V. Ramasamy and C.N. Annadurai, the late M. Karunanidhi, president of the DMK until his passing in August 2018.


8) Blunt (Verb) – सुस्त होना

Definition: Weaken or reduce the force of (something).

Synonyms: Dull, Deaden, Dampen

Antonyms: Intensify, Sharpen

Usage: Nevertheless, the sharp edge of this socio-political movement was gradually blunted, especially during the final few decades of the 20th century.


9) Veritable (Adjective) — विश्वसनीय

Definition: Used for emphasis, often to qualify a metaphor.

Synonyms: Authentic, Classic, Genuine and Real

Antonyms: Doubtful, Dubious and Equivocal

Usage:  Under M.G. Ramachandran, and later Jayalalithaa, this party promoted a different style of patronage distribution, which has come to be recognised as “benevolent populism”, driven by an all-powerful leader worshipped as a veritable political god.


10) Stitch (Verb) – एक साथ जोड़ना

Definition: Manipulate a situation so that someone is placed at a disadvantage or wrongly blamed for something.

Synonyms: Sew, Baste, Tack, Seam

Usage: The party also stitched together a broader inter-caste coalition as the base for its campaign strategies, and arguably that heralded its successes through the turn of the century and beyond.

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