The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 53

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1) Censor (Verb) — आधिकारिक तौर पर जांच करना

Definition: Examine (a book, film, etc.) officially and suppress unacceptable parts of it.

Synonyms: Blue-pencil, and Unpublished

Antonyms: Approve, Authorize, Sanction

Usage: The Official Secrets Act can’t be an instrument to censor embarrassing media revelations.


2) Hazardous (Adjective) — खतरनाक

Definition: Risky; Dangerous.

Synonyms: Dangerous, Risky, Unsafe, Perilous

Antonyms: Safe, Secure, Certain

Usage: Political will is integral to the tackling of India’s hazardous air pollution.


3) Squander (Verb) — अपव्यय करना

Definition: Waste (something, especially money or time) in a reckless and foolish manner.

Synonyms: Waste, Misspend, Misuse,

Antonyms: Manage, Save

Usage: The Supreme Court has squandered the chance to rein in an increasingly powerful Central executive.


4) Scrutiny (Noun) — संवीक्षा

Definition: Critical observation or examination.

Synonyms: Inspection, Survey, Scan, Study

Antonyms: Glance, Cursory look

Usage: Its Rafale and Central Bureau of Investigation judgments were subjected to intense scrutiny, and continue to be.


5) Consign (Verb) – प्रेषण करना

Definition: Deliver (something) to a person’s keeping.

Synonyms: Assign, Allocate, Place, Put

Antonyms: Acquire, Draw, Earn

Usage: Consigned the prisoner to the dungeon.


6) Crucial (Adjective) — महत्वपूर्ण

Definition: Decisive or critical, especially in the success or failure of something.

Synonyms: Pivotal, Critical, Key, Climacteric

Antonyms: Unimportant

Usage: This affected a crucial element of our constitutional structure: bicameralism.


7) Deliberative (Adjective) — अधिकारहीन

Definition: A careful weighing of the reasons for or against something

Synonyms: Account, Advisement, Consideration

Antonyms: Short shrift

Usage: The basic idea is that law-making is a balanced and deliberative process, not an exercise in pure majoritarianism.


8) Gloss (Verb) — छिपाने की कोशिश करना

Definition: Try to conceal or disguise (something unfavourable) by treating it briefly or representing it misleadingly.

Synonyms: Conceal, Cover up, Hide, Camouflage, Disguise

Antonyms: Disclose, Exaggerate

Usage: Raising concerns that may have been glossed over or evaded in the Lower House.


9) Defection (Noun) — परित्याग

Definition: The desertion of one’s country or cause in favour of an opposing one.

Synonyms: Desertion, Absconding, Decamping

Usage: It was decided that the only way to combat party defections was to disqualify members who voted against the whip, except under very tough conditions.


10) Persuade (Verb) — राज़ी करना

Definition: Induce (someone) to do something through reasoning or argument.

Synonyms: Coax, Convince, Make, Get

Antonyms: Dissuade, Discourage, Deter

Usage: The executive can effectively rule by decree, as it is in no threat of losing a vote if it fails to persuade its own party members.

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