The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 71

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1) wrangling (noun) — तकरार

Meaning : engagement in a long, complicated dispute or argument.

Synonyms : altercation, argle-bargle, argument, argy-bargy

Antonyms : agreement, calm, harmony

Usage : “weeks of political wrangling”

 

2) chasm (noun) — खाई

Meaning : a deep fissure in the earth’s surface.

Synonyms : gorge, abyss, canyon, ravine, gully

Antonyms : closing, closure

Usage : “a chasm a mile long”

 

3) shrine (noun) – मंदिर

Meaning : a place regarded as holy because of its associations with a divinity or a sacred person or relic, marked by a building or other construction.

Synonyms : holy place, temple, church, chapel

 Antonyms : uncover unsheathe

Usage : “the medieval pilgrim route to the shrine of St James”

 

4) overture (noun) – प्रस्थावना

Meaning : an orchestral piece at the beginning of an opera, play, etc./ an introduction to something more substantial.

Synonyms : prelude, introduction, opening

Antonyms : conclusion, ending, epilogue

Usage : “the talks were no more than an overture to a long debate”

 

5) manoeuvre (noun) — पैंतरेबाज़ी

Meaning : a movement or series of moves requiring skill and care./ a large-scale military exercise of troops, warships, and other forces.

Synonyms : operation, exercise, activity

Antonyms : botch, bungle, foozle, fumble

Usage : “snowboarders performed daring manoeuvres on precipitous slopes”

 

6) intrigue (verb) — रिझाना

Meaning : arouse the curiosity or interest of; fascinate.

Synonyms : interest, be of interest to, fascinate

Antonyms : honesty, truthfulness

Usage : “I was intrigued by your question”

 

7) lurk (verb) – दुबकना

Meaning : be or remain hidden so as to wait in ambush for someone or something.

Synonyms : skulk, loiter, lie in wait

Antonyms : come out, materialize, show up

Usage : “a ruthless killer still lurked in the darkness”

 

8) desertion (noun) — परित्याग

Meaning : the action of deserting a person, cause, or organization.

Synonyms : abandonment, leaving

Antonyms : allowance, approval

Usage : “I resented what I saw as my parents’ desertion”

 

9) unabashed (adjective) — अचल

Meaning : not embarrassed, disconcerted, or ashamed.

Synonyms : unashamed, shameless, unembarrassed

Antonyms : abashed, ashamed, embarrassed

Usage : “he was unabashed by the furore his words provoked”

 

10) faction (noun) — दलबंदी

Meaning : a small organized dissenting group within a larger one, especially in politics.

Synonyms : clique, coterie, caucus, cabal, bloc

Antonyms : individual, whole

Usage : “the left-wing faction of the party”

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