The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 146

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1) Brew (Verb) — निर्माणाधीन होना

Meaning: (of an unwelcome event or situation) begin to develop.

Synonyms: develop, gather force, loom, be close

Antonyms: destroy, divide, end, ignore

Usage: “there was more trouble brewing as the miners went on strike”


2) Dissidents (Noun) – असंतुष्टों

Meaning: a person who opposes official policy, especially that of an authoritarian state.

Synonyms: dissenter, objector, protester, disputant

Antonyms: conformist

Usage: “a dissident who had been jailed by a military regime”


3) Legitimate (Adjective) – वैध या कानूनी

Meaning: conforming to the law or to rules.

Synonyms: legal, lawful, licit, legalized, authorized

Antonyms:  illegal, illegitimate

Usage: “his claims to legitimate authority”


4) Truce (Noun) — युद्धविराम संधि

Meaning: an agreement between enemies or opponents to stop fighting or arguing for a certain time.

Synonyms: ceasefire, armistice, suspension of hostilities

Antonyms: fighting, hostilities

Usage: “the guerrillas called a three-day truce”


5) Dubious (Adjective) — संदिग्ध

Meaning: hesitating or doubting.

Synonyms: doubtful, uncertain, unsure, in doubt, hesitant

Antonyms: certain, definite

Usage: “I was rather dubious about the whole idea”


6) Conform (Verb) – नियमों, मानकों, या कानूनों का अनुपालन

Meaning: comply with rules, standards, or laws.

Synonyms: comply with, abide by, obey, observe

Antonyms: flout

Usage: “the kitchen does not conform to hygiene regulations”


7) Destabilise (Verb) – अस्थिर करना

Meaning: upset the stability of (a region or system); cause unrest or instability in.

Synonyms: undermine, weaken, impair, damage

Antonyms: strengthen, shore up

Usage: “the accused were charged with conspiracy to destabilize the country”


8) Credibility (Noun) — विश्वसनीयता

Meaning: the quality of being trusted and believed in.

Synonyms: trustworthiness, reliability, dependability

Antonyms: doubtfulness, questionability, unlikeliness

Usage:”the government’s loss of credibility”


9) Diatribe (Noun) — अभियोगात्मक भाषण

Meaning: a forceful and bitter verbal attack against someone or something.

Synonyms: verbal onslaught, verbal attack, stream of abuse

Antonyms: calm, harmony, peace

Usage: “a diatribe against consumerism”


10) Sedition (Noun) — राज-द्रोह

Meaning: the stirring up of discontent, resistance, or rebellion against the government in power

Synonyms: incitement (to riot/rebellion), agitation

Antonyms: obedience, peace, submission

Usage: It is a defence against sedition and socialism.


11) Strident (Adjective) – कठोर

Meaning: (of a sound) loud and harsh; grating.

Synonyms:  harsh, raucous, rough, grating, rasping

Antonyms:  soft, dulcet

Usage: (of a sound) loud and harsh; grating.


12) Abrogate (Verb) — अभिनिषेध करना

Meaning: repeal or do away with (a law, right, or formal agreement).

Synonyms: repudiate, revoke, repeal, rescind, overturn

Antonyms:  institute, introduce

Usage: “a proposal to abrogate temporarily the right to strike”

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