The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 148

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1) Persecution (Noun) — ज़ुल्म

Meaning: hostility and ill-treatment, especially because of race or political or religious beliefs; oppression.

Synonyms: oppression, victimization, maltreatment, ill treatment

Antonyms: happiness, help, joy, protection

Usage: “her family fled religious persecution”


2) Substantial (Adjective) – पर्याप्त मात्रा

Meaning: of considerable importance, size, or worth.

Synonyms: considerable, real, material, weighty, solid

Antonyms:  insubstantial, worthless

Usage: “a substantial amount of cash”


3) Deportation (Noun) — निर्वासन

Meaning: the action of deporting a foreigner from a country.

Synonyms: expulsion, expelling, banishment, banishing, exile

Antonyms:  admission

Usage: “asylum seekers facing deportation”


4) Perverse (Adjective) — विकृत

Meaning: showing a deliberate and obstinate desire to behave in a way that is unreasonable or unacceptable.

Synonyms: awkward, contrary, difficult, unreasonable

Antonyms: accommodating, cooperative

Usage: “Kate’s perverse decision not to cooperate held good”


5) Strident (Adjective) – कठोर तरीके से

Meaning: presenting a point of view, especially a controversial one, in an excessively forceful way.

Synonyms: harsh, raucous, rough, grating, rasping

Antonyms: soft, dulcet

Usage: “public pronouncements on the crisis became less strident”


6) Besmirch (Verb) – बदनाम करना

Meaning: damage (someone’s reputation).

Synonyms: sully, tarnish, blacken, drag through the mud/mire

Antonyms: honour, enhance

Usage: “he had besmirched the good name of his family”


7) Requisite (Adjective) – अपेक्षित, आवश्यक

Meaning: made necessary by particular circumstances or regulations.

Synonyms: necessary, required, prerequisite, essential

Antonyms: optional, unnecessary, non-essential

Usage: “the application will not be processed until the requisite fee is paid”


8) Influx (Noun) — भीड़

Meaning: an arrival or entry of large numbers of people or things.

Synonyms: inundation, inrush, rush, stream, flood

Antonyms: drought, trickle

Usage:”a massive influx of tourists”


9) Consensus (Noun) — मतैक्य

Meaning: a general agreement.

Synonyms:  agreement, harmony, concord, like-mindedness

Antonyms: disagreement, minority view

Usage: “there is a growing consensus that the current regime has failed”


10) Asylum (Noun) – शरण, शरणस्थान

Meaning: the protection granted by a state to someone who has left their home country as a political refugee.

Synonyms: refuge, sanctuary, shelter, safety

Antonyms: danger

Usage: “she applied for asylum and was granted refugee status”

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