The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 158

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1) Protocol (Noun) — शिष्टाचार

Meaning: the official procedure or system of rules governing affairs of state or diplomatic occasions.

Synonyms: etiquette, conventions, formalities, customs

Antonyms: disagreement, impoliteness, impropriety

Usage: “protocol forbids the prince from making any public statement in his defence”


2) Arbitrate (Verb) — विवाचन करना

Meaning: reach an authoritative judgement or settlement.

Synonyms: adjudicate, judge, adjudge, referee

Antonyms: agitate, confuse, hesitate

Usage: “the board has the power to arbitrate in disputes”


3) Breached (Verb) — तोड़ देना

Meaning: make a gap in and break through (a wall, barrier, or defence).

Synonyms: break (through), burst (through), rupture

Antonyms: blocked

Usage: “the river breached its bank”


4) Precept (Noun) — नियम

Meaning: a general rule intended to regulate behaviour or thought.

Synonyms: principle, rule, tenet, canon, code

Antonyms: answer, disorganisation

Usage: “the legal precept of being innocent until proven guilty”


5) Niceties (Noun) — ब्योरा

Meaning: a fine or subtle detail or distinction.

Synonyms: fine point, subtlety, nuance

Antonyms: coarseness, impreciseness, imprecision

Usage: “legal niceties are wasted on him”


6) Repercussion (Noun) – प्रतिक्रिया, नतीज़ा

Meaning: an unintended consequence of an event or action, especially an unwelcome one.

Synonyms: consequence, result, effect, outcome

Antonyms: cause

Usage: “the move would have grave repercussions for the entire region”


7) Contention (Noun) — असहमति, विवाद

Meaning: heated disagreement.

Synonyms: disagreement, dispute, disputation

Antonyms: agreement

Usage: “the captured territory was the main area of contention between the two countries”


8) Imminent (Adjective) – होने वाला

Meaning: about to happen.

Synonyms: impending, at hand, close, near

Antonyms: remote

Usage: “they were in imminent danger of being swept away”


9) Straddled (Verb) – दोनों किनारों पर होना

Meaning: extend across or be situated on both sides of.

Synonyms: lie on both sides of, be situated on both sides of

Antonyms: compress, stand, straighten

Usage: “a mountain range straddling the Franco-Swiss border”


10) Frenzied (Adjective) — बेतहाशा उत्साहित या अनियंत्रित।

Meaning: wildly excited or uncontrolled.

Synonyms: frantic, wild, frenetic, hectic, fraught

Antonyms: calm

Usage: “a frenzied attack”


11) Depleted (Verb) — समाप्त हो जाना या ख़त्म हो जाना

Meaning: use up the supply or resources of.

Synonyms: exhaust, use up, consume, expend

Antonyms: augment, increase

Usage: “reservoirs have been depleted by years of drought”

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