The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 29

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1) Perceptions (Noun) – धारणाएं

Meaning: awareness of something through the senses.

Synonyms:       discernment, appreciation, recognition

Antonyms: ignorance, stupidity, idiocy

Usage: “the perception of pain”


2) Envoy (Noun) – प्रतिनिधि

Meaning: a messenger or representative, especially one on a diplomatic mission.

Synonyms:       representative, delegate, deputy

Antonyms: receiver, sender

Usage: “the UN special envoy to Yugoslavia”


3) Detention (Noun) – नज़रबंदी

Meaning: the action of detaining someone or the state of being detained in official custody.

Synonyms:       custody, imprisonment, confinement

Antonyms: discharge, release, acquittal

Usage: “the fifteen people arrested were still in police detention”


4) Relent (Verb) – तरस खाना

Meaning: abandon or mitigate a severe or harsh attitude, especially by finally yielding to a request.

Synonyms: back-pedal, back down, give way

Antonyms: harden

Usage: “she was going to refuse his request, but relented”


5) Leverage (Noun) – उत्तोलन

Meaning: the power to influence a person or situation.

Synonyms:       influence, power, authority

Antonyms: weakness, impotence, powerlessness

Usage: “the right wing had lost much of its political leverage in the Assembly”


6) Conviction (Noun) – दोषसिद्धि

Meaning: a formal declaration by the verdict of a jury or the decision of a judge in a court of law that someone is guilty of a criminal offence.

Synonyms: sentence, judgement

Antonyms:        acquittal

Usage: “she had a previous conviction for a similar offence”


7) Endorsed (Verb) – पृष्ठांकित करना  

Meaning: recommend (a product) in an advertisement.

Synonyms:       support, back, approve (of), be in agreement with

Antonyms: oppose

Usage: “he earns more money endorsing sports clothes than playing football”


8) Wrath (Noun)कोप

Meaning: extreme anger.

Synonyms:       anger, rage, fury

Antonyms:        happiness, good humour

Usage: “he hid his pipe for fear of incurring his father’s wrath”


9) Proxies (Noun)प्रतिनिधि, स्थानापन्न

Meaning: the authority to represent someone else, especially in voting.

Synonyms:       deputy, representative, substitute

Antonyms: chief, manager, leader

Usage: “Britons overseas may register to vote by proxy”


10) Elude (Verb) – से बचना या टालना  

Meaning: escape from or avoid (a danger, enemy, or pursuer), typically in a skilful or cunning way.

Synonyms:       evade, avoid, get away from

Antonyms:        be caught by

Usage: “he tried to elude the security men by sneaking through a back door”

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