The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 325

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1) Glimmer (Verb) — अस्थिर प्रतिबिंब देना

Definition: To give off a subdued unsteady reflection

Synonyms: Ace, Bit, Crumb, Dab, Dram

Antonyms: Abundance, Barrel, Boatload

Usage:  The conviction of two men offers a glimmer of hope to other victims of the anti-Sikh pogrom.

 

2) Pogrom (Noun) – नरसंहार या वध

Definition: An organized massacre of a particular ethnic group

Synonyms: Massacre, Slaughter

Usage:  The conviction of two men offers a glimmer of hope to other victims of the anti-Sikh pogrom.

 

3) Resurrected (Verb) – पुनर्जीवित करना

Definition: Revive or revitalize (something that is inactive, disused, or forgotten).

Synonyms: Revive, Restore, Regenerate, Revitalize

Antonyms: Death, Expiration, Extinction

Usage:  A mob attack on shop-keepers in Mahipalpur, was resurrected after being closed as ‘untraced’

 

4) Discrepancy (Noun) — असंगति

Definition: An illogical or surprising lack of compatibility or similarity between two or more facts.

Synonyms: Inconsistency, Difference, Disparity

Antonyms: Similarity, Correspondence

Usage:  The trial court has rightly brushed aside minor discrepancies in evidence and technical objections to the fresh investigation being taken up, and concluded

 

5) Cogent (Adjective) – दृढ़ या आकर्षक

Definition: (of an argument or case) clear, logical, and convincing.

Synonyms: Convincing, Compelling, Strong

Antonyms: Vague, Unconvincing, Muddled

Usage: It was cogent and reliable

 

6) Henchman (Noun) — अनुयायी

Definition: A faithful follower or political supporter, especially one prepared to engage in crime or violence by way of service.

Synonyms: Follower, Supporter, Assistant, Aide, Helper, Adjutant

Antonyms: Leader

Usage: Investigators and prosecutors seldom succeed in nailing political leaders and their key henchmen.

 

7) Shoddy (Adjective) — खराब गुणवत्ता

Definition: Badly made or done.

Synonyms: Poor-quality, Inferior, Second-rate

Antonyms: Well made, Careful

Usage:  The slow judicial process was made even more excruciating by manipulated investigation and shoddy prosecution.

 

8) Efflux (Noun) – निर्वहन

Definition: The flowing out of a substance or particle.

Synonyms: Discharge, Effluence, Emanation

Antonyms: Influx, Inflow, Stand Still, Ebb

Usage:  The latest verdict demonstrates that the efflux of years need not be an impediment to the project of securing justice.

 

9) Clerics (Noun) — मौलवियों

Definition: A priest or religious leader, especially a Christian or Muslim one.

Synonyms: Chaplain, Clergyman, Minister, Priest.

Usage:  The clerics had gathered to mark the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammed

 

10) Sacrilege (Noun) — अपवित्रीकरण

Definition:  Violation or misuse of what is regarded as sacred.

Synonyms: Desecration, Profanity, Profaneness

Antonyms: Piety, Respectfulness

Usage:  Putting ecclesiastical vestments to secular use was considered sacrilege

 

11) Venerate (Verb) सम्मानित करना

Definition: Regard with great respect; revere

Synonyms: Revere, Reverence, Respect, Worship, Adulate

Antonyms: Despise

Usage: Hardline Sunnis consider venerating the Prophet’s birthday sacrilegious

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