The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 15

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1) Intrinsic (Adjective) – आंतरिक

Definition: Belonging naturally; essential.

Synonyms: Inherent, Innate, Inborn, Inbred, Congenital

Antonyms: Extrinsic, Acquired

Usage: Tighter regulations cannot eliminate the element of danger intrinsic to jallikattu.


2) Cruelty (Noun) — क्रूरता

Definition: Cruel behaviour or attitudes.

Synonyms: Brutality, Savagery, Savageness, Inhumanity, Barbarism

Antonyms: Compassion, Mercy

Usage: Jallikattu may have drawn the attention of animal rights activists for the innumerable accounts of cruelty to bulls, but the deaths fall mostly on the human side of the ledger.


3) Rampage (Verb) — हिंसात्मक व्यवहार

Definition: (especially of a large group of people) move through a place in a violent and uncontrollable manner.

Synonyms: Rage, Tear

Antonyms: Be calm

Usage: Whatever the precautions taken, and there were many, one cannot prepare for the behaviour of a rampaging bull.


4) Rein (Verb) – लगाम रखना

Definition: Keep under control; restrain.

Synonyms: Restrain, Check, Curb, Constrain

Antonyms: Impotence, Impotency, Powerlessness

Usage: An owner trying to rein in his bull was gored to death by another behind him.


5) Pierced (Verb) – छेद करना

Definition: (of a sharp pointed object) go into or through (something).

Synonyms: Incise, Intrude, Perforate

Antonyms: Leave, Mend, Sew

Usage: A spectator who wandered out of the protective cover at the scene of action bled to death on being pierced in the abdomen.


6) Persistent (Adjective) — दृढ

Definition: Continuing firmly or obstinately in an opinion or course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition.

Synonyms: Tenacious, Persevering, Determined, Resolute

Antonyms: Irresolute

Usage: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s persistent efforts since the Singapore meeting have come to nought.


7) Curx (Noun) — किसी चीज का केंद्रीय भाग या पहलू

Definition: The central part or aspect of something under consideration.

Synonyms: Bottom Line, Bull’s-Eye, Centerpiece, Core, Essence

Usage: The concept of “complete denuclearisation” of the Korean Peninsula that formed the crux of the Singapore declaration has become a subject of conflicting interpretations.


8) Impasse (Noun) — गतिरोध

Definition: a situation in which no progress is possible, especially because of disagreement; a deadlock.

Synonyms: Deadlock, Dead End, Stalemate, Checkmate

Antonyms:  Solution, Boon, Agreement, Breakthrough

Usage: The stalemate is at best a case of Mr. Trump’s diplomatic gambit having gone awry and at worst, an impasse that allows Pyongyang to prevaricate and give nothing away.


9)  Rhetoric (Noun) — अलंकार शास्र

Definition: Language that is impressive-sounding but not meaningful or sincere

Synonyms: Bombast, Fustian, Gas, Grandiloquence

Antonyms: Inarticulateness

Usage: Toning down his rhetoric, President Trump has displayed a readiness to wait and watch.


10) Imbroglio (Noun) — क्लिष्ट स्थिति

Definition: An extremely confused, complicated, or embarrassing situation.

Synonyms: Complication, Complexity, Problem, Difficulty, Predicament

Antonyms: Agreement, Ease, Harmony, Peace

Usage: Moon Jae-in, South Korea’s President, favours rapprochement with the neighbour, and a lasting resolution of the Washington-Pyongyang nuclear imbroglio, advocating dialogue.

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