The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 80

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1) Rebuff (verb) – झिड़की करना

Meaning: reject (someone or something) in an abrupt or ungracious manner.

Synonyms: turn down, spurn, refuse, decline, repudiate

Antonyms:  accept, welcome

Usage: “I asked her to be my wife, and was rebuffed in no uncertain terms”


2) Legitimize (verb) – वैध करना

Meaning: make legitimate.

Synonyms: validate, legitimate, permit, warrant

Antonyms: outlaw

Usage: “voters legitimize the government through the election of public officials”


3) Unanimous (adjective) — सर्वसम्मत

Meaning: (of two or more people) fully in agreement.

Synonyms: in complete accord, of one mind, like-minded

Antonyms: divided, at odds

Usage: “the doctors were unanimous in their diagnoses”


4) Provenance (noun) — उत्पत्ति

Meaning: the beginning of something’s existence; something’s origin.

Synonyms:  origin, source, place of origin

Antonyms: conclusion, effect, end

Usage: “they try to understand the whole universe, its provenance and fate”


5) Dissenting (adjective) – मतभेद  या असहमति

Meaning: holding or expressing opinions that are at variance with those commonly or officially held.

Synonyms: differ, demur, diverge

Antonyms: assent, agree, accept

Usage: “there were a couple of dissenting voices”


6) Parleys (noun) — विवादार्थ सम्मेलन

Meaning: a conference between opposing sides in a dispute, especially a discussion of terms for an armistice.

Synonyms: meeting, conference, summit, discussion

Antonyms: quiet, silence

Usage: “a parley is in progress and the invaders may withdraw”


7) Travesty (noun) — भड़ौआ

Meaning: a false, absurd, or distorted representation of something.

Synonyms: poor substitute, mockery, parody, caricature

Antonyms: homage, tribute

Usage: “the absurdly lenient sentence is a travesty of justice”


8) Revivifies (verb) – पुनर्जीवित

Meaning: give new life or vigour to.

Synonyms: animate, arouse, awaken

Antonyms: agitate, annoy

Usage: “they revivified a wine industry that had all but vanished”


9) Consonance (noun) — सामंजस्य

Meaning: agreement or compatibility between opinions or actions.

Synonyms: agreement, concord, accord, accordance

Antonyms: disagreement, discord

Usage: “consonance between conservation measures and existing agricultural practice”


10) Murky (adjective) — अंधेरे और उदास

Meaning: dark and gloomy, especially due to thick mist.

Synonyms: louring, threatening, cheerless, depressing

Antonyms: Bright, sunny

Usage: “the sky was murky and a thin drizzle was falling”

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