The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 81

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1) rescinded (verb) रद्द कर देना

Meaning : revoke, cancel, or repeal (a law, order, or agreement).

Synonyms : revoke, repeal, cancel, reverse, abrogate

Antonyms : enforce, enact

Usage : “the government eventually rescinded the directive”

 

2) draconian (adjective) — बेरहम

Meaning : (of laws or their application) excessively harsh and severe.

Synonyms : harsh, severe, strict, extreme, drastic

Antonyms : mild

Usage : “the Nazis destroyed the independence of the press by a series of draconian laws”

 

3) perishable (adjective) — खराब होने वाला

Meaning : (especially of food) likely to decay or go bad quickly.

Synonyms : liable to rot, easily spoilt

Antonyms : imperishable

Usage : “the storage of perishable foods”

 

4) emphasise (verb) — महत्त्व देना

Meaning : give special importance or value to (something) in speaking or writing.

Synonyms : focus attention on, highlight, point up, spotlight

Antonyms : understate, play down

Usage : “they emphasize the need for daily, one-to-one contact between parent and child”

 

5) unfettered (adjective) — अप्रतिबंधित

Meaning : not confined or restricted.

Synonyms : unrestrained, unrestricted, unconstrained

Antonyms : restricted, fettered

Usage : “his imagination is unfettered by the laws of logic”

 

6) segregate (verb) – अलग करना

Meaning : set apart from the rest or from each other; isolate or divide.

Synonyms : keep apart, sort out

Usage : “apprehensions about groups segregated from the rest of society”

 

7) indictment (noun) — अभियोग

Meaning : a formal charge or accusation of a serious crime.

Synonyms : charge, accusation, arraignment

Antonyms : acquittal

Usage : “an indictment for conspiracy”

 

8) contentious (adjective) — विवादास्पद

Meaning : causing or likely to cause an argument; controversial.

Synonyms : disputed, contended, open to question/debate

Antonyms : peaceable

Usage : “a contentious issue”

 

9) fringe (noun) — झब्बेदार किनारा

Meaning : an ornamental border of threads left loose or formed into tassels or twists, used to edge clothing or material.

Synonyms : edging, edge, border, hem

Antonyms : mainstream, middle

Usage : “a long grey skirt with a fringe”

 

10) clinching (verb) — पुष्टि करना

Meaning : confirm or settle (a contract or bargain).

Synonyms : bring off, complete, confirm, seal

Antonyms : delay, put off

Usage : “the Texan wanted to impress him to clinch a business deal”

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