The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: March Month– Day 22

1) Recuse (Verb) — अयोग्य घोषित करना

Meaning: excuse oneself from a case because of a potential conflict of interest or lack of impartiality.

Synonyms: disqualify oneself, excuse oneself

Antonyms: include oneself, insert oneself

Usage: “it was the right of counsel to ask a judge to recuse himself from continuing to hear a case because of bias”

2) Apprehension (Noun) — चिंता या भय

Meaning: anxiety or fear that something bad or unpleasant will happen.

Synonyms: anxiety, angst, alarm, worry


Usage: “he felt sick with apprehension”

3) Perception (Noun) — विवेक, प्रशंसा

Meaning: awareness of something through the senses.

Synonyms: discernment, appreciation, recognition

Antonyms:unawareness, ignorance, neglect

Usage: “the perception of pain”

4) Roster (Noun) — एक सूची या योजना

Meaning: a list or plan showing turns of duty or leave for individuals or groups in an organization.

Synonyms: list, listing, register

Antonyms: mishmash, mess,jumble

Usage: “next week’s duty roster”

5) Bias (Noun) — पक्षपात

Meaning: inclination or prejudice for or against one person or group, especially in a way considered to be unfair.

Synonyms: prejudice, partiality, partisanship

Antonyms: objectivity, fairness, impartiality

Usage: “there was evidence of bias against foreign applicants”

6) Acquisition (Noun) — अर्जन

Meaning: an asset or object bought or obtained, typically by a library or museum.

Synonyms: purchase, accession, addition

Antonyms: dearth, failure, forfeit

Usage: “the legacy will be used for new acquisitions”

7) Accrue (Verb) — उपाजित होना

Meaning: be received by someone in regular or increasing amounts over time.

Synonyms: result, arise, follow

Antonyms: diminish, disperse,dissipate

Usage: “financial benefits will accrue from restructuring”

8) Bolstering (Verb) — समर्थन देना

Meaning: support or strengthen.

Synonyms: strengthen, support, reinforce

Antonyms: undermine

Usage:”the fall in interest rates is starting to bolster confidence”

9) Correlation (Noun) — सहसम्बन्ध

Meaning: a mutual relationship or connection between two or more things.

Synonyms:connection, association, link

Antonyms: difference, disassociation, disconnection

Usage: “research showed a clear correlation between recession and levels of property crime”

10) Revelatory (Adjective) – रहस्योद्घाटन

Meaning: revealing something hitherto unknown.

Synonyms: eloquent, expressive, meaning

Antonyms: unexpressive, expressionless, blank

Usage: “a revelatory experience”

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