The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: March Month– Day 9

1) Resumption (Noun) — पुनरारंभ

Meaning: the action of beginning something again after a pause or interruption.

Synonyms: restart, restarting, recommencement

Antonyms: suspension, abandonment

Usage: “with peace came the resumption of foreign imports”

2) Intervening (Verb) — हस्तक्षेप करना

Meaning: take part in something so as to prevent or alter a result or course of events.

Synonyms: intercede, involve oneself, get involved

Antonyms: extreme, farthermost, farthest

Usage: “he acted outside his authority when he intervened in the dispute”

3) Impunity (Noun) — दण्ड से मुक्ति

Meaning: exemption from punishment or freedom from the injurious consequences of an action.

Synonyms: indemnity, exemption from punishment

Antonyms: liability, responsibility

Usage: “the impunity enjoyed by military officers implicated in civilian killings”

4) Replenishing (Verb) — पुनःपूर्ति करना

Meaning: fill (something) up again.

Synonyms: refill, top up, fill up, recharge

Antonyms: empty

Usage: “he replenished Justin’s glass with mineral water”

5) Touted (Verb) — प्रशंसा या समर्थन करना

Meaning: attempt to persuade people of the merits of.

Synonyms: commend, endorse, praise

Antonyms: criticized, unsung

Usage: “she was touted as a potential Prime Minister”

6) Unenviable (Adjective) — अवांछनीय

Meaning: difficult, undesirable, or unpleasant.

Synonyms: disagreeable, unpleasant, undesirable

Antonyms: enviable, desirable

Usage: “an unenviable reputation for drunkenness”

7) Divesting (Verb) — वंचित करना

Meaning: deprive someone of (power, rights, or possessions).

Synonyms: deprive, strip, dispossess

Antonyms: clothing, covering, giving

Usage: “men are unlikely to be divested of power without a struggle”

8) Reconcile (Verb) — सामंजस्य करना

Meaning: settle (a quarrel).

Synonyms: reunite, bring (back) together (again)

Antonyms: estrange, alienate

Usage: “advice on how to reconcile the conflict”

9) Accretion (Noun) — अभिवृद्धि

Meaning: growth or increase by the gradual accumulation of additional layers or matter.

Synonyms: accumulation, collecting, gathering

Antonyms: abatement, decline, decrease

Usage: “the accretion of sediments in coastal mangroves”

10) Clampdown (Noun) – दमन या रोकथाम

Meaning: a concerted or harsh attempt to suppress something.

Synonyms: suppression, prevention, stopping

Antonyms: beginning, start, freedom, incitement

Usage: “a clampdown on crime”

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