The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- A Long Road | 31 July

The Hindu Editorial Article of 31st July 2020 – A long road.

Reform (verb) सुधार
Meaning:- make changes in (something, especially an institution or practice) in order to improve it.
Synonyms:- amend, improve, rebuild
Antonyms:- break, damage, destroy
Example:- This was in part owing to the readjustment of seats according to the Reform Bill.

Consensus (noun) आम सहमति
Meaning:- a general agreement.
Synonyms:- accord, consent
Antonyms:- denial, disagreement
Example:- There was a consensus of opinion as to the importance of the news.

Pedagogy (noun) प्रजानायक
Meaning:- the method and practice of teaching, especially as an academic subject or theoretical concept.
Synonyms:- apprenticeship, background, brainwashing, breeding
Antonyms:- confusion, destruction

Rampant (adjective) अनियंत्रित
Meaning:- (especially of something unwelcome) flourishing or spreading unchecked.
Synonyms:- excessive, flagrant, growing, prevalent
Antonyms:- gentle, mild
Example:- Newly facing the evil of the world, she was a rampant reformer at once.

Omnibus (adjective) सर्वग्राही
Meaning:- comprising several items.
Synonyms:- anthology, vehicle, whole
Example:- He can Take her In by not keeping his appointment, or—he can charter an omnibus if he likes.

Contend (verb) संघर्ष करना
Meaning:- struggle to surmount (a difficulty).
Synonyms:- argue, confront, cope, dispute
Antonyms:- agree, comply, go along
Example:- You are your mother’s girl, think what you will; and have violent spirits to contend with.

Rote (noun) दुहराव
Meaning:- mechanical or habitual repetition of something to be learned.
Synonyms:- memorization, repetition, routine
Example:- Conon stepte to the kynge and presented his rote with a gladde chere.

Mobility (noun) गतिशीलता
Meaning:- the ability to move or be moved freely and easily.
Synonyms:- flexibility, maneuverability
Example:- They were conscious of the mobility of their society and gloried in it.

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Friction (noun) टकराव
Meaning:- the resistance that one surface or object encounters when moving over another.
Synonyms:- agitation, erosion, irritation
Antonyms:- agreement, harmony, peace
Example:- During all those six years there had been friction and bitterness between us.

Provision (noun) प्रावधान
Meaning:- the action of providing or supplying something for use.
Synonyms:- arrangement, plan, accouterment
Antonyms:- removal, taking
Example:- The arrangements your father has made is one of provision against the unlikely.

Inclusion (noun) समावेश
Meaning:- the action or state of including or of being included within a group or structure.
Synonyms:- admittance, formation, incorporation
Antonyms:- exclusion, subtraction
Example:- No objection had been raised to the inclusion of my instructions.

Rigour (noun) कठोरता
Meaning:- the quality of being extremely thorough and careful.
Synonyms:- accuracy, austerity, difficulty
Antonyms:- calm, calmness, ease
Example:- It was judged not proper for me to return, considering the rigor of the season.

Profiteering (verb) सट्टेबाज़ी
Meaning:- make or seek to make an excessive or unfair profit, especially illegally.
Synonyms:- bestiality, bribery, crime
Antonyms:-justice, virtue
Example:- These decreases have come out of the elimination of speculation and profiteering.

Imperatives (noun) अनिवार्य
Meaning:- an essential or urgent thing.
Synonyms:- authorization, command, decree
Antonyms:- breach, break
Example:- It is demonstrated that they are both the imperatives of old verbs.

Numeracy (noun) साक्षरता
Meaning:- the ability to understand and work with numbers.
Synonyms:- education, knowledge, learning
Antonyms:- ignorance, illiteracy
Example:- By all accounts, restructuring cut the literacy overhead of business.

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