The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- Right by Birth | 14 August

The Hindu Editorial Article of 14 August 2020 – Right by Birth.

Coparcenary (noun) सहभागी
Meaning:- a form of joint ownership of property

Discrimination (noun) भेदभाव
Meaning:- the unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people, especially on the grounds of race, age, or sex.
Synonyms:- bigotry, favoritism, hatred
Antonyms:-equity, fairness
Example:- He was calmer now, and able to talk about the Dublin shooting with some discrimination.

Anomaly (noun) अनियम
Meaning:- something that deviates from what is standard, normal, or expected.
Synonyms:- aberration, abnormality, deviation
Antonyms:-conformity, normality
Example:- His position is virtually an anomaly and he himself, a mere figurehead.

Amendment (noun) संशोधन
Meaning:- a minor change or addition designed to improve a text, piece of legislation, etc.
Synonyms:- change, modification, reform
Antonyms:-damage, harm, hurt
Example:- Only 12 of the 104 votes cast were in favor of Hertzog’s amendment.

Conferred (verb) प्रदत्त
Meaning:- grant (a title, degree, benefit, or right).
Synonyms:- advise, argue, brainstorm, consult
Antonyms:-keep quiet, be quiet, refuse
Example:- A life-time as long as that conferred upon the namesake of Tithonus.

Accrued (adjective) उपाजित होना
Meaning:- (of a benefit or sum of money) received or accumulated in regular or increasing amounts over time.
Synonyms:- accumulate, amass
Antonyms:-disperse, dissipate, spend
Example:- To the family of the Palassis much honour had accrued—not forgetting the Callahans.

Provision (noun) प्रावधान
Meaning:- financial or other arrangements for future eventualities or requirements.
Synonyms:- arrangement, plan, accouterment
Antonyms:- removal, taking
Example:- It has been the accumulation of years, and was intended as a provision for you and Robert.

Testamentary (adjective) वसीयतनामा का
Meaning:- relating to or bequeathed or appointed through a will.

Prospective (adjective) भावी
Meaning:- expected or expecting to be the specified thing in the future.
Synonyms:- eventual, expected, proposed
Antonyms:-agreed, concurred
Example:- Prospective happiness is perhaps the only real happiness in the world.

Crystallised (verb) सघन
Meaning:- make or become definite and clear.
Synonyms:- assume a pattern, become definite
Example:- It is difficult to crystallize and hard to obtain in pure condition.

Overruled (verb) खारिज कर
Meaning:- reject the decision or opinion of.
Synonyms:- alter, annul, bend to one’s will, control
Antonyms:-allow, approve, permit
Example:- In this intention he was overruled by his brothers, who said that they could not part with him.

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Predecessor (noun) पूर्वज
Meaning:- a thing that has been followed or replaced by another.
Synonyms:- ancestor, forebear, antecedent
Antonyms:-derivative, descendant
Example:- Following the example of his predecessor, in 1868, Mr. Gladstone resigned.

Retroactive (adjective) पूर्वव्यापी
Meaning:- (especially of legislation) taking effect from a date in the past.
Synonyms:- attendant, done afterward
Example:- There is not any question that we do not want to make it retroactive.

Antecedent (noun) पूर्वपद
Meaning:- a person’s ancestors or family and social background.
Synonyms:- anterior, former
Antonyms:-current, future
Example:- The antecedent of this pronoun had been mentioned for the last time at eight o’clock.

Regime (noun) शासन
Meaning:- a system or ordered way of doing things.
Synonyms:- administration, establishment, government
Example:- It was a regime that delighted to honor men of Don Carlos’s stamp.

Flagrant (adjective) खुला
Meaning:- (of an action considered wrong or immoral) conspicuously or obviously offensive.
Synonyms:- atrocious, bold, brazen
Antonyms:-concealed, good, hidden
Example:- He realized that his conduct was too flagrant to admit of defense, so he attempted none

Deed (noun) कर्म
Meaning:- an action that is performed intentionally or consciously.
Synonyms:- accomplishment, act, action
Antonyms:-cessation, failure
Example:- It does not often fall to the lot of a boy to perform a deed so heroic.

Intent (noun) इरादा
Meaning:- intention or purpose.
Synonyms:- decided, hell-bent, preoccupied
Antonyms:-flexible, indefinite, soft
Example:- Surely there must have been God’s intent in the making of this new-world Republic.

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