The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- Safe Session | 9 September

The Hindu Editorial Article of 9 September 2020 – Safe Session.

Presiding (verb) पीठासीन
Meaning:- be in the position of authority in a meeting or other gathering.
Synonyms:- controlling, directing, governing
Example:- The presiding judge scowled as he examined the opening odds.

Huddling (verb) भीड़-भाड़
Meaning:- crowd together; nestle closely.
Synonyms:- bunch, chaos
Antonyms:- arrangement, calm
Example:- They huddle indoors instead of keeping vigorous with exercise.

Deliberate (adjective) विचार
Meaning:- done consciously and intentionally.
Synonyms:- calculated, careful, cautious
Antonyms:- careless, heedless
Example:- “What you choose to think,” he said after a deliberate pause.

Modalities (noun) तौर-तरीकों
Meaning:- a particular mode in which something exists or is experienced or expressed.
Synonyms:-method, procedure
Example:- To sum up, the modalities of matter are supplied by the feminine germ.

Objections (noun) आपत्तियों
Meaning:- an expression or feeling of disapproval or opposition; a reason for disagreeing.
Synonyms:-challenge, criticism
Antonyms:- acceptance, agreement
Example:- We think there can be no room for objection to any of the articles.

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Facade (noun) मुखौटा
Meaning:- a deceptive outward appearance.
Synonyms:- color, exterior
Antonyms:- reality, truth
Example:- It was also forbidden to open the window shutters of the facade.

Aggrandisement (noun) उन्नति
Meaning:- an act or instance of aggrandizing, or increasing in size, or intensity
Synonyms:- elevation, ennoblement
Example:- Rome had been too occupied with politics and aggrandizement ever to become cultured.

Attenuation (noun) क्षीणन
Meaning:- the reduction of the force, effect, or value of something.
Synonyms:- depletion, devitalization
Example:- In spite of the pallor and attenuation, the face had a rare charm.

Railroaded (verb)
Meaning:- rush or coerce (someone) into doing something.
Synonyms:- confine, detain, imprison
Antonyms:- free, let go
Example:- At last we were marched and railroaded back to Philadelphia.

Combative (adjective) जुझारू
Meaning:- ready or eager to fight or argue.
Synonyms:-antagonistic, bellicose
Antonyms:- kind, nice
Example:- Something in his tone roused a combative instinct in his companion.

Ordinances (noun) अध्यादेश
Meaning:- an authoritative order.
Synonyms:- authorization, canon
Antonyms:- disorganization, lawlessness
Example:- Where is an ordinance about pleasure similar to that about pain to be found in your laws?

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