The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary: March 8, 2019

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary: March 8, 2019

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1. Behest (Noun)
Meaning
a person’s orders or command
Synonyms
request, bidding, instruction
Antonyms
answer, reply, question
Example
they had assembled at his behest
2. Legitimate (Adjective)
Meaning
conforming to the law or to rules
Synonyms
lawful, legal, approved
Antonyms
illegal, false
Example
his claims to legitimate authority
3. Procure (Verb)
Meaning
obtain something with care or effort
Synonyms 
acquire, get, obtain
Antonyms
discourage, fail
Example
food procured for the rebels
4. Entrust (Verb)
Meaning
assign the responsibility for doing something
Synonyms 
charge, endow
Antonyms
hold, retain, keep
Example
We have been entrusted with the task of getting him safely back
5. Contravention (Noun)
Meaning
an action which offends against a treaty, law or other ruling
Synonyms
violation, breach
Antonyms
harmony, agreement
Example
the publishing of misleading ads was a contravention of the Act
6. Mitigate (Verb)
Meaning
make less severe, serious, or painful
Synonyms 
reduce, lessen
Antonyms
increase, aggravate
Example
drainage schemes have assisted to mitigate this problem
7. Evidence (Verb)
Meaning
be or show evidence of
Synonyms
show, reveal, indicate
Antonyms
disprove
Example
the worth of the bracelet, as evidenced by the workmanship, is exceptional
8. Penetrate (Verb)
Meaning
succeed in understanding or gaining insight into something complex
Synonyms 
understand, comprehend
Antonyms
exit, depart
Example
we could never penetrate his thoughts
9. Insight (Noun)
Meaning
an accurate and deep understanding
Synonyms 
perception, awareness
Antonyms
stupidity, ignorance
Example
her mind soared to previously unattainable heights of insight
10. Induct (Verb)
Meaning
admit a person formally to a post or organization
Synonyms 
enlist, inaugurate
Antonyms
close, end, finish
Example
arrangements for inducting fresh members to an organization

 

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