The Hindu Editorial (Sharing, and not Caring) Vocab – 14 Jan, 2019

Sometimes, it is impossible to make new friends without making new enemies. In reaching an early agreement on seat-sharing in Uttar Pradesh for this year’s Lok Sabha election, the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party have thrown a serious challenge to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in a State that could well determine which political formation forms the next Central government.

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Today’s Vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial (Sharing, and not Caring: on the SP, BSP tie up) – Jan 14, 2019


  • Tie-up (noun) – गठजोड़
    Meaning – A link or connection, especially one between commercial companies.
    Synonyms – link, association, relationship.
    Sentence – He added that in India, the marketing tie-up is beginning to pay off.
  • Alienate (verb) – हस्तांतरित करना
    Meaning – Make (someone) feel isolated or estranged.
    Synonyms – set/drive apart, separate, disunite.
    Sentence – An urban environment which would alienate its inhabitants.
  • Footprint (noun) – पदचिह्न, पता
    Meaning – the area occupied by something.
    Sentence – It’s going to be very important to maintain the regimental footprints in the these areas.
  • Carve out (phrasal verb) 
    Meaning – create, establish, take out (something with effort from a whole). 
  • Forlorn (adjective) – अनाथ, असहाय
    Meaning – Pitifully sad and abandoned or lonely.
    Synonyms – deserted, abandoned/neglected; hopeless/sad.
    Sentence – There the Empress stands today, a somewhat forlorn figure.
  • Strike out (phrasal verb) 
    Meaning – be unsuccessful, fail. 
  • Sheer (adjective)  निरा, महीन, परिपूर्ण
    Meaning – Nothing other than; unmitigated (used for emphasis)
    Synonyms – utter, complete, out and out.
    Sentence – It may come to that, but that’s going to take some sheer brute cash.
  • Desperation (noun) निराशा
    Meaning – A state of despair, typically one which results in rash or extreme behaviour.
    Synonyms – hopelessness, despair; riskiness, audacity/boldness.
    Sentence – She wrote to him in desperation
  • By no means (phrase) 
    Meaning – not at all, in no way, certainly not. 
  • Revival (noun) – पुनः प्रवर्तन
    Meaning – An improvement in the condition, strength, or fortunes of someone or something.
    Synonyms – improvement, betterment; restoration.
    Sentence – A revival in the fortunes of the party.
  • Heartland (noun) – गहरा पीछा
    Meaning – the most important part of a field of activity; the central part of something.
    Sentence – Wildlife sites in the heartland of Russia.
  • Give up (phrasal verb) 
    Meaning – abandon,  forgo, renounce.
  • Bank on (phrasal verb) 
    Meaning – rely on, depend on, count on.
  • Room (noun) – अवसर
    Meaning – Opportunity or scope for something to happen or be done.
    Synonyms – scope, opportunity, chance.
    Sentence – A policy which left the government with very little room to manoeuvre.
  • Beat back (phrasal verb)
    Meaning – repel, fight off, repulse/drive away.
  • Resurgent (adjective) फिर उठ खडा होने वाला
    Meaning – rising again; increasing or reviving after a period of little activity/dullness.
    Sentence – A resurgent president soon had his popularity bolstered by a soaring economy.
  • Disparate (adjective) – मुक़्तलिफ़, भिन्न
    Meaning – Essentially different in kind; not able to be compared.
    Synonyms – contrasting, different, dissimilar.
    Sentence – They inhabit disparate worlds of thought.
  • Aversion (noun) घृणा
    Meaning – A strong dislike or disinclination.
    Synonyms – opposition, hostility, resentment.
    Sentence – They made plain their aversion to the use of force.
  • On the ground (phrase) 
    Meaning – in a situation/place where things are happening really/practically.
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