The Hindu Editorial (Unlawful dissolution: On J&K Assembly) Vocab – 23 Nov, 2018

In dissolving the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly without giving any claimant an opportunity to form the government, Governor Satya Pal Malik has violated constitutional law and convention.

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Today’s Vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial (Unlawful dissolution: On J&K Assembly) – Nov 23, 2018

 

  • Dissolution (noun) – विघटन, विलय, भंग
    Meaning – The action of formally ending or dismissing an assembly, partnership, or official body.
    Synonyms – cessation, end, termination, suspension.
    Sentence – The Prime Minister asked the queen for a dissolution of Parliament
  • Controvert (verb)शर्त लगाना, प्रतिवाद करना
    Meaning – Argue about (something)
    Synonyms – contradict, challenge, oppose, repudiate.
    Sentence – The views in the article have been controverted.
  • Lay down (phrasal verb) 
    Meaning – formulate, stipulate, set down. 
  • Claimant (noun) – दावेदार, उम्मेदवार
    Meaning – A person making a claim, especially in a lawsuit or for a state benefit.
    Synonyms – applicant, candidate, petitioner, appellant.
    Sentence – One in four eligible claimants failed to register for a rebate.
  • Convention (noun) – सम्मेलन, परंपरा
    Meaning – A way in which something is usually done.
    Synonyms – protocol, custom, practice, agreement, tradition.
    Sentence – The law is felt to express social conventions.
  • Extraneous (adjective) – बाहरी, असंगत
    Meaning – Irrelevant or unrelated to the subject being dealt with.
    Synonyms – irrelevant, immaterial, inappropriate, pointless.
    Sentence – One is obliged to wade through many pages of extraneous material.
  • Ought to (modal verb) 
    Meaning – Used to indicate duty or correctness, typically when criticizing someone’s actions.
    Synonyms – must, should.
    Sentence – They ought to respect the law.
  • Deprecate (verb) विरोध करना
    Meaning – Express disapproval of.

    Synonyms – criticize, censure, condemn.
    Sentence – What I deprecate is persistent indulgence.
  • Dispensation (noun) – व्यवस्था, वितरण
    Meaning – Exemption from a rule or usual requirement.
    Synonyms – system, arrangement, organization (that has authority at that time).
    Sentence – Industries now have to lobby and politicise to get dispensation.
  • Stake a claim (phrase) 
    Meaning – assert, declare, announce/state (ones right).
  • Requisite (adjective) – अपेक्षित, प्रयोजनीय
    Meaning – Made necessary by particular circumstances or regulations.
    Synonyms – necessary, required, essential.
    Sentence – The application will not be processed until the requisite fee is paid.
  • Adversary (noun) विरोधी, प्रतिद्वंद्वी
    Meaning – One’s opponent in a contest, conflict, or dispute.
    Synonyms – rival, enemy, nemesis, opponent.
    Sentence – Once there, he expects to be coming up against an old adversary.
  • Opportunistic (adjective) – अवसरवादी
    Meaning – Exploiting immediate opportunities, especially regardless of planning or principle.
    Synonyms – opportunistic, selfish, egocentric, inward-looking.
    Sentence – An opportunistic political lightweight.
  • As far as (phrase) 
    Meaning – to the degree/extent that.
  • Unsubstantiated (adjective) – निराधार, प्रमाणरहित
    Meaning – Not supported or proven by evidence.
    Synonyms – unconfirmed, unsupported, not validated.
    Sentence – The county council has always maintained that these claims are unsubstantiated.
  • Solely (adverb) – केवल, अकेले
    Meaning – Not involving anyone or anything else; only.
    Synonyms – only, simply, merely.
    Sentence – People are appointed solely on the basis of merit.
  • Disregard (noun) – उपेक्षा, उदासीनता
    Meaning –The action or state of paying no attention to something.
    Synonyms – indifference, non-observance, negligence.
    Sentence – I know he is an engineer but such disregard for gravity is weird.
  • Primacy (noun) – प्रधानता, श्रेष्ठता
    Meaning – The fact of being pre-eminent or most important.
    Synonyms – greater importance, priority, preference.
    Sentence – His core belief is in the primacy of the individual in society.
  • Accord (verb) सहमाति, स्वीकार करना, मिलना
    Meaning – Give or grant someone (power, status, or recognition)
    Synonyms – give, grant; confer on, vest in.
    Sentence – The national assembly accorded the General more power.
  • Scuttle (verb) तबाह करना, नष्ट करना, बिगाड़ना
    Meaning – Run hurriedly or furtively with short quick steps.

    Synonyms –scurry, scramble, bustle, skip, trot
    Sentence – The nurse eventually scuttles happily out of the curtains and disappears.

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