The Hindu Vocabulary 1 January 2021

2021-01-01

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 01 January 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘No show: On Rajinikanth’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Reveal

Verb

make (previously unknown or secret information) known to others.

(प्रकट करना)

Divulge, Disclose, Tell, Release, Unveil

Hide, Conceal, Secret, Screen, Cover

They revealed all the embedded secrets.

Mercurial

Adjective

subject to sudden or unpredictable changes of mood or mind.

(अस्थिर)

Volatile, Capricious, Temperamental, Excitable, Fickle

Stable, Steady, Constant, Fixed

The decisions made by me are mostly mercurial.

Fragile

Adjective

easily broken or damaged.

(नाज़ुक)

Breakable, Brittle, Frangible, Weak, Flimsy, Frail

Robust, Strong, Sturdy, Tough, Powerful

The glass table seems fragile.

Septuagenarian

Adjective

a person who is between 70 and 79 years old.

(सत्तर वर्ष की अवस्था का मनुष्य)

-

-

He was a septuagenarian actor.

Duopoly

Noun

a situation in which two suppliers dominate the market for a commodity or service.

(द्वयधिकार)

-

-

The duopoly nature of the government was not as good as thought.

Perceive

Verb

become aware or conscious of (something); come to realize or understand.

(समझना)

Discern, Recognize, Tell, Grasp, Understand

Ignore, Avoid, Shun, Evade

We couldn’t perceive the harm.

Viable

Adjective

capable of working successfully; feasible.

(व्यवहार्य)

Workable, Feasible, Practicable, Practical, Applicable

Impracticable, Non-viable, Unworkable, Unfeasible, Inoperable

The processing of the new software was not viable.

Charisma

Noun

compelling attractiveness or charm that can inspire devotion in others.

(प्रतिभा)

Charm, Presence, Aura, Personality

-

The charisma of the invention was not known by many.

Articulate

Verb

having or showing the ability to speak fluently and coherently.

(स्पष्ट)

Eloquent, Fluent, Communicative, Effective, Persuasive

Inarticulate, Hesitant, Unintelligible, Uncertain

Sarang was articulate enough to understand the concept.

Vague

Adjective

of uncertain, indefinite, or unclear character or meaning.

(अस्पष्ट)

Indistinct, Indefinite, Unclear, Hazy, Cloudy, Fuzzy

Clear, Precise, Firm, Sharpness

The information shared was vague.

Crusade

Verb

lead or take part in a vigorous campaign for social, political, or religious change.

(जोरदार अभियान में भाग लेना या लेना)

Campaign, Fight, Battle, Work, Push, Strive, Struggle

Give up, Submit, Agitate, Promote

They had to crusade the rally because it was late.

Milieu

Noun

a person's social environment.

(मध्य)

Environment, Background, Backdrop, Setting, Context, Atmosphere

-

The milieu of the senior section is not worth appreciation.

Tumble

Noun

a rapid fall.

(गिरना)

Drop, Fall, Plunge, Dive, Slump

Rise, Up, Raise, Above, Ascend

The share section I invested in has tumbled this week.

 

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