The Hindu Vocabulary 1 May 2021

2021-05-01

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 01 May 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Salutary steps: On Election Commission norms to curb COVID-19 spread’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Salutary

Adjective

producing good effects; beneficial.

(लाभदायक)

Beneficial, Good, Advantageous, Profitable, Productive

Unwelcome, Irrelevant, Immaterial, Unrelated, Peripheral, Tangential

I learnt salutary lessons from his biography.

Surge

Noun

a sudden large increase, typically a temporary one.

(वृद्धि)

Rise, Growth, Upswing, Upsurge, Escalation, Jump, Leap

Drop, Diminish,

The economists predicted 20% surge.

Procession

Noun

a number of people or vehicles moving forward in an orderly fashion, especially as part of a ceremony.

(जुलूस)

Parade, March, Motorcade, Carcade, Cortege

-

We were a part of his funeral procession.

Escalation

Noun

a rapid increase; a rise.

(वृद्धि)

Rise, Surge, Spurge, Advance, Growth, Leap, Aggravation

Plunge, Relaxation, Composure, Calm, Tranquility

My favorite form of relaxation is reading

Stipulation

Noun

a condition or requirement that is specified or demanded as part of an agreement.

(व्यवस्था)

Condition, Precondition, Proviso, Prerequisite, Requisite

-

They shared the ideas with stipulation that they never be publicly exhibited.

Regrettable

Adjective

giving rise to regret; undesirable; unwelcome.

(पछतावा करने योग्य)

Undesirable, Unfortunate, Unwelcome, Sad, Sorry, Woeful

Elated, Cheerful, Jubilant, Jovial, Bouyant

The loss of jobs and incessant lay-offs are regrettable.

Lax

Noun

not sufficiently strict, severe, or careful.

(ढीला)

Slack, Negligent, Neglectful, Remiss, Careless, Heedless

Stern, Careful, Cautious, Heedful, Alert, Aware

The lax in reporting on time caused the trouble.

Resonate

Verb

produce or be filled with a deep, full, reverberating sound.

(संबंधित)

Echo, Reverberate, Repeat, Pulsate, Vibrate

Quiet, Silence, Still, Hushed, Soundless, Mute

His words resonated my ears all the day long.

Adhere

Verb

closely follow, observe, or represent.

(पालन ​​करना)

Stick to, Hold to, Stand by, Observe, Hold, Support, Obey

Flout, Ignore, Neglect, Avoid, Defy, Scorn, Disdain

I decided to adhere by the traffic rules.

Catalyst

Noun

a person or thing that precipitates an event.

(उत्प्रेरक)

Spur, Stimulus, Impetus, Prompt, Inducement

Deterrent, Discouragement, Dejection, Depression

His alternative plan served as a catalyst.

Prone

Adjective

likely or liable to suffer from, do, or experience something unpleasant or regrettable.

(प्रवृत्त)

Susceptible, Vulnerable, Liable, Inclined, Given

Resistant, Immune, Waterproof, Against, Anti

These vaccines are prone to infections.

Prolonged

Adjective

extend the duration of.

(लंबा)

Lengthen, Extend, Draw out, Protract, Elongate

Shorten, Abbreviate, Abridge, Condense, Precis

The prolonged show did not go as expected.

Virulence

Noun

bitter hostility; rancour.

(विषैलापन)

Bitterness, Spite, Hate, Hatred, Resentment, Malice

Amicability, Friendliness, Affability, Friendship

The people were pained by the virulence of the virus.

                    

 

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