The Hindu Vocabulary 1 November 2020

2020-11-01

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 01 November 2020 is from the Editorial titled ‘Gaps in learning: On rural students and the pandemic’.

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Disruption

Noun

the act or process of disrupting something.

(विघटन)

Break, Damage, Destruction, Interruption, Severance

Advancement, Improvement, Elevation, Progress, Increase

It was a vague attempt which lead to disruption of the company.

Marginal

Adjective

small in amount or effect.

(छोटा)

Insignificant, Minimal, Minor, Negligible, Low

Major, Important, Core, central, Internal

The doctors quoted that there is only marginal improvement in his condition.

Rely

Verb

To dependent on.

(भरोसा करना)

Bet, Expect, Trust, Depend, Reckon

Disbelieve, Disregard, Ignore, Distrust

I did not wish to rely on anyone for my expenses.

Unsettling

Adjective

causing anxiety or uneasiness; disturbing.

(अस्थिर)

Alarming, Disturbing, Discouraging, Distressing

Comforting, Encouraging, Pleasant, Happy, Pleasing

The effect of the announcement by the government was unsettling.

Prompt

Verb

cause or bring about (an action or feeling).

(तात्कालिक)

Efficient, Expedite, Immediate, Precise, Punctual

Delayed, Slow, Sluggish, Later, Tardy

The teacher asked for a prompt response.

Remedial

Adjective

giving or intended as a remedy or cure.

(उपचारात्मक)

Curative, Sanatory, Solving, Soothing

Harmful, Hurtful, Injurious, Damaging

There is a dire need of remedial actions to fulfil the requirements.

Interim

Adjective

in or for the intervening period; provisional.

(अन्तरिम)

Provisional, Acting, Makeshift, Temporary

Permanent, Fixed, Continual, Static

The interim minister made lame decisions.

Suspension

Noun

the action of suspending someone or something or the condition of being suspended.

(निलंबन)

Break, Halt, Lay off, Pause, Abeyancy

Beginning, Continuation, Start, Opening, Introduction

The principal suggested suspension of the idea of reopening school for two more weeks.

Starkly

Adverb

in a way that is severe or harsh in appearance or outline.

(एक तरह से जो कठोर हो)

Darkly, Harshly, Severely, Strongly

Lightly, Softly, Smoothly, Easily

The starkly unique hampers at the store enticed my mother a lot.

Underscore

Verb

Emphasize.

(बल देना)

Accentuate, Highlight, Indicate, Mark, Stress

Neglect, Avoid, Careless, Ignore

My father underscored the interest amount to be paid on the loan.

Aid

Verb

To help.

(सहायता देना)

Assist, Help, Alleviate, Encourage, Serve

Deter, Discourage, Burden, Block, Injure, Obstruct

I thought that I would complete the file without any aid.

Intervention

Noun

interference in another's affairs.

(हस्तक्षेप)

Interference, Mediation, Arbitration, Interposition, Interruption

Freedom, Liberty, Unleashed, Unrestricted

My intervention in the business matters was not welcomed by all.

 

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