The Hindu Vocabulary 1 October 2021

2021-10-01

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 1 October 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘A scheme before its time: On digital health mission’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Portability

Noun

the ability to be easily carried or moved

(सुवाह्यता)

Flexibility, Movability, Transportability, Adjustability

Immovability, Fixed

The government must ensure the portability of pensions.

Haul

Verb

propel or pull oneself with difficulty.

(ढुलाई)

Drag, Heave, Lift, Tow

Drop, Push, Keep, Lower

Sanuj hauled his car out of the pool.

Presumably

Adverb

used to convey that what is asserted is very likely though not known for certain.

(शायद)

Apparently, Doubtless, Probably, Seemingly

Improbably, Uncertain, Questionably, Unlikely

It is not yet 8 o’clock, so presumably, he is still at the meeting.

Convenient

Adjective

Fitting in well with a person's needs, activities, and plans. (सुविधाजनक)

Available, Agreeable, Available, Beneficial

Bad, Disadvantageous, Disagreeable, Harmful

What date would be convenient for you to get married?

Snazzy

Adjective

Stylish

(अत्यधिक आकर्षित)

Classy, Nifty, Flashy, Trendy

Old fashioned, Plain, Unstylish, Inelegant

I will definitely buy this snazzy silk dress for my engagement.

Insurmountable

Adjective

Impossible (दुर्गम)

Hopeless, Impassable, Invincible, Unbeatable

Beatable, Defeatable, Surmountable, Attainable

The task seems to be insurmountable.

Manifold

Adjective

Abundant

(विविध)

Assorted, Complex, Diversified, Multiple

Same, Single, One, Sole

The problems related to poverty are manifold.

Sheen

Noun

Brightness

(चमक)

Glaze, Gleam, Gloss, Luster

Dullness, Darkness

The actors lose few followers after their sheen wears off.

Mammoth

Adjective

Huge

(विशाल)

Colossal, Enormous, Gargantuan, Gigantic

Insignificant, Miniscule, Minute, Little, Miniature

The ongoing COVID vaccination programme is a mammoth task.

Sophisticated

Adjective

Complex

(जटिल)

Complicated, Delicate, Intricate, Modern, Refined, Subtle

Harsh, Simple Uncomplicated, Easy, Naive

Samar tried all manner of sophisticated manipulation techniques but could not change his friend’s behaviour.

 

 

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