The Hindu Vocabulary 10 April 2021

2021-04-10

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 10 April 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Play time: On IPL 2021’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Pulsating

Verb

very exciting.

(उत्तेजक)

Thrilling, Exhilarating, Stirring, Rousing, Stimulating, Intoxicating

Boring, Monotonous, Tedious, Dull

The match we watched yesterday was a pulsating semi-final.

Stifling

Verb

prevent or constrain (an activity or idea).

(दबाना)

Constrain, Hinder, Hamper, Impede, Curb

Free, Liberal, Release, Set free, Open, Overt

Rising taxes were stifling the private enterprises.

Logistics

Noun

the detailed organization and implementation of a complex operation.

(विस्तृत संगठन)

Organization, Planning, Plans, Management

Unorganized, Disorganized, Mismatched, Ruined

The logistics of the stock needs a few necessities.

Necessitated

Verb

make (something) necessary as a result or consequence.

(आवश्यक हो)

Entail, Involve, Require, Demand, Ask, Seek

Ignore, Avoid, Debilitate, Neglect, Disregard

I got a deep cut which necessitated two minor surgeries.

Prop up

Phrase

provide support or assistance for a person or thing that would otherwise fail or decline.

(संभालना)

Subsidize, Underwrite, Fund, Finance, Maintain, Support, Assist, Aid

Diminish, Harm, Ruin, Worsen, Debilitate

The attempts made were to prop up the current menace.

Outfit

Noun

a group of people undertaking a particular activity together, especially a group of musicians, a team, or a business concern.

(संगठन)

Organization, Set-up, Enterprise, Company, Firm

-

We could visualize the next music outfit.

Finesse

Noun

impressive delicacy and skill.

(कौशल)

Skill, Subtlety, Expertise, Flair, Knack, Panache

Inability, Incapable, Incapacity, Powerlessness, Impotence

She was playing the guitar with a great finesse.

Get on the turf

Phrasal verb

to force to leave.

(छोड़ने के लिए मजबूर करने के लिए)

Remove, Eject, Discharge, Expel, Fire, Evict, Dislodge

Include, Involve, Compile, Consider

They asked us all to get on the turf immediately.

Acoustic

Noun

relating to sound or the sense of hearing.

(ध्वनिक)

-

-

Dogs have a great acoustic range.

Stardust

Noun

a magical or charismatic quality or feeling.

(एक जादुई या करिश्माई गुणवत्ता या भावना।)

Charm, Presence, Persona, Aura

-

He acted as if stardust has been sprinkled in his boots.

Winging

Verb

speak or act without preparation; improvise.

(बिना तैयारी के बोलना या कार्य करना)

Improve, Improvise, Busk, Ad lib

Prepared, Rehearsed, Planned, Decided, Worked

Little goes wrong with ones who know how to wing it.

 

Nostalgically

Adverb

feeling, evoking, or characterized by nostalgia.

(अतीत की यादों)

Wistful, Evocative, Romantic, Sentimental, Regretful

Simple, Easy-going, Straightforward, Effortless

I slept there wondering how it all go nostalgically.

Ply ones wares

Phrase

to sell one's goods on a street.

(सड़क पर किसी का सामान बेचने के लिए)

Sell, Vend, Give, Trade, Barter

Stock, Buy, Purchase, Collect

There were many vendors plying their wares in the market.

 

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