The Hindu Vocabulary 10 February 2021

2021-02-10

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 10 February 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Troubled mountains: On Uttarakhand glacier disaster’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Prompt

Noun

an act of encouraging.

(प्रेरित करना)

Trigger, Elicit, Induce, Evoke, Provoke

Settle, Deter, Restrain, Stop, Hinder

The prompt given by the leader was not satisfactory.

Staggering

Adjective

deeply shocking; astonishing.

(चौंका देने वाला)

Astonishing, Surprising, Amazing, Astounding, Surprising

Simple, Easily, Plainly, Knowingly

The staggering growth was the reason of our amazement.

Ensuing

Verb

occurring afterwards or as a result.

(आगामी)

Later, Future, Upcoming, Forthcoming

Over, Past, Previous, Former, Erstwhile

The ensuing project yielded huge benefits.

Dislodged

Verb

remove from a position of power or authority.

(हटाना)

Move, Shift, Reduce, Remove, Eradicate

Place, Apply, keep, Hold, Lodge

The reporter has dislodged the complaint.

Unsuspecting

Adjective

not aware of the presence of danger; feeling no suspicion.

(पहले से न सोचा)

Unwary, Unsuspicious, Unconscious, Off guard

Onguard, Wary, Cautious, Knowing

There was a serious allegation against the unsuspecting victims.

Frailty

Noun

the condition of being weak and delicate.

(निर्बलता)

Infirmity, Weakness, Debility, Fragility

Strength, Strongness, Robust, Sturdy

He was bothered of the increasing frailty of old age.

Epitomise

Verb

be a perfect example of.

(का एक आदर्श उदाहरण हो।)

Embody, Incorporate, Typify, Exemplify

Ignore, Avoid, Neglect, Ignorance

The officer epitomised his grievances.

Devastated

Verb

destroy or ruin.

(तबाह हो गया)

Destroy, Ruin, Wreck, Ravage

Safeguard, Protect, Shield, Guard

The city was devastated by a huge earthquake.

Aberration

Noun

a departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typically an unwelcome one.

(हटना)

Deviation, Divergence, Abnormality, Irregularity

Regular, Even, Normal, Clear, Straight

The outbreak served as an aberration.

Siltation

Noun

is water pollution caused by particulate terrestrial clastic material, with a particle size dominated by silt or clay.

()गाद या मिट्टी से निकले कण आकार के साथ पार्टिकुलेट स्थलीय पदार्थ के कारण जल प्रदूषण होता है

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The landslide was caused due to siltation.

Rigorously

Adverb

in an extremely thorough and careful way.

(कठोरता से)

Carefully, Cautiously, Presently, Aware

Unaware, Carelessly, Recklessly, Incautious

The process was urged rigorously.

 

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