The Hindu Vocabulary 10 January 2021

2021-01-10

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 10 January 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Optimism unbounded: On signs of an economic recovery’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Optimistic

Adjective

hopeful and confident about the future.

(आशावादी)

Cheerful, Cheery, Positive, Hopeful, Confident

Pessimistic, Negative, Gloomy, Ominous

We all should be optimistic in life.

Posit

Noun

put forward as fact or as a basis for argument.

(किसी स्थिति में रखना)

Postulate, Put forward, Advance, Propound, Submit

-

The posit needs an update.

Robustly

Adverb

in a determined and forceful way.

(मजबूती के साथ)

Forcefully,  Vigorously, Violently, Intensely

Slowly, Gradually, Moderately, Consistently

The processing has to be robustly enhanced.

Slump

Verb

sit, lean, or fall heavily and limply.

(मंदी)

Flop, Flump, Collapse, Sink, Fall

Rise, Stand, Raise, Plump

There was a steep slump in the price of shares.

Implicit

Adjective

suggested though not directly expressed.

(अंतर्निहित)

Implied, Indirect, Inferred, Understood

Explicit, Direct, Straight, Unswerving

The implicit response was unacceptable.

Propel

Verb

drive or push something forwards.

(आगे को बढ़ाना)

Move, Drive, Throw, Toss

Hinder, Obstruct, Impede, Stay away

The saying propels throughout the village.

Wariness

Noun

caution about possible dangers or problems.

(सावधानी)

Caution, Care, Circumspection, Prudence

Recklessness, Rashness, Harsh, Rude

There should be wariness about the present situation.

Dampen

Verb

make less strong or intense.

(कम मजबूत या तीव्र बनाना।)

Lessen, Diminish, Reduce, Decrease, Moderate, Lower

Heighten, Raise, Rise, Elevate

The use of chemicals dampens the effect of the paint.

Belie

Verb

fail to give a true impression of or justify.

(झुठलाना)

Contradict, Debunk, Falsify, Distort, Warp

Reveal, Show, Disclose, Release

The prisoner tried to belie all the evidence presented.

Postulation

Noun

a suggestion or assumption of the existence, fact, or truth of something as a basis for reasoning, discussion, or belief.

(अभियाचना)

Proposal, Proposition, Motion, Submission, Advice

-

The postulation was much hyped.

Brunt

Noun

the worst part or chief impact of a specified action.

(चोट)

Force, Impact, Shock, Burden, Pressure

Ignorance, Negligence, Avoidance, Avoiding

We had to bear the brunt of recession last year.

Upbeat

Adjective

cheerful; optimistic.

(उत्साहित)

Cheery, Positive, Confident, Hopeful

Pessimistic, Negative, Cynical, Rejecting, Refusing

Raghav was upbeat and a positive by nature.

Sober

Adjective

creating a more serious, sensible, or solemn mood.

(अधिक गंभीर, समझदार, या गंभीर मूड बनाना)

Solemn, Serious, Sombre, Grave

Cheerful, Jolly, Merry, Joyful, Joyous

It was a sobering experience for us that the case got reopened.

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