The Hindu Vocabulary 10 July 2021

2021-07-10

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 10 July 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Perfecting the test’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Hastily

Adverb

with excessive speed or urgency; hurriedly.

(जल्दबाज़ी से)

Quickly, Hurriedly, Fast, Swiftly, Rapidly, Speedily, Briskly, Expeditiously

Slowly, Carefully, Deliberately, Intentionally, Purposely, Knowingly

I gave the verdict too hastily.

Deprivation

Noun

the lack or denial of something considered to be a necessity.

(अभाव)

Dispossession, Withholding, Withdrawal, Removal, Stripping, Denial

Possession, Ownership, Control, Hold, Charge, Authority, Capture

I am suffering from sleep deprivation.

Reckon

Verb

consider or regard in a specified way.

(समझना)

Consider, Judge, View, Count, Gauge, Estimate, Repute, Evaluate

Ignore, Avoid, Shun, Spurn, Refuse, Repel

The function was reckoned a failure.

Responsive

Adjective

reacting quickly and positively.

(प्रतिक्रियाशील)

Reactive, Receptive, Amenable, Flexible, Accessible, Approachable, Sensitive, perceptive

Apathetic, Insensitive, Heartless, Inconsiderate, Thoughtless, Thick-skinned

None of the members were responsive to my plea.

Critiqued

Verb

evaluate (a theory or practice) in a detailed and analytical way.

(आंकना)

Assess, Judge, Estimate, Gauge, Judge, Analyse

Elude, Evade, Eschew, Refrain, Avoid, Shun

The writers critiqued the measures shared by the society of writers.

Empower

Verb

give (someone) the authority or power to do something.

(समर्थ बनाना)

Authorize, License, Entitle, Permit, Allow, Sanction, Warrant

Forbid, Prohibit, Ban, Outlaw, Veto, Proscribe, Disallow

All the students were empowered to disclose the details.

Fallback

Noun

an alternative plan that may be used in an emergency.

(विकल्प)

-

-

The plan should be released with a fallback.

Underscore

Verb

emphasize.

(जोर देना)

Highlight, Spotlight, Accentuate, Underline, Prioritize, Strengthen

Understate, Play down, Downplay, Underrate, Downgrade, Lessen

The editor underscored the need for change in the article.

Tailored

Verb

make or adapt for a particular purpose or person.

(अपने हिसाब से रखना)

Customize, Adapt, Adjust, Modify, Change, Convert, Alter

-

All the arrangements were to be tailored as per the need of the clients.

 

 

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