The Hindu Vocabulary 10 November 2021

2021-11-10

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 10 November 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘The wall in front: On Rahul Dravid's appointment as head coach’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Inevitability

Noun

Certainty

(अनिवार्यता)

Confidence, Firmness, Trust, Belief

Distrust, Disbelief, Ambiguity, Hesitation

The inevitability of the spread of the disease has been proven after a million of cases.

Dabbled

Verb

Play at

(हाथ आजमाना)

Dally, Idle, Trifle, Mess around

Take seriously

During an important meeting, Sunil was seen dabbling.

Helmed

Noun

Lead

(संचालन)

Affect, Conduce, Encourage, Excite

Discourage, Dissuade, Hinder, Mismanage

Aakash took over the helm when the CEO retired.

Incumbent

Adjective

(of an official or regime) currently holding office.

(पदधारी)

Current, Existing, In office

-

The incumbent government is going to face some serious challenges in the next election.

Culmination

Noun

Conclusion

(परिणति)

Apex, Climax, Completion, Pinnacle

Anticlimax, Beginning, Start, Base

The dance finale marked the culmination of the fest.

Moniker

Noun

Nickname

(उपनाम)

Appellation, Sobriquet, Denomination, Handle

-

Rahul Dravid’s moniker is “The Wall”.

Donned

Verb

Clothe

(पहना)

Dress, Wear, Put on, Enrobe

Disrobe

Nikita donned herself with a heavy gown.

Stature

Noun

Importance

(कद)

Ability, Cachet, Caliber, Capacity

Impotence, Inability, Inadequacy, Unimportance

C V Raman held a huge stature in the scientific community.

Foray

Noun

Attempt

(धावा)

Inroad, Invasion, Raid, Attack

Abstention, Idleness, Laziness

The enemy’s troops forayed into the fort.

Pedigree

Noun

Heritage

(वंशावली)

Lineage, Blood, Breed, Extraction

Conclusion, Effect, Outgrowth, Result

The researchers were hunting for the animals with pedigrees.

Blip

Noun

Minor shock

(ब्लिप)

Glitch, Censor, Echo, Tap

Stet

There was an upward blip in the price of fuel.

 

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