The Hindu Vocabulary 10 September 2021

2021-09-10

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 10 September 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Back at school: On student safety’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Nascent

Adjective

Not yet completely developed (विकासशील)

Amorphous, Imperfect, Inceptive, Immature

Developed, Grown, Mature

The private media is still nascent.

Sustain

Verb

To make something continue for a long period of time without becoming less

(क़ायम रखना)

Continue, Defend, Assist, Preserve

Hinder, Hurt, Obstruct, Stop

It is difficult for Rohan to sustain interest in studies.

Consensus

Noun

Agreement among a group of people (सर्वसम्मति)

Accord, Consent, Harmony, Unity

Denial, Disagreement, Dissension, Refusal

The family members reached consensus over the purchase of new car.

Surge

Noun

A sudden strong movement in a particular direction by a large number of people or things (उछाल)

Growth, Outpouring, Wave, Gush

Decline, Decrease

There has been a surge in the demand for electricity.   

Venture

Verb

To do something or go somewhere new and dangerous (जोखिम का काम)

Dare, Operate, Gamble, Challenge

Abstain, Neglect, Protect, Hide

He ventured out into the jungle to look for his mother.  

Resumption

Noun

Beginning again or continuing after a pause or interruption

(पुनरारंभ)

Continuation, Reopening, Restoration, Resurgence

Suspension, Abandonment

Organization was thinking about the resumption of the office.

Dilemma

Noun

A situation in which a difficult choice has to be made between two or more alternatives, especially equally undesirable ones.

(दुविधा)

Difficulty, Crisis, Embarrassment, Impasse, Plight

Good fortune, Benefit, Boon, Miracle

I was in dilemma about the selection of a college for my PhD.  

Crippling

Verb

Disable

(गंभीर)

Debilitate, Undermine, Weaken, Hurt

Aid, Assist, Mend, Help

Rahul got injured and was crippling on his way to the pavilion.

Prolonged

Adjective

Extended

(दीर्घकालीन)

Dull, Drawn out, Protracted

Shortened

The people of Afghanistan have seen a prolonged war.  

Underscore

Verb

Emphasize

(बल देना)

Accentuate, Highlight, Stress, Indicate

Aid, Create, Assist, Construct

The recent blast in Syria underscores the importance of storage facilities outside the city.

Implication

Noun

Suggestion

(निहितार्थ)

Conclusion, Indication, Overtone, Connotation

Measurement, Reality, Proof, Truth

Your decisions will have implications on my life as well.

Vulnerable

Adjective

Open to attack

(चपेट में)

Defenseless, Exposed, Liable, Ready

Guarded, Protected, Secure, Strong

The retail investor is the most vulnerable section of investors in the stock market.

Advocacy

Noun

Support an idea or cause

(वकालत)

Advancement, Assistance, Backing, Justification

Stop, Discouragement, Stoppage, Attack

Manish is known for his advocacy of women’s rights.

Staggered

Verb

Walk falteringly

(लड़खड़ाकर चलना)

Lurch, Careen, Reel, Shake

Carry on, Continue, Stay

He staggered on his way home from college.

Protocol

Noun

Rules of conduct, behaviour in certain situation

(प्रोटोकॉल)

Code, Contract, Custom, Obligation

Disagreement, Rudeness, Bad manners, Impoliteness

There are certain protocols that government officials have to follow.

Cohort

Noun

Partner in activity

(जत्था)

Companion, Comrade, Disciple, Follower

Enemy, Opponent, Antagonist, Foe

Harish got a ten-year sentence but his cohorts got away.

Caveat

Noun

Warning

(चेतावनी)

Admonition, Alarm, Forewarming, Caution

-

There are many caveats issued to curb illegal trading in India.

Indulgence

Noun

Something that you have or do because it gives you pleasure

(मज़ा)

Extravagance, Kindness, Leniency, Privilege

Disapproval, Frustration, Intolerance, Disfavor

Let me know about your indulgence in the illegal activity run by your friends.

Jeopardise

Verb

To do something that may damage something or put it at risk

(ख़तरे में डालना)

 

Endanger, Imperil, Risk, Stake, Threaten

Guard, Protect, Save, Plan

Sheena’s actions could jeopardise her carrier.

 

 

Watch 10 september Hindu Vocab Video

 

Share Blog


Current Affairs

Attempt Daily Current
Affairs Quiz

Attempt Quiz


Question Of The Day

A clock shows 11'O clock in the morning. How much angle will be traced by the hour hand of the clock when it shows 5’O clock in the evening?