The Hindu Vocabulary 11 June 2021

2021-06-11

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 11 June 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Encouraging accord: On global minimum tax’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Accord

Noun

an official agreement or treaty.

(सहमति)

Pact, Treaty, Agreement, Deal, Settlement, Entente

-

The opposition refused to sign an accord.

Augury

Noun

a sign of what will happen in the future; an omen.

(प्रतीक)

Portent, Sign, Signal, Token, Warning, Forewarning

Ignorance, Rejection, Inexperience, Idiocy, Dopiness

The sound was as an augury of a disaster.

Fallout

Noun

the adverse results of a situation or action.

(नतीजा)

Consequence, Outcome, Upshot, Sequel, Effect, Out-turn

Cause, Begin, Beginning, Reason, Source, Root, Origin

We were not ready to bear the effects of political fallout.

Loophole

Noun

an ambiguity or inadequacy in the law or a set of rules.

(दुविधापूर्णता)

Ambiguity, Flaw, Fault, Defect, Slip, Dodge

Clarity, Lucidity, Coherence, Simplicity

Each and every member exploited the tax loopholes.

Communique

Noun

an official announcement or statement, especially one made to the media.

(विज्ञप्ति)

Press release, Bulletin, Message, Missive

-

The foreign minister issued a communique at the Global summit.

Relentless

Adjective

harsh or inflexible.

(कठोर)

Harsh, Grim, Fierce, Severe, Strict, Cruel

Lenient, Merciful, Clement, Forgiving, Forbearing, Tolerant

He is intelligent but a relentless trainer.

Outpacing

Verb

go, rise, or improve faster than.

(तेज़ी से बढ़ना)

Exceed, Outshine, Excel, Overshadow, Better

Subdue, Defeat, Conquer, Vanquish, Crush, Repress

The player outpaced all the opponents.

Exacerbate

Verb

make (a problem, bad situation, or negative feeling) worse.

(बिगाड़ देना)

Aggravate, Worsen, Inflame, Compound, Intensify

Calm, Reduce, Lessen, Lower, Decrease

The ignorance of the scheme implementation exacerbated the problem.

Spearheading

Verb

lead.

(अगुआई करना)

Lead, Head, Front, Conduct, Guide

Follow, Escort, Attend, Accompany

They are spearheading the campaign.

Iron out

Phrase

solve or settle difficulties or problems.

(समाधान करना)

Resolve, Sort out, Settle, Clear up, Solve, Remedy

Disorder, Disarray, Confusion, Bedlam, Mayhem

The differences have been ironed out by us.

Levy

Verb

impose.

(उगाही)

Charge, Exact, Impose, Mulct, Raise

Drop, Reduce, Cut, Down, Disband

The government has levied heavy duties on oil products.

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