The Hindu Vocabulary 11 November 2020

2020-11-11

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 11 November 2020 is from the Editorial titled ‘No fireworks: On NGT ban on sale and use of firecrackers’.

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Intensify

Verb

become or make more intense.

(तीव्र बनाना)

Aggravate, Boost, Increase, Heighten, Magnify

Decrease, Diminish, Lessen, Reduce, Undermine

The decision against the union intensified the anger.

Bursting

Verb

open suddenly and forcibly.

(अचानक और जबरन खुला।)

Erupting, Breaking, Exploding, Explosion

Calm, Peaceful, Stable, Uniform

After the tap got unleashed, it bursted.

Stipulation

Noun

a condition or requirement that is specified or demanded as part of an agreement.

(व्यवस्था)

Arrangement, Clause, Requirement, Provision

Disagreement, Implication, Request, Wish

The stipulation for the wedding was invalid.

Ban

Noun

officially or legally prohibit (something).

(प्रतिबंध)

Boycott, Censorship, Embargo, Limitation, Taboo

Approval, Sanction, Allowance, Permission

The teacher imposed a ban on the use of mobile phones.

Deteriorating

Adjective

becoming progressively worse.

(बिगड़ती)

Decline, Degrade, Depreciate, Disintegrate

Approve, Compliment, Laud, Praise

The condition of our economy is deteriorating day by day.

Primacy

Noun

the fact of being pre-eminent or most important.

(प्रधानता)

Authority, Command, Power, Domination

Inferiority, Submission, Weakness, Surrender

No one understood or valued the primacy of the dealing made this year.

Incumbent

Adjective

necessary for (someone) as a duty or responsibility.

(अवलंबी)

Basic, Crucial, Fundamental, Chief, Vital

Extra, Inessential, Unnecessary, Needless, Trivial

Reading ability is incumbent for excelling the comprehension section.

Distress

Noun

extreme anxiety, sorrow, or pain.

(संकट)

Affliction, Ache, Malaise, Misery

Advantage, Aid, Cheer, Comfort

The reason behind her anxiety was the distress.

Evident

Adjective

clearly seen or understood; obvious.

(प्रत्यक्ष)

Visible, Conspicuous, Fact, Noticeable, Obvious

Concealed, Doubtful, Uncertain, Unclear

It was evident from her reaction that she detested it.

Accountability

Noun

responsibility.

(जवाबदेही)

Liability, Answerability, Blameworthiness

-

The accountability of the finances was hers.

Fate

Noun

destiny or fortune.

(भाग्य)

Chance, Circumstance, Fortune, Destiny

Beginning, Start, Misfortune, Origin

My fate is not destined to be good.

Legitimate

Adjective

legal.

(कानूनी)

Appropriate, Accepted, Proper, Reasonable, Fair

Abnormal, Affected, Invalid, False

The formalities stated were not all legitimate.

 

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