The Hindu Vocabulary 11 October 2020

2020-10-11

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 11 October 2020 is from the Editorial titled “Avoidable uncertainty: On RBI monetary policy statement”.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Overhaul

Verb

take apart in order to examine it and repair it if necessary.

(कायापलट)

Service, Maintain, Repair, Rebuild

Damage, Destroy, Harm, Affect

The entire team is busy overhauling the structure.

Envisage

Verb

contemplate or conceive of as a possibility or a desirable future event.

(परिकल्पना करना)

Anticipate, Predict, Foresee, Forecast, Propose

Exclude, Disrespect, Neglect, Inconsiderate

Banks have envisaged that there will be rise of 5% in interest rates this year.

Culmination

Noun

the highest or climactic point of something, especially as attained after a long time.

(परिणति)

Climax, Pinnacle, Peak, High-point

Nadir, Low-point, Zero, Bottom

Career of the only son of veteran actor has reached its culmination.

Deferring

Verb

Postpone

(टालना)

Shelve, Put off, Put back, Delay

Sped up, Expedite, Quick, Fast

I had to defer the session because of ill health.

Disrupt

Verb

drastically alter or destroy the structure of.

(भंग करना)

Damage, Distort, Buckle, Warp

Manage, Organize, Arrange, Assemble

Floods in Kerala have completely disrupted the state.

Ample

Adjective

enough or more than enough; plentiful.

(पर्याप्त)

Sufficient, Enough, Adequate, Abundant

Meagre, Insufficient, Inadequate, Deficient

We have ample amount of data to research.

Expedite

Verb

make (an action or process) happen sooner or be accomplished more quickly.

(शीघ्र)

Speed up, Hasten, Hurry, Quicken

Delay, Hinder, Obstruct, Laid back

I asked the tailor to expedite with the stitching as I was getting late.

Interplay

Verb

the way in which two or more things have an effect on each other.

(परस्पर क्रिया)

Interaction, Interchange, Teamwork, Cooperation

Difference, Disengagement, Disassociation, Detachment

The plans made by the management were interplayed with the effective work by the team.

Holistic

Adjective

relating to or concerned with wholes or with complete systems.

(समग्र)

Whole, Complete, Overall, Entire

Part, Bit, Section

For the holistic development, we have to focus on every bit.

Deliberation

Noun

long and careful consideration or discussion.

(विवेचना)

Thinking, Thought, Consideration, Reflection

Negligence, Avoidance, Barring, Rejecting

After long deliberation, I could decide the colour I wanted.

Lethargy

Noun

a lack of energy and enthusiasm.

(सुस्ती)

Inactivity, Slowness, Torpor, Sluggishness

Vigour, Energy, Enthusiasm, Activeness

The failure was the result of his lethargy towards studies.

Reign

Verb

be the dominant feature of a situation or place.

(राज्य)

Prevail, Occur, Abound, predominate

Submissive, Supress, Hold, Tighten

Shubham and his knowledge reigns in entire office.

Entail

Verb

involve (something) as a necessary or inevitable part or consequence.

(आवश्यक)

Demand, Necessitate, Require, Need

Insignificant, Trivial, Unimportant, Trifling

Once you prepare the comprehensive list, it will automatically entail the other list.

Unforeseen

Adjective

not anticipated or predicted.

(अनपेक्षित)

Unpredicted, Unexpected, Unplanned, Accidental

Planned, Expected, Predictable, Foreseeable

The tragic incident at my friend’s place was unforeseen.

Stance

Noun

the attitude of a person or organization towards something; a standpoint.

(दृष्टिकोण)

Point of view, Viewpoint, Opinion, Standpoint

-

I had no stance on the topic as I was not aware of it.

Clumsy

Adjective

awkward in movement or in handling things.

(बेढंगा)

Awkward, Uncoordinated, Graceless, Fumbling

Graceful, Refined, Elegant, Dignified

The approach my colleague applied was clumsy.

Lateral

Adjective

of, at, towards, or from the side or sides.

(पहलू का)

Sideways, Sidewise, Sidelong, Slanting

Straight, Neutral

The swing was going round and round laterally.

Stimulus

Noun

a thing that arouses activity or energy in someone or something; a spur or incentive.

(उत्तेजना)

Spur, Boost, Stimulant, Encouragement, Prompt

Discouragement, Deterrent, Damper, Dissuasion

Approval to the plea was a stimulus to my intentions.

Stuttering

Adjective

progress in an irregular way.

(अनियमित)

Uneven, Non-uniform, Misshapen, Contorted

Regular, Smooth, Straight, Even

The stuttering growth of our economy will do no good.

Mandarin

Noun

a powerful official or senior bureaucrat.

(सरकारी)

Official, Administrator, Minister, Office-holder

-

MR.  Roy is  a mandarin at the municipality office.

Burnish

Verb

enhance or improve.

(सुधारना)

Enhance, Amplify, Intensify, Strengthen

Weaken, Debilitate, Diminish, Mar

We are working hard to burnish our website.

Stricture

Noun

a restriction on a person or activity.

(बंधन)

Constraint, Restriction, Limitation, Control

Freedom, Privilege, Independence, Liberty

Police officials have put strictures on any movement of the accused.

 

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