The Hindu Vocabulary 12 February 2021

2021-02-12

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 12 February 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Cutting trans fat: On healthier food’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Substitute

Noun

a person or thing acting or serving in place of another.

(विकल्प)

Replacement, Deputy, Relief, Proxy, Reserve

-

Soya milk was the substitute for normal milk.

Capped

Verb

place a limit or restriction on.

(एक सीमा या प्रतिबंध लगाएं)

Limit, Restrict, Curb, Control, Peg

Unrestricted, Unbound, Unconfined, Uncontrolled 

The inflation rates should be capped instantly.

Solely

Adverb

not involving anyone or anything else; only.

(केवल)

Only, Simply, Just, Merely, Uniquely, Exclusively

Likewise, Mutually, Together, Collectively, Cooperatively

He is solely responsible for the downfall.

Emulsion

Noun

dispersion.

(प्रसार)

Distribute, Give out, Dispense, Allocate, Allot

Keep, Hold, Restrict, Collect

The dish was served with ginger emulsion.

Proclivity

Noun

a tendency to choose or do something regularly; an inclination or predisposition towards a particular thing.

(प्रवृत्ति)

Liking, Inclination, Tendency, Leaning, Proneness

Disliking, Detest, Disinterest, Deviation, Aberration

We all have proclivity for hard work.

Resistance

Noun

the refusal to accept or comply with something.

(प्रतिरोध)

Opposition, Fight, Battle, Stand, Confrontation

Acceptance, Approval, Receptive, Receptivity

His resistance is evident from his choice of words.

Mandatory

Adjective

required by law or mandate; compulsory.

(अनिवार्य)

Obligatory, Compulsory, Binding, Required, Inescapable

Escapable, Unnecessary, Optional, Unwanted

Wearing helmet while riding is mandatory.

Apparent

Adjective

clearly visible or understood; obvious.

(स्पष्ट)

Obvious, Plain, Evident, Visible

Doubtful, Unclear, Obscure, Unknown, Dubious

It is apparent from his actions that we are going to succeed in this attempt.

Redouble

Verb

make or become much greater, more intense, or more numerous.

(बढ़ाना)

Enhance, Improve, Intensify, Add to, Amplify

Suppress, Subdue, Deflate, Diminish, Mar

We will have to redouble our efforts.

Attributable

Adjective

regarded as being caused by.

(जिसका कारण निश्चित किया)

Caused, Happened, Created, Produced, Originated

Result, Consequence, Repercussion, Resultant

This year major number of deaths are attributed to COVID-19.

 

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