The Hindu Vocabulary 13 February 2021

2021-02-13

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 13 February 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Tender cut: On cryptocurrencies and regulation’.

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Ambiguity

Noun

the quality of being open to more than one interpretation; inexactness.

(अस्पष्टता)

Ambivalence, Obscurity, Vagueness, Dubiety, Uncertainty

Certain, Certainty, Sure, Definite, Transparency

The ambiguity in the processing of the software makes it difficult for all of us.

Vagueness

Noun

lack of certainty or distinctness.

(अस्पष्टता)

Blurriness, Obscurity, Cloudiness, Murkiness, Faint, Unclear

Clear, Definite, Certain, Transparent, Sure

It is the vagueness in the system that it failed to entice the audience.

Disapproval

Noun

possession or expression of an unfavourable opinion.

(अस्वीकृति)

Disapprobation, Dislike, Dissatisfaction, Disfavour, Displeasure

Acceptance, Approval, Liking, Favourable, Acceptable

His disapproval for joining in was not appreciated by the team.

Ambit

Noun

the scope, extent, or bounds of something.

(सीमा)

Scope, Extent, Confines, Limit, Range, Breadth, Realm

-

The explanation was beyond the ambit of one page.

Illicit

Adjective

forbidden by law, rules, or custom.

(अवैध)

Illegal, Unlawful, Illegitimate, Outlawed, Banned

Legal, Verifiable, Licit, Approved, Honest

The policy we invested in has turned out to be illicit.

Identifiable

Adjective

able to be recognized; distinguishable.

(पहचान योग्य)

Recognizable, Known, Noticeable, Perceptible, Distinct, Marked

Unrecognizable, Inconspicuous, Disguised, Incognito, Changed

I did not have any identifiable picture with of him.

Ambivalence

Noun

the state of having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something or someone.

(दुविधा)

Equivocation, Doubt, Uncertainty, Indecision, Hesitancy, Vacillation

Certainty, Decisiveness, Conviction, Fact, Truth

The judge had ambivalence about the decision to be made.

Clientele

Noun

clients collectively.

(ग्राहक सामूहिक रूप से)

Group, Category, Class, Set, Lot, Batch

Individual, Single, Sole, Only, Lone

The opponents’ clientele were nowhere supportive.

Niche

Noun

a comfortable or suitable position in life or employment.

(जीवन या रोजगार में एक आरामदायक या उपयुक्त स्थिति)

Slot, Section, Part, Place, Function

-

I am now working on voice and accent training and am in my niche.

Outright

Adjective

wholly and completely.

(पूरी तरह से)

Completely, Entirely, Fully, Totally, Categorically, Absolutely

Partially, In part, Partly, Separately

The government has banned logging outright.

Resist

Verb

withstand the action or effect of.

(विरोध करना)

Withstand, Combat, Counter, Weather, Endure, outlast

Harmed, Harmful, Susceptible, Risky, Dangerous

We should have resisted the change.

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