The Hindu Vocabulary 13 March 2021

2021-03-13

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 13 March 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Fire wise: On safety training and technological fixes’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Preventable

Adjective

able to be prevented or avoided.

(रोकने योग्‍य)

Avoidable, Needless, Unnecessary, Inevitable

Unavoidable, Important, Necessary, Inevitable, Inescapable

The accident was completely preventable.

Egregious

Adjective

outstandingly bad; shocking.

(बहुत बुरा)

Shocking, Appalling, Horrifying, Horrible, Terrible

Marvellous, Amazing, Astounding, Breath-taking

We were taken aback with those egregious remarks.

Aftermath

Noun

the consequences or after-effects of a significant unpleasant event.

(परिणाम)

After-effects, Consequences, Results, Fallout, Backwash, Trail

Cause, Reason, Source, Root

The city overcame the aftermaths of the floods in a year.

Preliminary

Adjective

preceding or done in preparation for something fuller or more important.

(प्रारंभिक)

Prior, Opening, Initial, Introductory, Prefatory

Concluding, Closing, Final, Last

He dropped a preliminary draft today.

Robust

Adjective

strong and healthy; vigorous.

(मजबूत)

Strong, Vigorous, Sturdy, Tough, Powerful

Weak, Frail, Infirm, Feeble, Enfeeble

The system was robust enough to bear the loss.

Intervene

Verb

To interfere.

(हस्तक्षेप करना)

Intercede, Cut in, Mediate, Arbitrate

Ignore, Spurn, Avoid, Disregard

The teacher usually intervenes in our work.

Perish

Verb

suffer complete ruin or destruction.

(नष्ट हो जाना)

Disappear, Vanish, Fade, Dissolve, Wither

Live, Survive, Overcome, Bear

All my hopes have perished.

Inferno

Noun

a place or situation that is too hot, chaotic, or noisy.

(नरक)

Disorderly, Disorganized, Disordered, Haywire, Tumultuous

Orderly, Set, Fixed, Disciplined

The inferno in the city has swiped now.

Remedial

Adjective

giving or intended as a remedy or cure.

(उपचारात्मक)

Treatment, Cure, Solution , Answer

Problem, Trouble, Question, Query

My friend gave me remedial measures for the issue.

Frenetic

Adjective

fast and energetic in a rather wild and uncontrolled way.

(तेज और ऊर्जावान, बल्कि जंगली और अनियंत्रित तरीके से।)

Frantic, Wild, Frenzied, Hectic, Fraught, Feverish

Calm, Settled, Peaceful, Tranquil

We completed it with a frenetic pace of activity.

Shrift

Noun

confession, especially to a priest.

(अपराध - स्वीकृति)

Acknowledgement, Acceptance, Revelation, Exposure

Hide, Concealment, Screening, Camouflaging

The shrift by the minister cannot be overlooked.

Staggering

Adjective

deeply shocking; astonishing.

(चौंका देने वाला)

Surprising, Amazing, Impressive, Astounding

Simple, Ordinary, Easy, Usual

I witnessed a staggering change in his behaviour.

Purview

Noun

the scope of the influence or concerns of something.

(क्षेत्र)

Extent, Range, Reach, Span, Sweep, Ambit

-

The decision to be taken is not within my purview.

 

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