The Hindu Vocabulary 13 October 2021

2021-10-13

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 13 October 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Limits to accommodation: on RBI's monetary policy.’

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Accommodation

Noun

A place where someone may live or stay.

(निवास स्थान)

Reconciliation, Compromise, Adaptation, Compliance

Disagreement, Fight, Nonconformity, Refusal

In downtown, there are various world class accommodations.

Confront

Verb

To face and deal with boldly.

(सामना होना)

Accost, Defy, Encounter, Meet

Avoid, Dodge, Evade, Surrender

CBI confronted the minister with evidence of him being involved in the corruption.

Demur

Verb

To make objection.

Hesitate, Vacillate, Waiver, Balk

Accept, Agree, Aid, Approve

He wished to make his wife deputy minister, but party demurred.

Posit

Verb

To put forward as fact or on basis of argument.

(किसी स्थिति में रखना)

Hypothesize, Postulate, Presuppose, Assume

Abstain, Honest, Disregard, Forget

Your views are posited on the basis of false facts.

Persist

Verb

Continue to exist.

(दृढ़ रहना)

Continue, Endure, Linger, Persevere

Cease, Continue, Halt, Leave

If his lack of interest persist even after holidays, you should talk to him.

Ameliorate

Verb

To make better.

(उन्नति)

Alleviate, Lighten, Calm, Placid

Aggravate, Increase, Intensify, Harm

His strategies to ameliorate the education level are praiseworthy.

Prognostication

Noun

A forecast or prediction.

(भविष्य-कथन)

Prophecy, Augury, Auspice, Boding

Describe, Narrate, Recite, Recount

His prognostication based decisions are meaningless to me.

Dissent

Noun

A lack of agreement or harmony.

(मतभेद)

Conflict, Disaccord, Disharmony, Dissension

Concurrence, Agreement, Harmony, Peace

There was dissent among committee members.

Imminent

Adjective

Likely to occur at any moment.

(करीब)

Forthcoming, Immediate, Impending, Inevitable

Avoidable, Distant, Escapable, Later

The results are imminent.

Caveat

Noun

A warning or caution.

(चेतावनी)

Admonition, Alarm, Caution, Forewarning

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His stock market analysis came as a caveat.

 

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