The Hindu Vocabulary 14 April 2021

2021-04-14

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 14 April 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Salvaging strategy: On scaling up COVID-19 vaccinations’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Salvaging

Verb

to retain or preserve or rescue.

(बचाव या बचाव के लिए)

Rescue, Save, Preserve, Conserve, Reclaim, Retrieve

Endanger, Jeopardize, Imprison, Danger, Abandon

The world needs to be salvaged from the impact of COVID-19.

Exuberance

Noun

the quality of being full of energy, excitement, and cheerfulness; ebullience.

(अधिकता)

Ebullience, Buoyancy, Cheerfulness, Jaunty, Exhilaration, Exultation

Gloom, Meagreness, Darkness, Blackness, Murk, Obscurity

They had a sense of youthful exuberance throughout the trip.

Irrational

Adjective

not logical or reasonable.

(तर्कहीन)

Unreasonable, Illogical, Groundless, Baseless, Unfounded

Rational, Logical, Reasonable, Sensible

The irrational fear instilled within was not easy to be taken control of.

Hobble

Verb

restrict the activity or development of.

(रोकना)

Limit, Regulate, Hinder, Impede, Obstruct, Confine

Allow, Free, Permit, Let, Allowance

The economy was hobbled because of the pandemic.

Staggered

Verb

continue in existence or operation uncertainly or precariously.

(लड़खड़ाना)

Stumble, Totter, Sway, Lurch, Wobble

Stay, Stable, Static, Fixed

The economy staggered from one crisis to another.

Inscrutable

Adjective

impossible to understand or interpret.

(रहस्यमय)

Enigmatic, Unreadable, Impenetrable, Mysterious

Expressive, Clear, Transparent, Clear

When asked about his plan, he gave an inscrutable response.

Fatigue

Noun

extreme tiredness resulting from mental or physical exertion or illness.

(थकान)

Weariness, Exhaustion, Drowsiness, Lethargy, Lassitude, Debility

Energy, Vigour, Strength, Stamina, Robustness

It was because of fatigue that she felt low.

Confined

Verb

keep or restrict someone or something within certain limits of.

(सिमित)

Restrict, Constrict, Impede, Hinder, Obstruct, Impound, Trap

Free, Liberate, Let, Freedom, Release

I never confine my ideas to one zone.

Avert

Verb

prevent or turn away.

(टालना)

Prevent, Stop, Avoid, Stave off, Turn, Avoid

Consider, Assure, Confirm, Reaffirm

We all avert delays.

Credibility

Noun

the quality of being trusted and believed in.

(विश्वसनीयता)

Trustworthiness, Reliability, Dependability, Integrity, Reputation

Implausibility, Betrayal, Cheating, Biased, Dishonesty

Rahul’s credibility won him accolades.

Adherence

Noun

attachment or commitment to a person, cause, or belief.

(अनुपालन)

Dedication, Devotion, Loyalty, Fidelity, Attentiveness, Commitment

Apathy, Laziness, Indifference, Unimportance

The teacher expected strict adherence to the rules.

Mobility

Noun

the ability to move or be moved freely and easily.

(गतिशीलता)

Vigour, Strength, Potency, Portability

Weakness, Lethargy, Listlessness, Frailty, Fragility, Punniness

The exercise suggested helps regain mobility.

 

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