The Hindu Vocabulary 15 October 2021

2021-10-15

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 15 October 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Beguiling base: On fuel prices and inflation’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Beguile

Verb

charm or enchant (someone), sometimes in a deceptive way.

(छलना)

 

Deceive, Entice, Mislead, Betray

Turn off, Give, Offer, Refuse, Disenchant

Sanjay is a beguiling person.

Levy

Verb

impose (a tax, fee, or fine).

(उदग्रहण)

Collect, Exact, Raise, Extort

Give, Exonerate, Displace, Remove

A tax of 15% was levied on all imports.

Buoyed

Verb

Encourage

(प्रोत्साहित करना)

Bolster, Boost, Buck up, Cheer, Hearten

Discourage, Depress, Bring down

I was buoyed up by the CEO’s appraise.

Eroded

Verb

Deteriorate

(नष्ट करना)

Corrode, Destroy, Abrade, Crumble, Disintegrate

Build, Ignore, Preserve, Neglect

The valley has been eroded by the flowing river.

Disguise

Verb

Mask

(भेस)

Alter, Conceal, Cover up, Deceive

Disclose, Expose, Divulge, Let out, Show

Ajit spent ten years in disguise.

Provisional

Adjective

Tentative

(अस्थायी)

Conditional, Interim, Temporary, Transitional

Certain, Definite, Permanent

I have made a provisional booking.

Capture

Noun

Catch and forcefully hold

(कब्जा)

Abduction, Apprehension, Arrest, Confiscation

Letting go, Rise, Liberalization, Release

You should capture the beauty of this landscape in your eyes.

Deign

Verb

Lower oneself

(अनुग्रह करना)

Condescend, Stoop, Consent, Patronize

Oppose, Refuse

Rajesh deigned an apology.

Ripple

Noun

Wave

(लहर)

Breaker, Crest, Curl, Fold, Furrow

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He cracked a joke and a ripple of laughter ran around the room.

Haste

Noun

Hurry

(जल्दबाजी)

Alacrity, Urgency, Briskness, Bustle

Calm, Slowness, Delay, Leisure

All the rumors were running towards the finish line in haste.

 

 

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