The Hindu Vocabulary 16 July 2021

2021-07-16

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 16 July 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Ramping up supply: On COVID-19 vaccination woes’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Ramp

Verb

drive up.

(आगे बढ़ाना)

Increase, Rise, Raise, Ascend, Climb, Mount, Soar

Fall, Descend, Decrease, Settle, Reduce, Drop

The share price has ramped up.

Slacken

Verb

reduce or decrease in speed or intensity.

(धीमा करना)

Slow, Decelerate Descend, Decrease, Settle, Reduce, Drop

Accelerate, Increase,  Rise, Raise, Ascend, Climb, Mount, Soar

The pace of economic growth should never slacken.

Resurface

Verb

arise or become evident again.

(पुनः प्रकट होना)

Arise, Appear, Emerge, Surface, Occur, Ensue, Commence

End, Finish, Disappear, Vanish, Fade, Withdraw, Ebb, Dissipate

Serious concerns about the social issues seem to have resurfaced.

Roiled

Verb

make (someone) annoyed or irritated.

(चिढ़ा हुआ, नाराज़)

Annoy, Upset, Irritate, Bother, Vex, Anger, Exasperate

Pacify, Content, Good-humored, Placate, Calm, Conciliate

Rishi roiled me by dropping the vase.

Heady

Adjective

having a strong or exhilarating effect.

(उतावला)

Exhilarating, Exciting, Thrilling, Stimulating, Invigorating, Spirituous

Boring, Tedious, Dull, Repetitious, Repetitive, Unrelieved

She sprayed a heady, strong perfume.

Inoculate

Verb

introduce or inject.

(निवेशन)

Institute, Initiate, Launch, Inaugurate, Establish, Found

Abolish, Amend, End, Finish, Scrap, Terminate

The tax scheme has been inoculated in new version.

Being out of the woods

Phrase

out of danger or difficulty.

(सुरक्षित)

Protected, Safe, Secure, Preserved, Shielded, Defended

Unsafe, Insecure,  At risk, Risky, Dangerous

After years of struggle, Tina was released from the jail and she was out of the woods then.

Entail

Verb

involve (something) as a necessary or inevitable part or consequence.

(आवश्यक बना देना)

Involve, Institute, Include, Demand, Require, Need

Avoid, Ignore, Shun, Spurn, Neglect, Hesitate, Reluctant

This is a situation which entails risk at every level.

Spike

Noun

a sharp increase in the magnitude or concentration of something.

(प्रगति)

Increase, Rise, Raise, Ascend, Climb, Mount, Soar

Fall, Descend, Decrease, Settle, Reduce, Drop

There was a spike noticed in the price of petroleum.

Spruce up

Phrase

to make (someone or something) look cleaner, neater, or more attractive.

(सवाँरना)

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All my friends spruced up the room before moving out.

 

 

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