The Hindu Vocabulary 16 June 2021

2021-06-16

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 16 June 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Numero Uno: On Djokovic win at French Open’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Sensational

Adjective

causing great public interest and excitement.

(शानदार)

Amazing, Startling, Astonishing, Staggering, Shocking

Ordinary, Average, Moderate, Simple, Standard, Conventional

The feelings he expressed at the NGOs function were sensational.

Rhythmic

Adjective

occurring regularly.

(नियमित)

Continual, Continuous, Sustained, Persistent, Abiding

Inconsistent, Inconstant, Fitful, Uneven, Variable, Changing

Our body experiences rhythmic changes..

Allure

Verb

powerfully attract or charm; tempt.

(लुभाना)

Attract, Tempt, Entice, Lure, Beguile, Captivate, Tantalize, Bewitch

Repel, Reject, Repulse, Resist, Prod

His pink tassle dupatta allured me.

Immortality

Noun

the ability to live forever; eternal life.

(अमरता)

Everlasting, Endless, Forever, Timelessness

Short, Temporary, Mercurial, Unsteady, Unstable

Immortality cannot be attained.

Astonishing

Adjective

extremely surprising or impressive; amazing.

(आश्चर्यजनक)

Astounding, Amazing, Staggering, Surprising, Startling

Usual, Ordinary, Normal, Typical, Customary

The news of his demise was astonishing.

Outwitted

Verb

deceive by greater ingenuity.

(मात देना)

Outsmart, Outplay, Out-think, Outmanoeuvre

-

Roshan has outwitted many opponents.

Resilience

Noun

the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties.

(लचीलापन)

Toughness, Adverse, Unfavourable, Disadvantageous, Inauspicious

Favourable, Beneficial, Positive, Friendly

Raj’s determination and resilience won him accolades.

Tweak

Verb

twist or pull (something) sharply.

(छेड़ना)

Twist, Tug, Pinch, Nip, Twitch, Squeeze

Hold, Keep, Clutch, Grasp

Russians tweaked the bill according to their benefit.

A herculean feat

Phrase

requiring tremendous effort, strength, etc.

(एक जबरदस्त करतब)

-

-

He holds a herculean feat of winning all four Majors and the Olympic gold in a single year.

Cue

Noun

a thing said or done that serves as a signal to an actor or other performer to enter or to begin their speech or performance.

(संकेत)

Signal, Sign, Prompt, Reminder, Nod

-

The umpire gave the player a cue for the next shot.

Languid

Adjective

having or showing a disinclination for physical exertion or effort.

(सुस्त)

Relaxed, Unhurried, Unenergetic, Slow, Listless, Torpid

Energetic, Active, Lively, Dynamic, Zestful, Vital

His languid attitude did no good to him.

 

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