The Hindu Vocabulary 16 March 2021

2021-03-16

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 16 March 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Salutary reminder: On Consumer Price Index.'

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Salutary

Adjective

producing good effects; beneficial.

(लाभदायक)

Beneficial, Good, Advantageous, Profitable, Productive

Unproductive, Unwelcome, Irrelevant, Unconnected, Unrelated

We decided to make salutary steps ahead.

Volatile

Adjective

liable to change rapidly and unpredictably, especially for the worse.

(परिवर्तनशील)

Uneasy, Dodgy, Unstable, Anxious

Stable, Even, Calm, Settled

Mine is a volatile mind.

Quinquennial

Adjective

recurring every five years.

(पाँच वर्ष का समय)

-

-

We conduct quinquennial checks.

Vigil

Noun

the act of being vigilant.

(सतर्क रहने की क्रिया)

Watchful, Observant, Keen-eyed, Alert

Negligent, Ignorant, Inattentive, Distracted

We all need to have a sense of vigil in order to prosper.

Prognostication

Noun

a prophecy.

(भविष्यवाणी)

Prediction, Forecast, Prophecy, Divination, Prognosis

Ignorance, Negligence, Unimportant, Distraction

The prognostication came out to be true this time.

Disconcertingly

Adverb

in a manner that causes uneasiness.

(एक तरह से जो बेचैनी का कारण बनता है)

Unsettling, Anxious, Discomforting, Perturbing

Settling, Reassuring, Satisfying, Encouraging

They gave us the project disconcertingly.

Wane

Verb

decrease in vigour or extent; become weaker.

(कम होना)

Decrease, Decline, Diminish, Dwindle, Shrink

Increase, Grow, Enlarge, Expand

All my efforts have gone to wane.

Upshot

Noun

the final or eventual outcome or conclusion of a discussion, action, or series of events.

(परिणाम)

Result, Consequence, Outcome, Out-turn

Cause, Origin, Root, Source

The upshot of the war was the non-compliance of the treaty.

Hovering

Verb

linger close at hand, especially in a hesitant or uncertain manner.

(मँडरा)

Linger, Loiter, Hang around, Stick around

Move, Drift, Shift, Deviate

The doubts pertaining to the policy are still hovering in my mind.

Portent

Noun

a sign or warning that a momentous or calamitous event is likely to happen.

(एक संकेत या चेतावनी)

Omen, Sign, Signal, Presage, Warning

-

Many birds are known to be portends of death.

Cogently

Adverb

Clearly.

(स्पष्ट रूप से)

Logically, Sensibly, Strongly, Thoughtfully

Foolishly, Stupidly, Illogically, Vague, Muddled

They put forward all the arguments cogently.

Purported

Adjective

appearing or stated to be true, though not necessarily so; alleged.

(कथित)

Supposed, Alleged, Claimed, Ostensible

-

The purported agreement seems to be void.

Perilous

Adjective

full of danger or risk.

(खतरनाक)

Hazardous, Risky,  Unsafe, Treacherous, Harmful

Safe, Protected, Secure, Sturdy

 

 

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