The Hindu Vocabulary 17 October 2021

2021-10-17

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 17 October 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Fast forward: On Gati Shakti National Master Plan’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Convince

Verb

Gain the confidence of

(विश्वास दिलाना)

Assure, Get, Persuade, Prompt, Prove

Discourage, Fail, Stop, Dissuade

I tried to convince him, but he was adamant to refuse.

Articulate

Verb

Say clearly

(स्पष्ट)

Enunciate, Express, Utter, Pronounce

Ask, Question, Listen, Be quiet

He articulated his speech very well.

Evident

Adjective

Clearly understood

(प्रत्यक्ष)

 

Conspicuous, Indisputable, Noticeable, Obvious, Unmistakable

Concealed, Doubtful, Uncertain, Indefinite

It is evident that you are trying to escape conviction.

Prevailed

Verb

Dominate

(प्रबल)

Abound, Beat, Overcome, Prove, Succeed

Fail, Surrender, Follow, Forfeit

Our organization prevailed even in the toughest of times.

Fillip

Verb

Stimulate

(प्रोत्साहन)

Boost, Flip, Charge, Incentive

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Reduction in sales tax will act as a fillip to boost sales.

Pinning

Verb

Hold in place

(जगह में पकडे रखना)

Affix, Bind, Fasten, Close, Fix

Detach, Loosen, Let go, Release, Disjoin

He caught his brother pinning his friend.

Incompatible

Adjective

Antagonistic

(असंगत)

Conflicting, Inappropriate, Incongruous, Inconsistent, Unsuitable

Appropriate, Proper, Consistent, Suitable

I think you two are incompatible.

Hostile

Adjective

Mean

(विरोधी)

Adverse, Belligerent, Bitter, Contentious

Agreeable, Aiding, Favourable, Friendly

There was a hostile feeling when I went there.

Reclaim

Verb

Bring into usable condition

Convert, Salvage, Recover, Rescue

Harm, Injure, Hurt, Lose

You can reclaim 20% of the amount deposited for the flat.

Imperative

Adjective

Necessary

Compulsory, Critical, Crucial, Essential

Inessential, Uncritical, Insignificant, Trivial

Free and open Indo-pacific region is a global imperative.

 

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