The Hindu Vocabulary 19 August 2021

2021-08-19

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 19 August 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Beating plastic pollution: On Plastic Waste Management Amendment Rules’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Prohibited

Verb

formally forbid (something) by law, rule, or other authority.

(वर्जित)

Forbid, Ban, Bar, Interdict, Veto, Proscribe, Embargo, Disallow

Permit, Authorize, Sanction, Allow, Approve, Ratify

They prohibited my participation in the competition.

Asserting

Verb

state a fact or belief confidently and forcefully.

(जोर देना)

Declare, Maintain, Contend, Argue, State, Propound, Claim

Ignore, Avoid, Neglect, Shun, Spurn, Shut, Shutter

The government asserted the facts and new rules.

Coherence

Noun

the quality of being logical and consistent.

(तालमेल)

Consistency, Soundness, Unity, Clarity, Intelligibility

Incoherence, Inconsistency,

It was not the coherence of state policy but the differences.

Staggering

Adjective

deeply shocking; astonishing.

(चौंका देने वाला)

Astonishing, Astounding, Surprising, Startling, Stunning, Confound

Predictable, Knowing, Ordinary, Foreseeable, Probable, Likely, Foreseen

They received staggering electricity bills.

Culminate

Verb

reach a climax or point of highest development.

(समाप्त होना)

Peak, Climax, Wind up, Finish, lead to, Pinnacle

Start, Begin, Initiate, Commence, Appear, Arrive

The violence culminated

Feeble

Adjective

lacking physical strength, especially as a result of age or illness.

(दुर्बल)

Weak, Puny, Wasted, Frail, Infirm, Delicate, Ailing, Unwell

Strong, Sturdy, Powerful, Vigorous, Vigorous, Burly, Hefty

The labourers working on the field were feeble.

Haulage

Noun

the commercial transport of goods.

(कर्षण पथ)

-

-

The road haulage was not successful.

Confound

Verb

cause surprise or confusion in.

(उलझन में डालना)

Amaze, Astonish, Dumbfound, Stagger, Surprise, Startle, Stun

Relax, Release, Unwind, Loosen, Let up, Weaken, Lessen

The residents of the country were all confound.

Scourge

Noun

a person or thing that causes great trouble or suffering.

(आफ़त)

Affliction, Bane, Curse, Plague, Menace, Evil, Misfortune

Blessing, Godsend, Protection, Favour, Favourable

The scourges created chaos throughout the country.

 

 

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