The Hindu Vocabulary 19 January 2021

2021-01-19

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 19 January 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Update debate: On WhatsApp and privacy’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Backlash

Noun

a strong negative reaction by a large number of people, especially to a social or political development.

(प्रतिक्रिया)

Counterblast, Comeback, Recoil, Retaliation, Fallout, Reverberation

Peace, Settlement, Tranquil, Still, Stability

We had to face the backlash after the war.

Implicit

Adjective

suggested though not directly expressed.

(अस्पष्ट)

Hinted, Suggested, Understood, Tacit, Silent, Unspoken

Explicit, Spoken, Stated, Mentioned

The implicit criticism from the parties hampered our confidence.

Perception

Noun

the ability to see, hear, or become aware of something through the senses.

(अनुभूति)

Discernment, Recognition, Realization, Cognizance

Ignorance, Inexperience, Innocence, Idiocy, Foolishness

The human perception were questioned.

Exodus

Noun

a mass departure of people.

(प्रस्थान)

Withdrawal, Evacuation, Leaving, Exit

Arrival, Coming, Advent, Entrance, Entry

As the movie got over, there was a sudden exodus.

Aftermath

Noun

the adverse results of a situation or action.

(विवाद)

Effect, Sequel, Consequence, End, Fallout

Beginning, Positive, Cause, Start

The aftermath of the election has stunned all.

Spook

Verb

to frighten.

(डराना)

Unnerve, Scare, Startle, Terrify, Alarm

Reassure, Comfort, Comforting, Ease, Serenity

We spooked the puppies on the street near to our school.

Allay

Verb

diminish or put at rest

(शांत करना)

Reduce, Drop, Diminish, Dwindle

Increase, Rise, Raise, Encourage, Boost

Our fears were allayed when the minister addressed our issues.

Transparency

Noun

the condition of being transparent.

(पारदर्शिता)

Lucidity, Clarity, Liquidity, Blatant

Unclear, Confusing, Mingled, Troublesome

Transparency of transactions is what the accountant asked for.

Inevitable

Adjective

certain to happen; unavoidable.

(अनिवार्य)

Unavoidable, Inescapable, Certain, Inexorable, Unpreventable

Avoidable, Uncertain, Needless, Preventable

It was inevitable that we left the bills unnoticed.

Encryption

Noun

the process of converting information or data into a code, especially to prevent unauthorized access.

(विशेष रूप से अनधिकृत पहुंच को रोकने के लिए सूचना या डेटा को एक कोड में बदलने की प्रक्रिया)

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The coders use encryption to protect sensitive data.

Whopping

Adjective

very large.

(विशाल)

Huge, Massive, Big, Colossal, Great

Small, Tiny, Minor, Trivial

Last year we had a whopping $10 million loss.

Reassure

Verb

say or do something to remove the doubts or fears of (someone).

(समझाना)

Encourage, hearten, Support, Assure

Betray, Cheat, Disguise, Trick

Raj understood my feelings and tried to reassure me.

 

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