The Hindu Vocabulary 19 November 2020

2020-11-19

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 19 November 2020 is from the Editorial titled ‘Shot in the arm: on potential vaccine candidates’.

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Shot in the arm

Phrase

A stimulus or booster, something vitalizing or encouraging.

(एक प्रोत्साहन या बूस्टर, कुछ महत्वपूर्ण या उत्साहजनक)

Catalyst, Impetus, Impulse, Motive, Cause, Urging

Block, Discouragement, Hindrance, Deterrent

I was a shot in the arm for the opponent when we won the match.

Hoop

Noun

Loop.

(लूप)

Circle, Band, Path, Loop

-

I wanted to have a shortcut instead of following the complete hoop.

Reveal

Verb

make (previously unknown or secret information) known to others.

(प्रकट करना)

Announce, Show, Notify, Leak, Unfold, Utter

Conceal, Contradict, Deny, Disavow, Suppress

Rahul revealed the secret.

Manifest

Verb

clear or obvious to the eye or mind.

(ज़ाहिर)

Demonstrate, Embody, Illustrate, Prove

Hide, Conceal, Cover, Disprove

The kids manifested their ideas at once.

Efficacy

Noun

the ability to produce a desired or intended result.

(प्रभावकारिता)

Adequacy, Capability, Ability, Power, Strength

Failure, Ineffectiveness, Lethargy, Weakness

The efficacy of the vaccines is yet to be confirmed.

Replicate

Noun

a repeated experiment or trial.

(एक दोहराया प्रयोग या परीक्षण)

Duplicate, Imitate, Reproduce, Repeat

Different, Current, Distinct, Dissimilar

We need to look for a replicate of the design.

Adverse

Adjective

preventing success or development; harmful; unfavourable.

(प्रतिकूल)

Conflicting, Detrimental, Disadvantageous, Injurious

Advantageous, Assisting, Friendly, Good, Nice, Kind

It may have adverse effects on our health.

Con

Noun

a disadvantage of or argument against something.

(खामी)

Cheat, Bluff, Crime, Deception, Dupe

Honesty, truth, Truthfulness, Virtue

The cons of the policy are greater than the pros.

Rarity

Noun

the state or quality of being rare.

(दुर्लभता)

Oddity, Scarcity, Exception, Rareness, Irregularity, Uncommonness

Regularity, Frequent, Uniformity, Consistent

The rarity of the mammals existence here is of no shock.

Coalition

Noun

a temporary alliance for combined action, especially of political parties forming a government.

(गठबंधन)

Affiliation, Alliance, Amalgam, Amalgamation, Combination

Detachment, Disconnection, Disunion, Division

There was a coalition between two member parties.

Ramp up

Phrasal verb

increase the level or amount of something sharply.

(किसी चीज़ का स्तर या मात्रा तेज़ी से बढ़ाना)

Boost, grow, Develop, Accretion, Raise

Decline, Decrease, Diminish, Dwindle, Depletion

The number of cases are ramping up with no control.

Implausible

Adjective

not seeming reasonable or probable; failing to convince.

(अकल्पनीय)

Dubious, Uncertain, Flimsy, Impossible, Unbelievable

Believable, Convincing, Likely, Plausible, Tenable

It seems implausible to control the spread of virus.

 

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