The Hindu Vocabulary 19 October 2020

2020-10-19

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 19 October 2020 is from the Editorial titled ‘Hope amid uncertainty: On IMF’s World Economic Outlook’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Ascent

Noun

an act of ascending; upward movement.

(चढ़ाव)

Mount, Scale, Conquer, Soar, Loom

Descend, Slump, Plummet, plunge, Fall, Sink

The ascent of the Khans was of no surprise.

Toll

Noun

the adverse effect of something.

(प्रतिकूल प्रभाव)

Detriment, Harm, Injury, Loss, Disadvantage

Advantage, Benefit, Profit, Aid

The tensions prevailing about the expenses were taking a toll in many ways.

Evisceration

Noun

to deprive of vital or essential parts.

(वंचित करना)

Remove, Extricate, Uproot, Release

Insert, Fix, Thrust, Interpose

Doctors performed the evisceration and inserted the kidney.

Prognosticating

Verb

foretell or prophesy (a future event).

(भविष्य बतलाना)

Forecast, Predict, Prophesy, Foretell, Presage

Present, At the moment

The art of prognostication is the gift by god.

Rebounding

Verb

bounce back.

(पलटाव)

Bounce, Recoil, Resile, Retreat

Ahead, Prosper, Progress, Headway

If you press the spring it rebounds.

Prudent

Adjective

acting with or showing care and thought for the future.

(विवेकी)

Wise, Judicious, Well-judged, Sagacious

Unwise, Imprudent, Incautious, Extravagant

My father is prudent enough to make this decision.

Plunged

Verb

fall suddenly and uncontrollably.

(डूबना)

Crash. Plummet, Drop, Fall, Tumble, Descend

Ascend, Progression, Rise, Uproar, Upsurge

Profits amid the pandemic plunged deeply.

Resurgence

Noun

an increase or revival after a period of little activity, popularity, or occurrence.

(पुनर्जीवन)

Renewal, Revival, Recovery, Upturn, Comeback

Downfall, Defeat, Vanquish, Toppling

The resurgence of Armenia over Azerbaijan seems impossible.

Reimpose

Verb

impose (something, especially a law or regulation) again after a lapse.

(फिर से थोपना)

Revitalize, Rebuild, Reestablish, Update

Decline, Destroy, Injure, Hurt

Government has decided to reimpose the former tax policy.

Impair

Verb

weaken or damage.

(बिगाड़ना)

Damage, Harm, Diminish, Reduce, Weaken, Lessen

Improve, Enhance, Intensify, Magnify, Amplify, Inflate

Doctors and even many others state that drugs and alcohol impairs out physical and mental well-being.

Cumulative

Adjective

increasing or increased in quantity, degree, or force by successive additions.

(संचित)

Increasing, Accumulative, Accumulating, Progressive

Subtracting, Decreasing

There were substantial cumulative evidence against him but no one could do anything.

Divergence

Noun

the process or state of diverging.

(विचलन)

Separation, Dividing, Parting, Forking, Branching

Merging, Together, Attaching, Mingling

There existed stark divergence of opinions among the members.

Forbearance

Noun

patient self-control; restraint and tolerance.

(सहनशीलता)

Tolerance, Toleration, Patience, Endurance, Fortitude

Outrageous, Intolerant, Impatient, Impulsive

I had to treat my grandmother with the forbearance as she did in my childhood.

Insularity

Noun

ignorance of or lack of interest in cultures, ideas, or peoples outside one's own experience.

(संकीर्णता)

Localism, Prejudice, Intolerance, Bias

Acceptance, Tolerance, Bearing, Accessibility

Early days were sheer example of British insularity.

 

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