The Hindu Vocabulary 19 September 2021

2021-09-19

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 19 September 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Delaying the inevitable: On relief to telcos’.

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Inevitable

Adjective

That cannot be avoided

(अपरिहार्य)

Unavoidable, Necessary, Inescapable, Impending

Avoidable, Distant, Escapable, Later

India has taken a 27 run lead, now the opposition’s defeat is inevitable.

Verily

Adverb

Really

(सच में)

Absolutely, Actually, Genuinely, Admittedly

-

I verily believe that the shopkeeper was mad.  

Tacit

Adjective

Understood or implied without being stated.

(मौन)

Implicit, Indirect, Unspoken, Inferred

Stated, Explicit, Express

Your silence is tacit approval of the decision.

Protracted

Adjective

lasting for a long time or longer than expected or usual/ Chronic

(दीर्घ)

Enduring, Continued, Extensive, Prolonged, Continuous

Ceasing, Halting, Intermittent, Infrequent

Finally, his protracted legal battle ended in victory.

Distress

Noun

Hardship

(संकट)

Adversity, Calamity, Destitution, Difficulty

Abundance, Advantage, Benefit, Blessing, Ease

I was in distress due to my father’s health.

Deferred

Adjective

Put off till a later time (स्थगित)

Delayed, Negotiated, Postponed, Adjourned, Assessed

Advanced, Furthered, Forwarded, Hastened

My admission has been deferred to next semester due to lockdown.

Obligation

Noun

Responsibility (कर्तव्य)

Accountability, Agreement, Bond, Burden

Asset, Irresponsibility, Unemployment, Disagreement

It is your obligation to respect your uncle.  

Moratorium

Noun

Suspension

(अधिस्थगन)

Ban, Delay, Truce, Freeze, Pause, Halt

Continuation

UNO should work towards a moratorium on nuclear testing.

Pared

Verb

Peel

(छीलना)

Cut back, Decrease, Lower, Slash

Expand, Raise, Grow, Increase

You should pare down your expenses.

Trigger

Verb

Cause to happen

(उत्प्रेरक)

Bring about, Cause, Provoke, Produce, Prompt

Destroy, Prevent, Stop, End

Many believed that Hitler's provocation triggered World War II.

Plunge

Noun

Quick drop

(डुबकी)

Descent, Dive, Fall, Spree

Ascent, Rise, Increase

Nifty plunged down by 500 points.

Anomalies

Noun

Deviation from normal

(विसंगति)

Abberation, Abnormality, Deviation, Inconsistency

Conformity, Sameness, Standard, Regularity

The sixth finger in your foot is an anomaly.

Incur

Verb

Bring upon oneself

(झेलना)

Acquire, Arouse, Earn, Obtain, Provoke

Push, Lose, Discourage, Misunderstand

Many losses incurred due to your decisions are ignored.

Duopoly

Noun

A situation in which two suppliers dominate the market for a commodity or service.

(द्वयधिकार)

-

-

Airbus and Boeing have a duopoly in the airplane manufacturing market.

 

 

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