The Hindu Vocabulary 2 November 2020

2020-11-02

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 2 November 2020 is from the Editorial titled ‘Science of monsoons: On need for better forecast’.

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Withdrawal

Noun

the action of ceasing to participate in an activity.

(वापसी)

Exit, Exodus, Departure, Disengagement, Abandonment

Arrival, Coming, Entrance, Remainder

I made a deliberate withdrawal from the coalition.

Surpass

Verb

exceed; be greater than.

(बढ़चढ़कर होना)

Exceed, Outpace, Outweigh, Excel, Outgo

Fail, Lose, Behind, Surrender

Inflation rate is to surpass last year’s record.

Consecutive

Adjective

in unbroken or logical sequence.

(लगातार)

Successive, After, In order, Constant, Ensuing, Continuing

Broken, Discontinuous, Infrequent, Intermittent, Interrupted

Post two consecutive weeks of hard work, I now got time to rest.

Handful

Noun

a small number or amount.

(अल्प मात्रा)

Few, Scattering, Sprinkling, Some

Many, Lot, Mass, Abundant

I grabbed a handful of nuts and left for office.

Epoch

Noun

the beginning of a period in the history of someone or something.

(युग)

Age, Date, Era, Span, Time

-

This monument marks the epoch of Mughal emperor Khan.

Commensurate

Adjective

corresponding in size or degree; in proportion.

(अनुपात में)

Proportionate, Comparable, Compatible, Sufficient, Fit

Incompatible, Unsuitable, Inadequate, Inappropriate

My pay scale is not commensurate with the relevant experience.

Onset

Noun

the beginning of something, especially something unpleasant.

(शुरुआत)

Commencement, Inception, Outset, Opening, Start

End, Conclusion, Finish, Completion, Ending

The onset of the pandemic has disrupted everything completely.

Reckoning

Noun

the action or process of calculating or estimating something.

(गिनती)

Calculation, Estimation, Adding, Count, Figuring

-

We were all awaiting the reckoning.

Herald

Verb

be a sign that (something) is about to happen.

(सूचना देना)

Bearer, Forerunner, Indication, Prophet

-

The blossoming flowers in the garden is the herald of spring.

Advent

Noun

the arrival or emergence.

(आगमन)

Arrival, Coming, Onset, Entrance, Origin

End, Departure, Last, Leaving

Our life has changed to a great extent after the onset of technological inventions.

Simulate

Verb

imitate the appearance or character of.

(अनुकरण करना)

Resemble, Copy, Act, Ape, Mimic

Be real, Truthful, Honest, Faithful

The king found it difficult to simulate the pain of the villagers.

Resilience

Noun

the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.

(कठिनाइयों से जल्दी उबरना)

Flexibility, Recoil, Snap, Pliancy

Rigidity, Fragility, Weakness, Vulnerability

The soldiers at the border possess outstanding resilience.

 

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