The Hindu Vocabulary 2 November 2021

2021-11-02

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 2 November 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Underestimated utility: On rural jobs scheme fund crunch’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Utility

Noun

Serviceableness

(उपयोज्यता)

Service, Account, Adequacy, Advantage

Disadvantage, Handicap, Inappropriateness, Uselessness

The chemical has no utility in organic farming.

Crunch

Noun

Crucial point

(संकट)

Crisis, Difficulty, Trouble, Crux, Emergency

Calm, Peace, Contentment, Trivia

There is a financial crunch in the family.

Arduous

Adjective

Difficult

(कठिन)

Backbreaking, Burdensome, Exhausting, Formidable

Easy, Effortless, Pleasant, Weak

My professor has given me an arduous task.

Chunk

Noun

Slab of something

(टुकड़ा)

Block, Hunk, Piece, Portion

Whole

The baby swallowed a big chunk of bread.

Paucity

Noun

Scarcity

(कमी)

Dearth, Insufficiency, Smallness, Absence

Sufficiency, Enough, Abundance, Affluence

India has a paucity of Nuclear fuel.

Alleviate

Verb

Relieve

(कम करना)

Allay, Assuage, Ease, Mitigate

Increase, Intensify, Depress, Agitate

There is a need to alleviate the rising tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

Avenue

Noun

Path

(मार्ग)

Boulevard, Entrance, Outlet, Pathway

Egress, Refusal

Danny was on his way home, but he took a wrong turn from the avenue that divides the industrial area from the residential area.

Salve

Verb

Soothe

(मरहम)

Alleviate, Assuage, Mollify, Unburden

Agitate, Incite, Hurt, Trouble

Allowing hotels to sell liquor in their restaurants would be a salve to the industry.

Conservative

Noun

Person who is cautious

(रूढ़िवादी)

Moderate, Traditionalist, Right-winger, Reactionary

Left- winger, Progressive, Liberal, Radical

The old party is conservative while the new party is liberal.

 

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