The Hindu Vocabulary 20 April 2021

2021-04-20

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 20 April 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Normal is good: On IMD monsoon forecast’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Imply

Verb

indicate the truth or existence of (something) by suggestion rather than explicit reference.

(संकेत करना)

Implicit, Involve, Entail, Mean, Point to, Signify, Indicate

Ignore, Repudiate, Neglect, Avoid, Disobey, Defy, Exclude

The salesman implied the risk to his senior officials and left.

Prognosis

Noun

a forecast of the likely outcome of a situation.

(भविष्यद्वाणी)

Forecast, Prediction, Projection, Prognostication, Prophecy

-

The prognosis about the lockdown have left us all in dilemma.

Correspond

Verb

have a close similarity; match or agree almost exactly.

(अनुरूप)

Match, Fit, Suit, Parallel, Commensurate, Equivalent, Consistent

Differ, Different, Vary, Diverge, Contradict

My ideas corresponds to his.

Rainfed

Adjective

filled or supplied primarily with rainwater.

(बारिश के पानी से मुख्य रूप से भरा या भरा हुआ)

Rainwater, Watery, Wet, Hydrous, Moist, Waterlogged, Soggy

Dry, parched, Desiccated, Withered, Wilted, Dehydrated

The farms are rainfed this season.

Dynamical

Adjective

characterized by constant change, activity, or progress.

(निरंतर परिवर्तन, गतिविधि या प्रगति द्वारा विशेषता)

Alter, Adjust, Adapt, Turn, Amend, Reshape, Reorient

Preserve, Fix, Stabilize, Settle

The economy we live in is dynamical.

Predicated

Verb

state, affirm, or assert (something) about the subject of a sentence or an argument of a proposition.

(जोर देना)

Declare, State, Aver, Proclaim, Attest, Pronounce, Certify

Ignore, Deny, Refused, Contradict, Gainsay, Repudiate

The officer affirmed his commitment to the contract.

Preparedness

Noun

a state of readiness, especially for war.

(तत्परता)

Willingness, Eagerness, Promptness, Inclination, Keenness, Prepared, Primed

Inability, Incapacity, Impotence, Ineffectiveness, Uselessness

The situation demanded military preparedness.

Critical

Adjective

expressing adverse or disapproving comments or judgements.

(नाजुक)

Censorious, Condemning, Reproving, Deprecatory, Scathing, Criticizing

Complimentary, Flattering, Congratulatory, Admiring, Approving

The situation of the cancer patient was very critical.

Incorporate

Verb

take in or contain (something) as part of a whole; include.

(सम्मिलित)

Include, Imbibe, Assimilate, Subsume, Integrate, Engulf, Embody

Separate, Sever, Unconnected, Unrelated, Different, Discrete

The group incorporated all the necessary details in the latest report.

Accompany

Verb

go somewhere with (someone) as a companion or escort.

(साथ देना)

Partner, Escort, Attend, Follow, Lead, Guide, Steer

Leave, Abandon, Forgo, Mislay, Discard, Desert

Both my sisters accompanied me to London.

Primarily

Adverb

for the most part; mainly.

(प्रमुख रूप से)

Majorly, Mainly, Supremely, Ideally

Ignorantly, Optionally, Unimportantly, Unnecessarily

Primarily, we should focus on preserving nature.

Aid

Verb

help or support (someone or something) in the achievement of something.

(सहायता)

Help, Assist, Abet, Avail, Succour, Support, Back

Hinder, Impede, Obstruct, Control, Hamper, Inhibit

All of us were aided by the authority to reveal the truth.

Unfavourable

Adjective

expressing or showing a lack of approval or support.

(प्रतिकूल)

Adverse, Critical, Inimical, Unfriendly, Antagonistic, Hostile, Disadvantageous

Favourable, Advantageous, Positive, Beneficial, Helpful, Soothing

At present, we are all facing unfavourable conditions.

 

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