The Hindu Vocabulary 20 March 2021

2021-03-20

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 20 March 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Immigration conundrum: On diversity, migration and the American Dream’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Conundrum

Noun

a confusing and difficult problem or question.

(पहेली)

Chaos, Confusion, Pandemonium, Ruckus, Unsettled

Settled, Peaceful, Relaxed, Tranquil

Current situation has been one of the most difficult conundrums.

Premised

Adjective

state or presuppose (something) as a premise.

(आधारित)

Postulated, Theorized, Supposed, Presupposed

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All the regulations are the premised ones.

Cakewalk

Noun

an absurdly or surprisingly easy task.

(एक बेतुका या आश्चर्यजनक रूप से आसान काम।)

Uncomplicated, Undemanding, Unchallenging, Simple, Facile

Difficult, Arduous, Strenuous, Heavy, Tough, Onerous

Dealing with the expats was a cakewalk for Jim.

Thorny

Adjective

causing distress, difficulty, or trouble.

(संकट, कठिनाई या परेशानी का कारण)

Problematic, Tricky, Delicate, Awkward, Irksome

Simple, Uncomplicated, Easy, Straightforward

The reasons stated for the denial are thorny.

Full-blown

Adjective

fully developed.

(पूर्ण विकसित)

Full-scale, Full-blooded, Complete, Total

Partial, Incomplete, Imperfect, Fragmentary

The course is a full-blown.

Spike

Noun

a sharp increase in the magnitude or concentration of something.

(वृद्धि)

Rise, Increase, Ascend, Climb, Mount, Soar

Decline, Decrease, Debilitate, Descend

There is a sudden spike in the price of petrol.

Grim

 

Adjective

very serious or gloomy.

(विकट)

Stern, Forbidding, Aloof, Dire, Horrid

Mild, Good, Lenient, Clement, Forbearing, Humane

The matter of taxation is of grim concern.

Summarily

Adverb

in a summary manner; without the customary formalities.

(संक्षिप्त रूप में)

Immediately, Instantly, Promptly, Swiftly

Slowly, Explain, Detailed, Descriptively

They gave us the detailed summarily.

Sweeping

Adjective

wide in range or effect.

(सीमा या प्रभाव में व्यापक)

Extensive, Global, Wide, Broad, Comprehensive

Narrow, Restricted, Limited, Constricted

There was a sweeping impact of the last method.

Omnibus

Adjective

comprising several items.

(जिसमें कई चीजें शामिल हैं)

Various, Assorted, Many, Diverse, Sundry

Individual, Sole, Only, Same

The show has been inclusive of lot many things and therefore omnibus.

Intractable

Adjective

hard to control or deal with.

(असभ्य)

Uncontrollable, Unmanageable, Ungovernable, Difficult, Awkward

Manageable, Controllable, Doable, Feasible

The government is trying to deal with the intractable economic problems.

Inception

Noun

the establishment or starting point of an institution or activity.

(आरंभ)

Establishment, Foundation, Founding, Formation, Initiation

End, Finish, Final, Climax

The inception of the process was done way back in 2017.

Inclusivist

Noun

one of several approaches to understanding the relationship between religions, asserts that many different sets of beliefs are true.

(धर्मों के बीच संबंधों को समझने के लिए कई दृष्टिकोणों में से एक, यह दावा करता है कि मान्यताओं के कई अलग-अलग सेट सत्य हैं)

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Shweta is not an inclusivist.

 

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