The Hindu Vocabulary 20 October 2021

2021-10-20

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 20 October 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Slippery slopes: On the retreat of southwest monsoon’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Retreat

Verb

Pull back

(वापसी)

Abandon, Withdraw, Backtrack, Depart, Avoid

Advance, Continue, Forward, Stay, Keep

The order was given to the company to retreat.

Trail

Noun

Path

(रास्ता)

Chase, Fall behind, Falter, Haul

Carry on, Hurry, Finish, Ignore, Rush

England trail Indian by 300 runs.

Respite

Noun

Suspension in activity

(मोहलत)

Breather, Downtime, Interruption, Layoff

Censure, Continuation, Advance, Blame

The brief respite from fighting was ruined by your blathering.

Anomaly

Noun

Deviation from normal

(विसंगति)

Aberration, Abnormality, Deviation, Inconsistency

Conformity, Normality, Regularity, Usualness

There was an anomaly in the accounting.

Spectacularly

Adverb

In an impressive, dramatic, or eye-catching way

(शानदार)

Infamously, Notably, Especially

Humbly, Modestly, Quietly

The crowd was spectacularly overwhelming.

Inundation

Noun

Deluge

(सैलाब)

Flood, Tide, Torrent

-

There was an inundation of cricket fans at the stadium.

Idyllic

Adjective

Extremely pleasant

(सुखद जीवन का)

Bucolic, Idealised, Pastoral, Rustic

Urban, Disagreeable, Bad, Flawed

Disha’s idyllic world came to an end when his husband divorced her.

Precarity

Noun

The state of being precarious or uncertain.

(अनिश्चितता)

Uncertainty, Incalculability, Inexactitude

-

You should take precautions against precarity of share market.

Encroachment

Noun

Infringement

(अतिक्रमण)

Inroad, Invasion, Intrusion, Trespass

-

Your entrance into our lives was an encroachment.

Scarce

Adjective

Insufficient

(अपर्याप्त)

Deficient, Limited, Rare, Scant, Sparse

Adequate, Satisfactory, Ample, Sufficient, Plentiful

This metal is scarce in India.

Unconscionable

Adjective

Immoderate

(बेशरम)

Barbarous, Excessive, Outrageous, Preposterous

Civilized, Refined, Cultured, Fair

The unconscionable conduct of your daughter should stop.

Impediment

Noun

Obstruction

(बाधा)

Barrier, Bottleneck, Burden, Hindrance

Advantage, Freedom, Assistance, Opening

It was an impediment to my success.

 

 

Watch 20 october Hindu Vocab Video

 

Share Blog


Current Affairs

Attempt Daily Current
Affairs Quiz

Attempt Quiz


Question Of The Day

Amit is asked to draw the angle of measure 60°. But due to his negligence, he drew the angle of measure 60° 27’. What is the percentage error in his drawing?