The Hindu Vocabulary 21 June 2021

2021-06-21

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 21 June 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Fair assessment: On CBSE Class 12 evaluation system’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Unprecedented

Adjective

never done or known before.

(अभूतपूर्व)

Unparalleled, Unequalled, Unmatched, Unrivalled, Uncommon

Common, Normal, Generic, General, Usual

The unprecedented disaster did a whole lot of damage.

Prolonged

Adjective

continuing for a long time or longer than usual; lengthy.

(दीर्घकालीन)

Lengthen, Extend, Protract, Elongate, Sustain

Shorten, Abbreviate, Abridge, Condense, Precis

The government could not bear the prolonged loss.

Inkling

Noun

a slight knowledge or suspicion; a hint.

(आभास)

Idea, Notion, Glimmering, Sense, Impression

-

The records gave us an inkling that things are not going well.

Wane

Verb

have a progressively smaller part of its visible surface illuminated, so that it appears to decrease in size.

(घटना)

Disappear, Decrease, Dwindle, Divide, Diminish

Wax, Improve, Enhance, Better, Ameliorate, Enhance

The negative impact of the scheme waned all our efforts.

Hinge

Verb

depend entirely on.

(निर्भर होना)

Depend, Hand, Nest, Turn, Pivot, Centre

Independent, Free, Liberal, Freedom, Released

The future of entertainment industry could hinge on the result of the plan.

Influential

Adjective

having great influence on someone or something.

(प्रभावशाली)

Powerful, Authoritative, Dominant, Controlling, Strong, Important

Unimportant, Insignificant, Trivial, Minor, Trifling

The influential step taken by the authority is commendable.

Dispel

Verb

make (a doubt, feeling, or belief) disappear.

(दूर करना)

Banish, Eliminate, Dismiss, Dissipate, Disperse

Bond, Bind, Engender, Collect, Gather

We all have asked to dispel the decision of transferring the information.

Dependable

Adjective

trustworthy and reliable.

(भरोसेमंद)

Reliable, Trustworthy, Honourable, True, Faithful

Unreliable, Undependable, Reckless, Fickle, Capricious

Nobody is aware of the dependable supply of alcohol.

Apprehension

Noun

anxiety or fear that something bad or unpleasant will happen.

(भय)

Anxiety, Angst, Alarm, Worry, Uneasiness, Unease

Confidence, Trust, Belief, Faith, Credence, Reliance

The chief had an apprehension towards the illegal proceedings.

Openness

Noun

lack of restriction; accessibility.

(खुलापन)

Reachable, Available, Approachable, Nearby, Ready, Handy

Inaccessible, Unreachable, Isolated, Remote, Lonely

Our tradition is an openness to all.

 

 

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