The Hindu Vocabulary 22 April 2021

2021-04-22

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 22 April 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Vulnerability reminder: On credit-related corporate frauds’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Vulnerability

Noun

the quality or state of being exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally.

(भेद्यता)

Sensitivity, Susceptibility, Consideration, Finesse, Tact, Diplomacy

Insensitivity, Imperviousness, Unconcerned, Irresponsive, Irresponsible

The vulnerability of the situation should not be overlooked.

Oversight

Noun

an unintentional failure to notice or do something.

(चूक)

Mistake, Error, Fault, Failure, Omission, Lapse, Slip

Concerned, Careful, Remembrance, Recollection

It is the minor oversight that caused this loss.

Extradition

Noun

the action of extraditing a person accused or convicted of a crime.

(प्रत्यर्पण)

Deportation, Handover, Repatriation, Refoulement, Expulsion, Banishment

Admission, Entry, Involvement, Acceptance, Recognition

His lawyer did best to prevent his extradition to U.S.

Fugitive

Adjective

a person who has escaped from captivity or is in hiding.

(भगोड़ा)

Escapee, Runaway, Deserter, Refugee,, Runagate

-

Mr. Kovind is a fugitive.

Contend

Verb

compete with others in a struggle to achieve (something).

(संघर्ष करना)

Compete, Challenge, Vie, Contest, Strive, Struggle, Tussle

Relieve, Support, Assist, Maintain, Sustain, Keep

The opponents contended his candidature.

Cognisance

Noun

knowledge or awareness.

(ध्यान में रखते)

Awareness, Notice, Knowledge, Consciousness, Apprehension

Negligence, Carelessness, Neglect, Inattention, Forgetfulness

The cognizance of the functionalities is much needed.

Prompt

Noun

cause someone to take a course of action.

(प्रेरित करना)

Induce, Make, Cause, Motivate, Lead, Dispose

Discourage, Dishearten, Demotivate, Dispirit

Eagerness prompted him to take the action.

Bear the brunt

Phrase

to put up with the worst of some bad circumstance.

(कुछ बुरी परिस्थितियों का सामना करने के लिए)

Endure, Tolerate, Suffer, Abide, Experience

Fade, Neglect, Avoid, Dim, Dwindle

Despite all the efforts, we still had to bear the brunt.

Skew

Verb

make biased or distorted in a way that is regarded as inaccurate, unfair, or misleading.

(झुका हुआ)

Prejudice, Partiality, Partisanship, Unfairness

Fair, Clear, Fairness, Impartiality, Objectivity

They all performed really well and skewed the records.

Germane

Noun

relevant to a subject under consideration.

(उचित)

Relevant, Pertinent, Applicable, Apposite, Material, Related, Apropos

Irrelevant, Immaterial, Peripheral, Unimportant, Trivial, Inapt

The given details are not germane to our theme.

Expedite

Verb

make (an action or process) happen sooner or be accomplished more quickly.

(शीघ्र)

Accelerate, Quicken, Precipitate, Hasten, Hurry, Facilitate

Delay, Hinder, Hamper, Curtail, Balk, Cripple, Bork, Trammel

The government has promised to expedite the reforms.

Lament

Verb

a passionate expression of grief or sorrow.

(विलाप)

Wail, Wailing, Moan, Moaning, Groan, Weeping, Jeremaid

Contentment, Pleasure, Happiness, Satisfaction, Cheerfulness

We couldn’t bear the night-long laments of his sister.

Malady

Noun

a disease or ailment.

(रोग)

Illness, Sickness, Ailment, Disorder, Complaint, Disease

Happiness, Comfort, Ease, Repose, Content, Enjoyment

He is going through an incurable malady.

Laxity

Noun

lack of strictness or care.

(ढील)

Inattention, Carelessness, Negligence, Forgetfulness, Clumsiness, Ineptitude

Carefulness, Cautious, Heed, Alert, Aware, Attentive, Watchful

The fiscal laxity will bring all the indolence.

 

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