The Hindu Vocabulary 22 January 2021

2021-01-22

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 22 January 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Managing the rollout: On addressing vaccine hesitancy’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Publicise

Verb

make (something) widely known.

(प्रचारित करना)

Announce, Promote, Communicate, Impart, Unfold, Spread

Hold, Keep, Detain, Conceal

The magazine had publicised all the details about the actor.

Inadvisable

Adjective

likely to have unfortunate consequences.

(मूर्ख)

Unwise, Ill-advised, Imprudent, Injudicious

Wise, Judicious, Shrewd, Smart

It would be inadvisable to participate in two acts.

Prospective

Adjective

having or showing the capacity to develop into something in the future.

(भावी)

Possible, Likely, Potential, Future, Probable

Unlikely, Improbable, Uncertain, Undesirable

We see ABC ltd. as a prospective buyer.

Vial

Noun

a small container, typically cylindrical and made of glass, used especially for holding liquid medicines.

(शीशी)

Container, Holder, Vessel, Drum, Box

-

The vaccine was stored in a vial.

Mandatory

Adjective

necessary for (someone) as a duty or responsibility

(अनिवार्य)

Binding, Obligatory, Mandatory, Necessary

Optional, Voluntary, Discretionary, Non-compulsory

It is mandatory to deal with these issues at the earliest.

Efficacy

Noun

the ability of something like a drug or a medical treatment to bring about the results that are wanted.

(प्रभावकारिता)

Adequacy, Competence, Effectiveness, Ability, Capability

Failure, Inadequacy, Inefficiency, Lethargy, Unproductiveness

Irresponsibility will affect efficacy of the efforts you put in work.

Inoculate

Verb

treat with a vaccine to produce immunity against a disease; vaccinate.

(टीका लगाना)

Immunize, Vaccinate, Inject, Safeguard, Protect

Endanger, Infect, Affect, Impact

The government is planning to inoculate the vulnerable first.

Presumably

Adverb

used to convey that something is claimed to be the case or have taken place, although there is no proof.

(कथित तौर पर)

Supposedly, Reputedly, Purportedly, Ostensibly, Allegedly

Surely, Really, Truly, Definitely

Presumably, he will enter the entertainment industry.

Accentuate

Verb

make more noticeable or prominent.

(बल देना)

Underline, Feature, Foreground, Accent, Underscore

Mask, Hide, Ignore, Avoid

The t-shirt unfortunately accentuated his paunch.

Exhort

Verb

strongly encourage or urge (someone) to do something.

(संबोधित करना)

Urge, Encourage, Charge, Adjure

Discourage, Disrespect, Demotivate, Dishearten

My mother exhorted my brother to behave well.

Dereliction

Noun

the shameful failure to fulfil one's obligations.

(कर्तव्य का त्याग)

Negligence, Neglect, Delinquency, Failure

Fulfilment, Potential, Satiate, Satisfied

It was his dereliction that we had to give up.

Efficacious

Adjective

successful in producing a desired or intended result; effective.

(प्रभावशाली)

Effective, Successful, Effectual, Fruitful

Inefficacious, Ineffective, Unsuccessful, Unproductive

His idea would have proven efficacious if we were with him.

Hesitancy

Noun

the quality or state of being hesitant.

(संदेह)

Uncertainty, Hesitation, Hesitance, Doubt

Certainty, Sure, Resolute, Willingness

It was the customer’s hesitancy that we had low sale.

 

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