The Hindu Vocabulary 22 July 2021

2021-07-22

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 22 July 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Sharing during scarcity: On Krishna and Godavari River Management boards’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Judicious

Adjective

having, showing, or done with good judgement or sense.

(विवेकपूर्ण)

Wise, Sensible, Prudent, Politic, Shrewd, Astute, Canny

Injudicious, Foolish, Ill-advised, Unwise, Misguided

My father advised me to make judicious use of my savings.

Intact

Adjective

not damaged or impaired in any way; complete.

(अखण्ड)

Whole, Entire, Complete, Unbroken, Undamaged, Unharmed

Harmed, Broken, Damaged, Injured, Vandalized, Impaired

The products were delivered absolutely intact.

Reluctant

Adjective

unwilling and hesitant; disinclined.

(अनिच्छुक)

Unwilling, Disinclined, Grudging, Resistant, Resisting

Willing, Eager, Ready, Prepared, Disposed, Inclined

Shobhit was reluctant in accepting my advice.

Hail

Verb

call out to (someone) to attract attention.

(पुकारना)

Greet, Call, Acknowledge, Approach, Talk, Praise, Speak

-

I hailed her in her mother tongue.

Enlarge

Verb

make or become larger or more extensive.

(बड़ा करना)

Expand, Swell, Inflate, Grow, Stretch, Lengthen, Extend

Shrink, Contract, Shorten, Suppress, Condense, Scale down

We have decided to renovate and enlarge our store.

Await

Verb

wait for (an event).

(इंतज़ार करना)

Expect, Anticipate, Wait, Look for, Hope for

Ignore, Avoid, Reject, Shun, Spurn, Neglect

The results are much-awaited.

Pursue

Verb

follow or chase (someone or something).

(आगे बढना/बढाना)

Track, Follow, Chase, Hunt, Stalk, Trace, Shadow

Avoid, Flee, Neglect, Shun, Evade, Elude, Steer clear

I do not wish to pursue medical as my career.

Grievance

Noun

a real or imagined cause for complaint, especially unfair treatment.

(शिकायत)

Injustice, Wrong, Offence, Disservice, IIl, Damage, Atrocity

-

The committee could not address all our grievances.

Bifurcation

Noun

the division of something into two branches or parts.

(द्विभाजन)

Division, Dividing, Splitting, Dissection, Cleaving, Separation

Conjoin, Join, Combine, Amalgamate, Merge, Unite

The bifurcation of the department was planned.

Revamp

Verb

give new and improved form, structure, or appearance to.

(मरम्मत करना, सुधार करना)

Renovate, Redecorate, Refurbish, Recondition, Rebuild

Deconstruct, Destroy, Damage, Filthy, Harm, Injury

They made an attempt to revamp the store.

 

 

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