The Hindu Vocabulary 23 November 2020

2020-11-23

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 23 November 2020 is from the Editorial titled ‘Another bailout: On Lakshmi Vilas Bank’.

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Bailout

Noun

an act of giving financial assistance to a failing business or economy to save it from collapse.

(असफल व्यवसाय या अर्थव्यवस्था को इसे टूटने से बचाने के लिए वित्तीय सहायता देने का एक कार्य)

Aid, Backing, Assist, Boost, Sustenance

Blockage, Damage, Loss, Injury, Stoppage

There is another bailout for Laxmi Vilas Bank.

Pre-emptive

Adjective

serving or intended to pre-empt or forestall something, especially to prevent attack by disabling the enemy.

(अग्रकय)

Anticipate, Avert, Deter, Hinder

Aid, Allow, Assist, Permit

The pre-emptive efforts also did nothing much in our favour.

Imposition

Noun

the action or process of imposing something or of being imposed.

(आरोपण)

Artifice, Illusion, Trick, Hoax, Fraud

Honesty, Reality, Truth, Honest

The imposition of exorbitant tax and cess is unjustified.

Moratorium

Noun

a legal authorization to debtors to postpone payment.

(ऋण स्थगन)

Pause, Delay, Freeze, Halt

Continuation, Sequel, Enduring, Maintaining

The banks have been given an extended two month moratorium.

Entail

Verb

involve (something) as a necessary or inevitable part or consequence.

(आवश्यक)

Involve, Indulge, Evoke, Entangle

Exclude, Untangle, Untwist, Except, Evict

It was important to entail the details of the previous case.

Flailing

 

Adjective

wave or swing wildly.

(घिसटते हुए)

Smash, Thrash, Hit, Bash

Compliment, Praise, Admire, Honor

The flailing economy will take time to recover.

Ward off

Phrase

prevent someone or something from harming or affecting one.

(किसी को नुकसान पहुंचाने या प्रभावित करने से रोकना)

Avert, Avoid, Bar, Inhibit, Preclude

Advance, Aid, Allow, Approve, Facilitate

The vaccine is the only thing that can ward off all the misery.

Bolster

Verb

to strengthen.

(मज़बूत बनाना)

Boost, Aid, help, Maintain

Block, Decrease, Hinder, Stop

His kind words bolstered my confidence.

Inflict

Verb

cause (something unpleasant or painful) to be suffered by someone or something.

(पीड़ा पहुंचाना)

Levy, Impose, wreak, Extort

Hold, keep, Take, Withold

The disease spread inflicted lakhs of people.

Vigil

Noun

a stationary, peaceful demonstration in support of a particular cause.

(प्रदर्शन)

Observance, Attention, Awareness, Monitoring

Disregard, Ignorance, Indifference, Neglect

We all had to be vigil of the incident.

Contagion

Noun

the communication of disease from one person or organism to another by close contact.

(रोग-संचार)

Illness, Pollution, Bane, Corruption

Purification, Advantage, Clean, Cleanliness

It has become serious after the contagion spread into being.

Intensify

Verb

become or make more intense.

(बढ़ाना)

Boost, Aggravate, Enhance, Increase, Lighten

Decrease, Diminish, Dull, Discourage

Adding soda intensified the mixture.

Strive

Verb

make great efforts to achieve or obtain something.

(प्रयास करना)

Aim, Endeavor, Tackle, Seek

Neglect, Repress, Rest, Surrender

The country is striving hard to overcome the impact of the disaster.

 

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