The Hindu Vocabulary 24 August 2021

2021-08-24

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 24 August 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Curbing Delta: On the variant that drives India’s COVID-19 infections’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Curbing

Verb

restrain or keep in check.

(रोक)

Restrain, Check, Hold, Constrain, Suppress, Repress, Control, Check

Release, Free, Let go, Let out, Rescue, Deliver, Unbind, Unleash

We have to curb the rise in petrol prices.

Trajectory

Noun

the path followed by a projectile flying or an object moving under the action of given forces.

(प्रक्षेप पथ)

Path, Route, Sequence, Track, Line, Orbit, Flight, Course

-

The plane’s trajectory was preset.

Conjecture

Noun

an opinion or conclusion formed on the basis of incomplete information.

(अटकलबाज़ी)

Guess, Speculation, Anticipation, Assumption, Suspicion, Belief, Notion

Surety, Fact, Likelihood, Certainty, Necessity

He is known for coming up with new conjectures every other day.

Repository

Noun

a central location in which data is stored and managed.

(कोष)

-

-

The metadata was extracted from the repository.

Predominant

Adjective

present as the strongest or main element.

(प्रमुख)

Prime, Main, Chief, Supreme, Primary, Principal, Central

Optional, Minor, Subsidiary, Subordinate, Secondary, Ancillary

The role given to me was a subsidiary one.

Susceptible

Adjective

likely or liable to be influenced or harmed by a particular thing.

(आसानी से प्रभावित होने वाला)

Inclined, Supposed, Possible, Feasible, At mercy

Immune, Resistant, hesitant, Protected, Side,

The area is susceptible to risk of an attack.

Efficacy

Noun

the ability to produce a desired or intended result.

(क्षमता [)

Effectiveness, Success, Benefit, Value, Virtue, Usefulness, Potency

Inefficacy, Ineffectiveness, Sterile, Unproductive, Poor, Useless, Unfruitful

There is some doubt on the efficacy of the procedure.

Arsenal

Noun

an array of resources available for a certain purpose.

(शस्त्रागार)

Array, Range, Collection, Assortment, Line-up, Battery

-

My officers have an arsenal of computers.

Wrought

Adjective

made or fashioned in the specified way.

(बनाया हुआ)

Particular, Specific, Fixed, Set, determined, Distinct

General, Common, Usual, Traditional

The well-wrought pop music has always been his preference.

 

 

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