The Hindu Vocabulary 24 December 2020

2020-12-24

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 24 December 2020 is from the Editorial titled ‘Delaying the inevitable: On suspension of insolvency proceedings’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Inevitable

Adjective

certain to happen; unavoidable.

(अनिवार्य)

Unavoidable, Inescapable, Certain, Inexorable, Unpreventable

Avoidable, Uncertain, Needless, Preventable

It was inevitable that we left the bills unnoticed.

Suspension

Noun

the action of suspending someone or something or the condition of being suspended.

(निलंबन)

Delay, Interruption, Deferral, Deferment, Adjournment

Continuation, Resumption, Restart, Reopening

The suspension of the procedure was decided by the senior officials.

Tardier

Adjective

delaying or delayed beyond the right or expected time; late.

(देर से)

Late, Unpunctual, Behind, Overdue

Punctual, Early, On time, Ahead

The response was tardier as compared to the action.

Abeyance

Noun

a state of temporary disuse or suspension.

(ठहराव)

Suspension, Reserve, Pending, Hold, Postponed, Deferred

In hand, Continuing, Continue, Resume

We were advised to be at abeyance from the members of the C-zone.

Threshold

Noun

the maximum level of radiation or a concentration of a substance considered to be acceptable or safe.

(स्तर)

Minimum, Margin, Limen, Limit

-

We could not decide on the threshold.

Force Majeure

Noun

irresistible compulsion or superior strength.

(अथक मजबूरी)

Obligation, Constraint, Force, Coercion, Duress

Prepared, Ready, Readiness, Disposed

The opposition was successful in placing force majeure and got it done its way.

Forbearance

Noun

patient self-control; restraint and tolerance.

(सहनशीलता)

Tolerance, Patience, Endurance, Fortitude

Unbearable, Intolerable, Insufferable, Insupportable, Unendurable

I lost my forbearance when he told me about the loss.

Respite

Noun

a short period of rest or relief from something difficult or unpleasant.

(मोहलत)

Break, Rest, Interval, Intermission, Interlude, Recess, Lull

Continuance, Protraction, Maintenance, Prolongation

It was the much needed respite that I took.

Proclamation

Noun

a public or official announcement dealing with a matter of great importance.

(घोषणा)

Decree, Order, Edict, Command, Rule, Ruling

-

The proclamation to be made was delayed yet again.

Mandarin

Noun

a powerful official or senior bureaucrat, especially one perceived as reactionary and secretive.

(नौकरशाह)

Bureaucrat, Official, Administrator, Office-holder

-

The mandarin gave the verdict without having any discussion.

Viable

Adjective

capable of working successfully; feasible.

(व्यवहार्य)

Workable, Feasible, Practicable, Practical, Applicable

Impracticable, Unworkable, Non-viable, Inoperable

Was it viable to present the details before every member?

Nuanced

Adjective

characterized by subtle shades of meaning or expression.

(सूक्ष्म भेद युक्त.)

Distinction, Gradation, Hint, Implication, Nicety

Incautious, Obvious, Robust, Indifferent, Heedless

The nuanced approach was rejected by all.

 

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