The Hindu Vocabulary 24 February 2021

2021-02-24

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 24 February 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Time and perseverance: On NASA’s rover on Mars’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Perseverance

Noun

persistence in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success.

(दृढ़ता)

Tenacity, Persistent, Resolve, Determination, Resolution

Delay, Careless, Callous, Insensitive, Negligent

Perseverance is a key to success.

Ruddy

Adjective

having a healthy red colour.

(लाल)

Reddish, Red, Rosy, Roseate

-

We were all allured with the ruddy evening light.

Magnificence

Noun

the quality of being magnificent.

(भव्यता)

Splendour, Grandeur, Great, Splendid, Pomp

Subtle, Mediocre, Light, Average

His countryside is known for its magnificence.

Hazardous

Adjective

risky; dangerous.

(खतरनाक)

Dangerous, Risky, Unsafe, Perilous, Precarious, Tricky

Safe, Secure, Certain, Assured

We all work in hazardous conditions.

Terrain

Noun

a stretch of land, especially with regard to its physical features.

(भूभाग)

Land, Ground, Territory, Landscape, Countryside

-

It was because of rough terrain that we got late.

Breathtaking

Adjective

astonishing or awe-inspiring in quality, so as to take one's breath away.

(लुभावनी)

Spectacular, Magnificent, Wonderful, Awesome

Filthy, Average, Unimpressive, Dissatisfactory

Rohan gave a breathtaking performance.

Expedition

Noun

a journey undertaken by a group of people with a particular purpose, especially that of exploration, research, or war.

(अभियान)

Journey, Voyage, Tour, Odyssey, Mission, Undertaking

-

He has gone on an expedition.

Traces

Noun

a mark, object, or other indication of the existence or passing of something.

(निशान)

Sign, Signal, Indication, Clue

-

The scientists witnessed some traces of oxygen on Mars.

Host

Verb

act as host at (an event).

(मेज़बान)

Give, Throw, Hold, Provide, Lay on, Put on

Reject, Deny, Defy, Guest, Attend

Rajat hosted the cocktail party.

Aerial

Adjective

Imaginary.

(अवास्तविक)

False, fake, Imaginary, Unreal, Aeriform

Real, Genuine, Authentic, Reality

It was an aerial colour show.

Ingenuity

Noun

the quality of being clever, original, and inventive.

(सरलता)

Creativity, Originality, Innovation, Inventiveness

Common, Usual, Ordinary, Customary

His ingenuity won him many followers.

Inhabit

Verb

live in or occupy.

(निवास करना)

Populate, Colonize, Live, Stay, Reside

Leave, Quit, Abandon, Release, Renounce

I saw a bird that inhabits North America.

Distant

Adjective

far away in space or time.

(दूर)

Remote, Far, Away, Bygone, Apart

Close, Near, Recent, Lately, Recently

Delegates came from distant parts of the world.

 

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