The Hindu Vocabulary 24 November 2021

2021-11-24

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 24 November 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Falling short: On data protection provisos’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Leeway

Noun

Room to move

(स्वतंत्रता)

Extent, Headway, Margin, Play, Space

-

There is no leeway for us in the hostel.

Scrutinise

Verb

Examine closely

(अनुसंधान करना)

Analyze, Check, Watch, Consider, Dissect

Forget, Neglect, Misunderstand, Ignore

The inspection team scrutinised the sample very carefully.

Dissent

Verb

Disagree

(मतभेद)

Balk, Contradict, Demur, Differ

Accept, Agree, Join, Consent, Approve

Rahul dissented on buying a new car that it was not necessary.

Divergence

Noun

Difference

(विचलन)

Discrepancy, Disparity, Distinction, Diversity

Sameness, Similarity, Uniformity, Conformity

There is a divergence of attitude within the family.

Exempt

Verb

Relieve

(मुक्त करें)

Excuse, Exonerate, Free, Spare

Incarcerate, Keep, Hold, Blame

He was exempted from undergoing tests at the airport.

Susceptible

Adjective

Exposed

(अतिसंवेदनशील)

Affected, Easy, Impressionable, Inclined

Insensitive, Unresponsive, Resistant, Unlikely

The patients with COVID-19 are susceptible to other infections.

Viable

Adjective

Reasonable

(व्यवहार्य)

Applicable, Feasible, Usable, Workable

Impossible, Unlikely, Unfeasible, Unachievable

The doctor gave me viable options for surgery.

Precise

Adjective

Accurate

(सटीक)

Actual, Exact, Correct, Rigid

Ambiguous, Flexible, Imprecise, Improper

The speech was precise and to the point.

Append

Verb

Add (something) as an attachment or supplement.

(जोड़ना)

Affix, Adjoin, Annex, Attach

Detach, Unfasten, Disconnect, Subtract

The results were appended to the chapter.

Conformance

Noun

Agreement

(अनुरूपता)

Accord, Compliance, Conformation, Coherence

Denial, Difference, Dissension, Fight, Discord

The rules framed by the government are in conformance to international standards.

 

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