The Hindu Vocabulary 25 June 2021

2021-06-25

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 25 June 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Friends in need: On BJP and Opposition unity’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Amalgam

Verb

a mixture or blend.

(मिश्रण)

Combination, Union, Merger, Blend, Mixture, Mingling

Alone, Sole, Solo, Lone, Single, Solitary

The amalgam of the traditional and modern seems unique.

Disparate

Adjective

essentially different in kind; not able to be compared.

(असंबद्ध)

Contrast, Different, Differing, Unlike, Unalike

Like, Similar, Same, Homogenous, Equivalent

We visited a culturally disparate city.

Exploratory

Adjective

relating to or involving exploration or investigation.

(खोजपूर्ण)

Investigative, Investigational, Probing, Fact-finding, Analytic

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The doctors performed an exploratory operation.

Entrenched

Verb

establish (an attitude, habit, or belief) so firmly that change is very difficult or unlikely.

(स्थापित करना)

Establish, Settle, Ensconce, Lodge, Set, Root, Install

Dislodge, Remove, Withdraw, Extract, Erase, Wipe, Uninstall

Racism is entrenched in our society.

Vulnerable

Adjective

exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally.

(खतरे में)

Endangered, Unsafe, Unprotected, Unguarded, Exposed, Unshielded

Guarded, Protected, Preserved, Armed, Supported

After making the decision, we were all in a vulnerable situation.

Vacillating

Verb

waver between different opinions or actions; be indecisive.

(अस्थिर)

Dither, Unsteady, Uncertain, Waver, Oscillate, Swither

Resolute, Firm, Determined, Purposeful, Adamant, Decided

She was vacillating in her attempt.

Nascent

Adjective

just coming into existence and beginning to display signs of future potential.

(उत्पन्न)

Budding, Developing, Growing, Embryonic, Incipient

Developed, Grown, Fledged, Old, Senile

I am planning to be a part of this nascent industry.

Heft

Noun

Heavy.

(वज़न)

Heavy, Weight, Burdensome, Heaviness, Ponderosity

Light, Easy, Feather, Floaty, Slushy, Lightish

They lifted the heavy boxes and hefted the packets.

Pitfall

Noun

a hidden or unsuspected danger or difficulty.

(ख़तरा)

Hazard, Danger, Risk, Peril, Difficulty, Issue, Problem, Catch

Safety, Security, Safe, Welfare, Protection, Well-being

We were not aware of the pitfalls of participating in the contest.

Onerous

Adjective

involving a great deal of effort, trouble, or difficulty.

(कष्टदायक)

Burdensome, Heavy, Inconvenient, Awkward, Crushing, Troublesome

Easy, Effortless, Uncomplicated, Undemanding, Simple, Facile

All the tasks assigned were onerous.

 

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