The Hindu Vocabulary 25 November 2021

2021-11-25

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 25 November 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Breaking the ice: On India-U.S. trade ties’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Revive

Verb

Start again

(पुनर्जीवित)

Arouse, Encourage, Energize, Invigorate, Overcome

Bore, Break, Damage, Depress, Destroy

It is the correct time to revive our electronics industry.

Vicious

Adjective

Deliberately cruel or violent

(बुरा)

Atrocious, Barbarous, Cruel, Dangerous, Diabolical

Calm, Civilised, Gentle, Glorious, Innocent

I was aware of your vicious plans against me.

Maiden

Adjective

Earliest

(प्रथम)

Inaugural, Introductory, Beginning, Pioneer, Primary

Final, Last, Concluding, Latest

This was my maiden foreign trip.

Transpire

Verb

Occur

(घटित होना)

Arise, Befall, Ensue, Betide, Chance

Cause, Stop

It is difficult for me to forget the event that transpired on my birthday.

Convene

Verb

Bring together

(आयोजित करना)

Assemble, Gather, Open, Summon

Disperse, Separate, Divide, Cancel, Scatter

The chief minister convened the meeting of all the MLAs.

Tariff

Noun

Tax or fee

(प्रशुल्क)

Cost, Duty, Exercise, Levy, Price

-

The tariff on various exported products was reduced.

Retaliatory

Adjective

Vengeful

(प्रतिशोध)

Antagonistic, Hostile, Vindictive, Avenging

Agreeable, Friendly, Kind, Nice

There were concerns regarding the retaliatory attack from the enemy.

Marquee

Noun

Permanent canopy

(एक प्रकार का बड़ा खेमा)

Awning, Canopy, Signboard, Tent

-

We are planning to hold my wedding on my farm using a marquee all over the farm.

Ruing

Verb

Regret

(पछताना)

Apologize, Deplore, Grieve, Lament, Mourn

Be happy, Delight, Praise

You will soon be ruing this day that you turned down my offer.

Nudge

Verb

Bump

(टक्कर)

Dig, Jab, Poke, Prod

-

While walking through the corridor, he nudged me.

Scuttle

Verb

Destroy

(नष्ट करना)

Abandon, Sink, Submerge

-

The little boy scuttled when I tried to play with him.

Assuage

Verb

Soothe

(शांत करना)

Allay, Alleviate, Soften, Appease

Aggravate, Irritate, Provoke, Dissatisfy

The main motive of international conferences of various countries should be to assuage war like situations.

Spur

Verb

Incite

(प्रेरणा)

Arouse, Drive, Propel, Push

Calm, Check, Discourage, Dissuade

Your words spurred me into taking my higher studies seriously.

Envisage

Verb

Contemplate or conceive of as a possibility or a desirable future event.

(परिकल्पना करना)

Confront, Image, Consider, Visualise

Disregard, Ignore

I don’t envisage an end to use of fossil fuels in the near future.

 

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