The Hindu Vocabulary 26 July 2021

2021-07-26

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 26 July 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘The Ganga’s message: On microplastics pollution’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Conduit

Noun

a person or organization that acts as a channel for the transmission of something.

(माध्यम)

Channel, Medium, Tube, Passage, Duct

 

I had to act as a conduit between the two.

Effluents

Noun

liquid waste or sewage discharged into a river or the sea.

(कूड़ा करकट)

Sewage, Outflow, Emission, Effluvium, Discharge

-

The industrial effluent caused water pollution.

Deficit

Noun

the amount by which something, especially a sum of money, is too small.

(घाटा)

Shortfall, Deficiency, Shortage, Undersupply, Slippage, Indebtedness

Increment, Excess, Surplus, Superfluity, Abundance, Overflow

The deficit in the savings troubled me.

Outpace

Verb

go, rise, or improve faster than.

(से तेज़ी से बढ़ना)

Supersede, Exceed, Surpass, Overflows, Override

Underplay, Play down, Underestimate, Underscore

The defenders outpaced us.

Implement

Verb

put (a decision, plan, agreement, etc.) into effect.

(अमल में लाना)

Execute, Apply, Carry out, Accomplish, Enact, Perform

Give up, Quit, Leave, Vacate, Evacuate, Abandon, Desert

The scheme was implemented for our betterment.

Successive

Adjective

following one another or following others.

(क्रमबद्ध)

Consecutive, Straight, Solid, Sequential, Succeeding,

Hindered, Obstructed, Separate, Discrete, Different

His successive win bothered everyone.

Merely

Adverb

just; only.

(केवल)

Only, Purely, Solely, Simply, Entirely

-

Roshan merely nodded at his rejection.

Segregation

Noun

the action or state of setting someone or something apart from others.

(विसंयोजन)

Separation, Isolation, Exclusion, Quarantine, Insulation, Shielding

Integration, Mingling, Mixture, Together, Combination

The segregation of the blocks was necessary now.

Protocol

Noun

the accepted or established code of procedure or behaviour in any group, organization, or situation.

(विज्ञप्ति)

Etiquette, Customs, Formalities, Procedure, Conventions, Regulations, Process

-

The guards did not abide by the protocol.

 

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