The Hindu Vocabulary 26 October 2021

2021-10-26

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 26 October 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Mitigating a crisis: On COP26 Glasgow climate meet’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Mitigate

Verb

Lighten

(कम करना)

Allay, Alleviate, Assuage, Blunt, Soothe

Aggravate, Agitate, Irritate, Extend

I was trying to mitigate the violent situation.

Incentivize

Verb

Incite to action or greater effort often with a reward

(प्रोत्साहित)

Encourage, Motivate, Boost, Energize

Deter, Disincentivize, Discourage

You should incentivise the research projects in your college to give encouragement.

Adaptation

Noun

Condition of something resulting from a change

(अनुकूलन)

Acclimatization, Agreement, Familiarization, Habituation

Disagreement

The best quality of Humans is adaptation.

Convene

Verb

Bring together

(बुलाना)

Assemble, Gather, Summon, Muster, Call

Disperse, Separate, Divide, Scatter, Cancel

The jury will definitely convene to give the decision in favour of me.

Disruption

Noun

Turmoil

(विघटन)

Interruption, Separation, Splitting, Severance

-

There was a disruption in the work due to the manager’s bad health.

Concerted

Adjective

Coordinated

(सम्मिलित)

United, Planned, Combined, Prearranged

Disarranged, Disorganized, Uncoordinated, Disordered

You should motivate the group to come forward and make a concerted effort.

Emissary

Noun

Deputy

(दूत)

Envoy, Consul, Messenger, Intermediary

-

Rashi sent me to her father as an emissary to ask if she could marry Ramesh.

Coax

Verb

Persuade

(समाक्ष)

Cajole, Entice, Tease, Tempt, Induce

Discourage, Repel, Enchant, Disgust, Dissuade

Even if I am not hungry, my mother can coax me into eating a few chapatis.

Enshrined

Verb

Hold as sacred

(प्रतिष्ठापित)

Cherish, Consecrate, Preserve, Bless

Condemn, Defile, Disrespect, Desecrate

Ancient emperors are enshrined at some places.

Reparation

Noun

Compensation

(हानिपूर्ति)

Apology, Indemnity, Payment, Redress, Remuneration

Sympathy, Penalty, Extortion, Theft

The court required the thief to make financial reparation to the victims.

 

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