The Hindu Vocabulary 27 April 2021

2021-04-27

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 27 April 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘A green partnership: On U.S.-India climate pact’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Sustainable

Adjective

able to be maintained at a certain rate or level.

(सतत)

Maintain, Uphold, Preserve, Protect, Keep, Nurture

Ruin, Destroy, Debilitate, Abandon, Relinquish

The sustainable development of the economy is need of the hour.

Pathway

Noun

a track that constitutes or serves as a path.

(मार्ग)

Track, Trail, Ride, Trackway, Byway, Pave, Trace

-

The pathway suggested is somewhat dubious.

Envisage

Verb

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

(परिकल्पना करना)

Foresee, Predict, Forecast, Anticipate, Foretell, Contemplate

Ignore, Disregard, Neglect, Ignorance, Ignorant

They envisaged that we are surely going to fail.

Transformative

Adjective

causing a marked change in someone or something.

(परिवर्तनकारी)

Changing, Ideal, Adjusting, Transforming, Transmuting, Evolving

Preserving, Conserve, Protect, Maintain, Manage

The idea seems to be transformative.

Reluctance

Noun

unwillingness or disinclination to do something.

(अनिच्छा)

Unwillingness, Disinclination, Hesitation, Hesitance, Hesitancy, Timidity

Willingness, Eagerness, Readiness, Preparedness, Predisposition

His reluctance towards voting was obvious.

Anew

Adjective

in a new or different and typically more positive way.

(नये सिरे से)

Again, Fresh, Restart, Begin, Afresh, Over again

-

We decided to start anew with the preparations.

Recalcitrance

Noun

the quality of being determined not to do what other people, especially people in authority, want or expect to be done.

(अवज्ञा)

-

-

The fear of teenage recalcitrance is prevalent here.

Envision

Verb

imagine as a future possibility; visualize.

(कल्पना करना)

Visualize, Imagine, Picture, Envisage, Intend, Mean

Ignore, Avoid, Oversee, Overlook, Neglect, Disregard

She envisioned the glances of the guests.

Persuade

Verb

induce (someone) to do something through reasoning or argument.

(राज़ी करना)

Coax, Convince, Make, Induce, Influence, Sway, Tempt, Lure

Dissuade, Discourage, Deter, Hinder, Obstruct

My team leader persuaded me to do well.

Bipartisan

Adjective

involving the agreement or cooperation of two political parties that usually oppose each other's policies.

(द्विदलीय)

-

-

They did not favour the bipartisan law.

Steering

Verb

guide the movement or course of.

(आंदोलन या पाठ्यक्रम का मार्गदर्शन करें)

Conduct, Direct, Usher, Escort, Shepherd, Help, Aid

Abandon, Desert, Leave, Cast aside, Vacate, Quit, Evacuate

She has been steering the movement for a while now.

Subsidise

Verb

support (an organization or activity) financially.

(धन रूप में सहायता देना)

Fund, Finance, Back, Support, Capitalize, Buttress, Assist

Hinder, Obstruct, Impede, Inhibit, Balk, Hamper

The mining industry needs to be subsidised now.

 

 

Watch The Hindu Vocabulary 27 April 2021

 

Share Blog


Current Affairs

Attempt Daily Current
Affairs Quiz

Attempt Quiz


Question Of The Day

It is predicted by the experts that water shortage is not far away, it would be a need of the hour to ____________ our water usage.

Select exactly two answer choices that best complete the sentence and produce sentences that are alike in meaning.

i. limit

ii. intensify

iii. amplify

iv. assuage

v. curtail

vi. pacify