The Hindu Vocabulary 27 January 2021

2021-01-27

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 27 January 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘After the storm: On tightening scrutiny of large NBFCs’.

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Scrutiny

Noun

critical observation or examination.

(छानबीन)

Inspection, Survey, Scan, Study

-

The scrutiny of the files will take time.

Critical

Adjective

having the potential to become disastrous; at a point of crisis.

(नाजुक)

Grave, Intense, Serious, Risky, Perilous

Safe, Easy, Simple, Settled

The situation at the border is still critical.

Overhaul

Verb

analyse and improve.

(विश्लेषण और सुधार करें)

Mend, Rebuild, Re-establish, Enhance, Improve

Dwindle, Destroy, Disrupt, Diminish

We were suggested to overhaul the detailed situation.

Multitudes

Noun

a large number of people or things.

(भीड़)

Horde, Group, Assembly, Crowd, Zillions

Alone, Individual, One, Single

They all gathered at the chowk in multitudes.

Renege

Verb

go back on a promise, undertaking, or contract.

(इनकार करना)

Retract, Repudiate, Rat on, Pull out

Put in, Involve, Indulge, Include

We have decided to renege our promises made.

Bestow

Verb

confer or present.

(प्रदान करना)

Grant, Give, Vouchsafe, Allot, Provide

Take, Deprive, Detract, Retract

They bestowed us with all the required resources.

Manifest

Verb

show (a quality or feeling) by one's acts or appearance; demonstrate.

(प्रकट)

Display, Show, Present, Reveal, Evince

Hide, Conceal, Detain, Cover

The priest manifested the presence of paranormal activity.

Unravelled

Verb

Undo.

(सुलझाया)

Untangle, Disentangle, Unsnarl, Unknot, Unwind

Entangle, Tangle, Complex, Complicate

The part of the series has been unravelled.

Descent

Noun

an act of moving downwards, dropping, or falling.

(अवरोहण)

Drop, Fail, Fall, Sinking, Subsiding

Uprising, Upheaval, Raise, Rise, Enhancement

The plane went into a steep descent and the passengers were all perplexed.

Nimble

Adjective

able to think and understand quickly.

(चतुर)

Agile, Lithe, Quick, Alert, Alive

Delayed, Dull, Slow, Steady

Shikha is so quick in learning as her mind is so nimble.

Laissez-faire

Noun

the policy of leaving things to take their own course, without interfering.

(हस्तक्षेप के बिना, अपने स्वयं के पाठ्यक्रम लेने के लिए चीजों को छोड़ने की नीति)

-

-

They have had a laissez-faire attitude to life.

Envisage

Verb

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

(परिकल्पना करना)

Foresee, Predict, Foretell, Anticipate, Expect

Delay, Postpone, Defer, Stay, Hold

The management had envisaged the coming crisis.

Fledgling

Adjective

a person or organization that is immature, inexperienced, or underdeveloped.

(अनुभवहीन मनुष्य)

Emerging, Inexperienced, Growing, Immature, Weakling, Dawning

Experienced, Expert, Mature, Rising

A fledgling magazine production betrayed us.

 

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