The Hindu Vocabulary 27 July 2021

2021-07-27

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 27 July 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘A climate risk: On extreme weather events’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Inevitable

Adjective

certain to happen; unavoidable.

(अटल)

Inescapable, Inexorable, Necessary, Mandatory, Required, Assured

Avoidable, Uncertain, Unknown, Unsettled, Unresolved, Unsure

The chances of the downfall are inevitable.

Extremities

Noun

a condition of extreme adversity.

(सिरा)

Trouble, Difficulty, Hardship, Adversity, Distress, Crisis, Setback

Settlement, Agreement, Deal, Resolution, Arrangement

Despite the extremities, he decided to take up the responsibility.

Distinctive

Adjective

characteristic of one person or thing, and so serving to distinguish it from others.

(विशिष्ट)

Distinguishing, Typical, Peculiar, Unique, Exclusive, Special, Remarkable

Common, Usual, Ordinary, Familiar, Regular, Frequent

The distinctive characteristic he possesses make shim stand-out.

Variability

Noun

lack of consistency or fixed pattern; liability to vary or change.

(भिन्नता)

Difference, Contrast, Distinction, Differentiation, Dissimilarity, Deviation, Divergence

Similarity, Resemblance, Likeness, Sameness, Similitude, Affinity, Homogenity

We lost the game because of variability in our answers.

Spells

Noun

be a sign or characteristic of.

(प्रतीक)

Indication, Sign, Signal, Hint, Intimation, Suggestion

-

The spells of rain

Heatwaves

Noun

a prolonged period of abnormally hot weather.

(ग्रीश्म लहर)

-

-

The heatwaves restrained us from going out.

Prolonged

Adjective

continuing for a long time or longer than usual; lengthy.

(दीर्घकालीन)

Long, Long-lasting, Extended, Extensive, Protracted, Wordy, Verbose

Short, Brief, Concise, Pithy, Incisive, Succinct, Small, Terse

The research involved prolonged efforts of finding the appropriate information.

Evacuation

Noun

the action of evacuating a person or a place.

(खाली करना)

Removal, Clearance, Shifting, Expulsion, Eviction, Deportation, Vacation

-

The evacuation of the rare stone wasn’t a day’s task.

Resilient

Adjective

able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions.

(लचीला)

Strong, Tough, Hardy, Adaptable, Flexible, Buoyant

Inflexible, Vulnerable, Sensitive, Endangered, Unsafe

Hemant is resilient and possesses great sense of humour.

Thriving

Adjective

prosperous and growing; flourishing.

(बहुत फलता फूलता)

Growing, Increasing, Flourishing, Blooming, Blossoming, Burgeoning

Die, Wither, Wilt, Drop, Droop, Fail, Dry up, End, Fade

Our policy would be thriving in a couple of weeks.

 

 

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