The Hindu Vocabulary 27 March 2021

2021-03-27

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 27 March 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Arts and awards: On 67th National Film Awards’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Predictably

Adverb

in a way that can be predicted; as expected.

(जाहिर)

Foreseeable, Expected, Manageable, Probable, Anticipated

Fixed, Certain, Sure, Final

The rates have fluctuated predictably.

Attribute

Verb

regard something as being caused by.

(किसी कारण के संबंध में।)

Ascribe, Assign, Accredit, Credit, Impute

Ignore, Reject, Avoid, Abhor

I attributed my success to my parents and mentor.

Clutch

Noun

a person's power or control, especially when regarded as inescapable.

(चंगुल)

Power, Control, Domination, Command, Mastery

Weak, Unstable, Unsteady, Rickety, Shaky

The clutch of the tech team was clearly observed throughout.

Blurring

Verb

make or become unclear or less distinct.

(धुंधला)

Unclear, Uncertain, Unfocus, Obscure, Dim

Fixed, Clear, Certain, Focused, Sharpen, Distinct

The ongoing clashes have created a blurring image of the result.

Smudge

Verb

cause (something) to become messily smeared by rubbing it or make unclear or messy.

(गंदा करना)

Dirty, Messy, Unorganized, Muddy

Clear, Immaculate, Perfect, Ideal

Mistakenly, she smudged her eye make-up.

Laud

Verb

praise (a person or their achievements) highly.

(प्रशंसा करना)

Praise, Extol, Hail, Acclaim, Commend, Admire

Condemn, Criticize, Censure, Denounce, Arraign

She lauded all her employees.

Magnum opus

Noun

a work of art, music, or literature that is regarded as the most important or best work that an artist, composer, or writer has produced.

(महान काम)

-

-

They showcased their magnum opus.

Fiercest

Adjective

having or displaying an intense or ferocious aggressiveness. (भयंकर)

Ferocious, Savage, Wild, Feral, Untamed, Undomesticated

Gentle, Tame, Mild, Soft

Lion is the fiercest animal.

High-pitched

Adjective

high.

(तेज़)

Falsetto, Shrill, Loud, Acute, Sharp

Low-pitched, Deep, Soft, Low

She owns a high-pitched voice.

Imperative

Adjective

of vital importance; crucial.

(अनिवार्य)

Vital, Crucial, Critical, Essential, Necessary, Indispensable, Exigent

Unimportant, Optional, Voluntary, Discretionary

His approval was imperative for the further processing.

Limelight

Noun

the focus of public attention.

(प्रसिद्धि)

Prominence, Publicity, Glare, Hype, Stardom, Renown

Obscurity, Unimportance, Insignificance, Anonymity

Coldplay has always been in the limelight for their best album songs.

 

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