The Hindu Vocabulary 28 January 2021

2021-01-28

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 28 January 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Many vulnerabilities: On using blockchains in electronic voting’.

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Vulnerability

Noun

the quality or state of being exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally.

(या तो शारीरिक या भावनात्मक रूप से हमला होने या नुकसान की संभावना के सामने आने की गुणवत्ता या स्थिति)

Fragility, Weakness, Delicacy, Frailty, Timidity

Strength, Robust, Strong, Firm, sturdy

The vulnerability of the situation was disregarded.

Robustness

Noun

the quality or condition of being strong and in good condition.

(मजबूती)

Powerful, Brawny, Well-built, Structured, Sturdy, Hefty

Weak, Lean, Puny, Gentle, Delicate

The robustness of the national reforms led our country to this height.

Standalone

Adjective

able to operate independently of other hardware or software.

(खुद को सावित करना)

Alone, Lone, Sole, Individual, Solitary

Together, Group, Accompanied, Joined

The stand-alone application was made by her.

Tamper

Verb

interfere with (something) in order to cause damage or make unauthorized alterations.

(छेड़छाड़)

Interfere, Meddle, Tinker, Play around

Free, Relieve, Set Free, Release

They asked us not to tamper with the current status of the project.

Glitch

Noun

a sudden, usually temporary malfunction or fault of equipment.

(गड़बड़)

Snag, Defect, Mistake, Error, Bug

Perfect, immaculate, Spick and Span, Thorough

The fire caused a glitch in the function.

Malpractice

Noun

improper, illegal, or negligent professional behaviour.

(कदाचार)

Wrongdoing, Negligence, Carelessness, Incompetence

Careful, Righteous, Cautious, Definite, Right

The court sentences the culprits of the medical malpractice.

Authenticate

Verb

prove or show (something) to be true, genuine, or valid.

(प्रमाणित)

Verify, Validate, Certify, Substantiate, Prove

Falsify, Deny, False, Fake

They have been asked to authenticate the documents.

Append

Verb

add (something) to the end of a written document.

(जोड़ना)

Add, Attach, Affix, Adjoin, Include

Exclude, Exit, Reject, Repudiate, Remove

The results of the survey should be appended to the report.

Rigorous

Adjective

extremely thorough and careful.

(कठिन)

Meticulous, Punctilious, Careful, Diligent

Careless, Inattentive, Slapdash, Irresponsible

The rigorous testing of the vaccine is a long process.

Caution

Noun

care taken to avoid danger or mistakes.

(सावधान)

Care, Wariness, Awareness, Heed, Attention, Alertness

Incaution, Recklessness, Rashness, Carelessness

Caution is the key to perfection.

 

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Choose the most appropriate option to change the voice (active / passive) form of the given sentence.

 

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