The Hindu Vocabulary 29 December 2020

2020-12-29

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 29 December 2020 is from the Editorial titled ‘Essential dry run: On COVID-19 vaccination drive’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Adverse

Adjective

preventing success or development; harmful; unfavourable.

(प्रतिकूल)

Unfavourable, Disadvantageous, Inauspicious, Unfortunate

Fortunate, Favourable, Auspicious, Positive, Friendly

The pandemic had had adverse effects.

Countrywide

Adjective

extending throughout a nation.

(देश भर में)

Extended, Stretched, Increase, Enlarge

Reduce, Shrink, Narrow, Drop, Decrease

The regulation imposed was to be countrywide.

Rollout

Noun

the official launch or introduction of a new product or service.

(आधिकारिक लॉन्च या नए उत्पाद या सेवा की शुरूआत।)

Launch, Introduction, Float, Lift

Curb, Control, Suppress, Debilitate

The roll out of the vaccine was much awaited.

Undertake

Verb

commit oneself to and begin (an enterprise or responsibility); take on.

(आरंभ करना)

Tackle, Take on, Take up, Accept, Handle

Neglect, Forgo, Avoid, Ignore

We need to undertake the responsibility of the newly launched software.

Immunise

Verb

make (a person or animal) immune to infection.

(छुटकारा देना)

Vaccinate, Inoculate, Inject, Safeguard, protect

Endanger, Imperil, Risk, Jeopardize

We all need to immunise ourselves from the virus.

Allocation

Noun

the action or process of allocating or sharing out something.

(बंटवारा)

Allotment, Assignment, Issuing, Issuance, Grant

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Drill

Noun

instruct (someone) in something by the means of repeated exercises or practice.

(बार-बार अभ्यास या अभ्यास द्वारा किसी चीज में निर्देश (किसी को))

Command, Order, Direct, Enjoin, Tell

Submit, Submissive, Slave

The team was drilled to take up all the actions.

Essential

Adjective

absolutely necessary; extremely important.

(आवश्यक)

Crucial, Necessary, Vital, Key, Needed, Indispensable, Intrinsic

Secondary, Optional, Unimportant, Subordinate, Lesser

The essential services were the ones allowed to be at liberty.

Implementation

Noun

the process of putting a decision or plan into effect; execution.

(कार्यान्वयन)

Execution, Application, Performance, Execution

-

The implementation of the lockdown was late.

Bona fide

Adjective

genuine; real.

(नेक नीयत)

Authentic, Real, True, Original, Sound, Legal

Fake, Bogus, False, Sham, Fraud

The papers submitted are all bona fide.

Undergo

Verb

experience or be subjected to.

(भुगतना)

Experience, Undertake, Face, Encounter, Sustain

Reject, Revoke, Ignore, Avoid

We need to undergo the process at a faster pace.

Immunisation

Noun

the action of making a person or animal immune to infection, typically by inoculation.

(प्रतिरक्षा)

Protection, Defence, Shielding, Shelter, Preservation

Endangering, Damaging, Destruction, Destroying

The immunisation process has started and is seemingly effective.

 

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In the question given below, two statements have been given followed by two conclusions based on them. Consider the statements to be true and answer which of the given conclusions logically follow the statement.

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