The Hindu Vocabulary 29 January 2021

2021-01-29

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 29 January 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Taxing clunkers: On raising tax on older vehicles’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Clunker

Noun

a dilapidated vehicle or machine.

(एक जीर्ण वाहन या मशीन)

Lemon, Crate, Hooptie, Rustbucket

Well, New, Anew, Fresh

The major source of pollution are the old clunkers.

Hybrid

Noun

a thing made by combining two different elements.

(दो अलग-अलग तत्वों के संयोजन द्वारा बनाई गई एक चीज़)

Mix, Mixture, Combination, Merger

Individual, Only, Sole, Alone

The hybrid machines were of no use.

Renew

Verb

resume (an activity) after an interruption.

(नवीकरण)

Resume, Reopen, Start again, Restart, Re-establish

Stop, Hault, Finish, End, Interrupt

The teachers renewed their campaign for the change in syllabus.

Rebate

Noun

a partial refund to someone who has paid too much for tax, rent, or a utility.

(छूट)

Repayment, Discount, Deduction, Reduction

Charge, Penalty, Fine

There was a rebate of 10% in the new policy.

Rely

Verb

depend on with full trust or confidence.

(भरोसा करना)

Depend, Count, Bank, Bargain, Reckon

Distrust, Mistrust, Suspicion, Wariness

I completely rely on my father.

Persuade

Verb

induce (someone) to do something through reasoning or argument.

(राज़ी करना)

Coax, Convince, Make, Get

Release, Relieve, Free, Freedom, Liberty

The group persuaded me to be the leader.

Scrappage

Noun

the action of scrapping old or inoperative vehicles, vessels, or machines.

(खुरचन)

-

-

A small space was assigned for the scrappage.

Envision

Verb

imagine as a future possibility; visualize.

(कल्पना करना)

Visualize, Imagine, Envisage, Picture

Ignore, Avoid, Demean, Disregard

She envisaged the glances of the visitors.

Transition

Noun

the process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another.

(परिवर्तनकाल)

Change, Move, Passage, Transformation, Conversion

Static, Fixed, Resolute, Determined

The sudden transition has had great effect.

Gestation

Noun

the development of something over a period of time.

(समय की अवधि में किसी चीज का विकास।)

Development, Origination, Drafting, Formation, Evolution

Suppression, Devaluation, Degradation, Diminishing

It took a long time in gestation for the new software.

 

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