The Hindu Vocabulary 29 May 2021

2021-05-29

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 29 May 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Weathering storms: On disaster response’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Weathering storm

Phrase

to deal with a difficult situation without being harmed or damaged.

(बिना नुकसान या क्षतिग्रस्त हुए एक कठिन परिस्थिति से निपटने के लिए)

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Media has weathered the storm of the cyclone.

Inevitable

Adjective

certain to happen; unavoidable.

(अटल)

Unavoidable, Inescapable, Inexorable, Fated, Assured, Certain

Avoidable, Uncertain, Preventable, Needless, Unnecessary

The war between the two countries was inevitable.

Unnerving

Adjective

causing one to lose courage or confidence; disconcerting.

(हतोत्साहित)

Unsettling, Discomforting, Perturbing, Troubling, Disturbing

Soothing, Pleasing, Reassuring, Attracting

Visiting the haunted house was an unnerving experience.

Preparatory

Adjective

serving as or carrying out preparation for a task or undertaking.

(प्रारंभिक)

Preliminary, Initial, Prior, Introductory, Prefatory, Opening, Basic, Elementary

Complete, Finishing, End, Close, Conclude

For the project, more preparatory work is needed.

Resilience

Noun

the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties.

(लचीलता)

Firmness, Toughness, Rigidity, Strength, Adaptability

Weakness, Fragility, Vulnerability, Frailty, Infirmity

We were amazed to see the remarkable resilience of the fighters.

Hobbled

Verb

walk in an awkward way, typically because of pain from an injury.

(लंगड़ाना)

Limp, Shuffle, Shamble, Falter, Totter, Lurch

Stride, March, Stalk, Tread, Step, Pace

She was hobbling around the garden stairs.

Catastrophe

Noun

an event causing great and usually sudden damage or suffering; a disaster.

(तबाही)

Disaster, Calamity, Crisis, Cataclysm, Holocaust, Ruin

Salvation, Godsend, Blessing, Boon, Aid, Help, Advantage

The environmental catastrophe has caused economic disruption.

Aftermath

Noun

the consequences or after-effects of a significant unpleasant event.

(परिणाम)

Repercussions, After-effects, Fallout, Backwash, Trail, Results, Fruits

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Food prices rose as the aftermath of the natural disaster.

Postulate

Verb

suggest or assume the existence, fact, or truth of (something) as a basis for reasoning, discussion, or belief.

(दावा करना)

Suggest, State, Posit, Hypothesize, Advance, Put forward, Propose, Suppose

Withdraw, Remove, Extract, Take back, Take away

The scientist’s theory postulates a rotatory movement for such a tornado.

Rebuild

Verb

build (something) again after it has been damaged or destroyed.

(फिर से बनाना)

Reconstruct, Renovate, Restore, Refashion, Remodel, Revamp, Remake

Demolish, Pull down, Destroy, Flatten, Level, Topple, Obliterate

The house was suggested to be rebuilt within a week’s time.

 

 

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