The Hindu Vocabulary 29 September 2021

2021-09-29

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 29 September 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘High water: on growing challenge from tropical cyclones.’

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Laden

Adjective

Heavily loaded or weighed down. (लदा हुआ)

Burdened, Charged, Hampered, Oppressed, Taxed

Empty, Unladen, Unloaded, Light

The tree is laden with mangoes.

Propensity

Noun

Tendency

(झुकाव)

Bias, Disposition, Leaning, Susceptibility

Impotence, Disinclination, Hate, Inadequacy

The students have a propensity for mischievous activities.  

Inflict

Verb

cause (something unpleasant or painful) to be suffered by someone or something.

(दण्ड देना)

Levy, Wreak, Apply, Extort, Strike

Hold, Keep, Take

The thieves inflicted serious injuries on the family members.

Gusting

Verb

(of the wind) blow in gusts.

(तेज़)

Cloud, Dart, Run, Windy, Howling

Calm, Still

The gusting winds can not be stopped by any barrier.

Intimidating

Adjective

Having a frightening, overawing, or threatening effect.

(डराना)

Aggressive, Terrifying, Bullying, Pressuring

Assured, Comfortable, Inciteful

Extreme weather event is an intimidating experience.

Rehabilitation

Noun

Restoration (पुनर्वास)

Improvement, Reconstruction, Repair, Recovery

Damage, Harm, Hurt, Injury

The drug addicts were sent to centres for rehabilitation.   

Upend

Verb

Set or turned on its end or upside down.

(समाप्त कर देना)

Chaotic, Tangled, Disorganised, Downside-up

Ordered, Organised, Straight

Raju upended the box and dumped out all the accessories.  

Alacrity

Noun

Brisk and cheerful readiness. (तत्परता)

Alertness, Fervor, Avidity, Eagerness

Apathy, Coolness, Sadness, Discouragement

Seema accepted the honour with alacrity.

Deluge

Noun

A severe flood. (बाढ़)

Flood, Flash flood, Spate, Torrent

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People may have experienced the worst deluge of the century.

 

 

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