The Hindu Vocabulary 3 February 2022

2022-02-03

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 3 February 2022 is from the Editorial titled ‘A dose of realism: On COVID-19 surge post Omicron’.

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Surge

Noun

A sudden powerful forward or upward movement, especially by a crowd or by a natural force such as the waves or tide.

(तरंग)

Deluge, Swell, Upsurge, Flow

Decline, Decrease

The surge in the price of goods and services has alarmed everyone.

Verb

Move suddenly and powerfully forward or upward.

(बढ़ोतरी)

Climb, Grow, Rise, Gush

Descend, Lessen

The price of automobiles has surged due to the pandemic.

Fatigue

Noun

Extreme tiredness resulting from mental or physical exertion or illness.

(थकान)

 

Lethargy, Weakness, Weariness, Dullness

Ability, Energy, Liveliness, Energy

He worked so hard that he was about to die with fatigue.

Verb

Cause (someone) to feel tired or exhausted.

(थकना)

Disable, Exhaust, Weaken, Debilitate

Activate, Add, Assist, Energize, Grow

They were fatigued by the long journey.

Perspective

Noun

A particular attitude toward or way of regarding something

(परिप्रेक्ष्य)

Angle, Aspect, Attitude, Context, Viewpoint

-

Raju’s perspective was different than mine regarding this business.

Narrative

Adjective

In the form of story; chronological

(कथात्मक)

 

Fictional, Narrated, Historical, Reported

Rambling

William Shakespeare use to write narrative poems.

Noun

Story

(वर्णन)

Account, Anecdote, Fiction, Chronicle

-

The narrative about the last night did not convince my mother.

Restriction

Noun

A limiting condition or measure, especially a legal one.

(प्रतिबंध)

Check, Condition, Constraint, Control, Curb

Allowance, Advantage, Liberation, Permission

The government imposed COVID-19 restrictions in contaminated zones.

Transmissible

Adjective

Contagious

(संक्रामक)

Infectious, Endemic, Poisonous, Spreading

Harmless, Non communicable

Zoonotic diseases are transmissible.

Fault

Verb

Criticize for inadequacy or mistakes.

(गलती)

Attack, Criticize, Reprove, Censure, Condemn

Extoll, Laud, Praise

The professor faulted his colleagues for his failure.

Noun

Blame

(दोष)

Blunder, Crime, Defect, Error, Flaw

Accuracy, Behaviour, Correction, Perfection

It was not his fault that she met with an accident.

Disrupt

Verb

Interrupt (an event, activity, or process) by causing a disturbance or problem.

(अस्त-व्यस्त)

Disturb, Rattle, Disorder, Obstruct, Intrude

Organise, Soothe, Calm, Appease

Cryptocurrencies have somehow disrupted the power of governments and financial institutions.

Trajectory

Noun

Course

(कार्यप्रणाली)

Path, Direction, Line, Route

-

In 2021, the trajectory of deaths due to COVID-19 was on a steep upward curve.

Accessible

Adjective

Able to be reached or entered

(सुलभ)

Reachable, Attainable, Within reach, Available, Nearby

Inaccessible, Restricted, Limited, Useless

Most of the remote villages in India are now accessible after the infrastructure development.

Credible

Adjective

Believable

(विश्वसनीय)

 

Conclusive, Creditable, Dependable, Honest, Rational

Deceptive, Dishonest, Implausible, Irresponsible

He is a credible investor.

 

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