The Hindu Vocabulary 3 October 2021

2021-10-03

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 3 October 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘A scheme before its time: On digital health mission’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Malnutrition

Noun

Poor nutrition

(कुपोषण)

Hunger, Starvation, Malnourishment, Undernourishment

Obesity, Plumpness, Plenty

The condition of malnutrition can be seen in children in India.

Prevalence

Noun

Predominance

(प्रसार)

Pervasiveness, Popularity, Ubiquity, Vogue

Infrequency, Rareness, Unusualness, Paucity

The prevalence of diabetes in adults continues to rise due to change in lifestyle.

Scourge

Noun

Calamity

(विपत्ति)

Curse, Terror, Infliction, Penalty

Advantage, Benefit, Advantage, Reward

The scourge of mass unemployment has left everyone disheartened. 

Deprive

Verb

Keep or take away something wanted (वंचित)

Bankrupt, Divest, Dispossess, Strip, Denude

Cover, Keep, Build, Construct

One should not be deprived of the basic necessities.  

Eradicate

Verb

destroy completely (उन्मूलन करना)

Eliminate, Get rid of, Remove, Suppress, Abolish

Build, Create, Establish, Ratify

The government aims to eradicate tuberculosis by 2025.

Amelioration

Noun

Improvement

(सुधार)

Advance, Betterment, Refinement, Progress

Decline, Halt, Retreat, Retrogression, Retreat

There is a need for amelioration in the existing laws.

Amalgamate

Verb

Blend

(मिलाना)

Alloy, Combine, Compound, Consolidate

Disconnect, Divide, Separate, Disjoin

Raju amalgamated his company with the other steel company.

Subsume

Verb

Include

(सम्मिलित)

Classify, Contain, Incorporate, Contain

Exclude

The government is thinking about subsuming different schemes under one umbrella scheme.

Inflation

Noun

Increase

(मुद्रास्फीति)

Boom, Expansion, Hike, Rise

Compression, Decrease, Reduction, Deflation

The inflation target for FY 2019-20 is 3.6%.

Stake

Noun

Bet

(दांव)

Chance, Risk, Venture, Hazard

Certainly, Safety

The life of many people is at stake due to the upcoming cyclone.

 

 

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