The Hindu Vocabulary 3 September 2021

2021-09-03

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 3 September 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Fleeting cheer: On GDP growth and consumption demand’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Fleeting

Adjective

Lasting for a very short time.

(अल्पकालिक)

Brief, Short-lived, Transient, Short-term

Enduring, Permanent, Lasting, Long-lived

It was for a fleeting moment that his face appeared in front of me but he wasn’t there.

Fiscal

Adjective

Of or relating to financial matters in general.

(राजकोषीय)

Budgetary, Economic, Financial

-

The fiscal measures taken by the government are inept.

Gutted

Verb

Clean out/ Sad

(निराश)

Decimate, Empty, Loot, Ransack, Ravage

Protect, Fill

I know that you are feeling gutted.

Spanning

Verb

Stretch over

(चारों ओर फैला हुआ)

Connect, Cover, Extend, Cross

Disconnect, Unlink, Compress

Soon your cooperation would be spanning the world.

Evident

Adjective

Clear

(प्रत्यक्ष)

Conspicuous, Indisputable, Noticeable, Obvious

Concealed, Doubtful, Hidden, Dubious

It is quite evident from our words that you wanted me to do this.

Flattered

Adjective

Feeling gratified or honored by unexpected favorable compliment

(खुश)

Complimented, Exalted, Lauded

-

I am really flattered by your appreciation.

Deceive

Verb

To mislead by a false appearance or statement. (धोखा देना)

Betray, Cheat, Defraud, Delude

Aid, Assist, Support, Give

Sunny intentionally tried to deceive his wife.

Disconcertingly

Adverb

Disturbingly (निराशाजनक रूप से)

Agitatedly, Frustratedly

-

Taliban has taken control of Afghanistan and the common people there have started to feel disconcerting.

Underpinned

Verb

To replace or strengthen the foundation of

(सहारा देना)

Build, Construct, Depend, Derive

Demolish, Destroy, Dismantle, Raze

Their confidence and courage underpinned their organisation to achieve success.

Dampen

Verb

Spoil spirits (कम करना)

Allay, Chill, Dull, Cool

Aid, Assist, Encourage, Free

The event should not be dampening your enthusiasm.

Tenuous

Adjective

Of slight importance or significance: (तुच्छ)

Delicate, Dubious, Insubstantial

Certain, Strong, Definite, Heavy

The tenuous line between correct and wrong depends on the perception.

 

 

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