The Hindu Vocabulary 30 October 2021

2021-10-30

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 30 October 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘A climate dividend: On India, net zero and energy transition’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Dividend

Noun

One’s share or profit

(लाभांश)

Allowance, Bonus, Coupon, Gain

Loss

The company may release dividends at any moment.

Transition

Noun

Change

(परिवर्तनकाल)

Conversion, Changeover, Shift, Transformation

Decline, Decrease, Stagnation, Idleness

The transition of power should be smooth and within the limits of democracy.

Incongruous

Adjective

Absurd

(बेमेल)

Bizarre, Contradictory, Inappropriate, Incoherent

Compatible, Congruous, Consistent, Fitting

Your incongruous behaviour in front of relatives was not good.

Minimalist

Adjective

No more than required

(न्यूनतम)

Essential, Minimal, Minimum, Austere

Embellished, Lavish, Ornate

His approach in everything is minimalist.

Repercussion

Noun

Consequence

(प्रतिक्रिया)

Backlash, Effect, Fallout, Impact, Side effect

Cause

The repercussions of your flight with my husband would be bad.

Embrace

Verb

Take into account

(आलिंगन)

Accept, Adopt, Deal with, Receive, Admit

Exclude, Free, Reject, Repudiate, Let go

He embraced the opportunity with an open heart.

Avert

Verb

Avoid by turning away

(टालना)

Deter, Fend off, Forestall, Prevent

Aid, Assist, Allow, Support, Help

He averted the situation and left for his home.

Earmark

Noun

Signature characteristic

(चिह्न)

Attribute, Differential, Distinction, Hallmark

-

Your speech had all the earmarks of hatred.

Precise

Adjective

Accurate

(सटीक)

Actual, Correct, Decisive, Definite, Specific

Ambiguous, Indefinite, Flexible, Imprecise

The calculations made by new instrument were precise.

Buttress

Verb

Support

(समर्थन देना)

Reinforce, Strengthen, Uphold, Brace

Weaken, Let down

The stone buttresses are supporting my old house in the village.

Erode

Verb

Deteriorate

(खत्म)

Corrode, Destroy, Abrade, Disintegrate

Build, Preserve, Ignore, Neglect

Time has eroded my relation with my cousins back in my hometown.

 

 

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