The Hindu Vocabulary 31 May 2021

2021-05-31

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 31 May 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘In two minds: On Tokyo Olympics’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Enthused

Verb

make (someone) interested and eagerly appreciative.

(अति उत्साहित करना)

Excited, Gush, Interested, Motivated, Acclaim, Extol

Demotivate, Suppress, Depress, Fall, Drop

Not everyone is enthused with the idea of revamping the theatre.

Loom

Verb

appear as a large or unclear shape, often in a frightening way.

(एक बड़े या अस्पष्ट के रूप में दिखाई देना)

Enlarged, Big, Huge, Great, Immense, Colossal

Small, Tiny, Minute, Minor, Slight, Small, Insignificant

The effect of the decision loomed over us.

Diametrically

Adverb

completely; directly.

(सीधे)

Directly, Absolutely, Completely, Utterly,

Indirectly, Incidentally, Secondarily, Concomitantly, Obliquely

Two diametrically opposed viewpoints were stated by the chief.

Overwhelmed

Adjective

have a strong emotional effect on.

(व्याकुल)

Overcome, Move, Touch, Stir, Affect, Impress

Suppress, Drop, Demolish, Control, Under

We were overwhelmed with the response from the lawyer’s end.

Resonance

Noun

the quality in a sound of being deep, full, and reverberating.

(गूंज)

-

-

The resonance of his voice surprised me.

Quadrennial

Adjective

recurring every four years.

(चार साल का)

-

-

The ex-player played the quadrennial world championship.

Staggering

Adjective

deeply shocking; astonishing.

(चौंका देने वाला)

Shocking, Appalling, Horrific, Awful, Abominable, Ghastly

Admirable, Wonderful, Delightful, Lovely, Amusing, Congenial

The staggering electricity bills made us be cautious of the consumption.

Evident

Adjective

clearly seen or understood; obvious.

(प्रत्यक्ष)

Obvious, Apparent, Noticeable, Tangible, Clear, Distinct

Unnoticeable, Unnoticed, Unobserved, Unknown

We ate the pizza with evident joy.

Braved

Verb

endure or face (unpleasant conditions or behaviour) without showing fear.

(चुनौती का सामना करना)

Endure, bear, Put up with, Suffer, Sustain, Face, Confront

Coward, Weakling, Mouse, Weak, Dingo

The officers braved the sea’s piracy.

Normalcy

Noun

the condition of being normal; the state of being usual, typical, or expected.

(सामान्य स्थिति)

Routine, Order, Regularity, Sanity, Balance, Lucidity

Insanity, Madness, Idiocy, Stupidity, Lunacy

We all want the situation to resume to normalcy.

Truncated

Verb

shorten the duration or extent of.

(काट-छांट)

Shorten, Cut, Curtail, Prune, trim, Lop

Lengthen, Extend, Stretch, Expand, Widen

His career was truncated because of his injuries.

Resurface

Verb

arise or become evident again.

(फिर से संगठित करना)

Reoccur, Repeat, Restate, Reiterate, Recurrent

Occasional, Sporadic, Infrequent, Odd, Random

The effect of the virus resurfaced once again.

 

 

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