The Hindu Vocabulary 4 January 2021

2021-01-04

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 04 January 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Clear connection: On service quality of telcos’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Regime

Noun

a system or ordered way of doing things.

(व्यवस्था)

System, Arrangement, Scheme, Code, Mechanism

-

The new regime was unacceptable by the farmers.

Compatible

Adjective

able to have a harmonious relationship; well suited.

(अच्छी तरह से अनुकूल)

Suited, Well-matched, Like-minded, Accordant

Incompatible, Unsuited, Conflicting, Opposed, Opposite

My brother was not compatible with his partner for the competition.

Upgrade

Verb

raise (something) to a higher standard.

(उन्नति)

Improve, Better, Ameliorate, Reform, Enhance

Degrade, Demean, Debase, Cheapen, Devalue

We upgraded the software.

Reliable

Adjective

consistently good in quality or performance; able to be trusted.

(विश्वसनीय)

Dependable, Good, Well founded, Authentic, Definitive

Unreliable, Untrustworthy, Dodgy, Reckless, Fickle

Sundar is not reliable, do not entrust such responsibilities on him.

Significant

Adjective

sufficiently great or important to be worthy of attention; noteworthy.

(महत्वपूर्ण)

Notable, Noteworthy, Remarkable, Outstanding

Insignificant, Minor, Trivial, Slight

The amount deposited in my account was significant proof of my credibility.

Poised

Adjective

having a composed and self-assured manner.

(एक रचित और आत्मविश्वासी तरीके से)

Self-possessed, Composed, Assured, Cool, Calm

Excited, Flustered, Inelegant, Unrefined, Uncouth

We were all poised in our presentation.

Spur

Verb

promote the development of.

(Spur)

Stimulate, Encourage, Prompt, Prod, Move

Hinder, Obstruct, Discourage, Boring

The protest spurred the movement.

Affordable

Adjective

inexpensive; reasonably priced.

(सस्ती)

Cheap, Low-priced, Economical, Economic

Expensive, Costly, Dear, High-cost, Exorbitant

The coupon shared was not affordable by any member.

Cautiously

Adverb

in a way that deliberately avoids potential problems or dangers.

(सावधानी से)

Deliberately, Intentionally, Purposely, Knowingly

Hastily, Unknowingly, Accidentally, By mistake

We were asked to cautiously to move further.

Hamper

Verb

hinder or impede the movement or progress of.

(बाधा डालना)

Hinder, Obstruct, Impede, Inhibit, Retard

Help, Aid, Support, Back

Lack of finances hampered the growth of the industry.

 

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In the question given below, two statements have been given followed by two conclusions based on them. Consider the statements to be true and answer which of the given conclusions logically follow the statement.

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