The Hindu Vocabulary 5 February 2021

2021-02-05

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 05 February 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘All to play for: On England’s tour of India’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Rivalry

Noun

competition for the same objective or for superiority in the same field.

(प्रतिद्वंद्विता)

Competition, Contention, Vying, Opposition

Friend, Ally, Companion, Colleague, Partner

There has been intense rivalry among these teams.

Frenzied

Adjective

wildly excited or uncontrolled.

(क्रोधित)

Frantic, Wild, Frenetic, Hectic, Fraught

Calm, Peaceful, Serene, Quiet, Pacific

It was a frenzied attack.

Angst

Noun

a feeling of deep anxiety or dread, typically an unfocused one about the human condition or the state of the world in general.

(चिंता की भावना)

Anxiety, Dread, Apprehension, Worry

Satisfaction, Stability, Content, Satiate

The angst of the middle-class ruined the economy.

Bio-bubble

Noun

an environment sealed off from the outside world and accessed by a limited number of people only, used to allow events such as sports matches to take place during the coronavirus.

(एक वातावरण जो बाहरी दुनिया से बंद है और केवल सीमित संख्या में लोगों द्वारा पहुँचा जाता है, कोरोनवायरस के दौरान होने वाले खेल मैच जैसी घटनाओं की अनुमति देता है)

-

-

The stage was set for bio-bubble cricket matches.

Pitch-forked

Verb

To lift or toss with.

(साथ उठाना या टॉस करना)

Lift, Toss, Hurl, Cast

Settle, Keep, Hold, Preserve

The coin was pitch-forked.

Tussle

Noun

a vigorous struggle or scuffle, typically in order to obtain or achieve something.

(झगड़ा)

Fight, Scuffle, Struggle, Skirmish, Brawl

Silence, Peace, Serenity, Settlement

There was a tussle for the power.

Bolster

Verb

support or strengthen.

(समर्थन या मजबूती)

Reinforce, Support, Strengthen, Boost, Fortify

Undermine, Underlook, Undervalue, Degenerate

They all came together to bolster the protest.

Unflappable

Adjective

having or showing calmness in a crisis.

(स्थिर)

Unexcitable, Cool, Calm, Imperturbable, Collected

Anxious, Restless, Excitable, Excited

The government commended the opposition for being unflappable even in the most chaotic scenario.

Fancied

Adjective

Desirous.

(मनोवांछित)

Want, Desire, liking, Crave, Covet

Ignore, Avoid, Dislike, Abhor, Detest

They all fancy hot drinks.

Stead

Noun

the place or role that someone or something should have or fill.

(वह स्थान या भूमिका जिसमें कोई या कुछ होना चाहिए या भरना चाहिए।)

-

-

They appointed him in the stead.

Rankle

Verb

annoy or irritate (someone).

(परेशान या चिड़चिड़ा होना)

Annoy, Upset, Anger, Irritate, Infuriate

Pacify, Settle, Calm, Reduce

My brother has this habit of rankling me all the time.

Ambush

Verb

make a surprise attack on (someone) from a concealed position.

(घात लगाना)

Trap, Attack, Surprise, Entrap, Waylay

Protect, Preserve, Shield, Guard

They were ambushed and taken away.

Arsenal

Noun

an array of resources available for a certain purpose.

(एक निश्चित उद्देश्य के लिए उपलब्ध संसाधनों की एक सरणी।)

Range, Line-up, Assortment, Collection

-

The team has arsenal of players.

 

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