The Hindu Vocabulary 5 February 2022

2022-02-05

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 5 February 2022 is from the Editorial titled ‘A disjointed response: On crypto assets and regulation.’

 

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Disjointed

Adjective

Having the joints separated.

Lacking coherence or orderly sequence.

(असंबद्ध)

Choppy, Disconnected, Incoherent, Unconnected, Confused, Jumbled, Rambling, Cool

Coherent, Contiguous, Ordered, Connected, Jointed, United

In early times, societies were disjointed.

Regulatory

Adjective

Relating to the control of an activity by a set of rules.

(नियामक)

Administrative, Governing, Managerial, Rule

Lose

The regulatory body of the fest banned him due to his improper behaviour.

Accompany

Verb

To go along.

To be in association with someone or something.

(साथ)

Attend, Escort, See, Squire, Guide, Lead, Conduct, Dog

Abandon, Disregard, Neglect, Leave, Ignore

I decided to accompany her to the meeting.

Evolve

Verb

To develop gradually.

To produce by natural process.

(विकसित करना)

Develop, Elaborate, Unfold, Expand, Get, Grow, Mature, Increase

Leave, Lessen, Diminish, Stop

My business has evolved from a hobby to a money-making business.

Manifestations

Noun

A sign that shows something clearly.

An event or action that shows something clearly.

(अभिव्यक्ति)

Demonstration, Explanation, Indication, Meaning

Concealment, Hiding, Reality, Obscurity

The increase in global temperatures is the first manifestation of global warming.

Fungible

Adjective

Being of a nature that one part replaces another.

(प्रतिमोच्य)

Commutable, Exchangeable, Interchangeable, Substitutable

Noninterchangeable, Different, Dissimilar

Fruits and vegetables are fungible in the diet that I have recommended to you.

Threshold

Noun

The point after which something changes or begins.

(सीमा)

Brink, Verge, Door, Outset

Middle, Completion, Conclusion, End

The threshold of a new career for me has arrived.

Trail

Noun

A track made by the passage of animals or people in a wild region.

(रास्ता)

Footpath, Pathway, Trace, Track

-

We planned to go on the pacific trail.

Verb

To follow along with someone or something.

To lag behind.

(पीछा करना)

Chase, Dog, Follow, Hound, Pursue

Guide, Lead, Pilot

The baby was trailing her dad.

 

Jurisdictions

Noun

The right to administer justice by hearing and determining to apply the law.

(न्यायालय/ क्षेत्राधिकार)

Administration, Authority, Governance, Rule

Impotence, Incapacity, Surrender, Weakness

The jurisdiction of this police station does not apply to my area.

Regime

Noun

A system of government.

A government in power.

(प्रशासन)

Administration, Establishment, Government, Management

-

The current regime is sure to regain power.

Relief

Noun

Removal or lightening of something painful.

A means that reduces or removes pain.

Something that gives a pleasing change.

(राहत)

Remedy, Assistance, Comfort, Help

Hindrance, Hurt, Injury, Stop

I felt such relief after completing my homework.

Flock

Noun

A large number of people or something under the guidance of a leader

(झुंड)

Assembly, Colony, Congregation, Multitude

Individual, Alone

I have a flock of emails to reply to.

Verb

To gather in a group.

(झुंड में इकट्ठा होना या घूमना)

Converge, Gather, Throng, Collect

Disperse, Divide, Scatter, Separate

We went to the stadium and flocked around the football star.

Lure

Noun

Anything that attracts.

(लालच)

Allurement, Bait, Enticement, Temptation

Discouragement, Fact, Repulsion, Disenchantment

Easy money is a lure for some people to take the path of crime.

Verb

To attract.

(फुसलाना)

Allure, Bait, Beguile, Seduce

Deter, Discourage, Disenchant, Reject

The murderer lured the girl to his home and then shot her.

Sway

Verb

To move to and fro.

(धीरे-धीरे या लयबद्ध रूप से पीछे की ओर और आगे की ओर या एक ओर से दूसरी ओर ले जाएँ ।)

Affect, Impact, Influence, Mark, Controlled, Prone, Liable, Stir

Inability, Powerlessness, Weakness

Don’t ever be swayed because of the attractive advertisements.

Ballyhoo

Noun

Great excitement or anger towards something that is hyped.

(धूम)

Advertisement, Buildup, Hype, Promotion

-

The ballyhoo was a result of the involvement of local superstars in the movie.

Verb

To advertise by sensational and false methods.

(झूठ मूठ की बड़ाई)

-

-

The release of the book was ballyhooed because of the controversy.

Ponderable

Adjective

Capable of being considered carefully.

(चिंतन योग्य)

Heavy, Massive

Neglectable

Your invention of the new technology is ponderable.

Oversight

Noun

An error due to carelessness.

Watchful and responsible care.

(निगरानी)

Lapse, Mistake, Neglect, Blank, Control, Inspection, Maintenance, Surveillance

Ignorance, Mismanagement, Neglect, Care

Not inviting you was just an oversight.

Ambiguous

Adjective

Having uncertain or multiple meanings.

(अस्पष्ट)

Cryptic, Dubious, Enigmatic, Obscure, Puzzling

Accessible, Clear, Obvious, Plain

The entire speech was ambiguous and none of us understood it.

Waffling

Verb

To talk or write foolishly.

(अस्पष्ट या तुच्छ तरीके से लंबा बोलना या लिखना ।)

Doubtful, Hesitant, Tentative, Ambivalent

Definite, Determined, Obstinate, Sure

He was waffling on such an important issue.

Dither

Verb

To act nervously

(कांपना)

Balance, Falter, Halt, Scruple

Dive, Plunge

Rakesh was dithering about what to do.

Noun

A highly nervous state.

(अडिग कार्य करना)

Agitation, Babble, Confusion

Calm, Peace, Sense

The news of the arrival of a leader at our house had all of us in a dither.

 

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