The Hindu Vocabulary 6 July 2021

2021-07-06

 

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 06 July 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Mixed bag: on Indian merchandise exports’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Merchandise

Noun

goods to be bought and sold.

(उत्पाद)

Goods, Wares, Stock, Commodities, Lines, Product, Produce

-

I wish to visit shops which offer astonishing range of merchandise.

Notch up

Phrasal verb

to win something, or to achieve something.

(प्राप्त करना)

Attain, Achieve, Reach, Realize, Accomplish, Earn, Acquire

Lost, Stray, Wasted, Squandered, Failed, Perished, Defunct

The organisation notched up crores of profit this year.

Noteworthy

Adjective

worth paying attention to; interesting or significant.

(उल्लेखनीय)

Notable, Interesting, Significant, Noticeable, Remarkable, Prominent

Unexceptional, Ordinary, Simple, Boring, Insignificant, Normal

The seller highlighted the noteworthy features of the bike.

Anomalous

Adjective

deviating from what is standard, normal, or expected.

(अनियमित)

Abnormal, Atypical, Irregular, Aberrant, Exceptional, Unusual, Peculiar

Normal, Typical, Usual, Regular, Ordinary, Standard, Customary

We are dealing with an anomalous situation amid the pandemic.

Propel

Verb

drive or push something forwards.

(प्रेरित करना)

Move, Push, Drive, Throw, Thrust, Pitch, Send, Hurl

Hold, Keep, Static, Clasp, Clutch, Grip, Clench

We propelled the boat using a very long paddle.

Enthuse

Verb

express eager enjoyment, interest, or approval regarding something.

(जोश में आना)

Excite, Acclaim, Gush, Extol, Laud, Rouse, Arouse

Depress, Bore, Sadden, Dispirit, Distress, Discourage, Dishearten

My parents were not at all enthused with my new look.

Runaway

Adjective

denoting something happening or done very quickly, easily, or uncontrollably.

(बहुत ही तेज़)

Easy, Quick, Effortless, Rampant, Swift, Uncontrolled, Unbridled

Bridled, Controlled, Slow, Sluggish, Suppressed, Checked

We were startled by the runaway success of her book.

Exacerbate

Verb

make (a problem, bad situation, or negative feeling) worse.

(बिगाड़ देना)

Aggravate, Worsen, Inflame, Compound, Intensify, Heighten, Amplify

Calm, Reduce, Suppress, Lessen, Lower, Decrease, Drop, Shrink, Narrow

The interest to bear exacerbated my misery.

Imposition

Noun

the action or process of imposing something or of being imposed.

(आरोपण)

Inflicting, Forcing, Obtruding, Pressing, Levying, Foisting, Enactment

Cancellation, Shun, Rejection, Spurn, Abandoning, Postponing

The imposition of martial law was not appreciated by all.

Congestion

Noun

the state of being congested.

(भरा हुआ होना)

Crowding, Overcrowding, Obstruction, Blockage, Stoppage, Blocking

Clear, Clearance, Flow, Free, Liberal, Glide, Pass

I got late because of traffic congestion.

 

 

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