The Hindu Vocabulary 6 March 2021

2021-03-06

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 06 March 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Sustaining the drive: On COVID-19 vaccination phase 2’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Palpable

Adjective

so intense as to seem almost tangible.

(ध्यान देने योग्य)

Perceptible, Visible, Noticeable, Appreciable, Discernible

Intangible, Imperceptible, Unnoticeable, Undetectable

The organisation is worried about the palpable amount of loss.

Co-morbidities

Noun

the simultaneous presence of two or more diseases or medical conditions in a patient.

(एक मरीज में दो या अधिक बीमारियों या चिकित्सा स्थितियों की एक साथ उपस्थिति।)

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Age and co-morbidity are factors considered for vaccination.

Inoculate

Verb

treat with a vaccine to produce immunity against a disease; vaccinate.

(टीका लगाना)

Immunize, Vaccinate, Inject, Shield, Guard

Expose, Reveal, Uncover, Bare

All members of my family are inoculated against smallpox.

Uptake

Noun

the action of taking up or making use of something that is available.

(जो चीज़ उपलब्ध है उसका उपयोग करने या बनाने की क्रिया।)

Utilize, Use, Employ, Avail, Deploy

Disregard, Avoid, Ignore, Leave, Abandon

We were suggested an uptake for the available resources.

Outliers

Noun

a person or thing differing from all other members of a particular group or set.

(ग़ैर)

Dissimilar, Unlike, Non-identical, Divergent

Alike, Similar, Same, Matched

His character is an outlier in the writer’s play.

Prominent

Adjective

important; famous.

(प्रसिद्ध)

Well-known, Leading, Eminent, Distinguished, Important

Unimportant, Necessary, Obscure, Unknown

We were given the prominent details.

Glitch

Noun

a sudden, usually temporary malfunction or fault of equipment.

(गड़बड़)

Fault, Flaw, Mistake, Malfunction

Correct, Right, Appropriate, Apt, Fit

There was a glitch in the working of the system.

Commence

Verb

to start.

(आरंभ)

Begin, Initiate, Launch, Start off, Ahead

Setback, Hold, Wait, Halt, Pause

The examinations have commenced now.

Hesitancy

Noun

the quality or state of being hesitant.

(संदेह)

Uncertainty, Hesitant, Doubt, Indecision

Certainty, Resolution, Willingness, Willing

We should try to get over our hesitancy.

 

Magnitude

Noun

the great size or extent of something.

(परिमाण)

Immensity, Vastness, Enormity, Expanse

Smallness, Narrow, Small, Normal

The magnitude of the occasion is huge.

Uptick

Noun

a small increase or slight upward trend.

(इजाफा)

Ascend, Rise, Increase, Climb, Mount, Soar

Fall, Descend, Set, Drop

An uptick in tourism has been experienced lately.

 

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