The Hindu Vocabulary 6 October 2020

2020-10-06

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 6 October 2020 is from the Editorial titled “Until vaccine: On Unlock 5”.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Vulnerable

Adjective

exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally.

(जो सहज में घायल हो सके)

Exposed, Sensitive, Susceptible, Unguarded

Safe, Strong, Guarded, Secure

The vulnerable are suffering the most amid the pandemic.

Steady

Adjective

regular, even, and continuous in development.

(नियमित)

Constant, Durable, Reliable, Stable

Irregular, Unreliable, Unsteady, Flexible

She cracked the deal with steady and strong efforts.

Stringent

Adjective

strict, precise, and exacting.

(कठोर)

Binding, Demanding, Strict, Stiff, Confining

Amenable, Calm, Easy, Pliable, Gentle

The government has posed stringent regulations with respect to GST regime.

Debilitating

Verb

making someone very weak and infirm.

(दुर्बल)

Attenuate, Cripple, Enfeeble, Relax, Disable

Aid, Assist, Enable, Grow, Invigorate, Assuage

The opposition made all the possible efforts to debilitate the running party’s status.

Prevalence

Noun

the fact or condition of being prevalent; commonness.

(प्रसार)

Pervasiveness, Popularity, Ubiquity, Vogue

Absence, Lack, Dearth, Concealment

The lower tax rates is all because of the prevalence of domestic products at large.

Benign

Adjective

Gentle, kind and favourable. (सौम्य)

Benevolent, Mild, Favourable, Amiable, Generous

Malacious, Harsh, Violent, Hateful, Malignant

Rakesh’s benign attitude won hearts at the show.

Recalcitrant

Noun

Uncooperative

(आज्ञा न माननेवाला)

Obstinate, Rebellious, Unruly, Contrary, Opposing

Agreeable, Manageable, Yielding, Amenable, Passive, Compliant

The new policy did not favour the recalcitrant group.

Persuasive

Adjective

good at persuading someone to do or believe something through reasoning or the use of temptation.

(प्रेरक)

Alluring, Cogent, Effectual, Inspiring, Moving, Swaying

Implausible, Incredible, Improbable, Incapable, Weak

Our HR manager is great at persuasive skills.

Standardise

Verb

cause (something) to conform to a standard.

(प्रमाण के अनुसार करना)

Institute, Normalize, Order, Assimilate,

Systematize

Disorganize, Disorder, Mix up, Change

In order to succeed, the manufacturing unit needs to learn to standardize their product.

Fine-grained

Adjective

involving great attention to detail.

(सुक्ष्म)

Condensed, Concentrated, Rigid, Set, Substantial

Loose, Erroneous, Scrupulous

The fine-grained data helped the officers reach the ultimate truth.

Anonymised

Verb/Adjective

remove identifying particulars or details.

(गुप्त)

Unidentified, Unnamed, Unknown, Nameless

Known, glorious, Familiar, Acknowledged

The reality couldn’t float up because of the anonymised details and reports.

Caveat

Noun

a warning or proviso of specific stipulations, conditions, or limitations.

(चेतावनी)

Caution, Alarm, Sign, Forewarning, Commonition

Nonessential, Lack, Inaptitude

The caveat about the cyclone from the weather forecast department saved thousands of life.

Fatigue

Noun

a reduction in the efficiency.

(थकान)

Lethargy, Dullness, Exhaustion, Burnout, Fatigation

Ability, health, Strength, Energy, Spirit

He couldn’t proceed further because of fatigue and want of sleep.

Breakthrough

Noun

a sudden, dramatic, and important discovery or development.

(अचानक और महत्वपूर्ण खोज या विकास)

Boost, Development, Finding, Progress, Hike

Decline, Decrease, Loss, Step back, Step backward

The moment we launched the missile successfully, we cherished it as a breakthrough moment.

 

Watch Video of The Hindu Editorial Vocab 6 October 2020

 

Share Blog


Loading Comments
Current Affairs

Attempt Daily Current
Affairs Quiz

Attempt Quiz


Question Of The Day

Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.

Williams, playing here for _______ 18th time, dropped serve twice as Ahn moved 5-4 ahead in the opener in a rematch of their first-round encounter at Flushing Meadows.