The Hindu Vocabulary 7 January 2021

2021-01-07

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 07 January 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘England in lockdown: On rapid spread of COVID-19 variant’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Vigilant

Adjective

keeping careful watch for possible danger or difficulties.

(जागरूक)

Watchful, Observant, Sharp-eyed, Attentive, Alert

Negligent, Inattentive, Distracted, Preoccupied

The officer was vigilant enough to share the information.

Dither

Verb

be indecisive.

(अभद्र होना)

Hesitate, Falter, Waver, Teeter, Vacillate

Sure, Certain, Definite, Undeniable

We dithered as we had no evidence.

Severity

Noun

the fact or condition of being severe.

(तीव्रता)

Seriousness, Gravity, Strength, Intensity, Ferocity

Mildness, Leniency, Geniality, Elaboration

The severity of the case shall not be underestimated.

Genome

Noun

the complete set of genes or genetic material present in a cell or organism.

(किसी कोशिका या जीव में मौजूद जीन या आनुवंशिक सामग्री का पूरा सेट)

-

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The genome was damaged.

Dominant

Adjective

having power and influence over others.

(प्रमुख)

Presiding, Ruling, Governing, Controlling, Commanding, Ascendant

Subservient, Submissive, Compliant, Yielding

Usha played a dominant role in the play.

Inherent

Adjective

existing in something as a permanent, essential, or characteristic attribute.

(जन्मजात)

Intrinsic, Innate, Inborn, Ingrained

Acquired, Alien, Foreign, Overseas

The art of singing is an inherent one from her parents.

Suppress

Verb

forcibly put an end to.

(दबाने)

Subdue, Defeat, Conquer, Vanquish, Repress, Crush

Incite, Encourage, Boost, Cheer

We had to suppress the traditional ideas as they were not making much impact.

Compliance

Noun

the action or fact of complying with a wish or command.

(अनुपालन)

Agreement, Assent, Consent, Concession, Acquiescence

Defiance, Disagreement, Resistance, Opposition

They could not have compliance with the new rules.

Resurgence

Noun

an increase or revival after a period of little activity, popularity, or occurrence.

(पुनर्जीवन)

Renewal, Revival, Recovery, Tally, Upturn

Negligence, Carelessness, End, Finish

The resurgence of the opposition party was disruptive.

Accelerate

Verb

begin to move more quickly.

(गति बढ़ाना)

Speed up, Hurry, Haste, Enhance, Fasten, Promote

Decelerate, Slow down, Drop, Delay

The process accelerated once the minister gave it a go.

 

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