The Hindu Vocabulary 7 May 2021

2021-05-07

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 07 May 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Sudden death: On IPL 2021’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Proposition

Noun

a statement or assertion that expresses a judgement or opinion.

(प्रस्ताव)

Theory, Hypothesis, Argument, Premise, Postulation

-

The proposition of increase in taxes is not welcomed.

Breach

Verb

an act of breaking or failing to observe a law, agreement, or code of conduct.

(भंग)

Violation, Breaking, Neglect, Infraction, Dereliction, Infringement

Abide, Follow, Adhere, Stick, Cling, Cohere, Attach, Bond

The breach of contract will lead to imprisonment.

Much-vaunted

Adjective

praised or boasted about, especially in an excessive way.

(के बारे में प्रशंसा की या घमंड किया)

Commended, Applauded, Praised, Apprised, Admired

Criticized, Condemned, Barred, Censure, Denounce, Decry

His speech was the much-vaunted one amongst all.

Insist

Verb

demand something forcefully, not accepting refusal.

(इस बात पर जोर)

Hold, Persist, Exhort, Demand, Persevere, Persist, Demand

Quit, Give up, Abandon, Cease, Stop

The university insisted on sharing all the details in advance.

Denouement

Noun

the final part of a play, film, or narrative in which the strands of the plot are drawn together and matters are explained or resolved.

(सुलझाव)

Finale, Epilogue, Coda, End, Ending, Finish, Close, Climax

Beginning, Dawn, Birth, Conception, Origination

The movie’s denouement was disappointing.

Jarred

Verb

have an unpleasant or disturbing effect.

(एक अप्रिय या परेशान प्रभाव पड़ता है।)

Irritate, Jolt, Annoy, Upset, Irk, Vex, Disturb

Please, Appease, Praise, Nice, Agreeable, Satisfying

A punch that jarred on my face.

Blaring

Verb

To have stain.

(धब्बा लगाना)

Blast, Clamour, Boom, Roar, Thunder, Trumpet

Murmur, Waft, Purl, Humming, Buzz, Whisper

The siren kept on blaring.

Ominous

Adjective

giving the worrying impression that something bad is going to happen; threateningly inauspicious.

(अमंगल)

Threatening, Menacing, Baleful, Forbidding, Sinister, Doomy

Promising, Auspicious, Propitious, Favourable, Hopeful

There were ominous signs of appalling danger.

Unhindered

Verb

not hindered or obstructed.

(निर्बाध)

Help, Facilitate, Enhance, Encourage, Free, Liberal

Hamper, Impede, Obstruct, Retard, Balk, Inhibit

The execution of the process went unhindered.

Wane

Verb

decrease in vigour or extent; become weaker.

(पतन)

Decrease, Decline, Diminish, Dwindle, Sink, Drop, Shrink

Increase, Improve, Enhance, Grow, Blossom

His confidence waned as he stepped on the stage.

Arduous

Adjective

involving or requiring strenuous effort; difficult and tiring.

(कठिन)

Onerous, Tiring, Difficult, Heavy, Laborious, Burdensome

Easy, Effortless, Uncomplicated, Undemanding, Painless

It was an arduous journey for us.

Tenuous

Adjective

very weak or slight.

(तुच्छ)

Slight, Insubstantial, Flimsy, Weak, Fragile

Sufficient, Enough, Strong, Convincing, Promising

The tenuous link between the two the scheme announced and participation of the people is important.

 

 

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Question Of The Day

Match the contents given in List-I with List-II.

List-I

List-II

I. Comptroller and Auditor General

A. Kolkata

II. National Stock Exchange of India Limited  

B. New Delhi

III. Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited  

C. Mumbai

IV. Geological Survey of India     

D. Dehradun

 

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