The Hindu Vocabulary 8 February 2021

2021-02-08

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 08 February 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘New questions: On COVID-19 infecting one-fifth of Indian population’.

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Serological

Adjective

It is related to serology which is an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay.

(यह सीरोलॉजी से संबंधित है जो एक एंजाइम-लिंक्ड इम्यूनोसॉरबेंट परख है।)

-

-

The serological test is must for COVID.

Relevance

Noun

the quality or state of being closely connected or appropriate.

(योग्यता)

Importance, Significance, Consequence, Necessity, Need

Needless, Unimportant, Unnecessary, Useless

The relevance of the given software can only be interpreted from the witness’s perspective.

Reveal

Verb

make (previously unknown or secret information) known to others.

(प्रकट करना)

Divulge, Disclose, Tell, Babble, Air

Hide, Conceal, Screen, Disguise, Camouflage

They had revealed the data for transparency.

Conservative

Adjective

averse to change or innovation and holding traditional values.

(अपरिवर्तनवादी)

Orthodox, Cautious, Prudent, Careful

Careless, Unaware, Unwilling, Carefree

The conservative approach towards the experiment should be respected.

Hue

Noun

character or aspect.

(चरित्र या पहलू)

Type, Kind, Sort, Cast, Nuance

-

Men of all political hues have faced this.

Retarding

Verb

delay or hold back in terms of progress or development.

(रोकना)

Delay, Slow down, Hold back, Setback

Accelerate, Expedite, Hurry, Fasten

The retarding being will definitely be there.

Vulnerable

Adjective

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

(शारीरिक या भावनात्मक रूप से हमला होने या नुकसान होने की संभावना के संपर्क में)

Weak, At risk, Endangered, Unsafe

Safe, Guarded, Protected, Powerful

The soldiers at the border felt vulnerable hearing the PM.

Underscore

Verb

emphasize.

(जोर देना)

Highlight, Point out, Pinpoint, Stress

Understate, Play down, Underestimate, Underrate

It has been underscored in the article that it is the need of the hour to modify the process.

Persist

Verb

continue in an opinion or course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition.

(दृढ़ रहना)

Persevere, Hammer, Hold, Go on

Hinder, Obstruct, Hindrance, Stop

They persisted and did not get afraid of the opponents.

Granular

Adjective

having a roughened surface or structure.

(दानेदार)

Powder, Uneven, Inconsistent, Gritty

Consistent, Even, Regular, Uniform

The granular texture highlighted it.

Spectrum

Noun

a wide range.

(रेंज)

Range, Gamut, Scope, Span, Scale

-

A way broader spectrum is needed to enhance your activities.

Modify

Verb

make partial or minor changes to (something).

(सुधारना)

Alter, Change, Adjust, Amend, Adapt

Settle, Maintain, Manage, Deliver

The software needs to be modified according to the requirement.

 

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