The Hindu Vocabulary 8 February 2022

2022-02-08

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 8 February 2022 is from the Editorial titled ‘Fixing frequencies first: On 5G economic payoff in Budget speech.’

 

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Payoff

Noun

A payment made to someone, especially as a bribe or reward, or on leaving a job.

(भुगतान)

Payment, Reward, Settlement, Adjustment

Opening, Start, Source, Introduction

The rumors regarding the payoff given to the officer were true.

Outweigh

Verb

Dominate

(हावी होना)

Cancel out, Surpass, Override, Exceed, Overcome

Fail, Lose, Surrender

Rakesh outweighed the experience of Reshma in technical aspects.

Trigger

Verb

Cause to happen

(उत्तेजित करना)

Bring about, Generate, Cause, Provoke

Destroy, Prevent, End, Halt

The burning of leaves in the jungle triggered the forest fire.

Speculation

Noun

The forming of a theory or conjecture without firm evidence.

(अनुमान)

Belief, Conjecture, Thought, Opinion

Reality, Truth, Disdain, Proof

There are speculations that BJP will again rule in UP elections.

Keenness

Noun

The quality of being eager or enthusiastic.

(इच्छा)

Acumen, Intelligent, Eagerness, Judgment

Ignorance, Ineptness, Inability

He expressed his keenness to join the internship.

Expedite

Verb

Make happen faster

(शीघ्र)

Accelerate, Assist, Facilitate, Dispatch

Delay, Hinder, Stop, Halt

The corporates asked the government to expedite the process of GST registration.

Feasibility

Noun

Practicability

(संभाव्यता)

Usefulness, Workability, Expediency, Utility

-

Before investing in this project, we would like to check its feasibility.

Propelled

Verb

To apply force to (someone or something) so that it moves in front of one.

(चलनेवाला)

Drove, Pushed, Shoved, Thrust

Checked, Constrained, Contained

The engine designed by me is propelled by solid fuel.

Auction

Noun

A public sale in which goods or property are sold to the highest bidder.

(नीलामी)

Sell-off, Bargain, Jam

-

The finest authors’ books have been placed at the auction.

Flurry

Noun

Sudden and usually temporary growth of activity

(उत्तेजना)

Furor, Outbreak, Spurt, Turmoil

Calm, Peace, Delay, Quiet

There was a sudden flurry in the stock market pricing.

Verb

To make uneasy

(घबराहट)

Bewilder, Bother, Bustle, Flutter

Aid, Appease, Delight, Discourage

Flurried by the scenes of crime, the parents did not want to send their children to the park.

Duopoly

Noun

A situation in which two suppliers dominate the market for a commodity or service.

(द्वयधिकार)

-

-

The new startups in India are challenging the duopoly in the market.

Deployed

Verb

Station troops or weapons

(तैनात)

Expand, Set up, Arrange, Use

End, Disarrange, Disorder, Displace

The Chinese army was deployed in the Red Sea.

Envisage

Verb

Contemplate or conceive of as a possibility or a desirable future event.

(परिकल्पना करना)

Confront, Consider, Image, Visualise

Disregard, Ignore

French revolution envisaged the freedom of speech.

Backhaul

Noun

The physical part of a communications network between the central backbone and the individual local networks (बैकहॉल)

-

-

Government should make it mandatory for carriers to reveal how much of their backhaul is actually fiber.

 

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