The Hindu Vocabulary 8 May 2021

2021-05-08

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 08 May 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Against excess: On Maratha quota’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Ceiling

Noun

an upper limit set on prices, wages, or expenditure.

(अधिकतम सीमा)

Maximum, Limitation, Limit, Restriction, Fixation

Minimum, Floor, Base, Basic

A new wage ceiling of 4 per cent has been imposed by the state government.

Unpalatable

Adjective

difficult to put up with or accept.

(साथ रखना या स्वीकार करना कठिन है।)

Disagreeable, Unpleasant, Displeasing, Unattractive, Regrettable

Palatable, Acceptable, Bearable, Comforting, Pleasant, Satisfactory

The news of upcoming wave is unpalatable.

Backwardness

Noun

the state of having made less progress than is normal or expected.

(पिछड़ेपन)

Drop, Diminish, Shrinking, Withering, Scornful, Steering

Progression, Advance, Improve, Enhance, Headway, Growth

The backwardness of the educational scheme implementation was noticed.

Denial

Noun

the action of denying something.

(इनकार)

Contradiction, Counterstatement, Refutation, Rebuttal, Repudiation

Confirmation, Corroboration, Verification, Proof, Endorsement

The denial expressed by the opposition was not accepted by the party.

Impose

Verb

force (an unwelcome decision or ruling) on someone.

(थोपना)

Foist, Force, Thrust, Inflict, Obtrude, Urge, Press

Ease, Simplify, Facilitate, Simplicity

The writer imposed unnecessary demands.

Continuance

Noun

the state of remaining in existence or operation.

(रहना)

Continuation, Prolongation, Protraction, Maintenance, Preservation, Perpetuation

Blockage, Obstacle, Hindrance, Restriction, Impediment

The process demanded continuance of the former part.

Exclusion

Noun

the process of excluding or the state of being excluded.

(बहिष्करण)

Barring, Debarring, Disbarring, Banning, Restricting

Allowing, Accepting, Admitting, Inclusion, Indulgement

We decided to announce exclusion of previous channels.

In the offing

Noun

likely to happen or appear soon.

(जल्द ही होने या दिखने की संभावना है)

Predicated, Forseeable, Impending, Forthcoming, Imminent

Unpredictable, Unlikely, Unexpected, Doubtful, Dubious

A new panel is in the offing.

Subsequent

Adjective

coming after something in time; following.

(आगामी)

Following, Ensuing, Successive, Later, Future, Coming

Previous, Prior, Former, Prior to

They couldn’t accept the subsequent consequence.

Henceforth

Adverb

from this or that time on.

(अब से)

Hence, Henceforward, Subsequently, Hereafter

Backward, Backing,

Henceforth, parties fail to achieve their targets.

Denude

Verb

strip (something) of its covering, possessions, or assets.

(खसोटना)

Divest, Strip, Bereave, Rob, Clear, Expose

Cover, Veil, Protect, Conceal, Hide

The planet will soon be denuded by animals.

Clamour

Noun

a strongly expressed protest or demand from a large number of people.

(बड़ी संख्या में लोगों ने इसका जोरदार विरोध या मांग की।)

Urging, Insistence, Protests, Complaints, Outcry

Silence, Calm, Peace, Benevolence, Controlled

The growing public clamour is causing trouble.

 

 

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