The Hindu Vocabulary 8 November 2021

2021-11-08

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 8 November 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Keeping the faith: On WHO approval to Covaxin’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Approval

Noun

Authorization

(अनुमोदन)

Blessing, Confirmation, Consent, Endorsement

Ban, Condemnation, Discouragement, Denial

Bharat Biotech was waiting for Covaxin’s approval by WHO.

Prioritise

Verb

Designate or treat (something) as more important than other things.

(प्राथमिकता देना)

Hierarchize, Sequence, Categorize, Arrange

Derange, Disarray, Disorder, Upset

The government should prioritise the vaccination drive in small towns amongst all remaining places for vaccination.

Speculation

Noun

The forming of a theory or conjecture without firm evidence. (अनुमान)

Belief, Conjecture, Opinion, Thought

Reality, Ignorance, Measurement, Knowledge

There are many speculations that Rahul Dravid may be next Indian Cricket Team Coach.

Jab

Verb

Poke

(प्रहार)

Dig, Punch, Blow, Buck

Discourage, Dissuade, Pull, Repress

Harshit threw a quick jab at the Hanvit’s mouth.

Journal

Noun

Chronicle

(पत्रिका)

Account, Almanac, Calendar, Periodical

-

My article was published in the research journal.

Indigenous

Adjective

Native

(स्वदेशी)

Domestic, Endemic, Homegrown, Primitive

Alien, Foreign

The missile is indigenously developed by India.

Protocols

Noun

Rules of conduct in certain situation

(मसविदा बनाना)

Agreement, Code, Contract, Covenant

Disagreement, Impoliteness, Bad manners, Rudeness

One should follow the COVID protocols until next year.

Efficacy

Noun

Productiveness

(प्रभावकारिता)

Adequacy, Competence, Effectiveness, Potency

Inadequacy, Ineffectiveness, Failure, Idleness

The efficacy of our medical companies was outstanding during the pandemic.

Haste

Noun

Extreme speedy

(जल्दी)

Alacrity, Urgency, Bustle, Briskness

Calm, Slowing, Delay, Leisure

The Indian team played in a haste and lost early wickets.

Ostensible

Adjective

Alleged

(काल्पनिक)

Plausible, Professed, Purported, Apparent

Improbable, Obscure, Unlikely, Vague

The reason given by her for the leave was ostensible but she still got her leave approved.

Ramping

Noun

Elevate

(बढ़ाना)

Heighten, Raise, Uplift, Erect

Drop, Fall, Deprecate, Condemn

India’s economy was ramping up before the pandemic and now it is back on track as things are getting back to normal.

 

 

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