The Hindu Vocabulary 9 February 2021

2021-02-09

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 09 February 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Staying watchful: On RBI and prices’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Watchful

Adjective

watching someone or something closely; alert and vigilant.

(सावधान)

Observant, Alert, Vigilant, Perceptive

Inattentive, Careless, Carefree, Irresponsible

The policemen had to be watchful of all our attempts.

Vigilance

Noun

the action or state of keeping careful watch for possible danger or difficulties.

(जागरूकता)

Surveillance, Attention, care, Caution, Wariness, Prudence

Inattentiveness, Distracted, Preoccupied, Dreamy, Abstract

It was his vigilance that kept us safe.

Reiterate

Verb

say something again or a number of times, typically for emphasis or clarity.

(दोहराना)

Repeat, Restate, Retell, Recapitulate

Ignore, Avoid, Distract, Neglect

The officer reiterated the need of reforms.

Stance

Noun

the attitude of a person or organization towards something; a standpoint.

(रुख)

Attitude, Stand, Viewpoint, Opinion, Perspective

-

His stance was not comprehendible.

Welter

Verb

move in a turbulent fashion.

(हडबडी)

Clutter, Jumble, Stormy, Unstable

Stable, Static, Fix, Peaceful

We weltered along the beach after getting drunk.

Ongoing

Adjective

continuing; still in progress.

(चल रहे)

Progressive, Continuing, Happening, Occurring

Finished, Abandoned, Intermittent, Interrupted

The ongoing negotiations might have some effect.

Crucial

Adjective

of great importance.

(गंभीर)

Pivotal, Critical, Key, Decisive, Deciding

Minor, Trivial, Small, Minute, Insignificant, Irrelevant

Most crucial decision taken was the one that was made today.

Threshold

Noun

a point of entry or beginning.

(प्रवेश या शुरुआत का एक बिंदु)

Start, Beginning, Verge, Brink

Last, End, Ending, Conclusion

The threshold set for the process is not up to the mark.

Lend a fillip

Phrase

to suddenly encourage or improve them.

(अचानक उन्हें प्रोत्साहित करने या सुधारने के लिए)

Enhance, Boost, Encourage, Embolden

Weaken, Debilitate, Loose, Diminish, Destroy

The amendments made lent a fillip to our plan.

Undergird

Verb

provide support or a firm basis for.

(के लिए समर्थन या एक फर्म आधार प्रदान करते हैं।)

Support, Strengthen, Aid, Help, Carry

Oppose, Dislike, Resist, Defy, Counter

Your ideas undergirded the procedure and eventually we got successful.

Resilience

Noun

the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.

(लचीलाता)

Pliability, Elasticity, Spring, Durability

Rigidity, Fragility, Vulnerability, Weakness

The author’s resilience won him accolades.

Impasse

Noun

a situation in which no progress is possible, especially because of disagreement; a deadlock.

(गतिरोध)

Deadlock, Stalemate, Checkmate, Stand-off, Standstill

Free, Liberal, Liberty, Unrestricted, Unconstrained

The impasse at the border caused a huge loss.

Unenviable

Adjective

difficult, undesirable, or unpleasant.

(असावधान)

Disagreeable, Unpleasant, Undesirable, Nasty, Painful

Enviable, Desirable, Advisable, Advantageous

The manager’s desires were unenviable.

 

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