The Hindu Vocabulary 9 October 2021

2021-10-09

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 9 October 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Handling complexity: On 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Speculation

Noun

Guess

(अनुमान)

Belief, Conjecture, Opinion, Thought

Reality, Truth, Ignorance, Disregard

There was speculation of Rahul joining the BJP.

Replica

Noun

Duplicate

(प्रतिकृति)

Clone, Copy, Imitation, Likeness, Model

Difference, Original

The clay artist made a replica of the ancient Nataraja idol.

Collaboration

Noun

Cooperation

(सहयोग)

Association, Collusion, Combination, Participation

Disunion, Separation, Division, Non-cooperation

There is going to be a collaboration between the rival companies.

Devise

Verb

To invent

(आविष्कार करना)

Arrange, Construct, Concoct, Design

Destroy, Ruin, Disorder, Disorganise

I have devised a formula to find the number of photons.  

Chided

Verb

Criticise

(तिरस्कार करना)

Admonish, Berate, Blame, Censure, Condemn

Applaud, Compliment, Flatter, Approve

Rajesh chided Niharika for waking him up early by calling him.

Grandeur

Noun

Great importance

(शान)

Beauty, Breadth, Brilliance, Dignity, Glory

Dullness, Simplicity, Insignificance, Ugliness

His vision is a grandeur about his company.

Deceptive

Adjective

Dishonest

(कपटी)

Ambiguous, Deceitful, False, Fraudulent, Misleading

Genuine, Open, Real, Sincere, Genuine

Tanu’s table tennis game is very deceptive for opponents.

Notorious

Adjective

Known for a trait

(कुख्यात)

Blatant, Flagrant, Infamous, Popular, Wanted

Inconspicuous, Moral, Unknown

Rishu is a notorious child.

Turbulent

Adjective

Unsettled

(उपद्रवी)

Bitter, Fierce, Rough, Stormy, Tempestuous

Calm, Gentle, Kind, Mild, Moderate

His life has been turbulent for a long time.

Disparate

Adjective

At odds

(असमान)

Contrasting, Discordant, Dissimilar, Distinct, Divergent

Agreeing, Same, Alike, Similar

Our group of colleagues in the office is disparate.  

 

 

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