The Hindu Vocabulary 9 September 2021

2021-09-09

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 9 September 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘Making them pay: on regulating app store operators’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Monopolising

Verb

To obtain exclusive possession of

(एकाधिकार)

Dominate, Possess, Exclude, Utilize

Abstain, Let go, Release

Many big industries are being monopolised.

Emulate

Verb

Copy the actions of

(अनुकरण करना)

Follow suit, Imitate, Mimic, Mirror

Neglect

It was a dream of every ruler to emulate Alexander.

Exorbitantly

Adverb

Beyond a normal or acceptable limit (बेहद)

Excessively, Inordinately, Overly, Devilishly

Deficiently, Inadequately, Insufficiently

Your body structure has increased exorbitantly, you should control it.

Ubiquitous

Adjective

Existing or being everywhere

(सर्वव्यापक)

Omnipresent, Everywhere, Pervasive, Universal

Rare, Scarce

My father’s fame and influence were ubiquitous.   

Imperative

Adjective

Absolutely necessary or required

(बिल्कुल आवश्यक)

Compulsory, Critical, Crucial, Essential

Inessential, Uncritical, Trivial, Voluntary

Youngsters indulging in startups is imperative to the economy.  

Noun

A command

(आदेश)

Ambit

Noun

Boundary

(सीमा)

Extent, Space, Bounds, Range

-

The actions of a civil servant must be within the ambit of the law.

Comply

Verb

To act or be in accordance with wishes, requests, demands, requirements, (पालन करना)

Adhere to, Obey, Give in, Accord

Disobey, Dissuade, Fail, Withhold

We should comply with the organisation’s rules.

Ousted

Verb

Get rid of

(बेदख़ल)

Depose, Dethrone, Dislodge, Eject, Drive out

Hire, Place, Hold, Take in, Welcome

Taliban has ousted the Afghanistan government and taken over.

Angst

Noun

Feeling of anxiety

(गुस्से)

Agony, Nervousness, Uneasiness, Dread

Calmness, Confidence, Happiness

His hair color causes him angst due to peer pressure.

Undermine

Verb

To make something weaker

(दुर्बल करना)

Blunt, Cripple, Erode, Impair

Aid, Create, Assist, Construct

Ram undermine Shyam’s performance by criticising him in every aspect.

 

 

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