The Hindu Vocabulary 9 November 2022

2022-11-09

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 9 November 2022 is from the Editorial titled ‘A necessary signal: On COP27 U.N. Climate meeting.’

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Conference

Noun

A meeting for consultation.

The act of consulting together.

An association of athletic teams.

A meeting of two or more persons for discussing matters of common concern.

(सम्मेलन/ सभा/ परामर्श/ मन्त्रणा)

Consultation, Discussion, Forum, Interview, Association, League

Silence, Quiet

There was a conference between students and teachers.

Verb

To hold or participate in the conferences.

(सम्मेलनों में शामिल होना या भाग लेना।)

-

-

The principal called us into the auditorium to conference upon project topics.

Underway

Adverb

In progress.

(क्रम में)

Afoot

Halted

The cleaning of the house was underway.

Adjective

Occurring while in motion.

(मार्ग का)

Afoot, Ongoing

Halted, Stopped

I was waiting for the underway investing results.

Lobbyist

Noun

A person who tries to influence the legislation on behalf of a special interest.

(लाबीस्ट)

Activist, Powerbroker, Influence peddler, Mover and Shaker

-

Many lobbyists were in favour of the automobile companies.

Converge

Noun

The act of emerging.

An outgrowth on the surface of a plant.

The event of coming into existence.

Penetration of the soil surface by a newly germinated plant.

(उद्भव/ निकलना/ उन्मज्जन/ उदगमन)

Development, Evolution, Appearance, Emanation

Decrease, Stoppage

The Internet’s emergence as a necessity in everyone’s life has taken place rapidly.

Catastrophic

Adjective

Of the nature of a catastrophe.

Something that involves a sudden disaster.

(आपत्तिजनक/ प्रलयंकर/ विपत्तिपूर्ण/ आफ़त भरा)

Calamitous, Cataclysmic

Godsend, Manna

The decisions taken by the management were catastrophic.

Exacerbate

Verb

Make (a problem, bad situation, or negative feeling) worse.

(बिगाड़ देना)

Aggravate, Worsen, Inflame, Compound, Intensify, Increase, Magnify

Calm, Reduce, Settle, Lower, Lessen, Set, Pacify

Commenting unnecessarily will only exacerbate the crisis.

Signatory

Noun

A signer of a document.

(हस्ताक्षरकर्ता/ हस्ताक्षरी)

Endorser, Recorder, Registrar, Scrivener, Autograph, Identification, Ink, Name

-

The judge was unhappy with the companies sending signatories on behalf of stakeholders.

Adjective

Having signed a document.

(हस्ताक्षर किया हुआ/ दस्तख़त किया हुआ)

-

-

I am being given signatory powers.

Posture

Noun

The relative disposition of the parts of something.

The state at a given time especially with respect to capability in particular circumstances.

(आसन/ हालत/ स्थान/ दशा)

Aspect, Attitude, Demeanour, Disposition

-

He sat in a poor posture and got hurt.

Verb

To assume a given posture.

To position.

(किसी दिए गए आसन को ग्रहण करना ।)

Affect, Attitudinize, Display, Fake

Withhold

Russia have postured troops strategically.

Blowback

Noun

The unintended adverse results of political action or situation.

An unforeseen and unwanted effect.

(झटका)

-

-

There won’t be any legal blowback for companies laying off employees.

Implementation

Noun

An act of putting something into effect.

(कार्यान्वयन)

Application, Discharge, Employment, Achievement

Nonfulfillment, Nonperformance, Dissatisfaction, Idleness

The company is very strict in the implementation of any policy.

Renewable

Noun

Something that is renewable.

(अक्षय)

Bigotry, Favouritism, Hatred, Inequity

Equity, Fairness

He asked me to prepare a list of renewables.

Adjective

Able to be renewed.

(जो नया किया जा सके/ बदलने या मरम्मत के योग्य)

Inexhaustible, Sustainable, Continual, Continuous

Unsustainable, Unendurable, Unsuitable, Untenable

The contract is renewable each year.

Interim

Noun

An intervening time.

A temporary or provisional arrangement.

An intervening time.

(अन्तरिम)

Meantime, Breach, Break, Breather, Hiatus, Downtime, Gap

Continuation, Continuity, Permanence

He was unhappy with the lawyer as he was unable to get even an interim relief for him.

Adjective

Belonging to a temporary period.

(अन्तरिम का)

Provisional, Stopgap, Acting, Caretaker, Makeshift

Finished, Permanent, Continual, Permanent

He leaves interim issues to the medicine of the time.

Compensate

Verb

To supply an equivalent for something.

To counterbalance.

To offset an error.

To give someone money typically money against loss.

(क्षतिपूर्ति करना/ मुआवजा देना/ प्रत्युपकार करना/ पुरसकार देना)

Atone, Pay, Recoup, Refund, Reimburse, Repay, Indemnify, Recompense, Requite, Satisfy

Break, Damage, Destroy, Hurt, Approve, Permit, Support, Injure

Our organization compensates for any overtime that we do.

Commitment

Noun

An agreement or pledge to do something in the future.

(प्रतिबद्धता)

Assurance, Promise, Pledge, Vow, Guarantee, Oath

Disbelief, Mistrust, Fake, Deceive, Cheat

Rahul is someone who will fulfil his commitments at any cost.

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