The Hindu Vocabulary 11 November 2023

2023-11-11

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 11 November 2023 is from the Editorial titled “Chip off the blocks: On semiconductor fabrication in India".

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Incentive

Noun

Something that motivates or encourages someone to take action or do something.

(प्रोत्साहन)

Motivation, Encouragement, Stimulus, Impetus, Reward, Inducement, Persuasion, Prompt, Incentive, Catalyst

Disincentive, Discouragement, Repellent, Deterrent, Hindrance, Obstacle, Barrier, Dissuasion, Obstruction, Prevention

Companies often use financial incentives to boost employee productivity.

Accomplish

Verb

To successfully complete or achieve a task, goal, or purpose.

(पूरा करना)

Achieve, Attain, Complete, Fulfill, Execute, Finish, Realize, Carry out, Conclude, Succeed

Fail, Abandon, Neglect, Give up, Surrender, Quit, Forfeit, Stop, Halt, Lose

With determination, she managed to accomplish her ambitious project ahead of schedule.

Fabrication

Noun

The act of inventing or creating something false, especially with the intent to deceive.

(निर्माण)

Falsehood, Deception, Fiction, Untruth, Forgery, Falsification, Invention, Lie, Fraud, Misrepresentation

Truth, Reality, Authenticity, Fact, Veracity, Accuracy, Honesty, Authenticity, Realness, Verity

The fabrication of evidence led to a miscarriage of justice.

Substantive

Adjective

Having a firm basis in reality; significant, meaningful, or essential.

(मौजूद)

Significant, Essential, Meaningful, Substantial, Real, Material, Important, Considerable, Weighty, Fundamental

Insignificant, Inessential, Trivial, Unimportant, Frivolous, Minor, Superficial, Unsubstantial, Inconsequential, Trifling

The report provided substantive evidence to support the claims.

Translate

Verb

To convert the meaning of text or speech from one language to another.

(अनुवाद करना)

Interpret, Render, Decipher, Explain, Paraphrase, Convert, Transcribe, Construe, Render, Decipher

Misinterpret, Confuse, Distort, Misunderstand, Muddle, Jumble, Obfuscate, Misrender, Twist, Mistranslate

He hired a professional translator to accurately translate the document into English.

 

 

 

 

 

Avail

Verb

To make use of or take advantage of an opportunity or resource.

(उपयोग करना)

Utilize, Employ, Use, Exploit, Benefit, Leverage, Capitalize, Gain, Profit, Harness

Waste, Ignore, Neglect, Forgo, Lose, Miss, Disregard, Overlook, Squander, Oversee, Overpass

She decided to avail herself of the training program to enhance her skills.

Optimal

Adjective

The best or most favorable under given conditions; most effective or desirable.

(श्रेष्ठ)

Best, Ideal, Optimum, Perfect, Prime, Supreme, Peak, Ultimate, Top, Superlative

Suboptimal, Worst, Inadequate, Inferior, Unsatisfactory, Subpar, Substandard, Unfavorable, Unideal, Unfit

The team worked to find the optimal solution to the complex problem.

Bolster

Verb

To support, strengthen, or reinforce something, often figuratively or physically.

(समर्थन करना)

Support, Reinforce, Strengthen, Prop up, Boost, Sustain, Fortify, Enhance, Encourage, Uphold

Undermine, Weaken, Impair, Diminish, Debilitate, Hinder, Undercut, Sabotage, Undermine, Reduce

Additional funding was provided to bolster the research project.

Subside

Verb

To become less intense, active, or prominent; to diminish or decrease.

(शांत होना)

Diminish, Decrease, Recede, Abate, Lessen, Ebb, Fade, Wane, Weaken, Moderate

Intensify, Increase, Escalate, Rise, Grow, Surge, Swell, Expand, Aggravate, Amplify

After the storm, the wind began to subside, and the waves gradually calmed down.

Boost

Verb

To increase or improve something; to give a push or lift.

(बढ़ावा)

Increase, Enhance, Raise, Improve, Augment, Amplify, Elevate, Strengthen, Intensify, Stimulate

Decrease, Reduce, Diminish, Lower, Depress, Minimize, Curtail, Dampen, Weaken, Undermine

The new marketing strategy helped boost sales significantly.

Safeguard

Verb

To protect or ensure the safety of something; a measure or precaution to prevent harm.

(सुरक्षित रखना)

Protect, Ensure, Preserve, Guard, Defend, Shield, Secure, Watch over, Care for, Preserve

Endanger, Neglect, Risk, Jeopardize, Expose, Compromise, Threaten, Abandon, Ignore, Forsake

It's crucial to safeguard sensitive information from unauthorized access.

Assert

Verb

To state a fact or belief confidently and forcefully; to express oneself clearly and positively.

(प्रमाणित करना)

Affirm, Declare, State, Maintain, Proclaim, Avow, Pronounce, Insist, Affirm, Allege

Deny, Contradict, Dispute, Refute, Disavow, Disclaim, Reject, Oppose, Disagree, Question

She needed to assert herself in the meeting to make her opinions heard.

 

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