The Hindu Vocabulary 6 June 2023

2023-06-06

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial June 06, 2023 is from the Editorial titled “Eye on oil: on oil prices and India."

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Vow

Verb

Solemnly promise to do a specified thing.

(कसम खाना)

 

Promise, Swore, Pledge, Agree, Insist, Covenant, Ensure

Break, Deny, Disclaim, Renounce, Disprove

The rebels vowed to continue their struggle.

Strive

Verb

Make great efforts to achieve or obtain something.

(प्रयास करना)

Struggle, Attempt, Undertaking, Endeavor, Try, Bid, Offer

Breaking, Slackening, Easing up, Resting

They strive hard to achieve the target in the time available.

Curtail

Verb

Reduce in extent or quantity; impose a restriction on.

(संक्षिप्त करना)

Abridge, Abbreviate, Shorten, Condense, Cut-back, Brief

Long, Extended, Lengthy, Great, Endless

The need of the hour is to curtail expenditure and save more.

Steadily

Adverb

In a regular and even manner.

(बराबर या व्यवस्थित रुप से)

Continuously, Frequently, Often, Repeatedly, Uninterruptedly, Commonly, Regularly, Usually

Never, Sometimes, Occasionally, Periodically, Rarely

The crop exports of his farms are increasing steadily.

Uptrend

Noun

An upward tendency, especially a rise in economic value.

(ऊपर की ओर प्रवृत्ति)

Upturn, Upswing, Upsurge, Upwelling, Upheaval, Thrust, Uplifting

Decline, Decrease, Sinking, Down

The shares are showing an uptrend these days.

Buffer

Verb

 

lessen or moderate the impact of something.

(किसी चीज के प्रभाव को कम करना)

Absorb, Soften, Lessen Intensify, Sharpen, Heighten

His brother buffered the fight very well.

Adjective

A person who shields another, especially from annoying routine matters.

(प्रतिरोधी)

Mediator, Negotiator, Intermediary, Broker, Intermediate, Liaison, Ambassador, Peacemaker

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Nepal acts as a buffer state between India and China.

Appreciable

Adjective

Large or important enough to be noticed.

(उल्लेखनीय)

Distinguishable, Noticeable, Audible, Discernible, Detectible, Perceptible, Visible

Indistinguishable, Invisible, Intangible, Slight, Insensible

There is no appreciable difference between Ram and his brother.

Adverse

Adjective

Preventing success or development; unfavorable.

(प्रतिकूल)

Negative, Hostile, Detrimental, Harmful, Damaging, Destructive, Threatening

Favorable, Positive, Advantageous, Supportive, Beneficial

Adverse publicity is very harmful to celebrities.

Insulate

Verb

Protect something by interposing material that prevents the loss of heat or the intrusion of sound.

(रोधन करना)

Isolate, Separate, Segregate, Remove, Restrain, Cut off, Confine, Keep;

Integrate, Connect, Join, Unite

You have to find a way to insulate yourself from the ill effects of your social company.

Easing

Verb

Make something unpleasant or intense less serious or severe.

(आसान)

Relieving, Aiding, Helping, Computerized, Time-saving, Semiautomatic

Complicating, Hindering, Impeding, Worsening, Perplexing

Their tension was easing slowly.

Vigour

Noun

Physical strength and good health.

(जोश)

Energy, Vitality, Life, Dynamism, Stamina, Strength, Spirit

Lethargy, Sluggishness, Listlessness, Indolence

He is full of vigour at the age of 72.

Reassess

Verb

Consider or assess again, in the light of new or different factors.

(पुनर्मूल्यांकन करना)

Amend, Revaluate, Re-examine, Rethink, Review, Revise

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You need to reassess your work.

 

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