The Hindu Vocabulary 5 February 2023

2023-02-05

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 5 February 2023 is from the Editorial titled ‘Going green: On Budget 2023’s and India’s net-zero commitment.’

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Commitment

Noun

The state or quality of being dedicated to a cause, activity, etc.

(प्रतिबद्धता)

Dedication, Devotion, Allegiance, Loyalty, Bond, Promise

Break, Irresponsibility, Denial, Breach, Refusal

The company did not fulfill its commitment regarding quality.

Transition

Noun

A passage from one state to another

(परिवर्तनकाल)

Evolution, Conversion, Growth, Development

Decline, Idleness, Beginning, Conclusion

He transitioned from his high-risk job to a community service job.

Emphasis

Noun

Special stress laid upon anything.

Something that is given special stress.

(ज़ोर/ महत्त्व)

Assistance, Insistence, Intensity, Priority

Ignorance, Lethargy, Triviality, Unimportance

He gave special emphasis to farming of Shree Anna.

Forum

Noun

A meeting where a subject can be discussed.

A court or tribunal.

(मंच)

Conference, Convention, Gathering, Seminar, Agency, Framework

-

He was invited as a guest speaker at an international forum.

Appetite

Noun

Desire for food, worldly goods

(भूख)

Craving, Demand, Fondness, Greed

Apathy, Indifference, Dislike, Hate

He has an appetite for creative ideas.

Propel

Verb

To cause to move forward.

(प्रेरित करना/ आगे को बढ़ाना)

Drive, Push, Send, Thrust

Discourage, Diissuade, Pull, Repress

He propelled me to bid for the project.

Surge

Noun

A sudden powerful forward or upward movement, especially by a crowd or by a natural force such as the waves or tide.

(तरंग)

Deluge, Swell, Upsurge, Flow

Decline, Decrease

The kabaddi sport is enjoying a surge in popularity.

Verb

Move suddenly and powerfully forward or upward.

(बढ़ोतरी)

Climb, Grow, Rise, Gush

Descend, Lessen

The stock prices surged to a record high.  

Imperative

Noun

Something unavoidable or urgent.

An obligatory duty.

(कुछ ऐसा जो अपरिहार्य हो।)

Behest, Charge, Command, Decree, Edict, Injunction

Appeal, Entreaty, Petition, Plea, Recommendation, Grace, Ease

It is imperative to help poor people.

Adjective

Absolutely Unavoidable avoided.

(अनिवार्य/ आदेशात्मक/ आत्यावश्यक/ आज्ञार्थक)

Compulsory, Obligatory, Critical, Crucial, Essential, Bidding, Dominant, Incumbent, Required

Inessential, Insignificant, Nonessential, Optional, Elective

It is a moral imperative to not cheat others.

Reliance

Noun

Dependence on someone or something.

The act of relying on something.

(भरोसा)

Anchor, Pillar, Dependence, Assurance, Belief, Credence

Disbelief, Doubt, Misgiving, Distrust

India is making defence products to end reliance on other countries.

Indigenous

Adjective

Originating in a particular country or region.

Native to a particular country or region.

(देशज)

Domestic, Endemic, Homegrown, Primitive

Alien, Foreign, Extraneous, Adventitious

The region is inhabited by indigenous people only.

Fillip

Noun

Something which acts as a stimulus or boost to an activity.

(प्रोत्साहन)

Boost, Flip, Charge, Incentive

-

UPI has acted as a fillip to promote digital payments.

Crucial

Adjective

Extremely important.

(महत्वपूर्ण)

Central, Decisive, Essential, Imperative

Inessential, Insignificant, Minor, Optional

Vitamins and Minerals are crucial for good health.

Stabilisation

Noun

The process of making something physically more secure or stable.

(स्थिरीकरण)

Balance, Ballast, Compensation, Counteraction, Offset

Imbalance

We are searching for new methods of soil stabilisation.

Ensure

Verb

To make sure of.

To guarantee.

(पक्का करना)

Assure, Establish, Insure, Effect

Endanger, Harm, Hurt, Neglect

We ensured the client that their data will remain secure with us.

Transmission

Noun

The process of transmitting.

Something that is transmitted.

An instance of the passage of radio waves in the space between the transmitting and receiving stations.

(हस्तांतरण/ दे देना/ सौंपना/ ब्राडकास्ट)

Communication, Transportation, Conveyance, Hauling, Sending, Transference, Conduction, Program, Show, Gears, Broadcast, Delivery

Quiet

We need to remain in isolation to contain the transmission.

Integration

Noun

An instance of combining into an integral whole.

AN instance of integrating an ethnic group.

Incorporation as equals into society.

An operation used in calculus.

(एकीकरण/ समाकलन/ एकता/ संघटन)

Assimilation, Alliance, Amalgamation, Combination

Disunion, Division, Divorce, Separation

Social integration is required to be maintained.

Renewable

Noun

Something that is renewable.

(अक्षय)

Bigotry, Favouritism, Hatred, Inequity

Equity, Fairness

The production cost of renewables has come down.  

Adjective

Able to be renewed.

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

Inexhaustible, Sustainable, Continual, Continuous

Unsustainable, Unendurable, Unsuitable, Untenable

He invested in some renewable energy projects.

Remoteness

Noun

The state of being distant from something else, in particular from the main centers of population.


The state of being unlikely to occur.

(पृथकता)

Aloofness, Coldness, Distance, Impartiality, Neutrality

Concern

The remoteness of the location made it difficult for the authorities to reach out to the people.

 

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