The Hindu Vocabulary 11 October 2022

2022-10-11

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 11 October 2022 is from the Editorial titled ‘Kicking around: On future of football in India.’

 

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Crucial

Adjective

Extremely important.

(महत्वपूर्ण)

Central, Decisive, Essential, Imperative

Inessential, Insignificant, Minor, Optional

Having a good team is very crucial for any field.

Chaotic

Adjective

In a state of complete confusion and disorder.

(अस्त व्यस्त)

Disorderly, Disorder, Disorganized, Disarray, Confused, Messy, Tumultuous

Organized, Orderly, Arranged, Arrayed, Clear, Transparent

The nightlife in modern cities is very chaotic.

Unpleasant

Adjective

Not pleasant.

(अप्रिय)

Disagreeable, Distasteful, Nasty, Obnoxious

Acceptable, Agreeable, Delicious, Friendly

The curry made by her had an unpleasant taste.

Litigation

Noun

The process of taking legal action

(मुकदमेबाज़ी)

Action, Case, Dispute, Lawsuit, Prosecution

-

He has filed many litigations in the public interest.

Lease

Noun

A legal agreement by which the owner of a building allows someone else to use it for a period of time.

(पट्टा)

-

-

I am going for a five-year lease for the apartment.

Verb

To grant the temporary possession of something like a car, property, etc. for a fixed amount in return.

(पट्टे पर देना/ पट्टा देना)

Charter, Hire, Sublet, Let

Sell

She is planning to lease out her property.

Usher

Noun

A person who walks before a person of higher rank.

A person who escorts other persons to seats.

(प्रवेशक)

Attendant, Conductor, Doorkeeper, Escort

-

He was very polite with his staff members and ushers.

Era

Noun

A long and distinct period of history with a particular feature or characteristic.

(युग)

Epoch, Age, Period, Time, Span

-

The death of Mulayam Singh Yadav marked an end of an era.

Enhance

Verb

Intensify, increase, or further improve the quality, value, or extent of.

(वृद्धि करना)

Add to, Appreciate, Augment, Boost, Build up, Complement

Decrease, Diminish, Discourage, Hurt, Lessen

The internship will enhance your skills.

Nascent

Adjective

Not yet completely developed (विकासशील)

Amorphous, Imperfect, Inceptive, Immature

Developed, Grown, Mature

Your singing career is still nascent, focus on it.

Revolutionise

Verb

To overthrow the established government of

To change fundamentally or completely

(क्रांतिकारी बदलाव)

Transform, Change, Reform, Remodel, Recast

 

The discovery has revolutionised our understanding regarding human behaviour.

Incremental

Adjective

Relating to or denoting an increase or addition, especially one of a series on a fixed scale.

(वृद्धि सम्बन्धी)

Gradational, Gradual, Phased, Piecemeal, Step-by-step

Abrupt, Sudden

The incremental credit given by bank has been approved.

Pyramid

Noun

A monumental structure with a square or triangular base and sloping sides that meet in a point at the top, especially one built of stone as a royal tomb in ancient Egypt.

(प्रमुखता)

Edifice, Memorial, Monolith, Tomb, Shrine, Cairn

-

We went on a tour to Egypt to see Pyramids.

Relegation

Noun

The action of assigning to an inferior rank or position.

(निर्वासन)

Displacement, Eviction, Expulsion, Extradition, Removal, Exile

Welcoming, Approval, Permission

The relegation of employee to the status of deputy manager was criticised by everyone.

Pecking

Verb

To strike or pierce especially repeatedly with the bill or a pointed tool (चोंच मारना)

Bite, Beak, Dig, Jab, Nibble, Pinch, Prick

-

The duck pecked my hand while I was feeding it.

Languish

Verb

Lose or lack vitality; grow weak.

To be or become feeble, weak, or enervated

Suffer from being forced to remain in an unpleasant place or situation.

(दुर्बल)

Weaken, Deteriorate, Decline, Wither

Thrive, Flourish, Prosper, Develop, Burgeon

Most of the animals languish during the natural calamities.

Trigger

Verb

Cause to happen

(उत्तेजित करना)

Bring about, Generate, Cause, Provoke

Destroy, Prevent, End, Halt

The community members were triggered by the encounter of their leader.

Flourish

Noun

A period of thriving.

A bold gesture.

Showiness in doing something.

A decoration.

(विकास/ अलंकार)

Embellishment, Quirk, Ornamentation, Twist

-

We culminated our performance with a flourish.

Verb

To achieve success.

To reach a height of development.

(महत्त्व दिखलाना/ सफल होना)

Prosper, Thrive, Burgeon

-

I am expecting that our company will flourish by the end of 2023.

Pathway

Noun

A track that constitutes or serves as a path.

(मार्ग)

Track, Trail, Ride, Trackway, Byway, Pave, Trace

-

You should not choose a pathway that would lead you to the darkness.

 

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