The Hindu Vocabulary 8 July 2023

2023-07-08

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 7 July 2023 is from the Editorial titled “Limits of expansion: On the controversy over the Open Market Sale Scheme.”

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Procurement

Noun

Obtaining or purchasing goods or services.

 (प्राप्ति)

Acquisition, Acquirement, Appropriation, Attainment, Retention, Claiming, Confiscation, Obtainment

Dispossession, Surrendering, Transferal, Non possession

Sheetal has the responsibility of procurement of machines in the factory.

Stringent

Adjective

(of regulations, requirements, or conditions) strict, precise, and exacting.

(कठोर)

Rigid, Rigorous, Strict, Tough, Harsh, Stiff, Forceful, Binding, Inflexible

Calm, Easy, Easygoing, Facile, Flexible, Gentle, Kind, Lenient

The rules of North Korea are very stringent.

Oblige

Verb

To constrain by physical, moral, or legal force or by the exigencies of circumstance.

(मजबूर करना)

Bind, Compel, Constrain, Impel, Obligate, Coerce, Pressure, Drive

Permit, Allow, Induce, Satisfy, Convince, Argue

You cannot oblige me to drive faster.

Considerable

Adjective

Notably large in size, amount, or extent.

(महत्वपूर्ण)

Significant, Substantial, Sizable, Tremendous, Good, Huge, Major, Sizeable

Inconsiderable, Negligible, Nominal, Trivial, Marginal, Unimportant

He has a considerable number of Flags with him.

Plea

Noun

A request made in an urgent and emotional manner.

(दलील)

Appeal, Prayer, Petition, Pleading, Cry, Desire, Solicitation, Entreaty, Suit, Demand

Demand, Answer, Decision, Reply, Denial, Conviction, blame

She made a plea for help.

Reiterate

Verb

To say something again or a number of times, typically for emphasis or clarity.

(बार बार दुहराना)

Echo, Renew, Repeat, Restate, Reprise, Duplicate, Remake, Redo

Abjure, Back down, Backpedal, Call off, Occasional, Unused, Intermittent

His father reiterated the words but in vain.

Indisputable

Adjective

Unable to be challenged or denied.

(निर्विवाद)

Incontestable, Certain, Sure, Incontrovertible, Irrefutable, Indubitable, Undeniable, Unquestionable

Disputable, Doubtful, Indefinite, Questionable, Uncertain, Unsure, Dubious, Refutable, Unreliable 

The law is indisputable as it is a criminal offence.

Entitlement

Noun

The fact of having a right to something.

(पात्रता)

Privilege, Request, Rights, Dueness, Authorize, Qualify, Enable, Permit, Empower, Privilege

Disqualify, Forbid, Disable, Invalidate

The poor families should be entitled to free food.

Rely

Noun

Depend on with full trust or confidence.

(भरोसा करना)

Depend, Count, Call upon, Lean, Stand on, Look to, Call on, Calculate

 

Disbelieve, Disregard, Ignore, Keep, Straighten, Be independent, Distrust, Doubt

Don’t rely on foolish friends.

Feasible

Adjective

Possible to do easily or conveniently.

(संभव)

Possible, Workable, Practicable, Viable, Achievable, Attainable, Likely, Cinch, Executable

Disadvantageous, Implausible, Impossible, Impractical, Improper, Inappropriate, Unattainable, Unfeasible 

It seems feasible to do this task.

Propose

Verb

To put forward (a plan or suggestion) for consideration by others.

(प्रस्ताव करना)

Expected, Planned, Prospective, Recommended, Scheduled, Suggested, Assumed, Supposed, Unproved, Unproven

Actual, Real, Practical, Factual, Definite

The proposed plan is likely to be feasible.

Foolproof

Noun

So simple and easy to understand that it is unable to go wrong or be used wrongly.

(पूर्ण सुरक्षा)

Perfect, Flawless, Reliable, Infallible, Sure, Unfailing, Unerring

 

Defective, Imperfect, Faulty, Flawed, Unreliable

Your plan seems foolproof.

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