The Hindu Vocabulary 2 December 2022

2022-12-02

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 2 December 2022 is from the Editorial titled ‘Mixed bag: On the latest official GDP estimates’.

 

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Estimate

Verb

Try to value

(मूल्यांकन करना)

Appraise, Assess, Believe, Classify, Consider, Count, Determine, Evaluate

Disregard, Hesitate, Ignore, Forget, Guess, Know, Measure, Calculate

Can you please estimate the total amount required for purchasing various parts of a computer?

Noun

Approximate calculation

(आकलन)

Appraisal, Assessment, Estimation Measure, Guess, Evaluation, Opinion, Rating, Survey, Valuation

Ignorance, Fact, Truth

His estimate regarding the profit turned out to be true.

Despite

Preposition

In spite of

(इसके बावजूद)

Regardless of, Although, Even though, Notwithstanding

-

We chose him as our leader despite his old age.

Noun

The feeling of despising someone or insulting.

(विरोध)

Contempt, Contemptuousness, Disdain, Misprision

Respect, Regard, Favour, Estimation

His senseless behavior only earns my despite.

Inflation

Noun

A continuous rise in the price level related attributed to an increase in the volume of money.

(मुद्रास्फीति)

Boom, Expansion, Hike, Rise, Affectation

Abridgment, Compression, Reduction, Deflation

Kindly consider inflation while evaluating our pay.

Decelerated

Verb

Reduce or cause to reduce in speed.

(धीमा करना)

Slow down, Drop, Delay, Diminish, Decrease, Descend

Accelerate, Intensify, Speed up, Stimulate, Promote, Expedite

The growth rate has decelerated but food inflation hasn’t.

Sequential

Adjective

Forming or following in a logical order or sequence.

(क्रमबद्ध)

Subsequent, Consecutive, Constant, Continuous, Following

Nonsequential

The person who would arrange all the wooden blocks in a sequential manner will win the game.

Contractions

Noun

The process of becoming smaller.

(सिकुड़न)

Compression, Condensation, Constriction, Squeezing

Decompression, Expansion, Dissipation, Scattering, Inflation

There has been a contraction in the growth of the manufacturing sector.

Omnibus

Noun

Comprising several items.

(सार्वत्रिक)

Various, Several, Diverse, Varied, Assorted, Sundry

Only, Sole, One, Single

I had an omnibus collection of comics.

Intensive

Adjective

Characterized by intensity.

(गहन/ सघन)

Accelerated, Thorough, Comprehensive

Superficial, Incomplete, Incomprehensive

You should handle infants with intensive care.

Uncertainty

Noun

The state of being uncertain.

(अनिश्चितता)

Ambiguity, Ambivalence, Anxiety, Concern

Assurance, Belief, Calmness, Certainty

In times of uncertainty, we should take each and every step carefully.

Willingness

Noun

The quality or state of being prepared to do something.

(इच्छा)

Readiness, Preparedness, Disposition, Inclination, Will, Desire

Denial, Dissension, Disagreement, Refusal, Apathy

You should consider his willingness to join the office from tomorrow.

Emphatic

Adjective

Expressing something forcibly and clearly.

(प्रभावी)

Assertive, Definite, Definitive, Cogent, Decided, Determined

Ambiguous, Obscure, vague, Weak

Mansi was emphatic that she would like to visit our house again.

Underway

Adverb

In progress.

(प्रक्रिया में)

Afoot

Halted

The preparations for our wedding are underway.

Adjective

Occurring while in motion.

(मार्ग का)

Afoot, Ongoing

Halted, Stopped

The underway project was halted suddenly by the manager.

Discrepancy

Noun

A lack of compatibility or similarity between two or more facts.

(विसंगति)

Difference, Disparity, Distinction, Divergence, Error

Accord, Sameness, Agreement, Alikeness, Similarity

There is a discrepancy between what you told me about the incident and what I saw in the footage.

Policymaker

Noun

A person responsible for or involved in formulating policies, especially in politics.

(नीति निर्माता)

-

-

I was able to convince the policymakers that action needs to be taken regarding the COVID pandemic.

Sapping

Verb

Gradually weaken or destroy (a person's strength or power).

(निर्बल बनाना)

Blunt, Cripple, Deplete, Destroy, Drain, Erode, Exhaust, Impair, Ruin

Aid, Assist, Build, Construct, Create, Fill, Help

We should avoid Junk food as they sap our body.

 

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