The Hindu Vocabulary 30 July 2022

2022-07-30

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 30 July 2022 is from the Editorial titled ‘Much needed bailout: On the ₹1.64-lakh-crore lifeline to BSNL.’

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Bailout

Noun

an act of giving financial assistance to a failing business or economy to save it from collapse.

(असफल व्यवसाय या अर्थव्यवस्था को इसे टूटने से बचाने के लिए वित्तीय सहायता देने का एक कार्य)

Aid, Backing, Assist, Boost, Sustenance

Blockage, Damage, Loss, Injury, Stoppage

The government has announced a bailout package to revive loss-making PSU.

Lifeline

Noun


a thing on which someone or something depends or which provides a means of escape from a difficult situation.

(जीवन रेखा)

Aid, Line, Salvation

Injury

The newly launched scheme will act as a lifeline for pregnant rural women.

Belatedly

Adverb

Later than should have been the case.

(देर से ही सही)

Slowly, Tardily, Behind time, Dilatorily

Quickly, Early, Untimely

The government has belatedly taken some measures to aid BSNL to recover its losses.

Strategic

Adjective

Relating to the identification of long-term or overall aims and interests and the means of achieving them.

(सामरिक)

Planned, Calculated, Deliberate, Tactical, Judicious, Critical

Inessential, Insignificant, Trivial, Unplanned

Telecommunication is a strategic sector for any country.

Inclusive

Adjective

Including or covering all the services, facilities, or items normally expected or required.

(समावेशी)

Broad, Comprehensive, All together, Full

Exclusive, Incomprehensive, Narrow

The new policy released by the government is gender inclusive.

Crucial

Adjective

Extremely important.

(महत्वपूर्ण)

Central, Decisive, Essential, Imperative

Inessential, Insignificant, Minor, Optional

Health insurance has become very crucial nowadays.

Confront

Verb

To face and deal with boldly.

(सामना होना)

Accost, Defy, Encounter, Meet

Avoid, Dodge, Evade, Surrender

I confronted my neighbor for throwing garbage at my front door.

Monopoly

Noun

The exclusive possession or control of the supply of or trade in a commodity or service.

(एकाधिकार)

 

Holding, Ownership, Patent, Trust, Consortium, Oligopoly, Pool

Distribution, Scattering, Joint-ownership, Sharing

Charter Act of 1813 ended East India Company's trade monopoly in India.

Slid

Verb

past form for ‘slide’. (गिरावट)

Fall, Shift, Shove, Skid, Glide

Ascend, Retard, Stay, Hold, Keep

The bag slid down the bank into the water.

Marginally

Adverb

By a minimal amount.

At a barely adequate level.

(मामूली/ सीमांत रूप से)

Lightly, Somewhat, Hardly, Borderline

Interior, Considerably, Greatly

The stock prices today increased marginally leaving no scope for profit.

Consolation

Noun

The act of alleviating the grief of someone.

(सांत्वना)

Comfort, Compassion, Encouragement, Pity

Disdain, Indifference, Mercilessness, Stop

I don’t need anyone’s consolation on my failure.

Uniquitousness

Noun

Existence everywhere at the same time

(सर्वव्यापकता)

Pervasiveness, Universality, All-presence, Everywhereness

-

Many countries have understood the ubiquitousness of the internet and made the right to access the internet a basic human right.

Hinterland

Noun

The remote areas of a country away from the coast or the banks of major rivers.

(आंतरिक इलाके)

Bush, Remote, Hicksville, Faraway, Distant

Nearby, Close, Central, Near

The traditional food is still made by the people living in the hinterlands.  

Whittled

Verb

Carve (wood) into an object by repeatedly cutting small slices

Reduce something in size, amount, or extent by a gradual series of steps

(छीलना/ आकार, मात्रा या सीमा में कुछ कम करना)

Peel, Shave, Hew, Trim, Erode

Increase, Develop, Enlarge, Extend, Inflate

He whittled the iron bar to make small nuts and bolts.

Indigenous

Adjective

Originating or occurring naturally in a particular place; native.

(स्वदेशी)

Native, Original, Local, First, Initial, Ancient, Aboriginal

Expatriate, Migrant, Adventitious, Emigrant, Migrant, Non-native

DRDO has successfully testfired an indigenous battle tank.

Marshalling

Verb

arrange or assemble (a group of people, especially soldiers) in order.

(सुव्यवस्थित करना)

Organise, Guide, Mobilize, Assemble, Arrange, Array, Collect

Confuse, Disarrange, Disorder, Disorganize, Disperse, Divide, Leave

Only you can marshal your sister’s thoughts to opt for the science stream.

Commitment

Noun

An agreement or pledge to do something in the future.

(प्रतिबद्धता)

Assurance, Promise, Pledge, Vow, Guarantee, Oath

Disbelief, Mistrust, Fake, Deceive, Cheat

I expect that you will fulfill your commitment to work.

 

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