The Hindu Vocabulary 27 April 2023

2023-04-27

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 27 April 2023 is from the Editorial titled “Promising Bill: On the Rajasthan Platform-based Gig Workers (Registration and Welfare) Bill, 2023”.

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Gig

Noun

A job, especially one that is temporary or freelance and performed on an informal or on-demand basis

(अस्थायी अनुबंध)

Work, Hire, Engagement, Assignment, Employment, Profession, Vocation, Employment

Stable, Non-engagement, Non-participation,

The concept of Gig Economy is growing in India also.

Herald

 

Noun

A person or thing viewed as a sign that something is about to happen

(अग्र-दूत)

Harbinger, Messenger, Indicator, Announcer, Signal, Precursor, Forerunner,

Enemy, Opponent, Adversary, Antagonist, Rival, Foe, Critic

The black clouds herald the coming of heavy rain.

Verb

Be a sign that (something) is about to happen

(सूचना देना)

Portend, Signal, Indicate, Announce, Spell

Keep Secret, hide, Withhold, Suppress, Repress

The report was a herald of freedom for the press.

Moonlighting

Noun

Have a second job, typically secretly and at night

(कोई कर्मचारी अपनी नियमित नौकरी के साथ ही किसी अन्य कंपनी या प्रोजेक्ट के लिए भी काम करता है)

Cheating, Double-crossing, Extra-curricular, Immoral, Two-timing

Chaste, Clean, pure, Moral, Loyal

The company sacked two employees due to the charges of moonlighting.

Outlet

 Noun

A point from which goods are sold or distributed.

A pipe or hole through which water or gas may escape.

(निर्गम मार्ग)

Exit, Escape, Release, Vent, Conduit

Entrance, Entry, Closure

Durvik needs an outlet for his energy.

Flourish

 

Verb

(Of a living organism) grow or develop in a healthy or vigorous way.

(विकास)

Thrive, Prosper, Bourgeon, Produce, Sprout, Overgrow, Propagate, Germinate

Die, Wither, Dead, Inactive, Lifeless, Decline

The plant could not flourish due to lack of water.

Noun

To achieve success

(सफल होना)

Thrive, Succeed, Prosper, Excel, Win, Triumph

Fail, Struggle, Flounder

He took the exam with a flourish.

Incentive

Noun

A thing that motivates or encourages someone to do something.

(प्रोत्साहन)

Inducement, Motivation, Stimulus, Incitement, Encouragement

Discouragement, Deterrent, prevention, Hindrance, Dislike, Block

Large tax incentives are being offered by the state government.

Aggregate

Verb

Collect (related items of content) so as to display or link to them.

(समेकित करना)

Collection, Mass, Cluster, Lump, Clump, Bundle, Heap, Accumulation, Agglomeration

Uncombined, Individual, Part, Particular

The minorities got an aggregate of 70 % votes in the state.

Fledgling

Noun

A person or organization that is immature, inexperienced, or underdeveloped.

(अनुभवहीन मनुष्य)

Emerging, Arising, Beginning, Developing, Budding, Rising

Declining, Mature, Adult, Veteran, Elder, Older

She is on the stage of her fledgling career.

Evident

Adjective

Clearly seen or understood; obvious

(सुस्पष्ट)

Visible, Transparent, Distinct, Glaring, Perceptible, Noticeable

Concealed, Doubtful, Unclear, Hidden, Uncertain, Unclear, Vague, Secret

It was evident from her actions earlier that she will separate from her husband.

 

Envisage

Verb

Contemplate or conceive of as a possibility or a desirable future event.

(परिकल्पना करना)

Foresee, Predict, Forecast, Foretell, Imagine, Visualize

Actual, Real, Existing, True

I can not envisage working with Radha again.

Grievances

Noun

A real or imagined cause for complaint, especially unfair treatment.

(शिकायतें)

Injustice, Wrong, Unfairness, Insult, Indignity, Damage, Atrocity

Delight, Comfort, Assistance, Happiness, Compliment, Advantage

The government always has measures to meet the grievances of the public.

Specificity

Noun

The quality of belonging or relating uniquely to a particular subject.

(विशिष्टता)

Accuracy, Precision, Attentiveness, Particularity, Preciseness

Generality, Inaccuracy, Imprecision, Inexactness

The Manager’s recommendations lack specificity.

Pioneering

Adjective

Involving new ideas or methods

(अन्वेषण)

Advance, Inventive, Modern, New, Experimental

Orthodox, Traditional, Moderate, Outdated, Conservative

Rajesh was awarded for his pioneering work in science.

Compel

Verb

Bring about (something) by the use of force or pressure

(मजबूर)

Force, pressure, Impel, Drive, Push, Urge

Willing, Optional, Elective, Unforced

She was compelled to work in harsh conditions.

 

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