The Hindu Vocabulary 3 June 2023

2023-06-03

Cx The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial June 03, 2023 is from the Editorial titled “Reset time: On GST revenue growth".

 

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Nuanced 

Adjective

Characterized by subtle shades of meaning or expression.

(सूक्ष्म)

Delicate, Ice, Fine, Exact, Minute, Refined, Meticulous

Coarse, clear, Obvious, Rough, Evident

His husband was aware of her nuanced behaviour.

Bump

Verb

Move or travel with a succession of jolting movements

(टकराना)

Slam, Bang, Collide, Smash, Crash, Knock

Miss, Skirt

The car bumped into the track.

Compliance 

Noun

The action or fact of complying with a wish or command.

(अनुपालन)

Obedience, Compliancy, Acquiescence, Deference, Submissiveness, Assent, Docility, Biddability

Defiance, Disobedience, Enmity, Animosity, Hostility

Ram is known for his compliance with the rules and regulations.

Spurt

Verb

To suddenly increase your speed or effort.

(झपट्टे से काम करना)

Flurry, Burst, Outburst, Surge, Outbreak, Increase, Flutter, Eruption;

Slump, Calm, Doldrums, Drop, Trickle, Drip

The sudden spurt in the economy is sometimes dangerous.

Solemn

Adjective

Formal and dignified.

(सत्यनिष्ठ)

Distinguished, Dignified, Decorous, Aristocratic, Elegant, Stately

Silly, Frivolous, Goofy, Undignified, Giddy, Funny, Playful

 

His behavior is solemn and calm.

Evasion

Noun

The action of evading something.

(टालना)

Escape, Avoidance, Dodging, Elusion, Out, Ducking, Eschewal

Submission, Endurance, Toleration, Abidance

Evasion from duties is his biggest weakness.

Scrutiny

Noun

Critical observation or examination.

(छान-बीन)

Inspection, Examination, Audit, Survey, Scan, Review, Investigation,

Glance, Glimpse, Sight, Peek, Peep

The company was not ready for scrutiny when asked by the inspection officers.

Stash

Verb

Store something safely in a hidden or secret place.

(छिपाना)

Hoard, Store, Stockpile, Cache, Collection, Funds, Inventory, Savings;

Dump, Ditch, Unload, Discard, Cast, waste, 

He has stashed cash in two bank lockers.

Fillip

Noun

Something which acts as a stimulus or boosts an activity.

(प्रोत्साहन)

Blow, Slap, Thump, Swipe, Punch, Hit, Thud, Knock;

Dull, Dampen, Kill, Damp, Weary, Undermine, Wear, Deaden.

The first medal in Javelin Throw provided a fillip to the players in the country.

Seize

Verb

Take hold of suddenly and forcibly.

(पकड़ना/ज़ब्त करना)

Catch, Snatch, Appropriate, Clasp, Clench, Clinch

Liberate, Release, Loosen, Free, Loose, Emancipate

The Black money was seized at the airport.

Expedite

Verb

Make an action or process happen sooner or be accomplished more quickly.

(जल्दी करना)

Accelerate, Assist, Facilitate, Hasten, Promote, Quicken

Impede, Hinder, Delay, Restrain

He expedited the campaign due to the upcoming elections.

Dither

Verb

Shiver, Tremble

(तड़पना)

Hesitate, Falter, Stagger, Wabble

Calm, Peace, Sense

You don’t have time to dither. It's time to take action.

Noun

A highly nervous, excited, or agitated state.

(गड़बड़)

Panic, Fuss, Huff, Fret, Tizzy, Sweat

Calm, Composure, Tranquility, Equanimity

I can not work with people who dither.

 

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Which among the following lakes is known as the only "Floating Islands Lake" in India? / निम्नलिखित झीलों में से कौन सी झील भारत में एकमात्र "फ्लोटिंग आइलैंड्स झील" के रूप में जानी जाती है?


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