The Hindu Vocabulary 16 July 2023

2023-07-15

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 15 July 2023 is from the Editorial titled “Roiling resurgence: On the consumer price index data."

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Tame

Verb

To make less powerful and easier to control.

(दबाना)

Control, Curb, Regulate, Keep, Contain Restrain, Suppress, Check

Loosen, Liberate, Unleash, Encourage, Agitate, Surrender, Release

The government is trying hard to tame inflation.

Unravel

Verb

To free from complication or difficulty; make plain or clear; solve.

(सुलझाना)

Untangle, Unknot, Unsnarl, Unwind, Solve, Resolve, Disclose, Unriddle

Snarl, Tie, Knot, Tangle, Wind

He is famous for unraveling difficult cases.

Roil

Verb

To disturb or disquiet; irritate.

(क्रोधित करना)

Rile, Stir, Muddy, Anger, Annoy, Boil, Agitate, Angry, Enrage, Infuriate

Subside, Abate, Calm, Please, Relieve, Delight

The stormy sea was roiling with powerful waves.

Resurgence

Noun

An increase or revival after a period of little activity, popularity, or occurrence.

(पुनरुत्थान)

Renewal, Revival, Recovery, Reinvigoration, Rejuvenation, Renaissance, Rebirth

 

Death, Expiration, Extinction, Retrogression, Recede, Decline

I feel a resurgence in energy after a nap.

Firmly

Adverb

With little possibility of movement; securely.

(द्रुढता से)

Rigidly, Securely, Solidly, Soundly, Strongly, Thoroughly, Tightly, Hard

Gently, Weakly, Softly, Feebly, Delicately, Faintly

The window needs to be closed firmly

Skyrocket

Verb

(of a price, rate, or amount) increase very steeply or rapidly.

(बढ़ना)

Soaring, Increasing, Rocketing, Surging, Shooting (up), Peaking, Ballooning, Swelling

Plunging, Tumbling, Falling, Collapsing, Decreasing, Contracting, Lessening

The oil prices are skyrocketing day by day.

Erratic

Adjective

Not even or regular in pattern or movement; unpredictable.

(अनियमित)

Unpredictable, Variable, Inconstant, Uncertain, Unreliable, Unsettled, Varying, Shifting

Predictable, Consistent, Regular, Systematic, Orderly, Steady

 

Your plans are very erratic.

Flounder

Verb

Struggling, especially clumsily or helplessly.

(लड़खड़ाना)

failing, Struggling, Dying, Languishing, Declining, Unsuccessful, Bankrupt, Depressed;

Successful, Thriving, Flourishing, Booming, Healthy

 

She flounders at first but succeeds in the end.

Grip

Verb

To take and keep a firm hold of.

(कसकर पकड़ना)

Grasp, Clutch, Hold, Clasp, Seize, Press, Pluck, Clench

 

Release, Lose, Abandon, Relinquish, Surrender, Release, Miss

 

She had a tight grip on her subjects.

Tilt

Verb

To (cause to) move into a sloping position.

(झुकना)

Bend, Slouch, Crouch, Inclination, Angling, List, Cock, Nod, Twist

Straighten, Level, Flatten, Even, Regular, Balanced

Don't stare at me with a tilted head.

Provisional

Adjective

Arranged or existing for the present, possibly to be changed later.

(अस्थायी)

Interim, Temporary, Conditional, Transitional, Dependent, Provisory, Alternate, Impermanent

Permanent, Final, Fixed, Unconditional, Settled, Unlimited

The provisional government was formed till the elections.

 

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Which of the following sites of Harappan civilization is located near Bolan Pass? / हड़प्पा सभ्यता का निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा स्थल बोलन दर्रे के पास स्थित है? 


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