The Hindu Vocabulary 22 September 2023

2023-09-22

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 22 September 2023 is from the Editorial titled “Silent killer: On hypertension and the first WHO report on the subject."

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Adequate

Adjective

Adequate means sufficient or enough to meet a particular need or requirement.

(पर्याप्त)

Sufficient, Ample, Satisfactory, Satisfying, Satisfying, Sufficient, Enough, Competent, Suitable, Abundant, Passable

Inadequate, Insufficient, Deficient, Short, Scarce, Limited, Unsatisfactory, Unsatisfactory, Lacking, Scant

The amount of food provided was adequate for everyone at the party.

Grim

Adjective

Grim means very serious or gloomy, often in a frightening or threatening way.

(भयानक)

Bleak, Stern, Severe, Harsh, Dour, Dreary, Gloomy, Somber, Unpleasant, Morose

Cheerful, Joyful, Pleasant, Sunny, Bright, Optimistic, Happy, Delightful, Positive, Upbeat

The dark clouds and thunder made the atmosphere feel grim and foreboding.

Reminder

Noun

A reminder is a message or cue that helps you remember something.

(स्मरणकारक)

Prompt, Memo, Notice, Alert, Memoir, Memo, Prompting, Nudge, Recall, Signal

Forgetfulness, Neglect, Oblivion, Disregard, Negligence, Amnesia, Inattention, Unawareness, Blankness, Dismissal

She set a reminder on her phone for the important meeting

Disability

Noun

Disability refers to a physical or mental condition that limits a person's abilities in some way.

(विकलांगता)

Impairment, Handicap, Incapacity, Inability, Limitation, Weakness, Deficiency, Condition, Disorder, Infirmity

Ability, Capability, Competence, Proficiency, Skill, Aptitude, Capacity, Strength, Prowess, Talent

Despite her disability, she pursued a successful career in music.

Continuum

Noun

A continuous sequence or range with no clear divisions.

(संघटित)

Continuation, Sequence, Range, Spectrum, Progression, Uninterrupted, Succession, Gradation, Series, Chain

Discontinuity, Disjunction, Gap, Disconnection, Interruption, Break, Halt, Disruption, Fragmentation, Segmentation

The colors of the rainbow form a beautiful continuum, blending seamlessly into one another.

Obese

Adjective

Extremely overweight or fat.

(मोटा)

Overweight, Fat, Stout, Corpulent, Rotund, Chubby, Plump, Portly, Heavy, Bulky

Slim, Thin, Lean, Skinny, Svelte, Slender, Trim, Fit, Healthy, Underweight

Her doctor advised her to lose weight because she was becoming obese and at risk of health problems.

Consume

Verb

To consume means to eat, drink, or use up something.

(खाना)

Ingest, Devour, Use, Imbibe, Absorb, Gobble, Swallow, Utilize, Deplete, Exhaust

Preserve, Save, Conserve, Store, Hoard, Abstain, Spare, Withhold, Keep, Maintain

She decided to consume the delicious chocolate cake in one sitting.

Diagnose

Verb

To recognize by signs and symptoms. (निदान करना)

Identify, Detect, Determine, Recognize, Pinpoint, Discover, Assess, Evaluate, Establish

Miss, Overlook, Misdiagnose, Dismiss

The doctor diagnosed the presence of a bacterial infection.

Marginal

Adjective

Relating to the edge or borderline; minimal or insignificant.

(सीमांत)

Peripheral, Borderline, Minimal, Minor, Limited, Fringe, Insignificant, Modest, Nominal, Subordinate

Central, Core, Primary, Major, Essential, Vital, Prominent, Significant, Dominant, Substantial

His role in the project was marginal, contributing very little to its success.

Stroke

Noun

A sudden disabling attack or loss of consciousness caused by an interruption in the flow of blood to the brain.

The act of striking as with the fist.

(आघात)

Apoplexy, Seizure, Cerebrovascular accident, Fit, Paroxysm, Convulsion, Attack, Blow, Coup, Thump

 

Recovery, Health, Wellness, Improvement, Vitality

 

He suffered a stroke and was rushed to the hospital.

Implement

Verb

To put a plan or decision into action.

(लागू करना)

Execute, Apply, Carry out, Enforce, Execute, Administer, Execute, Realize, Fulfill, Achieve

Abandon, Cease, Halt, Neglect, Postpone, Suspend, Terminate, Cancel, Undo, Revoke

The company decided to implement a new training program for its employees.

Reformulation

Noun

The act of revising or restructuring something to improve it.

(पुनर्गठन)

Revision, Restructuring, Modification, Refinement, Adjustment, Alteration, Amendment, Overhaul, Redesign, Renovation

Preservation, Maintenance, Retention, Conservation, Stagnation, Stasis, Obstruction, Rigidity, Resistance, Status quo

The reformulation of the company's marketing strategy led to increased sales.

Enroll

Verb

To officially register or join a program, school, or organization.

(पंजीकृत करना)

Register, Join, Sign up, Enlist, Matriculate, Enter, Engage, Admit, Enlist, Enlist

Unenroll, Withdraw, Resign, Drop out, Quit, De-register, Discontinue, Abandon, Forsake, Refuse

She decided to enroll in the art class to improve her painting skills.

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