The Hindu Vocabulary 4 November 2023

2023-11-04

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 4 November 2023 is from the Editorial titled “Slowing momentum: On palpable softening in economic momentum".

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Palpable

Adjective

Able to be touched, felt, or easily perceived; clear and obvious.

(स्पर्शनीय)

Noticeable, Evident, Obvious, Clear, Apparent, Tangible, Manifest, Perceptible, Observable, Discernible

Hidden, Invisible, Obscure, Imperceptible, Unnoticeable, Intangible, Impalpable, Inconspicuous, Indiscernible, Unclear

The tension in the room was palpable as the meeting began.

Persistent

 Adjective

Continuing firmly in a course of action despite difficulties or opposition.

(दृढ़)

Tenacious, Determined, Resolute, Unyielding, Steadfast, Relentless, Enduring, Dogged, Stubborn, Persevering

Indecisive, Uncommitted, Inconsistent, Vacillating, Irresolute, Yielding, Surrendering, Inconstant, Fickle, Quitting

His persistent efforts eventually led to success despite numerous setbacks.

Provisional

 Adjective

Temporary or subject to future change; arranged or existing for the present time only.

(अस्थायी)

Temporary, Interim, Tentative, Provisionary, Stopgap, Ad interim, Conditional, Preliminary, Makeshift, Contingent

Permanent, Final, Definitive, Settled, Stable, Conclusive, Enduring, Lasting, Fixed, Ultimate

The committee made a provisional decision until further information was obtained.

Preceding

 Adjective

Coming before in time or order.

(पूर्ववर्ती)

Prior, Earlier, Former, Antecedent, Precedent, Preceding, Foregoing, Former, Anterior, Past

Following, Subsequent, Succeeding, Later, After, Posterior, Coming after, Future, Next, Subsequent

The preceding chapter provides necessary background information for the current topic.

Dampening

Verb

To make something less intense or active; to reduce or diminish.

(नमी गट्टना)

Diminish, Lessen, Reduce, Decrease, Quell, Suppress, Subdue, Weaken, Muffle, Mitigate

Enhance, Amplify, Intensify, Heighten, Escalate, Strengthen, Increase, Enliven, Boost, Stimulate

The rain was dampening the spirits of the attendees at the outdoor event.

Sequential

 Adjective

Arranged in a sequence or following a logical order.

(क्रमानुसार)

Consecutive, Ordered, Progressive, Serial, Gradational, Gradual, Successive, Seriate, Systematic, Graduated

Random, Haphazard, Disordered, Nonsequential, Nonconsecutive, Unsystematic, Chaotic, Unarranged, Unordered, Scattered

Please arrange the documents in sequential order before submitting them.

Traction

 Noun

The action of drawing or pulling something over a surface, gaining support or momentum.

(खिंचाव)

Grip, Adherence, Friction, Hold, Purchase, Leverage, Pull, Drag, Force, Grasp

Slippage, Release, Unfastening, Detachment, Surrender, Letting go, Relinquishment, Loosening, Easing, Freeing

The new marketing campaign gained traction quickly, attracting a lot of customers.

Vigour

 Noun

Physical strength and energy; robust health or vitality.

(ताक़त)

Energy, Vitality, Strength, Stamina, Power, Zeal, Enthusiasm, Pep, Vigor, Force

Lethargy, Weakness, Fatigue, Inactivity, Inertia, Exhaustion, Torpor, Apathy, Dullness, Enervation

With great vigour, she approached each day's tasks with enthusiasm and dedication.

Temper

 Verb

To moderate, adjust, or soften something, often one's behavior or feelings, especially in a way that shows control.

(संतुलन)

Moderate, Control, Restrain, Modify, Adjust, Regulate, Mitigate, Temper, Mollify, Alleviate

Aggravate, Intensify, Heighten, Escalate, Worsen, Inflame, Enrage, Agitate, Provoke, Exacerbate

She tried to temper her disappointment with a sense of optimism.

Ebbing

 Noun

The movement of the tide out to sea; a decline or decrease in strength, intensity, or value.

(पतन)

Decline, Decrease, Diminishment, Wane, Subsiding, Abatement, Erosion, Retreat, Lessening, Weakening

Increase, Growth, Rise, Advancement, Surge, Ascendancy, Progress, Development, Enhancement, Improvement

The ebbing of his interest in the subject was noticeable as the semester progressed.

Dent

 Noun

A hollow or depression in a surface, especially caused by an impact or pressure.

(धब्बा)

Mark, Depression, Hollow, Indentation, Impression, Nick, Bruise, Groove, Cavity, Damage

Bump, Bulge, Swell, Projection, Raise, Rise, Elevation, Protuberance, Ridge, Eminence

The car's door had a noticeable dent after the minor accident.

Succor

 Verb

Assistance, support, or relief given in times of hardship or distress.

(सहायता)

Aid, Help, Assistance, Relief, Support, Comfort, Aid, Assistance, Backing, Ministration

Neglect, Abandonment, Disregard, Negligence, Neglect, Disregard, Forsake, Ignore, Dismiss, Desert

The Red Cross provided succor to the victims of the natural disaster.

Surmount

 Verb

To overcome a difficulty, obstacle, or challenge, especially after effort.

(परवरिश करना)

Overcome, Conquer, Beat, Master, Triumph over, Prevail, Vanquish, Subdue, Overpower, Defeat

Surrender, Yield, Succumb, Give in, Submit, Fall, Fail, Bow, Accept defeat, Retreat

Despite the odds, she managed to surmount the obstacles and achieve her goal.

 

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