The Hindu Vocabulary 15 October 2022

2022-10-15

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 15 October 2022 is from the Editorial titled ‘Smash hit: On NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test.’

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Redirection

Noun

The action of directing something to a new or different purpose or path.

(पुनर्निर्देशन)

Redintegration

Boost

Investor asked the CEO for a redirection of resources in a more efficient way.

Asteroid

Noun

A small rocky body orbiting the sun, orbiting especially between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter.

(छोटा तारा/ ताराकार/ नक्षत्र-सदृश/ उपग्रह)

Earth, Globe, Sphere, World, Moon, Planetoid, Luna, Rocket

-

Most of the asteroids in the solar system are found between Mars and Jupiter.

Extra-terrestrial

Adjective

Originating outside the limits of Earth.

Occurring outside the earth or its atmosphere.

(अलौकिक/ असांसारिक)

Martian

Local

Humans have always wondered and sent many missions in the search of extraterrestrial life.

Alter

Verb

Change or cause to change in character or composition, typically in a comparatively small but significant way.

(बदलना)

Change, Adapt, Amend, Improve, Modify, Convert, Revise, Revamp

Leave alone, Remain, Stagnate, Stay, Continue

The pandemic has altered everyone’s nearby future plans.

Impactor

Noun

A device that operates by striking blows.

(प्रभावकारी)

Hammer

-

The size of the impactor has a very crucial role in determining its impact.

Nudge

Verb

To push slightly or gently with the elbow to get someone’s attention.

(कुहनी से हलका धक्का)

Dig, Jab, Jog, Poke

-

He nudged his son into starting his own business.

Noun

A slight or gentle push.

(खिसकाना)

Dig, Jab, Jog, Poke

-

Jogeshwari gave Rahul’s shoulder a nudge.

Word of caution

Idiom

Something that is said as a warning to someone.

(अपने लिए (कुछ) अनुचित या स्वार्थी तरीके से रखना या उपयोग करना।)

-

-

Our city is very beautiful but a word of caution I would like to give is that robberies are common.

Extrapolate

Verb

To infer from something that is known.

To estimate on the basis of the observed range.

(एक विधि या निष्कर्ष, विशेष रूप से आंकड़ों पर आधारित एक आवेदन का विस्तार यह मानकर कि मौजूदा रुझान जारी रहेगा या इसी तरह के तरीके लागू होंगे ।)

Deduce, Hypothesize, Anticipate, Assume

Doubt

The number of cases that occurred can be used to extrapolate for the upcoming days.

Imminent

Adjective

Something that is about to happen very soon.

Likely to occur at any moment.

(करीब/ आसन्न/ निकटस्थ/ समुपस्थित)

Forthcoming, Immediate, Impending, Inevitable, Likely, Looming, Possible, Unavoidable

Avoidable, Distant, Unlikely, Escapable

Scientists were waiting for the imminent launch of the Mars Mission.

Bounty

Noun

Something that is given generously as a gift or prize.

The yield of a crop.

A reward offered by the government.

(इनाम/ उपहार/ उदारता/ अधिदान)

Donation, Gift, Prize, Reward, Largess, Premium

Penalty, Punishment

We worked hard throughout the season on our land and at last our farm is now filled with bounty of cherry.

Celestial

Noun

An inhabitant of heaven.

(दिव्य)

-

-

She is celestial in talent.

Adjective

Pertaining to the sky or heaven.

Pertaining to the spiritual or invisible heaven.

(स्वर्गीय/ आसमान का/ आकाशीय/ दिव्य)

Angelic, Divine, Ethereal, Immortal

Earthly, Hellish, Infernal, Mortal

The movie has shown celestial beings coming to earth.

Explicit

Adjective

Fully and clearly expressed.

Clearly formulated.

Definite in expression.

Unambiguous in expression.

(मुखर/ सुस्पष्ट/ व्यक्त/ सुस्पष्टवादी)

Accurate, Categorical, Certain, Clear

Ambiguous, Careless, Doubtful, Equivocal

Raj has explicit knowledge of the subject.

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