The Hindu Vocabulary 15 November 2023

2023-11-15

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 15 November 2023 is from the Editorial titled “The growth dichotomy: On September’s  Index of Industrial Production data".

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Dichotomy

Noun

 A division or contrast between two things that are or are represented as being opposed or entirely different.

(द्विविधता)

Division, Contrast, Duality, Separation, Split, Distinction, Opposition, Discrepancy, Disparity, Difference

Unity, Agreement, Harmony, Integration, Consistency, Uniformity, Similarity, Conformity, Correspondence, Accord

The dichotomy between tradition and modernity is a recurring theme in the novel.

Anticipate

Verb

To expect or predict something to happen and take action in preparation for it.

(प्रत्याशा करना)

Expect, Foresee, Predict, Envision, Anticipate, Foretell, Project, Prepare for, Forewarn, Await

Surprise, Overlook, Neglect, Ignore, Disregard, Postpone, Delay, Underestimate, Overlook, Dismiss

The team tried to anticipate potential challenges and plan accordingly.

 

 

Sequential

Adjective

Arranged in a sequence; following a particular order.

(क्रमागत)

Ordered, Progressive, Consecutive, Serial, Gradual, Successive, Systematic, Continuous

Random, Chaotic, Disordered, Haphazard, Unsystematic, Arbitrary, Unordered, Irregular

The data was presented in a sequential manner to illustrate the timeline.

Expand

Verb

To become larger in size or volume; to make something larger or more extensive.

(विस्तार)

Enlarge, Extend, Increase, Grow, Augment, Amplify, Broaden, Develop, Stretch, Spread

Contract, Shrink, Reduce, Diminish, Constrict, Narrow, Decrease, Curtail, Minimize, Condense

The company decided to expand its operations to international markets.

Anticipation

Noun

The act of expecting or looking forward to something; the state of being prepared for something.

(प्रत्याशा)

Expectation, Forethought, Eagerness, Expectancy, Enthusiasm, Hope, Foreknowledge, Forewarning, Prediction

Indifference, Disinterest, Apathy, Unconcern, Ignorance, Neglect, Disregard, Oblivion, Inattention, Surprise

The anticipation of the new product release created a buzz among customers.

Durable

Adjective

Able to withstand wear, pressure, or damage; lasting for a long time.

(स्थायी)

Long-lasting, Sturdy, Enduring, Permanent, Tough, Resilient, Robust, Strong, Reliable, Solid

Fragile, Flimsy, Temporary, Ephemeral, Weak, Breakable, Unstable, Perishable, Transient

The durable construction materials were chosen for the building to withstand harsh weather conditions.

Outpace

Verb

To surpass or exceed in speed or development.

(आगे बढ़ना)

Surpass, Exceed, Outrun, Outstrip, Overtake, Eclipse, Beat, Outdo, Excel

Lag, Trail, Fall behind, Slow down, Hinder, Retard, Delay, Trail behind, Linger, Dawdle

The company's innovative approach allowed it to outpace its competitors in the market.

Asymmetry

Noun

Lack of symmetry or balance; irregularity in shape or arrangement.

(असममिति)

Imbalance, Irregularity, Dissymmetry, Crookedness, Unevenness, Skewness, Disproportion

Symmetry, Balance, Evenness, Regularity, Proportion, Harmony, Equilibrium, Uniformity, Conformity, Correspondence

The artist intentionally incorporated asymmetry into the design to create visual interest.

Resilient

Adjective

Capable of recovering quickly from difficulties; flexible and durable.

(प्रतिरोधी)

Flexible, Tough, Elastic, Adaptable, Hardy, Pliable, Durable, Buoyant, Robust, Springy

Fragile, Brittle, Inflexible, Rigid, Weak, Vulnerable, Delicate, Breakable, Susceptible, Frail

Despite facing challenges, the team remained resilient and bounced back with renewed determination.

Moderate

Adjective

Kept within reasonable or modest limits; not extreme.

(मध्यम)

Reasonable, Temperate, Balanced, Mild, Moderate, Average, Tolerable, Fair, Measured

Extreme, Excessive, Intense, Radical, Harsh, Unreasonable, Immoderate, Severe

The committee reached a moderate decision that satisfied all stakeholders.

Ebbing

Verb

Receding or declining, especially in strength or intensity.

(कम होना)

Receding, Declining, Waning, Diminishing, Fading, Retreating, Abating, Lessening, Subsiding, Weakening

Surging, Increasing, Growing, Strengthening, Advancing, Escalating, Rising, Expanding, Intensifying, Thriving

The sound of the waves ebbing away signaled the approaching low tide.

Fragile

Adjective

Easily broken or damaged; delicate or brittle.

(कोमल)

Delicate, Brittle, Breakable, Frail, Sensitive, Tender, Dainty, Fine, Vulnerable, Crisp

Sturdy, Robust, Tough, Strong, Resilient, Hardy, Solid, Durable, Toughened, Unbreakable

Handle the antique vase with care; it's very fragile and valuable.

 

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