The Hindu Vocabulary 4 August 2022

2022-08-04

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 4 August 2022 is from the Editorial titled ‘Trade worries: On the expanding trade and current account deficits.’

 

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Deficit

Noun

Shortage of something required

(घाटा)

Loss, Shortfall, Arrears, Default, Deficiency, Dues

Abundance, Adequacy, Advantage, Enough, Plenty

There was some deficit in the payment amount.  

Burgeoning

Adjective

beginning to grow or increase rapidly; flourishing.

(तेजी से बढ़ते)

Prosper, Blossom, Expand, Increase, Swell

Decline, decrease, Diminish, Fade, Lessen

There has been burgeoning demand for our products.

Trigger

Verb

Cause to happen

(उत्तेजित करना)

Bring about, Generate, Cause, Provoke

Destroy, Prevent, End, Halt

Heart attack is often triggered by high cholesterol level.

Albeit

Conjunction

Though

(यद्यपि)

Although, Though, While, However, Yet

 -

He completed the task on time, albeit full of errors.

Concern

Noun

Something that relates to one.

Matter for consideration.

A matter that calls for a person’s attention.

(चिंता/ प्रसंग)

Care, Concernment, Consideration, Heed, Burden, Interest, Involvement, Matter

Calmness, Disregard, Neglect, Calm, Entertainment, Fun

It is a matter of concern and should be addressed quickly.

Verb

To relate to something.

To care about some matter of trouble.

(चिंतित होना/ लगाव रखना)

Bother, Disturb, Interest, Involve, Perturb, Regard

Aid, Calm, Reassure, Help, Unconcern

I was concerned about the timely delivery of my order.

Merchandise

Noun

Goods to be bought and sold.

(उत्पाद)

Goods, Wares, Stock, Commodities, Lines, Product, Produce

-

The merchandise exports in India have increased.

Purview

Noun

The scope of the influence or concerns of something.

(क्षेत्र)

Extent, Range, Reach, Span, Sweep, Ambit

-

Your case is out of my purview.

Constrained

Verb

Compel or force (someone) to follow a particular course of action.

(नियंत्रित करना)

Compel, Force, Oblige, Urge, Curb, Constrict

Aid, Allow, Encourage, Free, Release

They were constrained to practice surgery.

Shrank

Verb

Past form of Shrink

Become or make smaller in size or amount.

(आरोप)

Compress, Condense, Constrict, Contract, Collapse, Deflate

Balloon, Expand, Snowball, Swell

The number of labour participating in the economy has shrunk.

Contraction

Noun

the process of becoming smaller.

(सिकुड़न)

Compression, Condensation, Constriction, Squeezing

Decompression, Expansion, Dissipation, Scattering, Inflation

There was a contraction in the food pipe of the patient.

Augury

Noun

A declaration that something will happen in the future

something believed to be a sign or warning of a future event

(भविष्यवाणी)

Bodement, Cast, Forecast, Prediction, Prophecy, Prognostic, Presaging

-

Rohan’s improved performance is an augury of his winning the gold medal at the Olympics.

 

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