The Hindu Vocabulary 27 July 2023

2023-07-27

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 27 July 2023 is from the Editorial titled “Welcome development: On the ICMR and Controlled Human Infection Studies".

Word/Phrase

Part of Speech/Idiom

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Robust

Adjective

Strong and healthy.

(तगड़ा और स्वस्थ)

Hale, Healthy, Sound, Well, Vigorous, Fit, Agile

 

Weak, Feeble, Sick, Unhealthy, Ill, Unfit

He is a robust and sturdy toddler.

 

Consensus

Noun

Agreement among a group of people.

(सर्वसम्मति)

Agreement, Unison, Unanimity, Concurrence, Accord, Concurrency, Acceptance

Disagreement, Conflict, Opposition, Discord, Resistance

The meeting finally ended with a consensus on monthly budget issue.

Intentionally

Adverb

 

In a planned or intended way.

(जानबूझकर)

Deliberate, Willing, Purposefully, Willfully, Knowingly, Consciously, Voluntarily, Purposively

Accidentally, Incidentally, Unwittingly, Unconsciously, Unintentionally

He intentionally gave misleading statements.

Exposed

Adjective

A place not protected from the wind and bad weather.

(खुला, अरक्षित)

Vulnerable, Susceptible, Unprotected, Helpless, Defenseless, Undefended, Unguarded, Uncovered

Conceal, Cover, Hide, Secrete, Withhold, Bury, Keep secret, Refrain, Suppress

Without our immune system, we all will be exposed to deadly diseases.

 

Virulent

Adjective

Very strong and dangerous poison or a disease.

(बहुत तीव्र, गंभीर और ख़तरनाक विष या रोग)

Deadly, Destructive, Fatal, Malignant, Pernicious, Baneful, Nasty, Malevolent, Spiteful

Benign, Loving, Benevolent, Sympathetic, Kind, Warm

She has a virulent look on her face always.

Pandemic

Noun

A disease that spreads over a whole country or the whole world.

(विश्वव्यापी कोई महामारी)

Contagion, Curse, Epidemic, Infection, Infestation, Plague, Pestilence, Illness

Unknown, Unusual, Special, Rare, Strange.

Everyone is feared of a new pandemic occurring.

Volunteer

 

Verb

To Donate

(दान करना)

Donate, Give, Contribute, Present, Bestow, Award, Provide, Pay

Keep, Hold, Retain, Withhold, Save, Preserve

She volunteered to clean up the kitchen.

Noun

A person who offers or agrees to do something without being forced or paid to do it.

(स्वयंसेवक)

Enlistee, Enlisted man, Unpaid, Charity worker, Missionary,

Draftee, Paid Worker, Compelled worker, Forced worker, Levy, Recruit, Rookie, Inductee

He worked as a volunteer in the election campaign.

Intervention

Noun

The action of becoming intentionally involved in a difficult situation.

(हस्तक्षेप)

Interfere, Intercede, Mediate, Intermediate, Interpose, Negotiate, Meddle, Arbitrate

Avoid, Ignore, Shun, Disregard, Overlook, Eschew

The intervention by your family is not required in our fight.

Efficacy

Noun

The quality of being effective.

(प्रभावोत्पादकता)

Effectiveness, Efficaciousness, Efficiency, Productiveness, Ability,  Effectualness, Capability, Potency

Ineffectiveness, Inefficiency, Inability, Inadequacy, Incompetence

The efficacy of cameras was questioned after the cycle was missed.

Accelerate

Verb

To go faster; to make something go faster or happen more quickly.

(गति का बढ़ना)

Advance, Expedite, Further, Hasten, Quicken, Stimulate, Impel

 

Block, Cease, Check, Discourage, Hinder, Slow

 

He accelerated the car on the way.

Facets

Noun

One part or a particular aspect of something.

(एक अंश या विशेष पहलू)

Aspect, Side, Hand, Phase, Angle, Part, Element, State, Period, Regard

Back, Rear

You cannot control every facet of her life.

 

 

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