The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 17 February 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 17 February 2021
The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 17 February 2021

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 17 February 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

Downturn : मोड़

  • Meaning: a decline in economic, business, or other activity.
  • अर्थ: आर्थिक, व्यावसायिक या अन्य गतिविधि में गिरावट।
  • Synonyms: decline, slump, recession, drop, slowdown
  • Antonyms: upsurge, recovery, improvement, betterment
  • Usage in a Sentence: Some economists say a recession is possible in 2022, while others believe an economic downturn may not begin until the following year.

Retaliation : प्रतिशोध

  • Meaning: the action of returning a military attack; counter-attack.
  • अर्थ: एक सैन्य हमले की वापसी की कार्रवाई; जवाबी हमला।
  • Synonyms: revenge, vengeance, reprisal
  • Antonyms: mercy, forgiveness, acceptance
  • Usage in a sentence: He, in retaliation, has launched against them the most concentrated onslaughts that he has been able to devise.

Slump : मंदी

  • Meaning: undergo a sudden severe or prolonged fall in price, value, or amount.
  • अर्थ: मूल्य, मूल्य या राशि में अचानक गंभीर या लंबे समय तक गिरावट से गुजरना।
  • Synonyms: decline, fall, drop
  • Antonyms: surge, rise, ascent
  • Usage in a sentence: There’s been a slump in the demand for new cars.

Extradite : अपराधी देना

  • Meaning:hand over (a person accused or convicted of a crime) to the jurisdiction of the foreign state in which the crime was committed.
  • अर्थ:विदेशी राज्य के अधिकार क्षेत्र में एक व्यक्ति (अपराध के लिए अभियुक्त या किसी अपराध का दोषी) को सौंप दिया गया जिसमें अपराध किया गया था।
  • Synonyms: deliver, deport, surrender
  • Antonyms:shelter, discharge, protect
  • Usage in a sentence: The man was arrested last Wednesday and will be extradited to Utah to face charges alleged in the warrant.

Orchestrate : वाद्य-स्थान

  • Meaning: arrange or score (music) for orchestral performance.
  • अर्थ: आर्केस्ट्रा प्रदर्शन के लिए व्यवस्था या स्कोर (संगीत)।
  • Synonyms: arrange, harmonize, organize, score, blend
  • Antonyms: ignore, disturb, disrupt
  • Usage in a sentence: It’s still unclear who was responsible for orchestrating the attack.

Invasive (adjective) : आक्रामक

  • Meaning: tending to spread very quickly and undesirably or harmfully.
  • अर्थ: बहुत जल्दी और अवांछनीय रूप से या हानिरहित रूप से फैलने की प्रवृत्ति।
  • Synonyms: nosy, interfering
  • Antonyms: defensive, inoffensive, palatable, lovable
  • Example: The samples tested in this series may not include a high proportion of health care staff involved in invasive procedures.

Detente (noun) : नरमी

  • Meaning: the easing of hostility or strained relations, especially between countries.
  • अर्थ: विशेष रूप से देशों के बीच शत्रुता या तनावपूर्ण संबंधों में ढील।
  • Synonyms: agreement, peace, amity, concord.
  • Antonyms: disruptive, antagonism, antipathy, hostility.
  • Example: The policy of detente was scrapped and the objective was increasingly to roll back the Soviet Union.

Contentious (adjective) : विवादास्पद

  • Meaning: causing or likely to cause an argument; controversial.
  • अर्थ: तर्क करने का कारण या संभावना; विवादास्पद।
  • Synonyms: disputable, debatable, moot, vexed.
  • Antonyms: agreeable, nonbelligerent, pacific, peaceful.
  • Example: This last piece of evidence is particularly contentious and likely to feature prominently in the appeal.

Ambiguous (Noun) : अस्पष्ट

  • Meaning: having an often intentionally veiled or uncertain meaning.|
  • अर्थ: अक्सर जानबूझकर घूमा हुआ या अनिश्चित अर्थ वाला |
  • Synonyms: arcane, cryptic, dark, deep, Delphic, double-edged, elliptical
  • Antonyms: abstruse, esoteric, recondite
  • Example: The exact reason for the change in plans is ambiguous, but I suspect it has something to do with money.

Proliferation (Noun) : तीव्र वृद्धि /फैलाव

  • Meaning: rapid increase in the number or amount of something.
  • अर्थ: किसी वस्तु की संख्या या राशि में तेजी से वृद्धि।
  • Synonyms: expansion, spread
  • Antonyms: stagnation
  • Example: Because of quick housing proliferation over the past few years, it’s much easier to find a dorm room at my college.

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