The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 60

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1) Stark (Adjective) — निरा

Definition:  Unpleasantly or sharply clear.

Synonyms: Blunt, Bald, Bare, Simple

Antonyms: Disguised

Usage: The sixth edition of the Global Environment Outlook from the UN Environment Programme has come as another stark warning.

 

2) Mortality (Noun) — मृत्यु-दर

Definition: The state of being subject to death.

Synonyms: Impermanence, Temporality, Transience

Antonyms: Immortality

Usage: This causes ill-health and premature mortality, and affects the quality of life, particularly for those unable to insulate themselves from these effects.

 

3) Curb (Verb) — नियंत्रित करना

Definition: Restrain or keep in check.

Synonyms: Restrain, Repress, Suppress

Antonyms: Release

Usage: That would mean curbing the use of fossil fuels and toxic chemicals across the spectrum of economic activity.

 

4) Consensus (Noun) — मतैक्य

Definition: A general agreement.

Synonyms: Agreement, Harmony, Concord

Antonyms: Disagreement, Minority view

Usage: Aggressive monitoring of air quality in cities through scaled-up facilities would bring about a consensus on cutting emissions of greenhouse gases.

 

5) Impetus (Noun) — संवेग

Definition: The force or energy with which a body moves.

Synonyms: Momentum, Propulsion, Impulsion

Usage: Hit the booster coil before the flywheel loses all its impetus

 

6) Imperative (Adjective) — आज्ञार्थक

Definition: of vital importance; crucial.

Synonyms: Indispensable, Exigent, Pressing, Urgent;

Antonyms: Unimportant, Optional

Usage: In the case of water, the imperative is to stop the contamination of surface supplies by chemicals, sewage and municipal waste.

 

7) Augment (Verb) – आगम करना

Definition: Make (something) greater by adding to it; increase

Synonyms: Increase, Enlarge, Expand, Extend

Antonyms: Decrease

Usage: Water protection gets low priority, and State governments show no urgency in augmenting rainwater harvesting.

 

8) Perspective (Noun) — परिप्रेक्ष्य

Definition: A view or prospect.

Synonyms: View, Vista, Panorama, Prospect

Usage: With the catastrophic consequences of a hard BREXIT option thus foreclosed, from Britain’s perspective at least.

 

9)  Respite (Noun) — राहत

Definition: A short period of rest or relief from something difficult or unpleasant.

Synonyms: Rest, Break, Breathing Space

Antonyms: Bustle, Commotion

Usage: The weekend provided a nice respite from the pressures of her job.

 

10) Delusion (Noun) — ग़लतफ़हमी

Definition: A conception or image created by the imagination and having no objective reality

Synonyms: Misconception, Misunderstanding, Mistake

Antonyms: Actuality, Fact, Reality

Usage: Developments this week have dealt a huge blow to hardline eurosceptics in the U.K., whose narrow nationalist delusions have made them impervious to the economic cost of disengagement.

 

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