The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 17

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1) Convergence (Noun) — संमिलन

Definition: The coming together of two or more things to the same point

Synonyms: Confluence, Conjunction, Convergency, Meeting

Antonyms: Divergence

Usage: Economic convergence within the country remains a distant dream as poorer States continue to lag behind the richer ones in economic growth.


2) Burgeon (Verb) तेजी से वृद्धि होना 

Definition: Begin to grow or increase rapidly; flourish.

Synonyms: Boom, Mushroom, Proliferate, Snowball, Multiply

Antonyms:        Shrink

Usage: The report suggests that, at least during fiscal year 2018, government spending may be what boosted gross domestic product growth in the top-performing States, particularly in Bihar and Andhra Pradesh whose double-digit growth rates have come along with a burgeoning fiscal deficit.


3)  Profligate (Noun) — अपव्ययी

Definition: A licentious, dissolute person.

Synonyms: Libertine, debauchee, degenerate, reprobate

Antonyms: Conserving, Economical, Economizing, Frugal,

Usage: Punjab and Kerala, which are at the bottom of the growth table, are ranked as profligates by the report.


4) Fraught (Adjective) – चिंतित

Definition: Causing or affected by anxiety or stress.

Synonyms: Anxious, Worried, Upset, Distraught, Overwrought.

Antonyms: Calm

Usage: Editing the ‘human germline’ is an exercise fraught with unknown risks.


5)  Condemn (Verb) — निंदा करना

Definition: Express complete disapproval of; censure.

Synonyms:  Censure, Criticize, Castigate, Attack, Denounce, Deplore, Decry

Antonyms: Praise, Commend

Usage: Chinese authorities have since condemned the researcher, He Jiankui, with a government report this week saying he violated both ethics and laws.


6)  Outrage (Noun) – क्रोध

Definition: An extremely strong reaction of anger, shock, or indignation.

Synonyms: Indignation, Fury, Anger, Rage, Disapproval

Antonyms: Delight, Pleasure

Usage: Mr. He’s actions drew international outrage, they weren’t revolutionary in technological terms.


7) Fiddling (adjective) — तुच्छ

Definition: Annoyingly trivial or petty.

Synonyms: Trivial, Petty, Trifling, Insignificant, Unimportant

Antonyms: Important, Large

Usage: In doing so, he violated the widely held ethical consensus that it is too early for germline editing, for we simply don’t know enough yet about the risks of such fiddling.


8) Precise (Adjective) — ठीक-ठीक सूक्ष्मः

Definition: Marked by exactness and accuracy of expression or detail.

Synonyms: Exact, Accurate, Correct, Error-free, Pinpoint, Specific

Antonyms: Imprecise, Inaccurate

Usage: One pitfall of embryo gene-editing is that it is not as precise as we need it to be today.


9) Mutations (Noun) — उत्परिवर्तन

Definition: A distinct form resulting from genetic mutation.

Synonyms: Mutant, Variant, Variation, Freak

Antonyms: Sameness

Usage: Studies have shown that the technology can result in unintended mutations, which in turn can cause cancers.


10) Susceptible (Adjective) — अतिसंवेदनशील

Definition: (of a person) easily influenced by feelings or emotions; sensitive.

Synonyms: Impressionable, Credulous, Gullible, Innocent, Ingenuous

Antonyms: Sceptical, Streetwise

Usage: The problem is that while protecting against HIV, a deactivated CCR5 gene can also make people more susceptible to West-Nile Fever.

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