The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- Towards a new normal | 1 August

The Hindu Editorial Article of 1August 2020 – Towards a new normal.

Vulnerable (adjective) चपेट में
Meaning:- exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally.
Synonyms:-accessible, defenseless, exposed
Antonyms:- guarded, protected
Example:- If we permit our economy to drift and decline, the vulnerable will suffer most.

Combat (verb) युद्ध
Meaning:- take action to reduce or prevent (something bad or undesirable).
Synonyms:- action, conflict, contest
Antonyms:- agreement, calm
Example:- In front of Judge Gould’s office, the combat was at its height.

Unrelenting (adjective)
Meaning:- not yielding in strength, severity, or determination.
Synonyms:- ceaseless, constant, continual
Antonyms:- broken, ceasing, changeable
Example:- The fierce and lawless shall assume the figure of the unrelenting wolf.

Fatality (noun) विपत्ति
Meaning:- an occurrence of death by accident, in war, or from disease.
Synonyms:-disaster, mortality
Antonyms:- birth
Example:- It is a fatality rather than a triumph to have undergone such a change.

Prevalence (noun) प्रसार
Meaning:- the fact or condition of being prevalent; commonness.
Synonyms:- pervasiveness, popularity
Example:- It is not a mere question of wisdom or of taste, this prevalence and idolatry of dogs.

Serology (noun) सीरम विज्ञान
Meaning:- the scientific study or diagnostic examination of blood serum, especially with regard to the response of the immune system to pathogens or introduced substances.

Fatigue (noun) थकान
Meaning:- extreme tiredness resulting from mental or physical exertion or illness.
Synonyms:-lethargy, weakness, weariness
Antonyms:- ability, energy
Example:- One of its most deadly weapons is fatigue or the simulation of fatigue.

Vigil (noun) जलूस
Meaning:- a period of keeping awake during the time usually spent asleep, especially to keep watch or pray.
Synonyms:- observance, patrol, attention
Antonyms:- disregard, heedlessness
Example:- He cleared the room and took up his vigil outside the door.

Disrupt (verb) बाधित
Meaning:- drastically alter or destroy the structure of.
Synonyms:- disturb, rattle, agitate
Antonyms:- appease, soothe, calm
Example:- This truth need not, and will not, disrupt any happy marriages.

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Adaptation (noun) अनुकूलन
Meaning:- the action or process of adapting or being adapted.
Synonyms:-reworking, transformation, variation
Example:- In the discovery and adaptation of the latter lay the whole problem.

Step out (phrasal verb ) बाहर कदम
Meaning:- leave a room or building for a short time.
Synonyms:- advance, boot, debouch
Antonyms:- decline, decrease
Example:- You shall find me stick to it now, sir, if you’ll step out of the room a moment.

Prevent (verb) रोकें
Meaning:- keep (something) from happening.
Synonyms:- avert, avoid, bar, block
Antonyms:- advance, aid, allow
Example:- To prevent this, they were planning the capture of Beauséjour.

Inadequate (adjective) अपर्याप्त
Meaning:- lacking the quality or quantity required; insufficient for a purpose.
Synonyms:- deficient, faulty, incompetent, incomplete
Antonyms:- able, abundant, adequate
Example:- They are really channels for the transmission, adequate or inadequate, of sense impressions.

Asymptomatic (adjective) स्पर्शोन्मुख
Meaning:- (of a condition or a person) producing or showing no symptoms.

Thrust (verb) जोर
Meaning:- push suddenly or violently in a specified direction.
Synonyms:- core, gist, upshot
Antonyms:- pull
Example:- A broken kitchen knife had been thrust through a bit of the paper on the box.

Containment (noun) रोकथाम
Meaning:- the action of keeping something harmful under control or within limits.
Synonyms:-check, condition, constraint, control
Antonyms:- allowance, liberation
Example:- The habit of containment, which had come with worldly experience, however, did not fail her.

Antigen (noun) प्रतिजन
Meaning:- a toxin or other foreign substance which induces an immune response in the body, especially the production of antibodies.
Example:- Injections must be made and the antigen must go into the plants, not in single doses, if you please, but by the thousands.

Proclivity (noun) झुकाव
Meaning:- a tendency to choose or do something regularly; an inclination or predisposition towards a particular thing.
Synonyms:- penchant, predilection, predisposition
Antonyms:- antipathy, disinclination, dislike
Example:- Our proclivity to details cannot quite degrade our life and divest it of poetry.

Albeit (conjunction) यद्यपि
Meaning:- though.
Synonyms:- admitting, even if, even though
Example:- He was making progress, albeit rather slowly

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