Challengeing Words In The Article The Hindu | 2 March 2018
1)Redux (adjective) (उच्चता,महानता): re-dux
Meaning – brought back/Something that happens all over again
Synonyms – revived, restored, retain
Antonyms – Abolish,scrap, end, stop, terminate, eradicate
Example – The 1980’s retro fashion redux has become fashionable again.
2)Dip (verb) (गिरावट, उतरना,): dip
Meaning – sink, drop, or slope downwards.
Synonyms – down, fall, descend, decrease, decline
Antonyms – rise,increase,grow,expand
Example -The Prime Minister’s popularity has dipped.
3)Glitch (noun) (गड़बड़): gli-ch
Meaning – a sudden usually temporary malfunction or fault of a equipment.
Synonyms – problem, issue,complication, difficulty,.
Antonyms – perfection,strength
Example – A glitch in the escalators caused everyone to go up and down from stairs.
4)Haste (verb) (जल्दी): hey-st
Meaning – excessive speed or urgency of movement or action; hurry.
Synonyms – quickness, hurry, urgency.
Antonyms – slowness, delay
Example – The law enforcement officers knew they needed to move in haste if they wanted to capture the escaped criminals.
5)Reckon (verb) (गणना करना): rek-on
Meaning – conclude after calculation; be of the opinion/to anticipate a specific thing will occur, establish by calculation.
Synonyms – calculate, compute, quantify.
Antonyms – distrust, doubt, mistrust, question, suspect
Example – Due to the sudden decrease in demand of the Maggi, losses were reckoned to be over a million dollars.
6)Stagger (adjective) (लड़खड़ाहट): sta-gur
Meaning – to cause to waver or doubt
Synonyms – unsteady, volatile, changing.
Antonyms – firm,resolute.decided
Example – When Himesh was offered a higher salary, he started to stagger on his decision to leave the company.
7)Disparity (noun) (असमानता): dis-parity
Meaning – the quality or state of being different
Synonyms -inequality, discrepancy, inconsistency, imbalance
Antonyms – parity, similarity
Example -There is a huge disparity between the crime rates in the urban cities and the crime rates in the rural areas.
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