Wednesday, October 23

07 VOCABULARY (The Hindu Editorial)

01)  Jettison : వదిలిపెట్టడం, అనవసరమైన

Meaning: abandon or discard (someone or something that is no longer wanted).

Synonyms: dump, drop, ditch, discharge

Antonyms load, keep, retain

 

02) Fraught : ఒత్తిడి, బాధపడటం

Meaning: causing or affected by anxiety or stress.

Synonyms: anxious, worried, upset

Antonyms: calm

 

03) Pliant : ప్రభావితం చేయడం

Meaning: easily influenced or directed; yielding.

Synonyms: compliant, biddable, docile, tractable

Antonyms: inflexible, rigid, stiff, stiffened

 

04) Spur : ఉసిగొలుపు, పురిగొల్పు

Meaning: a thing that prompts or encourages someone; an incentive.

Synonyms: stimulus, incentive, encouragement

Antonyms: disincentive, discouragement

 

 05) Deadlocked : స్థంభించిపోవడం, ఆగిపోవడం

Meaning: cause (a situation or opposing parties) to come to a point where no progress can be made because of fundamental disagreement.

Synonyms: tie, draw, dead heat

Antonyms: different, unequal, unlike

 

06) Shrank : తగ్గడం, కుంచించుకుపోవడం

Meaning: become or make smaller in size or amount.

Synonyms: get smaller, become/grow smaller, contract

Antonyms: expand, increase