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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary: 1st August 2020

 

1. UNRELENTING (ADJ.): not giving way to kindness or compassion.

Synonyms: continual, merciless

Antonyms: placable

Example Sentence:

Everyone at the office works at an unrelenting pace.

 

2FATALITY (NOUN): (मृत्यु) death

Synonyms: casualty, mortality

Antonyms: birth

Example Sentence:

Seatbelt use significantly reduces the risk of a fatality during a traffic accident.

 

3FATIGUE (NOUN): (थकान) extreme tiredness

Synonyms: weariness, lethargy

Antonyms: vigour

Example Sentence:

She still looked fatigued, with dark circles under her eyes and skin pale beneath the caramel.

 

4. ASYMPTOMATIC (ADJ.): having no symptoms of illness or disease

Synonyms: symptomless

Antonyms:  ill

Example Sentence:

Infection is usually asymptomatic.

 

5PROCLIVITY (NOUN): (प्रवृत्ति) tendency

Synonyms: inclination, propensity

Antonyms: disinclination

Example Sentence:

His proclivity for cooking made him a big hit in the homeowner’s association.

 

6RESPITE (NOUN): (मोहलत) a short period of rest or relief 

Synonyms: break, interval

Antonyms: continuation

Example Sentence:

The refugee encampments will provide some respite from the suffering

 

7. HOSTILITY (NOUN): (विरोधभाव) unfriendliness

Synonyms: bitterness, malevolence

Antonyms: friendliness

Example Sentence:

"Peace talks were stalled after recent hostilities."

 

8COMPLY (VERB): (पालन ​​करना) act in accordance with a wish or command.

Synonyms: obey, reckon

Antonyms: disobey

Example Sentence:

We are unable to comply with your request

 

9ONUS (NOUN): (दायित्व) responsibility

Synonyms: liability, obligation

Antonyms: irresponsibility

Example Sentence:

The onus is on you to show that you have suffered loss



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