Tuesday, 18 April 2017

The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For SBI PO and NIACL Exam 2017



Dear Students, we are providing to you Vocabulary Words from The HINDU Newspaper Editorial. We suggest you read a newspaper daily. In case if you are not able to read The Hindu, we will post important words every day from editorial section. These vocab words will help you a lot in your competitive exams.

1.Compliance (noun)
Meaning: the action or fact of complying with a wish or command.
Example: Evidently, the requirement for the ombudsman to make public the periodic 
reports on compliance will exert pressure on States to meet their obligations.


2.Frivolous (adjective)
Meaning: not having any serious purpose or value.
Example: In an encouraging sign, the Supreme Court has ruled against patent extensions on frivolous grounds, putting the generic drugs industry, so crucial 
for HIV treatment, on a firm footing.

3.Folly (noun)
Meaning: lack of good sense; foolishness.
Example: The HIV and AIDS Bill may not be the answer to every need, but it would 
be a folly not to see its potential to make further gains. 

4.Irrevocable (adjective)
Meaning: not able to be changed, reversed, or recovered; final.
Synonyms: irreversible, unrectifiable, irremediable, irreparable, unrepairable, 
beyond repair;
Example: Anyone scanning the headlines for the past month would conclude that India is in the throes of irrevocable human-wildlife conflict. 

5.Snarl (verb)
Meaning: (of an animal such as a dog) make an aggressive growl with bared teeth.
Example: Rather than only focussing on a wild, snarling animal, a greater understanding of crowd dynamics is also called for.

6.Vicinity (noun)
Meaning: the area near or surrounding a particular place.
synonyms: surrounding district, surrounding area, neighbourhood, locality, locale, 
local area, area, district, region, quarter, sector, territory, domain, place
Example: The fact that it is dangerous to be in the vicinity of a panicked leopard is belied only by the absurdity of the fact that most wanted to see the animal and take pictures.

7.Clamour (verb)
Meaning: (of a group of people) shout loudly and insistently.
Synonyms:yell, shout loudly, bay, scream, shriek, roar
Example: "the surging crowds clamoured for attention"
Example: Other mobs that have gathered around wildlife have clamoured for instant ‘justice’, gratification or resolution — in the form of killing the animal, beheading it, or parading it after its death. 

8.Undulate (verb)
Meaning: move with a smooth wave-like motion.
Synonyms: rise and fall, surge, wave, billow, roll, swell, ripple, heave, flow, wind, swing, whirl, wobble, oscillate
Example: "her body undulated to the thumping rhythm of the music"
Example: The forest department was caught in a human conflict situation — a crowd of people did not allow officials to do their difficult job of catching the tiger. The terrain was undulating. 

9.Gruesome (adjective)
Meaning: causing repulsion or horror; grisly.
Synonyms: grisly, ghastly, frightful, horrid, horrifying, fearful, hideous, 
macabre, spine-chilling, 
Example: "the most gruesome murder"
Example: The results were gruesome — the tiger was hit repeatedly by the JCB, and crushed to death, all part of its ‘rescue’. 

10.Exacerbate (verb)
Meaning: make (a problem, bad situation, or negative feeling) worse.
Synonyms: aggravate, make worse, worsen, inflame, compound; 
Example: "the exorbitant cost of land in urban areas only exacerbated the problem"
Example: Many cases of conflict or aggression towards animals are exacerbated by 
carelessness and existing human-human conflict or tensions.



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