Monday, 17 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.Exasperation (noun)
Meaning::The state of being irritated
Synonym:irritation, frustration
Antonym :delight, joy, pleasure
Sentence:The longer Jorge waited in line at the ticket counter, the more his exasperation grew.
2.Absolve (verb)
Meaning:To forgive; to free from guilt
Synonym:exculpate, pardon
Antonym :charge, impeach, indict; convict
Sentence:Marta felt greatly relieved after her mother absolved her for breaking the vase.

3.Epitaph (noun)
Meaning:Brief statement honoring a dead person
Synonym:inscription, eulogy
Sentence:"Beloved by all," was the epitaph Edgar chose for his wife's tombstone.

4.Misanthrope (noun)
Meaning:a person who does not like other people
Synonym:cynic, naysayer, pessimist
Antonym : idealist, sentimentalist, optimist,
Sentence:a former misanthrope who now professes a newly discovered love of mankind

5.Obviate (verb)
Meaning:to make (something) no longer necessary : to prevent or avoid (something)
Synonym: avert, forestall,prevent, preclude,
Antonym :cultivate, encourage, forward, foster, further, nurture, promote
Sentence:The new medical treatment obviates the need for surgery.

6.Culpable (adjective)
Meaning:deserving blame : guilty of doing something wrong
Synonym:censurable, blameworthy, reprehensible,
Antonym :flawless, perfect, pure; guiltless, innocent
Sentence:They held her culpable for the accident.

7.Intermittent (adjective)
Meaning- starting, stopping, and starting again : not constant or steady
Synonym-continual, on-and-off, periodic
Antonym - eternal, everlasting, interminable, perpetual
Sentence-The patient was having intermittent pains in his side.

8.Renegade (noun)
Meaning-a person who leaves one group, religion, etc., and joins another that opposes it
Synonym-apostate, defector, deserter,
Antonym -disciple, follower, supporter
Sentence-They were renegades who thought they had permission to steal from the rich …” 

9.Mercenary (adjective/noun)
Meaning-a soldier who is paid by a foreign country to fight in its army : a soldier who will fight for any group or country that hires him
Synonym-acquisitive, avaricious, avid, coveting,
Antonym -non-materialistic; altruistic,
Sentence-His motives in choosing a career were purely mercenary.

10.Mediocre (adjective)
Meaning-not very good
Synonym-common, fair, indifferent, medium,
Antonym - excellent, exceptional, exquisite, fabulous, fantastic, 
Sentence-The dinner was delicious, but the dessert was mediocre.


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