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

The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For SSC CGL /MTS /CPO Exam

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. Ostentatious
Meaning: excessively showy
Synonym: flamboyant, glitzy, razzle-dazzle
Sentence:  She wears an  ostentatious diamond ring on her little finger

Meaning: occurring before the usual or expected time 
Synonym: premature, early, unseasonable
Sentence: “a precocious baldness makes him look older than he really is”

Meaning: a sinking to a state of low moral standards and behavior
Synonym: abjection, debasement, depravity
Sentence: “pictorial advertisements for chic clothing and fragrances in which drug addiction and other forms of moral turpitude are depicted as alternative fashion statements”

Meaning: a steep wall of rock, earth, or ice
Synonym: crag, escarpment
Sentence: “scaled the steep precipice with the ease of an experienced climber”

Meaning: beneficial to the health of body or mind 
Synonym: medicinal, restorative, wholesome
Sentence:  “fresh air and exercise are always salubrious”

Meaning: different from the ordinary in a way that causes curiosity or suspicion 
Synonym: bizarre, erratic, kinky
Sentence: “The sudden appearance of a man dressed in quaint clothes immediately drew 
the notice of passersby”

Meaning: more than adequate or average in capacity 
Synonym: ample, commodious, roomy
Sentence:  “that car has a capacious trunk that makes it a good choice for families”

Meaning: causing or intended to cause laughter 
Synonym: farcical, jocund
Sentence: “the ludicrous sight of their teacher in a Halloween costume”

Meaning: acting or done with excessive or careless speed
Synonym: cursory, drive-by, headlong
Sentence: “They soon regretted their precipitous actions in international affairs”

10. Carping
Meaning: marked by or inclined to querulous and often perverse criticism
Synonym: critical, fault finding, censorious
Sentence: “a peevish and carping old woman who is not a favorite at the nursing home.”

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