The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For Dena Bank PO 2017

Dear Readers,

We hope you learned a few new things from today's experience of BOB PO examination. You can check Exam Analysis of BOB PO examination if you did not appear in the examination. And we all know English plays an important role in objective as well a descriptive paper of all the exams. So its really important for you to work upon your vocabulary. Learn the words and make your own sentences on the basis of the given word list. Here are a few lines from the Hindu...

Example: Players deserve more to bring them on par globally.

1. Par [pɑr]
Noun: an equality in value or standing; a level of equality; an average, usual, or normal amount, degree, quality, condition, standard, or the like.

Synonyms: balance, criterion, equality, equatability, equivalence, level, mean, median, model, norm, parity.
Antonyms: difference, disproportion, dissimilarity, extreme, imbalance, inequality.

Example: A continuing paradox about India’s growth story in the last two decades, which have seen a substantial reduction in poverty, is the persistence of poor performance on the health count.

2. Paradox [ˈpær əˌdɒks]
Noun: a statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or absurd but in reality expresses a possible truth; any person, thing, or situation exhibiting an apparently contradictory nature.
Synonyms: absurdity, ambiguity, anomaly, enigma, inconsistency, mystery, oddity, catch, error.
Antonyms: normality, regularity, standard, usualness, accuracy, certainty, correction, same, success.

3. Substantial [səbˈstæn ʃəl]
Adjective: of ample or considerable amount, quantity, size, etc.; of a corporeal or material nature; tangible; real; basic or essential; fundamental; wealthy or influential; of real worth, value, or effect.
Synonyms: big, consequential, considerable, extraordinary, generous, hefty, large, massive, meaningful, serious, significant, sizable.
Antonyms: broken, inconsiderable, insignificant, intermittent, little, meaningless, miniature, minor, selfish.

4. Persistence [pərˈsɪs təns, -ˈzɪs-]
Noun: the act or fact of persisting; the quality of being persistent; continued existence or occurrence; the continuance of an effect after its cause is removed.
Synonyms: endurance, grit, perseverance, stamina, tenacity, constancy, doggedness.
Antonyms: apathy, laziness, lethargy, weakness, idleness, indifference, indolence.

Example: "Where are the others?" he asked as his friend came down the path with two sticks and a coloured brolly in his bag.

5. Brolly [ˈbrɒl i]
Noun: an umbrella.
Synonyms: shade, guard, parasol, screen, shelter, sunshade, protect.

Example: It functioned for years without regard for guidelines, norms or transparency, until the apex court halted its irregular run.

6. Apex [ˈeɪ pɛks]
Noun: the highest point; vertex; the pointed end or tip of something; a pinnacle or high point, as of a career, etc.
Synonyms: apogee, culmination, pinnacle, acme, climax, crest, crown, cusp, height, max, maximum.

7. Halt [hɔlt] 
Verb (used without object): to stop; cease moving, operating, etc., either permanently or temporarily.
Verb (used with object): to cause to stop temporarily or permanently; bring to a stop.
Synonyms: cutoff, freeze, interruption, layoff, letup, pause, standstill, termination.
Antonyms: continuation, beginning, start, endurance, go, perseverance.

Example: The verdict is a studied indictment of government processes, or the lack of processes, during the period.

8. Verdict [ˈvɜr dɪkt]
Noun (Law): the finding or answer of a jury given to the court concerning a matter submitted to their judgment; a judgment; decision.
Synonyms: answer, award, conclusion, decision, decree, finding, opinion, ruling, sentence.
Antonym: accusation.

9. Indictment [ɪnˈdaɪt mənt] 
Noun: an act of indicting; Law. a formal accusation initiating a criminal case, presented by a grand jury and usually required for felonies and other serious crimes.
Synonyms: allegation, arraignment, bill, charge, citation, detention, impeachment, prosecution, statement, summons.

Example: The screening committee recommended allocations to the Minister.

10. Allocation [ˌæl əˈkeɪ ʃən]
Noun: the act of allocating; apportionment; the state of being allocated; the share or portion allocated; Accounting. a system of dividing expenses and incomes among the various branches, departments, etc., of a business.
Synonyms: allocation, allotment, appropriation, quota, share, apportionment, portion, ration.
Antonym: whole.

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