The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For SEBI Assistant Manager 2017

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SEBI Assistant Manager Examination is going to be held on 25th of June. We hope you all are working really hard for the exam. Vocabulary is an important part of English that helps you deal with all kinds of questions in objective as well as descriptive papers. You can learn new words daily from our Daily Word List. 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: “If Kovind’s name is being put forward with a view to garner Dalit votes then the Sena is not interested.”

1. Garner [gahr-ner]
Verb: to gather or deposit in or as if in a granary or other storage place; to get; acquire; earn; to gather, collect, or hoard.
Noun: a granary or grain bin.
Synonyms: amass, pick up, reap, assemble, cull, cumulate, deposit.
Antonyms: spend, disperse, distribute, divide, plant, scatter, separate, squander.

Example: While the final choice will depend on winnability, conversations with leaders of Opposition parties suggested that the race may narrow down to Mr. Ambedkar — the man with the name that would resonate the most among Dalits, and be recognisable across the country — and Dr. Mungekar.

2. Resonate [rez-uh-neyt]
Verb: to resound; to act as a resonator; exhibit resonance; Electronics. to reinforce oscillations because the natural frequency of the device is the same as the frequency of the source; to amplify vocal sound by the sympathetic vibration of air in certain cavities and bony structures.
Synonyms: echo, reverberate, vibrate, oscillate, reproduce, ring, sound.

Example: It was a hoard of demonetised currency with a difference: not Indian rupees for clandestine exchange, but Turkish lira with a face value of 71 crore.

3. Hoard [hawrd, hohrd]
Noun: a supply or accumulation that is hidden or carefully guarded for preservation, future use, etc.
Verb: to accumulate for preservation, future use, etc., in a hidden or carefully guarded place.
Synonyms: accumulation, backlog, cache, nest egg, trove, abundance, agglomeration, aggregation.
Antonyms: debt, lack, need, poverty.

4. Clandestine [klan-des-tin]
Adjective: characterized by, done in, or executed with secrecy or concealment, especially for purposes of subversion or deception; private or surreptitious.
Synonyms: covert, fraudulent, furtive, hidden, hush-hush, illicit, surreptitious, underground, artful.
Antonyms: above, board, authorized, honest, known, legal, open, public.

Example: Lured by the demonetised lira Gang busted with Turkish money.

5. Lure [loo r]
Noun: anything that attracts, entices, or allures; the power of attracting or enticing; a decoy; live or especially artificial bait used in fishing or trapping; a flap or tassel dangling from the dorsal fin of pediculate fishes, as the angler, that attracts prey to the mouth region.
Verb: to attract, entice, or tempt; allure.
Synonyms: allurement, ambush, appeal, attraction, bribe, call, camouflage, carrot.
Antonyms: certainty, discouragement, fact, hindrance, reality, repulsion, truth.

Example: Because it seems intangible and yet ever-yielding, we tend to treat mental health as a kind of black box, tucking it away until it becomes absolutely essential to retrace anomalies that precipitate a crash.

6. Intangible [in-tan-juh-buh l]
Adjective: not tangible; incapable of being perceived by the sense of touch, as incorporeal or immaterial things; impalpable; not definite or clear to the mind; (of an asset) existing only in connection with something else, as the goodwill of a business.
Noun: something intangible, especially an intangible asset.
Synonyms: ethereal, unreal, abstract, eluding, hypothetical, impalpable, imponderable, slight.
Antonyms: factual, real, definite, obvious, palpable, perceptible, tangible.

7. Tuck [tuhk]
Verb: to put into a small, close, or concealing place; to thrust in the loose end or edge of (a garment, covering, etc.) so as to hold closely in place (usually followed by in, up, under, etc.).
Synonyms: insert, pinch, wrap, constrict, contract, enfold, gather, hem.
Antonyms: expand, let go, spread.

8. Anomaly [uh-nom-uh-lee]
Noun: a deviation from the common rule, type, arrangement, or form; an anomalous person or thing; one that is abnormal or does not fit in; an odd, peculiar, or strange condition, situation, quality, etc; an incongruity or inconsistency.
Synonyms: aberration, abnormality, deviation, inconsistency, irregularity, oddity, rarity, departure.
Antonyms: conformity, normality, regularity, sameness, standard, usualness, usual.

Example: In the higher education scenario, sidelining mental health may still happen amid a belief that the latter is anathema to rigour.

9. Anathema [uh-nath-uh-muh]
Noun: a person or thing detested or loathed; a person or thing accursed or consigned to damnation or destruction; a formal ecclesiastical curse involving excommunication; any imprecation of divine punishment; a curse; execration.
Synonyms: bane, pariah, abomination, bugbear, detestation, enemy, hate.
Antonym: love.

10. Rigour [rig-er]
Noun: strictness, severity, or harshness, as in dealing with people; the full or extreme severity of laws, rules, etc.; severity of living conditions; hardship; austerity; a severe or harsh act, circumstance, etc.; scrupulous or inflexible accuracy or adherence; severity of weather or climate or an instance of this.
Synonyms: accuracy, austerity, difficulty, firmness, hardship, harshness, ordeal, precision.
Antonyms: calm, calmness, ease, happiness, inaccuracy, peace, pleasure.

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