Wednesday, 12 July 2017

The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For NABARD Grade A 2017

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The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For NABARD Grade A 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.Abeyance
Meaning: A state of temporary disuse or suspension; temporary inactivity
Synonym: suspend, adjourn, interrupt, break off, postpone, delay, defer, shelve, arrest, put off, cold storage, deep freeze, doldrums, dormancy
Antonym: in hand, under way, continuing

2.Acquiesced
Meaning: To give or express one's approval (as to a proposal); To consent or comply passively or without protest
Synonym: accede, agree, assent, come round, consent, subscribe
Antonym: dissent,deny,decline,disorder,differ,dissuade

3.Outcry
Meaning:  An exclamation or shout; a strong expression of public disapproval or anger; a loud cry
Synonym: uproar, commotion, shout, exclamation, cry, yell, howl, whoop, roar, scream, shriek, screech
Antonym: acceptance, calm,praise,silence,approval,peace

4.Coalition
Meaning: A group of people acting together within a larger group ; a temporary alliance for combined action, especially of political parties forming a government.
Synonym: alliance, union, partnership, affiliation, bloc, caucus; federation, league, association, splinter, split
Antonym:disaffiliation, dissociation

5.Undulating
Meaning: Move with a smooth wave-like motion; have a wavy form or outline.
Synonym: rise and fall, surge, wave, billow, roll, swell, ripple, heave, flow, wind, swing

6.Efficacy
Meaning: The ability to produce a desired or intended result.
Synonym: edge, effectiveness, effectualness, efficaciousness, efficacity, efficiency, productiveness
Antonym: ineffectiveness, ineffectuality, ineffectualness, inefficiency

7.Sludge
Meaning: Thick, soft, wet mud or a similar viscous mixture of liquid and solid components, especially the product of an industrial or refining process.
Synonym: mud, muck, mire, ooze, silt, alluvium, dirt, slime, slush, slurry

8.Foiling
Meaning: To prevent from attaining an end; to bring to naught; to prevent from achieving a goal
Synonym: baffle, balk, beat, checkmate, discomfit, frustrate, thwart
Antonym: advance, cultivate, encourage, forward, foster, further, nurture, promote

9.Stark
Meaning: Severe or bare in appearance or outline; harsh and threatening in manner or appearance
Synonym: blunt, austere, dour, fierce, flinty, forbidding, gruff, intimidating
Antonym: benign, benignant, gentle, mild, nonintimidating, tender

10.steeped
Meaning: Having an incline approaching the perpendicular; going beyond a normal or acceptable limit in degree or amount 
Synonym: baroque, devilish, exorbitant, extravagant, extreme, abrupt, bold, precipitous, sheer
Antonym: easy, middling, moderate, modest, reasonable, temperate

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