The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For NABARD Grade A 2017

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The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For NABARD Grade A 2017

NABARD Grade A is going to be held August. 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 of various exams. 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: This was reflected in the camaraderie between the two Prime Ministers, who spent practically every waking moment together.

1. Camaraderie [kah-muh-rah-duh-ree, -rad-uh-, kam-uh-] 
Noun: comradeship; good-fellowship.
Synonyms: companionship, intimacy, togetherness, cheer, companionability, comradeship, conviviality, fellowship, gregariousness, jollity.
Antonyms: gloom, bad blood, dislike, hate.

Example: In a clear repudiation of the Indian practice of keeping Palestinian leaders prominently in the loop, Mr Modi made a point of not visiting the Occupied Territories.

2. Repudiation [ri-pyoo-dee-ey-shuh n] 
Noun: the act of repudiating; the state of being repudiated; refusal, as by a state or municipality, to pay a lawful debt.
Synonyms: abrogation, cancellation, disapproval, disavowal, refusal.
Antonyms: approval, acknowledgement, confirmation, ratification.

Example: India’s evolving ties with Israel no doubt are based on pragmatism and the desire to eschew hypocrisy — but Mr Modi has infused his visit with a symbolism and substance that could well mark a point of departure in India’s moral support to the Palestinian cause.

3. Pragmatism [prag-muh-tiz-uh m] 
Noun: character or conduct that emphasises practicality; a philosophical movement or system having various forms, but generally stressing practical consequences as constituting the essential criterion in determining meaning, truth, or value.
Synonyms: advantage, advantageousness, advisability, appositeness, aptness, benefit, convenience, desirability, effectiveness, efficiency, fitness, helpfulness.
Antonyms: disadvantage, inappropriateness.

4. Eschew [es-choo] 
Verb: to abstain or keep away from; shun; avoid.
Synonym: abandon, avoid, forgo, forswear, renounce, shun, shy away from, swear off, abjure.
Antonyms: face, keep, meet, take on, embrace, like, love.

5. Hypocrisy [hi-pok-ruh-see] 
Noun: a pretence of having a virtuous character, moral or religious beliefs or principles, etc., that one does not really possess; a pretence of having some desirable or publicly approved attitude.
Synonyms: bigotry, deceit, deception, dishonesty, duplicity, fraud, insincerity, mockery, affectation, cant, casuistry, display, dissembling.
Antonyms: fairness, frankness, honesty, openness, trustworthiness, truth, truthfulness, uprightness, forthrightness.

6. Infuse [in-fyooz] 
Verb: to introduce, as if by pouring; cause to penetrate; instil (usually followed by into); to imbue or inspire (usually followed by with); to steep or soak (leaves, bark, roots, etc.) in a liquid so as to extract the soluble properties or ingredients.
Synonyms: animate, imbue, impart, impregnate, inculcate, inspire, instill, intersperse, invest, leaven, permeate, pervade, saturate.
Antonyms: dehydrate, discourage, dry, take out.

Example: Perhaps this is why Mr. Modi’s address to Israelis of Indian origin in Tel Aviv, with a promise to address visa issues and improve air connectivity, had an emotional pitch different from his meetings with the diaspora elsewhere in the world.

7. Diaspora [dahy-as-per-uh, dee-] 
Noun: (usually initial capital letter) the scattering of the Jews to countries outside of Palestine after the Babylonian captivity; (often initial capital letter) the body of Jews living in countries outside Israel; (often initial capital letter) such countries collectively; any group migration or flight from a country or region.
Synonyms: dispersion, dissemination, migration, displacement, scattering.
Antonyms: return.

Example: However, the best friendships are judged not just by bilateral bonhomie, but by the ability to discuss uncomfortable issues.

8. Bilateral [bahy-lat-er-uh l] 
Adjective: pertaining to, involving, or affecting two or both sides, factions, parties, or the like; located on opposite sides of an axis; two-sided, especially when of equal size, value, etc.; Biology. pertaining to the right and left sides of a structure, plane, etc; Chiefly Law. (of a contract) binding the parties to reciprocal obligations; through both parents equally.
Noun: a bilateral agreement, especially regarding international trade.

9. Bonhomie [bon-uh-mee, bon-uh-mee; French baw-naw-mee] 
Noun: frank and simple good-heartedness; a good-natured manner; friendliness; geniality.
Synonyms: agreeability, agreeableness, amenity, amiableness, congeniality, cordiality, friendliness, geniality, good-naturedness.
Antonyms: aloofness, coldness, coolness.

Example: In a clear repudiation of the Indian practice of keeping Palestinian leaders prominently in the loop, Mr. Modi made a point of not visiting the Occupied Territories.

10. Loop [loop] 
Noun: a portion of a cord, ribbon, etc., folded or doubled upon itself so as to leave an opening between the parts; anything shaped more or less like a loop, as a line drawn on paper, a part of a letter, a part of a path, or a line of motion; a curved piece or a ring of metal, wood, or the like, used for the insertion of something, as a handle, etc.; a circular area at the end of a trolley line, railroad line, etc., where cars turn around.
Synonyms: coil, curve, bend, circuit, circumference, convolution, curl, eyelet, hoop, kink, knot.

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