Monday, 18 September 2017

The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For IBPS RRB 2017

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The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For IBPS RRB PO 2017


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: “We have decided to listen to people in the first stage. This exercise will be followed up vigorously.”

1. Vigorous [vig-er-uh s] 
Adjective: full of or characterized by vigor; strong; active; robust; energetic; forceful; a vigorous personality; powerful in action or effect.
Synonyms: actively, boldly, eagerly, earnestly, firmly, forcefully, healthily, passionately, quickly, resolutely, robustly, sincerely, strenuously, wholeheartedly, zealously, decidedly, devoutly, fearlessly, forcibly.

Example: I couldn’t have asked for a more serene stage for my first gig in my homeland.

2. Gig [gig] 
Noun: a single professional engagement, usually of short duration, as of jazz or rock musicians; any job, especially one of short or uncertain duration; a teaching gig out west somewhere.
Verb: to work as a musician, especially in a single engagement.
Synonyms: appearance, concert, engagement, recital, employment, job, performance.
Antonyms: unemployment.

Example: And the music seemed to bridge the chasm between the two major communities.

3. Chasm [kaz-uh m] 
Noun: a yawning fissure or deep cleft in the earth's surface; gorge; a breach or wide fissure in a wall or other structure; a marked interruption of continuity; gap.
Synonyms: cleavage, crater, crevasse, fissure, gorge, ravine, rift, schism, void, abysm, alienation, arroyo, blank, breach, cavity, cleft, clove,
Antonyms: closing, closure, remembrance, solid.

Example: A majority of Kashmiri Pandits left the Valley as militancy erupted in the 1990s. Since then, the two communities have struggled to reconcile with each other.

4. Reconcile [rek-uh n-sahyl] 
Verb: to cause (a person) to accept or be resigned to something not desired; to win over to friendliness; cause to become amicable; to compose or settle (a quarrel, dispute, etc.); to bring into agreement or harmony; make compatible or consistent.
Synonyms: accommodate, appease, assuage, conform, coordinate, harmonize, integrate, pacify, placate, rectify, resolve, reunite, accord, accustom, arbitrate, arrange, attune, compose, conciliate, cool, fit, intercede, mediate, mitigate, propitiate, proportion, regulate.
Antonyms: agitate, fight, inciteirritate.

Example: “They (India and Japan) pledged to work together to deal with the current serious situation and called on the international community to rigorously and fully implement relevant United Nations Security Council resolutions to maximise pressure on North Korea.”

5. Rigorous [rig-er-uh s] 
Adjective: characterized by rigor; rigidly severe or harsh, as people, rules, or discipline; severely exact or accurate; precise; (of weather or climate) uncomfortably severe or harsh; extremely inclement.
Synonyms: anxiously, attentively, conscientiously, correctly, deliberately, delicately, discreetly, faithfully, fully, gingerly, laboriously, meticulously, precisely, prudently, scrupulously.
Antonyms: inadequatelyincompletelypartiallyuncarefully.

Example: Odisha govt rapped for delay in notifying elephant corridors.

6. Rap [rap] 
Verb: to criticize sharply; to strike, especially with a quick, smart, or light blow; to utter sharply or vigorously; (of a spirit summoned by a medium) to communicate (a message) by raps (often followed by out).
Synonyms: beat, blow, conk, crack, knock, lick, pat, strike, swat, swipe, tap, whack.
Antonyms: approval, flattery, praise, silence.

7. Corridor [kawr-i-der, -dawr, kor-] 
Noun: a gallery or passage; hallway; a passage into which several rooms or apartments open; a passageway in a passenger ship or railroad car permitting access to separate cabins or compartments.
Synonyms: aisle, foyer, hall, lobby, passage, passageway, entranceway, ingress, couloir, entrance hall.

Example: Petitioners contend that it’s an obnoxious practice; court says plea for stringent norms in public interest.

8. Stringent [strin-juh nt] 
Adjective: rigorously binding or exacting; strict; severe; compelling, constraining, or urgent; convincing or forcible.
Synonyms: binding, demanding, draconian, exacting, forceful, harsh, inflexible, ironclad, rigorous, severe, stiff, strict, tough, acrimonious, brick-wall, by the book, by the numbers, compelling, confining.
Antonyms: amenable, calm, easy, easy-going.

Example: More often, there are trend lines of slow-moving geopolitical changes which come together at a particular moment in time resulting in an inflection point.

9. Inflection [in-flek-shuh n] 
Noun: modulation of the voice; change in pitch or tone of voice; a bend or angle.
Synonyms: articulation, pronunciation, timbre, tone of voice, change, emphasis, enunciation, modulation, pitch, sound, tonality, tone, variation.
Antonym: monotone.

Example: Irrationalism in city planning.

10. Irrationalism [ih-rash-uh-nl-iz-uh m] 
Noun: irrationality in thought or action; an attitude or belief having a nonrational basis; a theory that nonrational forces govern the universe.



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