The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For RBI Grade B 2017

Dear Readers,

As we all know that RBI Grade B is going to be held on 17th of June and English Language Section is going to be very challenging for most of you. Vocabulary is a part of English that helps you deal with all kinds of questions. 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: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday embarked on a six-day, four-nation tour of Germany, Spain, Russia and France.

1. Embark [em-bahrk]
Verb: to board a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle, as for a journey; to , t an enterprise, business, etc.
Synonyms: commence, enter, launch, board, emplane, entrain, go aboard ship, leave port.
Antonyms: cease, end, finish, stop, disembark, stay.

Example: Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel at Schloss Meseberg on Tuesday, discuss range of bilateral issues, Brexit consequences, trade & radicalisation in context of recent terror attacks in Europe.

2. 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.
Noun: a bilateral agreement, especially regarding international trade.
Synonyms: mutual, reciprocal, respective, two-sided.
Antonyms: multilateral, unilateral.

3. Radicalisation [ˌradɪkəlʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n]
Noun: the action or process of causing someone to adopt radical positions on political or social issues.

Example: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said her government would not abide by the recent notification of the Union government imposing restrictions on cattle slaughter.

4. Abide [uh-bahyd]
Verb: to remain; continue; stay; to have one's abode; dwell; reside; to continue in a particular condition, attitude, relationship, etc.; last.

5. Impose [im-pohz]
Verb: to lay on or set as something to be borne, endured, obeyed, fulfilled, paid, etc.; to put or set by or as if by authority; to obtrude or thrust (oneself, one's company, etc.) upon others.
Synonyms: appoint, charge, demand, enforce, establish, foist, force, inflict, institute, introduce, lay down.
Antonyms: disorder, displace, forget, overlook, prevent, remove, aid.

6. Slaughter [slaw-ter]
Noun: the killing or butchering of cattle, sheep, etc., especially for food; the brutal or violent killing of a person; the killing of great numbers of people or animals indiscriminately; carnage.
Synonyms: annihilation, bloodbath, bloodshed, butchery, carnage, destruction, extermination, liquidation.
Antonym: birth.

Example: The competing banks jostle to get new customers.

7. Jostle [jos-uh l]
Verb: to bump, push, shove, brush against, or elbow roughly or rudely; to drive or force by, or as if by, pushing or shoving; to exist in close contact or proximity with.
Noun: a shock, push, bump, or brush against someone or something.
Synonyms: hustle, scramble, shove, bulldoze, butt, crash, crowd, elbow, jab, jog, joggle, jolt.
Antonyms: leave alone, pull, repress.

Example: Ajay Meetai, son of the Chief Minister, was awarded a five-year jail term for culpable homicide for firing at Roger and causing his death.

8. Culpable [kuhl-puh-buh l]
Adjective: deserving blame or censure; blameworthy.
Synonyms: guilty, impeachable, liable, reprehensible, responsible, amiss, answerable, at fault, blamable, blameful, blameworthy.
Antonyms: immune, irresponsible, blameless, inculpable, innocent, not guilty.

9. Homicide [hom-uh-sahyd, hoh-muh-]
Noun: the killing of one human being by another; a person who kills another; murderer.
Synonyms: assassination, crime, foul play, manslaughter, murder, slaying, bloodshed, butchery, carnage.
Antonym: birth.

Example: The odds are so stacked against the parents.

10. Stack [stak]
Noun: a more or less orderly pile or heap.
Verb: to pile, arrange, or place in a stack.
Synonyms: bundle, heap, mountain, pyramid, sheaf, assemble.

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