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: The scheme was introduced for small businesses that would struggle to comply with the various requirements of GST.

1. Comply [kuh m-plahy]
Verb: to act or be in accordance with wishes, requests, demands, requirements, conditions, etc.; agree (sometimes followed by with).
Synonyms: acquiesce, adhere to, give in, give up, obey, observe, quit.
Antonyms: disobey, dissuade, condemn, deny, disallow, disapprove.

Example: “This should mean that a significant number of SME sector players should benefit from not having to meet with detailed compliances under GST and also having a less financial burden, on account of GST,” Mahesh Jaising, Partner, Indirect Tax, BMR & Associates said.

2. Compliance [kuh m-plahy-uh ns]
Noun: the act of conforming, acquiescing, or yieldinga tendency to yield readily to others, especially in a weak and subservient way; conformity; accordance.
Synonyms: conformity, consent, acquiescence, amenability, assent, complaisance, concession.
Antonyms: difference, disagreement, refusal, disobedience, rebellion, resistance.

Example: In fact, most waited for the economy to rebound as it quickly healed from the impact of the demonetisation of high-value rupee notes in November.

3. Rebound [ri-bound]
Verb: to bound or spring back from force of impact; to recover, as from ill health or discouragement.
Synonyms: overcome, pick up, revive, backfire, boomerang, convalesce, heal.
Antonyms: destroy, deteriorate, hurt, ruin, weaken.

Example: Critics of demonetisation felt vindicated, particularly after GDP figures for the third quarter suggested that the shocking, overnight move to demonetise had very little negative impact.

4. Vindicate [vin-di-keyt]
Verb: to clear, as from an accusation, imputation, suspicion, or the like; to afford justification for; justify; to uphold or justify by argument or evidence.
Synonyms: absolve, acquit, corroborate, defend, disprove, exonerate, justify, prove.
Antonyms: blame, charge, condemn, convict, deny, disprove, incriminate.

Example: Yet, for all the sermon delivered by the country’s punditry, the fact remains that macroeconomic forecasting is a lousy business — regardless of who makes the predictions.

5. Sermon [sur-muh n]
Noun: a discourse for the purpose of religious instruction or exhortation, especially one based on a text of Scripture and delivered by a member of the clergy as part of a religious service; any serious speech, discourse, or exhortation, especially on a moral issue.
Synonyms: advice, exhortation, homily, lecture, lesson, preaching.

6. Punditry [puhn-di-tree]
Noun: the opinions or methods of pundits.

7. Lousy [lou-zee]
Adjective: mean or contemptible; wretchedly bad; miserable.
Synonyms: awful, horrible, miserable, poor, rotten, second-rate.
Antonyms: good, great, happy, nice, pleasant, rich.

Example: For one, data cannot prove or disprove any hypothesis as they do not establish causation.

8. Causation [kaw-zey-shuh n]
Noun: the action of causing or producing; the relation of cause to effect; causality; anything that produces an effect; cause.
Synonyms: element, explanation, matter, motivation, motive, origin, principle.
Antonyms: discouragement, effect, result, conclusion, finish, neglect.

Example: The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) has gleefully foisted two more board examinations on unsuspecting students from next year.

9. Gleefully [glee-fuh lli]
Adjective: full of exultant joy; merrily; delightfully.
Synonyms: brilliantly, cheerfully, colorfully, flamboyantly, joyfully, merrily.
Antonyms: sadly, solemnly, unhappily.

10. Foist [foist]
Verb: to force upon or impose fraudulently or unjustifiably; to bring, put, or introduce surreptitiously or fraudulently (usually followed by in or into).
Synonyms: impose, compel to accept, fob off, insert fraudulently, palm off, pass off.


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