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: Protest in all its manifestations represents expression.

1. Manifestation [man-uh-fuh-stey-shuh n, -fe-]
Noun: an act of manifesting; the state of being manifested; outward or perceptible indication; materialization.
Synonyms: demonstration, explanation, expression, indication, instance, meaning, phenomenon.
Antonyms: concealment, hiding, reality, secret, cover, obscurity.

Example: Expression of cultural traits of individuals, communities, nationalities may also be discerned from custom and the food we eat.

2. Discern [dih-surn, -zurn]
Verb: to perceive by the sight or some other sense or by the intellect; see, recognize, or apprehend; to distinguish mentally; recognize as distinct or different; discriminate.
Synonyms: anticipate, ascertain, detect, determine, differentiate, discriminate, distinguish.
Antonyms: confuse, doubt, miss, mix up, overlook, forget.

Example: Muzzling freedom of expression.

3. Muzzle [muhz-uh l]
Noun:  the mouth, or end for discharge, of the barrel of a gun, pistol, etc; the projecting part of the head of an animal, including jaws, mouth, and nose; a device, usually an arrangement of straps or wires, placed over an animal's mouth to prevent the animal from biting, eating, etc.
Verb: to put a muzzle on (an animal or its mouth) so as to prevent biting, eating, etc; to restrain from speech, the expression of opinion, etc.
Synonyms: cage, cover, envelope, gag, guard, sheath.

Example: The preceding enunciation is necessary to put in perspective controversies that have bedevilled the national discourse that has consumed public attention.

4. Enunciation [ih-nuhn-see-ey-shuh n]
Noun: an act or manner of enunciating; utterance or pronunciation; a formal announcement or statement.
Synonyms: articulation, elocution, fluency, phonation, phraseology, pronunciation.

5. Bedevil [bih-dev-uh l]
Verb: to torment or harass maliciously or diabolically, as with doubts, distractions, or worries; to possess, as with a devil; bewitch; to cause confusion or doubt in; muddle; confound; to beset or hamper continuously.
Synonyms: annoy, beset, bother, harass, irritate, torment.
Antonyms: aid, assist, delight, help, make happy, please, soothe.

6. Discourse [noun dis-kawrs]
Noun: communication of thought by words; talk; conversation; a formal discussion of a subject in speech or writing, as a dissertation, treatise, sermon, etc.
Synonyms: communication, conversation, discussion, essay, lecture, monologue, rhetoric.
Antonyms: quiet, silence.

Example: The recent decision of the Ministry of Environment prohibiting trade of cattle and other animals meant for slaughter is baffling.

7. Baffle [baf-uh l]
Verb: to confuse, bewilder, or perplex; to frustrate or confound; thwart by creating confusion or bewilderment; to check or deflect the movement of (sound, light, fluids, etc.); to equip with a baffle or baffles.
Synonyms: bewildering, confusing, enigmatic, incomprehensible, mystifying, perplexing.
Antonyms: clear, comprehensible, fathomable.

Example: My reservation against sting journalism goes back to the days when Tehelka ventured into ‘Operation West End’ that looked at murky deals in  defence procurement.

8. Venture [ven-cher]
Noun: an undertaking involving uncertainty as to the outcome, especially a risky or dangerous one; a business enterprise or speculation in which something is risked in the hope of profit; a commercial or other speculation; the money, ship, cargo, merchandise, or the like, on which risk is taken in a business enterprise or speculation.
Synonyms: adventured, attempted, chanced, dared, experimented, gambled, hazarded, tested.

9. Murky [mur-kee]
Adjective: dark, gloomy, and cheerless; obscure or thick with mist, haze, etc., as the air; vague; unclear; confused
Synonyms: cloudy, dark, dim, dirty, dismal, dreary, foggy, fuzzy, misty.
Antonyms: apparent, bright, brilliant, cheerful, clean, clear, distinct.

10. Procurement [proh-kyoo r-muh nt, pruh‐]
Noun: the act of procuring, or obtaining or getting by effort, care, or the use of special means; the act of obtaining equipment, materials, or supplies.
Synonyms: acquisition, acquirement, appropriation, attainment, procuring.

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