The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For RBI Grade B 2017

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We hope you guys are ready for SBI PO Mains examination that is going to be held tomorrow. The next important exam will be RBI Grade B Phase IVocabulary is a 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: In the not-too-distant past, all this was welcome because the ‘other’ was either a foreign power or an oligarch or a dictator.

1. Oligarch [ol-i-gahrk]
Noun: one of the rulers in an oligarchy.
Synonyms: autocrat, boss, chief, commander, despot, fascist, leader, tycoon, tyrant, absolutist, adviser, authoritarian.

Antonyms: employee, follower, worker.

2. Dictator [dik-tey-ter, dik-tey-ter]
Noun: a person exercising absolute power, especially a ruler who has absolute, unrestricted control in a government without hereditary succession.
Synonyms: autocrat, boss, chief, commander, despot, fascist, leader, tycoon, tyrant, absolutist, adviser, authoritarian.
Antonyms: employee, follower, worker.

Example: In these circumstances, nationalism had a positive, and liberating, effect. But in all these cases the common consciousness it built was founded on blood, gore, war, victory, defeat, humiliation and jubilation.

3. Liberate [lib-uh-reyt]
Verb: to set free, as from imprisonment or bondage; to free (a nation or area) from control by a foreign or oppressive government; to free (a group or individual) from social or economic constraints or discrimination, especially arising from traditional role expectations or bias.
Synonyms: detach, emancipate, free, redeem, rescue, save, deliver.
Antonyms: harm, hold, hurt, incarcerate, detain, imprison.

4. Gore [gawr, gohr]
Noun: blood that is shed, especially when clotted; murder, bloodshed, violence, etc.
Synonyms: blood, carnage, slaughter.

5. Jubilation [joo-buh-ley-shuh n]
Noun: a feeling of or the expression of joy or exultation; a joyful or festive celebration.
Synonyms: happiness, joy, exultation, festivity, gladness, merriment.
Antonyms: sadness, sorrow, unhappiness, woe.

Example: It needs nationalism as a precondition, but only as a precondition.

6. Precondition [pree-kuh n-dish-uh n]
Noun: something that must come before or is necessary to a subsequent result; condition.
Verb: to subject (a person or thing) to a special treatment in preparation for a subsequent experience, process, test, etc.
Synonyms: arrangement, essential, necessity, prerequisite, provision, qualification, requirement, requisite.
Antonyms: nonessential.

Example: It does not appeal, like nationalism does, to primordial ties of custom, myth, lore and tradition.

7. Primordial [prahy-mawr-dee-uh l]
Adjective: constituting a beginning; giving origin to something derived or developed; original; elementary.
Synonyms: prehistoric, primal, primeval, primitive, pristine, basic, early, elemental.
Antonyms: modern, new, last, latest.

8. Lore [lawr, lohr]
Noun: the body of knowledge, especially of a traditional, anecdotal, or popular nature, on a particular subject.
Synonyms: adage, belief, custom, fable, folklore, knowledge, legend, mythology, superstition, tale, tradition.
Antonyms: reality, truth, ignorance.

Example: Whereas nationalism creates a unity but demonizes the other, citizenship sets out on the contrary principle of creating unity out of the spirit of fraternity where differences are embraced.

9. Demonize [dee-muh-nahyz]
Verb: to turn into a demon or make demonlike; to subject to the influence of demons.
Synonyms: diabolize, criticize, demean, deprecate, diminish, disparage.
Antonyms: canonize, celebrate, honor.

10. Fraternity [fruh-tur-ni-tee]
Noun: a local or national organization of male students, primarily for social purposes, usually with secret initiation and rites and a name composed of two or three Greek letters; a group of persons associated by or as if by ties of brotherhood; any group or class of persons having common purposes, interests, etc.
Synonyms: camaraderie, guild, sorority, affiliation, club, fellowship, frat, house, kinship.


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