The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For RBI Grade B 2017

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RBI Grade B Phase I is going to be held on 17th 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: So far it was a familiar story. Now in his 60s, tall and thin, with deep- set eyes and a peppered beard, Ramlal is one of a million- or- so Chhattisgarhis compelled by debt, local unemployment, and interest- free “ advances” to migrate to notoriously exploitative kilns across India’s northern rim.

1. Notoriously [noh-tawr-ee-uh s-ly]
Adjective: in a way that is widely and unfavourably known.
Synonyms: infamously, notably, spectacularly, especially.

2. Exploitative [ik-sploi-tuh-tiv]
Adjective: taking unfair or unethical advantage of a person, group, or situation for the purpose of profit, comfort, or advancement.
Synonyms: corrupt, crafty, crooked, deceitful, dishonest, illegal, petty, ruthless, selfish.
Antonyms: aboveboard, decent, ethical, fair, frank, good, honest, honorable.

3. Kiln [kil, kiln]
Noun: a furnace or oven for burning, baking, or drying something, especially one for firing pottery, calcining limestone, or baking bricks.
Verb: to burn, bake, or treat in a kiln.
Synonyms: furnace, stove, fire, glaze, hearth, oast.

4. Rim [rim]
Noun: the outer edge, border, margin, or brink of something, especially of a circular object; any edge, margin, or frame added to or around a central object or area; the outer circle of a wheel, attached to the hub by spokes.
Synonyms: fringe, ledge, lip, perimeter, periphery, band, brim.
Antonyms: center, inside, interior, middle, opening.

Example: While sanitation schemes in India date back to the British Raj, Swachh Bharat Mission ( SBM) is the latest and by far most ambitious iteration.

5. Iteration [it-uh-rey-shuh n]
Noun: the act of repeating; a repetition; a different form or version of something.
Synonyms: emphasis, monotony, repetition.

Example: Systemic coercion had induced rampant debt.

6. Coercion [koh-ur-shuh n]
Noun: the act of coercing; use of force or intimidation to obtain compliance; force or the power to use force in gaining compliance, as by a government or police force.
Synonyms: duress, intimidation, persuasion, bullying, constraint, force, menace.

7. Rampant [ram-puh nt]
Adjective: violent in action or spirit; raging; furious; in full sway; prevailing or unchecked.
Synonyms: excessive, flagrant, growing, prevalent, raging, rife, spreading.
Antonyms: gentle, mild, moderate, moral, restrained.

Example: Interviews with over 100 villagers and lower- level government officials across Malkharoda block, where the Baghels and some 1,40,000 people live across 108 villages, revealed an utterly botched rollout.

8. Utterly [uht-er-lee]
Adverb: in an utter manner; completely; absolutely.
Synonyms: absolutely, altogether, entirely, extremely, fully, perfectly, quite, thoroughly.
Antonyms: inadequately, incompletely, partially, partly, uncertain.

9. Botch [boch]
Verb: to spoil by poor work; bungle (often followed by up); to do or say in a bungling manner; to mend or patch in a clumsy manner.
Noun: a clumsy or poor piece of work; mess; bungle; a clumsily added part or patch; a disorderly or confused combination; conglomeration.
Synonyms: bobble, bumble, bungle, err, flub, fumble, miscalculate, mishandle.
Antonyms: do well, succeed, break, build, create, grow.

10. Rollout or roll-out [rohl-out]
Noun: the first public showing of an aircraft; the introduction or inauguration of a new product or service, as by an advertising campaign, public announcement, or exhibition.

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