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: State government insisted that the five persons killed on Tuesday during the farmers’ agitation did not die in police firing.

1. Agitation [aj-i-tey-shuh n]
Noun: the act or process of agitating; state of being agitated (to disturb or excite emotionally); persistent urging of a political or social cause or theory before the public.
Synonyms: disturbance, turbulence, turmoil, unrest, upheaval, commotion.
Antonyms: calm, harmony, order, peace, tranquility.

Example: Mr. Chouhan blamed the Congress for “politicising the protests and instigating violence.”

2. Instigate [in-sti-geyt]
Verb: to cause by incitement; foment; to urge, provoke, or incite to some action or course.
Synonyms: abet, bring about, foment, incite, inflame, initiate, kindle.
Antonyms: deter, discourage, dissuade, halt, neglect, put out.

Example: Meanwhile, farmers resorted to violence and arson in western Madhya Pradesh, despite prohibitory measures.

3. Arson [ahr-suh n]
Noun: Law. the malicious burning of another's house or property, or in some statutes, the burning of one's own house or property, as to collect insurance.
Synonyms: torching, firing, incendiarism, pyromania, setting fire, touching off.

Example: Gunmen and suicide bombers attacked Iran’s Parliament and the shrine of its revolutionary leader on Wednesday, killing at least 12 persons, wounding dozens and igniting an hours-long siege at the legislature that ended with four attackers dead.

4. Shrine [shrahyn]
Noun: a building or other shelter, often of a stately or sumptuous character, enclosing the remains or relics of a saint or other holy person and forming an object of religious veneration and pilgrimage; any place or object hallowed by its history or associations.
Synonyms: altar, chapel, church, holy place, mausoleum, sanctuary.

5. Ignite [ig-nahyt]
Verb: to set on fire; kindle.
Synonyms: burn, flare up, inflame, kindle, enkindle, fire.
Antonyms: cool, extinguish, put out, quench, dull.

6. Siege [seej]
Noun: the act or process of surrounding and attacking a fortified place in such a way as to isolate it from help and supplies, for the purpose of lessening the resistance of the defenders and thereby making capture possible; any prolonged or persistent effort to overcome resistance.
Synonyms: annoy, bedevil, beset, plague, badger, blockade.
Antonyms: aid, make happy, please, assist, help.

Example: The attacks began mid-morning when assailants armed with Kalashnikov rifles stormed the Parliament building.

7. Assailant [uh-sey-luh nt]
Noun: a person who attacks.
Adjective: Archaic. assailing; attacking; hostile.
Synonyms: aggressor, mugger, antagonist, assaulter, bushwhacker, enemy.
Antonyms: ally, friend.

Example: RBI’s decision to hold interest rates reveals rift with Centre MPC declined Finance Ministry invite.

8. Rift [rift]
Noun: an opening made by splitting, cleaving, etc.; fissure; cleft; chink; an open space, as in a forest or cloud mass, or a clear interval; a break in friendly relations.
Synonyms: breach, fissure, flaw, gap, split, chink.
Antonyms: closure, closing, continuation, solid, agreement, concordance.

Example: However, after citing a couple of caveats relating to food and fuel prices, and core inflation, the RBI projected headline inflation to be in the 2.0-3.5% range for the first half of the current fiscal year and 3.5-4.5% in the second half.

9. Cite [sahyt]
Verb: to quote (a passage, book, author, etc.), especially as an authority; to mention in support, proof, or confirmation; refer to as an example; to summon officially or authoritatively to appear in court; to call to mind; recall.
Synonyms: allege, allude to, indicate, mention, name, offer, point out.
Antonyms: conceal, deny, take, withhold, forget, insert.

10. Caveat [kav-ee-aht, -at, kah-vee-, key-]
Noun: a warning or caution; admonition; Law. a legal notice to a court or public officer to suspend a certain proceeding until the notifier is given a hearing.
Synonyms: admonition, alarm, caution, forewarning, monition, sign.

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