The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For IBPS RRB PO 2017

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The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For IBPS RRB PO 2017

Vocabulary is an important part of English that helps you deal with all kinds of questions in objective as well as descriptive papers of various exams. 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 continuous easing of the WPI inflation print over the last few months, culminating in prices touching a record low in June 2017, reflects a paradigm shift towards an era of benign inflation,” Chandrajit Banerjee, Director General of CII said.

1. Culminate [kuhl-muh-neyt] 
Verb: to reach the highest point, summit, or highest development (usually followed by in); to end or arrive at a final stage (usually followed by in); to rise to or form an apex; terminate (usually followed by in).
Synonyms: crowning, peak, supreme, ultimate.

2. Paradigm [par-uh-dahym, -dim] 
Noun: a set of forms all of which contain a particular element, especially the set of all inflected forms based on a single stem or theme.
a display in fixed arrangement of such a set, as boy, boy's, boys, boys'; an example serving as a model; pattern.
Synonyms: mold, standard; ideal, paragon, touchstone.

3. Benign [bih-nahyn] 
Adjective: having a kindly disposition; gracious; showing or expressive of gentleness or kindness; favorable; propitious.
Synonyms: benevolent, favorable, friendly, gentle, mild, benignant, amiable, beneficent, complaisant, congenial, generous.
Antonyms: harsh, rough, unfriendly, unkind, violent, bad.

Example: CII strongly recommends a rate cut of 50 basis points in the forthcoming monetary policy to provide a fillip to demand.

4. Fillip [fil-uh p] 
Verb: to strike with the nail of a finger snapped from the end of the thumb; to tap or strike smartly; to drive by or as by a fillip.
Noun: an act or instance of filliping; a smart tap or stroke.
Synonyms: boost, charge, flip, incentive, tap, excite.

Example: Unveils indigenous driverless golf cart.

5. Unveil [uhn-veyl] 
Verb: to remove a veil or other covering from; display; reveal; to reveal or disclose by or as if by removing a veil or covering.
Synonyms: disclose, display, open, tell, bare, betray, discover, divulge, expose, show, spring.
Antonyms: conceal, cover, hide, secrete, withhold.

Example: Web nod soon for dry ports, cargo stations.

6. Cargo [kahr-goh] 
Noun: the lading or freight of a ship, airplane, etc.; load; cargos, pants or shorts having several cargo pockets to hold bulky gear and small items.
Adjective: of or denoting a style of pants or shorts with cargo pockets.
Synonyms: consignment, freight, goods, load, merchandise, payload, shipment, burden, contents.

Example: ICDs (considered as dry ports), CFS and AFS provide “services for handling and temporary storage of import/export laden and empty containers carried under customs control.

7. Laden [leyd-n] 
Adjective: burdened; loaded down.
Verb: to lade.
Synonyms: burdened, charged, encumbered, full, hampered, oppressed, taxed, weighted, fraught.
Antonyms: empty, light, unladen, unloaded.

Example: Though the IMC is virtually a single window clearance mechanism, hailed as a major reform then, the process is now considered cumbersome as it involves submission of several documents and reports before and after the approval.

8. Hail [heyl] 
Verb: to cheer, salute, or greet; welcome; to acclaim; approve enthusiastically; to call out to in order to stop, attract attention, ask aid, etc.
Synonyms: barrage, bombardment, hailstorm, rain, salvo, shower, storm, volley, broadside.

9. Cumbersome [kuhm-ber-suh m] 
Adjective: burdensome; troublesome; unwieldy; clumsy.
Synonyms: bulky, burdensome, embarrassing, heavy, inconvenient, ponderous, tiresome, unwieldy.
Antonyms: aiding, airy, convenient, easy, fun.

Example: With goods imports outpacing exports in June, trade deficit for the month widened to $12.95 billion, according to data released by the commerce ministry on Friday.

10. Outpace [out-peys] 
Verb: to surpass or exceed, as in speed, development, or performance.
Synonyms: outdo, outpace, outrun, outstrip, pass, break away from the pack.
Antonyms: fail, lose, associate, be friendly, go to.


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