The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For IBPS 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: Indeed, the Union government has seemingly been so enthralled by its own enactment that it rolled out the tax on July 1 by organising an extraordinary midnight session of Parliament.

1. Enthrall [en-thrawl] 
Verb: to captivate or charm; to put or hold in slavery; subjugate.
Synonyms: beguile, bewitch, enchant, enrapture, fascinate, hypnotize, intrigue, mesmerize, preoccupy.
Antonyms: bore, disenchant, disgust, incite, repel, turn off.

2. Enactment [en-akt-muh nt] 
Noun: the act of enacting; the state or fact of being enacted; something that is enacted; a law or statute; a single provision of a law.
Synonyms: achievement, acting, depiction, execution, impersonation, performance, personation, personification, playing, portrayal.
Antonyms: failure, neglect, block, disallowance, hindrance.

Example: Or, as some others have described it, the GST is a product of a pooled sovereignty, where the States have voluntarily waived some of the critical fiscal powers that they hitherto enjoyed under the Constitution.

3. Pool [pool] 
Noun: the total amount staked by a combination of bettors, as on a race, to be awarded to the successful bettor or bettors; the combination of such bettors; an association of competitors who agree to control the production, market, and price of a commodity for mutual benefit, although they appear to be rivals; Finance. a combination of persons or organizations for the purpose of manipulating the prices of securities; the combined interests or funds.
Verb: to put (resources, money, etc.) into a pool, or common stock or fund, as for a financial venture, according to agreement; to form a pool of; to make a common interest of.
Synonyms: basin, bath, lagoon, lake, pond, puddle, swimming pool, tank, mere.
Antonyms: lack, want.

4. Sovereignty [sov-rin-tee, suhv-] 
Noun: the quality or state of being sovereign, or of having supreme power or authority; the status, dominion, power, or authority of a sovereign;royal rank or position; royalty; supreme and independent power or authority in government as possessed or claimed by a state or community; rightful status, independence, or prerogative.
Synonyms: dominance, jurisdiction, supremacy, ascendancy, ascendant, dominion, preeminence, prepotency, primacy.
Antonym: submission.

5. Waive [weyv] 
Verb: to refrain from claiming or insisting on; give up; forgo; to waive honors; Law. to relinquish (a known right, interest, etc.) intentionally; to put aside for the time; defer; postpone; dispense with:
to waive formalities; to put aside or dismiss from consideration or discussion.
Synonyms: abandon, allow, defer, forgo, grant, hand over, postpone, put off, reject, relinquish, remove, renounce.
Antonyms: approve, carry out, continue, deny, do.

6. Hitherto [hith -er-too] 
Adverb: up to this time; until now; to here.
Synonyms: attendant, attending, hither, present, available, hereabouts, in this direction, on board, on deck, on hand.
Antonym: there.

Example: The rhetoric here can sound forceful.

7. Rhetoric [ret-er-ik] 
Noun: (in writing or speech) the undue use of exaggeration or display; bombast; the art or science of all specialized literary uses of language in prose or verse, including the figures of speech; the study of the effective use of language; the ability to use language effectively; the art of prose in general as opposed to verse.
Synonyms: hyperbole, oratory, address, balderdash, bombast, composition, discourse, elocution, eloquence.
Antonyms: quiet, conciseness.

Example: The resultant withering of the States’ fiscal independence strikes at the core of the Constitution’s basic structure which the Supreme Court has held is inviolable.

8. Wither [with -er] 
Verb: to shrivel; fade; decay; to lose the freshness of youth, as from age (often followed by away); to make flaccid, shrunken, or dry, as from loss of moisture; cause to lose freshness, bloom, vigor, etc; to affect harmfully; to abash, as by a scathing glance.
Synonyms: decaying, drooping, fading, shrinking, wilting.

9. Strike [strahyk] 
Verb: to deal a blow or stroke to (a person or thing), as with the fist, a weapon, or a hammer; hit; to inflict, deliver, or deal (a blow, stroke, attack, etc.); to drive so as to cause impact.
Synonyms: beat, collide, crash, drive, force, knock, pummel, punch, smack, touch, bang.
Antonyms: surrender, lose, miss, not touch, pass up, tap.

10. Inviolable [in-vahy-uh-luh-buh l] 
Adjective: prohibiting violation; secure from destruction, violence, infringement, or desecration; incapable of being violated; incorruptible; unassailable.
Synonyms: sacrosanct, holy, sacred.


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