The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For NABARD Grade B 2017

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The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For NABARD Grade B 2017

NABARD Grade B is going to be held August. 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: Such rhetoric is extremely irresponsible.

1. Rhetoric [ret-er-ik]
Noun: 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.
Synonyms: hyperbole, oratory, address, balderdash, bombast, composition, discourse.
AntonymsAntonyms: quiet, conciseness.

Example: We hope (the) particular person in the Indian Army could learn from historical lessons and stop such clamoring for war.

2. Clamor [klam-er]
Noun: a loud uproar, as from a crowd of people; a vehement expression of desire or dissatisfaction; popular outcry; any loud and continued noise.
VerbVerb: to make a clamor; raise an outcry.
Synonyms: agitation, brouhaha, buzz, ferment, hubbub, noise, outcry, ruckus, tumult, upheaval.
Antonyms: calm, order, peace, silence, agreement, harmony.

Example: It also alluded to India’s defeat in the 1962 war, as part of escalating “mind games.”

3. Allude [uh-lood]
Verb: to refer casually or indirectly; make an allusion; to contain a casual or indirect reference.
SynonymsSynonyms: advert, imply, insinuate, intimate, point, refer, suggest.

Example: A tool to muzzle.

4. Muzzle [muhz-uh l]
Noun: the mouth, or end for discharge, of the barrel of a gun, pistol, etc; the projecting part of the head of an animal, including jaws, mouth, and nose; a device, usually an arrangement of straps or wires, placed over an animal's mouth to prevent the animal from biting, eating, etc.
Verb: to put a muzzle on (an animal or its mouth) so as to prevent biting, eating, etc; to restrain from speech, the expression of opinion, etc.
Synonyms: cage, cover, envelope, gag, guard, sheath.

Example: The sedition law was incorporated into the Indian Penal Code (IPC) in 1870 as fears of a possible uprising plagued the colonial the colonial authorities.

5. Incorporated [in-kawr-puh-rey-tid]
Adjective: formed or constituted as a legal corporation; combined in one body; made part of.
Synonyms: integrated, assimilated, fused, joined.

6. Plague [pleyg]
Noun: an epidemic disease that causes high mortality; pestilence; an infectious, epidemic disease caused by a bacterium, Yersinia pestis, characterized by fever, chills, and prostration, transmitted to humans from rats by means of the bites of fleas.
Verb: to trouble, annoy, or torment in any manner; to annoy, bother, or pester; to smite with a plague, pestilence, death, etc.; scourge.
Synonyms: contagion, curse, epidemic, infection, infestation, influenza, invasion, outbreak, pandemic.
Antonyms: advantage, good fortune, good luck.

7. Colonial [kuh-loh-nee-uh l]
Adjective: of, concerning, or pertaining to a colony or colonies; of, concerning, or pertaining to colonialism; colonialistic.
Noun: an inhabitant of a colony; a house in or imitative of the Colonial style.
Synonyms: crude, dependent, dominion, emigrant, frontier, immigrant, pilgrim.
Antonyms: gentle, modern, sophisticated.

Example: The urge amongst our present-day rulers is akin to the urge of the colonial administrators — total domination over its citizens.

8. Akin [uh-kin]
Adjective: of kin; related by blood (usually used predicatively; allied by nature; having the same properties; having or showing an affinity; kindred.

Example: Pakistan denies consular access to Jadhav yet again, says equating him with other prisoners is ‘travesty of logic’.

9. Consul [kon-suh l]
Noun: an official appointed by the government of one country to look after its commercial interests and the welfare of its citizens in another country; either of the two chief magistrates of the ancient Roman republic.
Related forms: consular (adjective).
Synonyms: diplomatic, valid.

10. Travesty [trav-uh-stee]
Noun: a grotesque or debased likeness or imitation; a literary or artistic burlesque of a serious work or subject, characterised by grotesque or ludicrous incongruity of style, treatment, or subject matter.
Synonyms: burlesque, distortion, exaggeration, farce, mockery, perversion.
AntonymsAntonyms: seriousness, solemnity.


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