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: 400 villages in Malda waterlogged as rivers breach danger levels; second wave inundates Assam’s Kaziranga Park.

1. Breach [breech] 
Noun: the act or a result of breaking; break or rupture; an infraction or violation, as of a law, trust, faith, or promise; a gap made in a wall, fortification, line of soldiers, etc.; rift; fissure; a severance of friendly relations; the leap of a whale above the surface of the water.
Synonyms: crack, rift, rupture, aperture, break, chasm, chip, cleft, discontinuity, fissure, hole, opening, rent, slit, split.
Antonyms: agreement, closing, closure, juncture.

2. Inundate [in-uh n-deyt, -uhn-, in-uhn-deyt] 
Verb: to flood; cover or overspread with water; deluge; to overwhelm.
Synonyms: deluge, engulf, flood, overflow, overrun, submerge, swamp, dunk, glut, immerse, snow, whelm, pour down on.
Antonym: underwhelm.

Example: Flood fury: Videograbs show people being washed away when they attempted to cross the Belwa bridge over Pannar river at Mirzabagh Zero Mile area in Araria district of Bihar on Friday.

3. Fury [fyoo r-ee] 
Noun: unrestrained or violent anger, rage, passion, or the like; violence; vehemence; fierceness.
Synonyms: acrimony, energy, ferocity, frenzy, furor, indignation, intensity, ire, madness, passion, rage, storm, violence, acerbity, asperity, conniption, fierceness, fire, flare-up.
Antonyms: calm, calmness, glee, happiness.

Example: Macroeconomic stability has been a hard-won battle. We must remain mindful of the lurking dangers.

4. Lurk [lurk] 
Verb: to lie or wait in concealment, as a person in ambush; remain in or around a place secretly or furtively; to go furtively; slink; steal; to exist unperceived or unsuspected.
Synonyms: hidden, hiding, sneaking.

Example: This is the first time that a second volume is being presented containing a “backward looking review” and “historical data tables”, and it subsumes the mid-term economic analysis usually presented in December.

5. Subsume [suh b-soom] 
Verb: to consider or include (an idea, term, proposition, etc.) as part of a more comprehensive one; to bring (a case, instance, etc.) under a rule; to take up into a more inclusive classification.
Synonyms: classify, contain, incorporate, involve.
Antonym: exclude.

Example: For some time, this relationship has ceased. The Economic Surveys have come to increasingly reflect the predilections and preferences of its authors, raising the question whether Economic Surveys are designed to trigger intellectual debate and become incubators of nascent ideas.

6. Cease [sees] 
Verb: to stop; discontinue; to come to an end.
Synonyms: break off, desist, discontinue, fail, halt, quit, refrain, terminate, close, culminate, die, drop, end, finish, intermit, stay, surcease.
Antonyms: begin, carry on, complete, continue.

7. Predilection [pred-l-ek-shuh n, preed-] 
Noun: a tendency to think favorably of something in particular; partiality; preference.
Synonyms: fondness, leaning, penchant, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, bent, bias, dish, druthers, fancy, flash, groove, inclining, liking.
Antonyms: disinclination, dislike, hate, hatred.

8. Incubator [in-kyuh-bey-ter, ing-] 
Noun: an apparatus in which eggs are hatched artificially; an enclosed apparatus in which prematurely born infants are kept in controlled conditions, as of temperature, for protection and care; an apparatus in which media inoculated with microorganisms are cultivated at a constant temperature.
Synonyms: incubator, breeding place.

9. Nascent [nas-uh nt, ney-suh nt] 
Adjective: beginning to exist or develop.
Synonyms: burgeoning, fledgling, growing, incipient, promising, beginning, blossoming, germinal, germinating, maturing, opening, potential, pullulating.
Antonyms: dying, shrinking, withering.

Example: That said, this Economic Survey has transparency and candour.

10. Candour [kan-der] 
Noun: the state or quality of being frank, open, and sincere in speech or expression; candidness; freedom from bias; fairness; impartiality.
Synonyms: directness, fairness, frankness, honesty, outspokenness, probity, simplicity, sincerity, truthfulness, artlessness, forthrightness, glasnost, impartiality, ingenuousness.
Antonyms: deceit, dishonesty, lying, unfairness.


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