The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For IBPS PO 2017

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The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For IBPS 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: Regulator turns up heat on erring CAs.

1. Erring [ur-ing, er-] 
Adjective: going astray; in error; wrong; sinning.
Synonyms: blundering, deviating, sinning, straying, wrong, criminal, culpable, delinquent, errant.

Example: This development comes within a few weeks of Prime Minister Narendra Modi indicating stringent measures against those involved in money laundering — including through shell companies — following demonetisation, and asking the ICAI to hasten action against CAs “helping tax evaders.”

2. Stringent [strin-juh nt] 
Adjective: rigorously binding or exacting; strict; severe; compelling, constraining, or urgent; convincing or forcible; (of the money market) characterized by a shortage in money for loan or investment purposes; tight.
Synonyms: binding, demanding, draconian, exacting, forceful, harsh, inflexible, ironclad, rigorous, severe, stiff, strict, tough, acrimonious, brick-wall, by the book, by the numbers, compelling, confining.
Antonyms: amenable, calm, easy, easy-going, facile, flexible.

3. Launder [lawn-der, lahn-] 
Verb: to wash (clothes, linens, etc.); to wash and iron (clothes); to disguise the source of (illegal or secret funds or profits), usually by transmittal through a foreign bank or a complex network of intermediaries.
Synonyms: clean, cleanse.

4. Hasten [hey-suh n] 
Verb: to move or act with haste; proceed with haste; hurry; to cause to hasten; accelerate.
Synonyms: accelerate, expedite, precipitate, quicken, step up, urge, advance, bolt, bound, burn, bustle, clip, dash, dispatch.
Antonyms: check, decelerate, halt, hinder, retard.

5. Evade [ih-veyd] 
Verb: to escape from by trickery or cleverness; to get around by trickery; to avoid doing or fulfilling.
Related forms: evader, noun.
Synonyms: debtor, defaulter, felon, hoodlum, juvenile delinquent, lawbreaker, offender, wrongdoer, behind.

Example: The first of its kind Women Technology Park (WTP) set up by the S.R. Engineering College with the help of government agencies is proving to be a boon for the rural poor.

6. Boon [boon] 
Noun: something to be thankful for; blessing; benefit; something that is asked; a favor sought.
Synonyms: blessing, godsend, windfall, benefaction, benefit, benevolence, break, compliment.
Antonyms: luck, disadvantage, forfeit, harm, hindrance, hurtloss.

Example: Trawling time.

7. Trawl [trawl] 
noun: a strong fishing net for dragging along the sea bottom; a buoyed line used in sea fishing, having numerous short lines with baited hooks attached at intervals.
Verb: to fish with a net that drags along the sea bottom to catch the fish living there; to fish with a trawl line.
Synonyms: drag, dragnet, line, net, seine, troll.

Example: SC summons officials on firecracker pollution.

8. Summons [suhm-uh nz] 
Noun: an authoritative command, message, or signal by which one is summoned; a request, demand, or call to do something; Law. a call or citation by authority to appear before a court or a judicial officer; the writ by which the call is made; an authoritative call or notice to appear at a specified place, as for a particular purpose or duty.
Verb: to serve with a summons; summon.
Synonyms: citation, notification, writ, call, process, requisition.

Example: Whistleblower for probe into NEET.

9. Whistle-blower [hwis-uh l-bloh-er, wis-] 
Noun: a person who informs on another or makes public disclosure of corruption or wrongdoing.
Synonyms: bigmouth, blabberer, blabbermouth, busybody, canary, fat mouth, fink, gossip, informer, rat, rumormonger, scandalmonger, snitch.

Example: Fadnavis heckled by farmers.

10. Heckle [hek-uh l] 
Verb: to harass (a public speaker, performer, etc.) with impertinent questions, gibes, or the like; badger.
Synonyms: badger, bully, embarrass, hound, interrupt, pester, rattle, ridicule, taunt, tease, bait, bother, chivy, dis, discomfit.
Antonyms: leave alone, please, praise, aid, arrange.


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