The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For IBPS RRB 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: Amid slowdown worries, top ministers brainstorm on ways to boost growth.

1. Brainstorm [breyn-stawrm] 
Noun: a sudden impulse, idea, etc.; a fit of mental confusion or excitement; brainstorming.
Adjective: of or relating to brainstorming.
Verb: to conduct or practice brainstorming.
Synonyms: deliberate, analyze, conceive, conceptualize, create, invent, plan, ponder, think, conjure up, dream up, put heads together, rack brains, share ideas.

Example: The government has swung into action to draw up a blueprint to revive the economy after gross domestic product (GDP) growth slipped to its lowest level under the Narendra Modi government, on the back of a slowdown due to demonetisation and the introduction of the goods and service tax (GST).

2. Swing [swing] 
Verb: to cause to move to and fro, sway, or oscillate, as something suspended from above; to cause to move in alternate directions or in either direction around a fixed point, on an axis, or on a line of support, as a door on hinges.
Synonyms: fluctuation, rhythm, stroke, beat, cadence, cadency, lilt, measure, meter, motion, oscillation, sway, swaying, tempo, undulation.
Antonym: stillness.

Example: Honeypreet Insan charged in absentia for her alleged role in inciting violence.

3. In absentia [in ab-sen-shuh, -shee-uh, -tee-uh] 
Adverb: in the absence of the person involved.

4. Incite [in-sahyt] 
Verb: to stir, encourage, or urge on; stimulate or prompt to action.
Synonyms: abet, agitate, arouse, encourage, exhort, foment, inflame, inspire, instigate, motivate, prompt, provoke, rouse, set off, spur, trigger, urge, whip up, activate, actuate, animate, coax, craze.
Antonyms: block, calm, dampen, depress.

Example: It was Mr. Trump’s most direct threat to attack North Korea for belligerent acts that have included launching ballistic missiles over Japan and conducting underground nuclear tests.

5. Ballistic [buh-lis-tik] 
Adjective: of or relating to ballistics; having its motion determined or describable by the laws of exterior ballistics.

Example: Judge recuses himself in Ryan school case.

6. Recuse [ri-kyooz] 
Verb: to reject or challenge (a judge or juror) as disqualified to act, especially because of interest or bias; to withdraw from a position of judging so as to avoid any semblance of partiality or bias.

Example: Global trade and intellectual property are at a crossroads.

7. Crossroad [kraws-rohd, kros-] 
Noun: a road that crosses another road, or one that runs transversely to main roads; a by-road.
Synonyms: crisis, pass, turning point.

Example: In a time when multilateral consensus is languishing on a large number of issues, the Trump administration is considering pulling the U.S. out of most free trade agreements on the ground that it needs a more favourable environment for its companies and its people.

8. Languishing [lang-gwi-shing] 
Adjective: becoming languid, in any way; expressive of languor; indicating tender, sentimental melancholy; lingering.
Synonyms: dull, tired, droopy, listless, sluggish.
Antonym: active.

Example: A bit about the historical trajectory of events.

9. Trajectory [truh-jek-tuh-ree] 
Noun: the curve described by a projectile, rocket, or the like in its flight.
Synonyms: curve, orbit, path, direction, flight, flow, line, movement, range, route, track, trail.

Example: Corporate libertarians, riding high on increased market power, continue to lobby their governments for absolute protection of intellectual property (IP) rights of corporations.

10. Lobby [lob-ee] 
Noun: an entrance hall, corridor, or vestibule, as in a public building, often serving as an anteroom; foyer; a large public room or hall adjacent to a legislative chamber; a group of persons who work or conduct a campaign to influence members of a legislature to vote according to the group's special interest.
Verb: to solicit or try to influence the votes of members of a legislative body; to try to influence the actions of (public officials, especially legislators).
Synonyms: campaign for, persuade, politick, press, promote, push, request, solicit, sway, urge, advance, affect, alter, bill, billboard, boost, change.
Antonyms: discourage, dissuade, leave alone, pull.


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