The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For Bank of Baroda and Dena Bank Exam 2017

Dear Students, we are providing to you Vocabulary Words from The HINDU Newspaper Editorial. We suggest you read a newspaper daily. In case if you are not able to read The Hindu, we will post important words every day from editorial section. These vocab words will help you a lot in your competitive exams.

Meaning: relevant or applicable to a particular matter; apposite.
Synonym: relevant, to the point, apposite
Antonym: irrelevant, inappropriate
Sentence:“she asked me a lot of very pertinent questions”

Meaning: praise highly in speech or writing.
Synonym: acclaim, extol;
Antonym: criticize
Sentence: “he was eulogized as a rock star”

Meaning: give or ascribe value or validity to.
Synonym: Price -fixing
Sentence: the culture valorizes the individual”

Meaning: the passionate expression of grief or sorrow; weeping.
Synonym: crying, sobbing, moaning
Sentence: “scenes of lamentation”

Meaning: a disease or ailment.
Synonym: illness, sickness, ailment, disorder
Sentence: “an incurable malady”

Meaning: lacking restraint in spending money or using resources.
Synonym: spendthrift, profligate, unthrifty
Antonym: cheap, thrifty
Sentence: “it was rather extravagant to buy both”

Meaning: the condition of being considered more important than someone or something else; priority in importance, order, or rank.
Synonym: outweigh, supersede,
Sentence: “his desire for power soon took precedence over any other consideration”

Meaning: a system in which members of an organization or society are ranked according to relative status or authority
Synonym: pecking order, ranking, grading, ladder, social order, social stratum
Antonym: disordered, free-for-all
Sentence: “the initiative was with those lower down in the hierarchy”

Meaning: (of a view or picture) with a wide view surrounding the observer; sweeping.
Synonym: sweeping, wide, extensive, bird’s-eye, scenic
Antonym: restricted, narrow, limited
Sentence: “on a clear day there are panoramic views”

Meaning: a harsh discordant mixture of sounds.
Synonym: din, racket, noise,
Sentence: “a cacophony of deafening alarm bells