In the present competitive scenario English plays a very important role in our day to day life. Thus it is essential to have a sound knowledge and understanding of English Vocabulary Words. From now on letsstudytogether presenting you a list of Daily Editorial –Magical Vocabulary from news papers like THE HINDU, Economics Times, Financial Express, The Economics etc. .
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*Editorial Vocabulary Words*
1.Benchmark (noun) (बेंचमार्क)– a standard or point of reference against which things may be compared
Synonyms – gauge, criterion
Antonyms – guess
Ex: It is about what stays as the defining benchmark of all.
2.Consensus (noun)(आम सहमति)– a general agreement
Synonyms – accord, harmony
Antonyms – denial, discord
Ex: There was consensus however on one point.
3.Articulating (verb)(सुस्त)– pronounce (something) clearly and distinctly
Synonyms – enunciate, utter
Antonyms – bumble, disconnect
Ex: The president is known for his ability to articulate his thoughts in front of millions of people.
4.Rationale (noun)(तर्क)– a set of reasons or a logical basis for a course of action or belief
Synonyms – principle, motivation
Antonyms – discouragement, reality
Ex: He explained the rationale behind the change.
5.Bleaker (adjective)(उजाड़) – (of an area of land) lacking vegetation and exposed to the elements
Synonyms – desolate, deserted
Antonyms – sympathetic, appealing
Ex: In the winter the landscape is bleak and the house is drafty.
6.Lucidity (noun)(स्पष्टता)– free from obscurity and easy to understand; the comprehensibility of clear expression
Synonyms – clarity, purity
Ex: While my uncle is usually in a senile state, he will occasionally havelucidity.
7.Flagging (verb)(चिह्नित करना) – mark (an item) for attention or treatment in a specified way
Synonyms – sagging, drooping
Antonyms – energized, refreshed
Ex: It was a large room with stone flagging on the floor.
8.Trajectory (noun)(प्रक्षेपवक्र)– the path followed by a projectile flying or an object moving under the action of given forces
Synonyms – orbit, direction
Ex: The ship continued on its trajectory.
9.Augur (verb)(शकुनश)– (of an event or circumstance) portend a good or bad outcome
Synonyms – diviner, herald
Ex: Diminishing gas prices augur a high amount of road travel on the upcoming holiday.
10.Harsher (adjective)(कठोर)– unpleasantly rough or jarring to the senses
Synonyms – rigid, clashing
Antonyms – gentle, polite
Ex: His voice was harsh, but his expression was all hurt.
11.Amnesty (noun) (आम माफ़ी)– an official pardon for people who have been convicted of political offences
Synonyms – reprieve, immunity
Ex: The president upset millions of voters when he announced a plan to offer amnesty to illegal immigrants so they could become citizens.
12.Yielded (verb)(झुकेंगे)– produce or provide (a natural, agricultural, or industrial product)
Synonyms – proffer, blossom
Antonyms – refuse, counter
Ex: I yielded without reservation.
13.Sluggishly (adjective)(सुस्त)– moving slowly or lazily
Synonyms – gradually, indolently
Antonyms – hectically, hurriedly
Ex: As they sluggishly drove up to the traffic light Jack looked to the building on his left and saw two shady characters go up into the building.
14.Demystifying (verb)(रहस्य हटाना)– make (a difficult subject) clearer and easier to understand
Synonyms – critical, revisionist
Ex: One should try to demystify money to see what really it is worth, he continued.
15.Propagating (verb)(प्रचार) – breed specimens of (a plant or animal) by natural processes from the parent stock
Synonyms – beget, inseminate
Antonyms – deplete, reduce
Ex: It is a method of rooting and propagating plants.
16.Reassured (verb)(भरोसा दिलाया)– say or do something to remove the doubts and fears of (someone)
Synonyms – encourage, console
Antonyms – depress, dissuade
Ex: He did not feel very reassured.
17.Persecuted (verb)(सताया) – subject (someone) to hostility and ill-treatment, especially because of their race or political or religious beliefs
Synonyms – afflict, badger
Antonyms – protect, comfort
Ex: On the Internet, there was a story about a woman who enduredpersecution because of her belief in Christianity.
18.Endeavours (verb)(प्रयासों)– try hard to do or achieve something
Synonyms – venture, attempt
Ex: The manuscript for the musical was a collaborative endeavor that included two writers, a composer, and a lyricist.
19.Spruce (noun)(सजाना)– a widespread coniferous tree which has a distinctive conical shape and hanging cones, widely grown for timber, pulp, and Christmas trees
Synonyms – prim, tidy
Antonyms – rough, sloppy
Ex: We are having guests so please spruce up before dinner.
20.Thriving (adjective)(संपन्न)– prosperous and growing, flourishing
Synonyms – arrived, rolling
Antonyms – infirm, losing
Ex: He’d proved himself the head of a thriving household.
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