Magical Vocabulary Words From Editorial – Set-9

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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. .

This will help you to sail and score good marks in English Language section and improve your vocabulary words skills and to have a good command on English language section. Hope this will help you with your preparation.



*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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