Magical Vocabulary Words From Editorial – Set-7

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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.



*Vocabulary Words*

1.Uprooted (verb) (उखाड़ा हुआ)– pull (something, especially a tree or plant) out of the ground

Synonyms – demolish, exile

Antonyms – remain, settle

Ex: The elephant’s trunk is powerful enough to uproot trees.

2.Grimmer (adjective)(कठोर)– very serious or gloomy

Synonyms – somber, stern

Antonyms – comforting, bright

Ex: Evelyn made a motion to Romas, who looked grimmer than usual.

3.Starkness (adjective)(स्वदेशी)–Clearly distinguished or delineated

Synonyms – severity, economy

Antonyms – spending, extravagance

Ex: The starkness of the piece was underlined.

4.Vulnerable (adjective)(चपेट में)–exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally

Synonyms – sensitive, liable

Antonyms – secure, protected

Ex: Even so, he couldn’t help the longing he felt when he’d seen her,vulnerable, defeated, alone.

5.Conscription (noun)(भरती) – compulsory enlistment for state service, typically into the armed forces

Synonyms – enrollment, induction

Ex: The service is not popular, and it is recruited by means ofconscription from the national guard, the term of service being two years.

6.Infant (noun)(शिशु)– a very young child or baby

Synonyms – toddler, bairn

Antonyms – adult

Ex: Martha was alone with an infant and it was after nine o’clock.

7.Portending (verb)(संकेत मिलता है)– be a sign or warning that (something, especially something momentous or calamitous) is likely to happen

Synonyms – betoken, presage

Ex: It was colder than usual, with the sun obscured by clouds,portending the accuracy of a forecast of snow.

8.Delineation (noun)(चित्रण)–the action of describing or portraying something precisely

Synonyms – potrait, sketch

Ex: Before I began to plant my seeds, I will delineate the rows of my garden to make sure every vegetable grows in a precise line.

9.Antecedents (noun)(पिछला जीवन)– a thing that existed before or logically precedes another

Synonyms – descent, extraction

Antonyms – descendant

Ex: Maybe places retain all of the past, every antecedent happening, not just the bad but the good too.

10.Humanitarian (adjective)(मानवीय)– concerned with or seeking to promote human welfare

Synonyms – altruistic, humane

Antonyms – egoistic, inhumane

Ex: Modern theories date from the 18th century, when the humanitarian movement began to teach the dignity of the individual and to emphasize his rationality and responsibility.

11.Dominated  (verb) (बोलबाला)– have power and influence over

Synonyms – prevail, monopolize

Antonyms – follow, submit

ExDominated the edge of the lake.

12.Backdrop (noun)(पृष्ठभूमि)– a painted cloth hung at the back of a theatre stage as part of the scenery

Synonyms – scenery, scrim

Ex: Against this backdrop, YouTube appears.

13.Protracted (adjective)(दीर्घ– lasting for a long time or longer than expected or usual

Synonyms – elongated, dragging

Ex: There was a moment of protracted silence.

14.Attrition (noun)(उदासीनता)– the process of reducing something’s strength or effectiveness through sustained attack or pressure.

Synonyms – abrasion, grinding

Antonyms – happiness, building

Ex: The council is trying to wear down the opposition by attrition.

15.Shrink (verb)(हटना) – become or make smaller in size or amount

Synonyms – wane, lessen

Antonyms – stretch, meet

Ex: The orbit of the Earth is shrinking.

16.Incumbency (noun)(पदग्राही)– the holding of an office or the period during which one is held

Synonyms – dynasty, tenancy

Antonyms – misconception, release

Ex: During his incumbency he established an epidemic warning system.

17.Combative (adjective)(जुझारू)– ready or eager to fight or argue

Synonyms – belligerent, hawkish

Antonyms – peaceful, agreeable

Ex: He made some enemies with his combative style.

18.Persist (verb)(दृढ़ रहना)– continue in an opinion or course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition

Synonyms – recur, prevail

Antonyms – discontinue, cease

Ex: The minority of drivers who persist in drinking.

19.Credible (adjective)(विश्वसनीय)– able to be believed; convincing

Synonyms – tenable, conceivable

Antonyms – deceptive, impossible

Ex: There you have a credible story.

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