11/04/2017

Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary for SBI PO and NIACL Assistant 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.

1.Insouciant
Meaning: showing a casual lack of concern
Synonym: nonchalant, untroubled, unworried,
Antonym: anxious, concerned
Sentence: "an insouciant shrug"

2.Zenith
Meaning: the time at which something is most powerful or successful.
Synonym: highest point, high point, crowning point, height,
Antonym: nadir, bottom
Sentence:"the king was at the zenith of his power"

3.Lampoon
Meaning: publicly criticize (someone or something) by using ridicule, irony, or sarcasm.
Synonym: satirize, mock, ridicule,
Antonym: flattery, praise
Sentence: "the actor was lampooned by the press"

4.Repatriate
Meaning: send (someone) back to their own country.
Synonym: rehabilitation, reinstatement
Antonym: penalty, abolition.
Sentence: "the last German POWs were repatriated in November 1948"

5. Succinctly
Meaning: Briefly
Synonym: Shortly, summarily
Antonym: permanently, verbosely
Sentence:Please state your case as succinctly as possible.

6.Indolence
Meaning: avoidance of activity or exertion; laziness
Synonym: inactivity,  inaction, inertia,
Sentence: "my failure is probably due to my own indolence"

7.Adulation
Meaning: Servile flattery; exaggerated and hypocritical praise
Synonym: applause, commendation, flattery
Antonym: abuse, criticism
Sentence:The nation, following the lead of the political leaders, joined in their adulation.

8. Abetment
Meaning: Assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing
Synonym: endorsement, succour, aid
Antonym: hindrance, obstruction, stoppage
Sentence:Did Herald aid and abet a crime?

9.Espouse
Meaning: support
Synonym: adopt, maintain, defend
Antonym: attack, reject
Sentence: He was an optimist or he never would have espoused the American cause.

10.Sporadic
Meaning: on and off
Synonym: occasional, in frequent, irregular
Antonym: common, constant, frequent
Sentence:At first resistance to Western encroachment was sporadic and uncoordinated.





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