Tuesday, 11 April 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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