Dear Students, we are providing to you Vocabulary Words from The HINDU Newspaper. 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.
Meaning: a person's face, with reference to the form or proportions of the features.
a person's facial expression
Synonym: cast, countenance, expression, face, look
Sentence: "an elegant, angular visage"
Meaning: (especially of a woman) attractively lively and animated.
Synonym: lively, animated, full of life, spirited, high-spirited, effervescent
Sentence: "her vivacious and elegant mother"
Meaning: blame or insult (someone) in strong or violent language.
Synonym: revile, rail against, inveigh against, fulminate against, attack, upbraid,
Sentence: every week the minister would ascend the culpulpit and vituperate the parishioners for a litany of vices>
Meaning: filled with bitter criticism or malice.
Synonym: acrimonious, rancorous, bitter, caustic, mordant,
Sentence:"vitriolic attacks on the politicians"
Meaning: spoil or impair the quality or efficiency of.
Synonym: poison, spoil, stain, tarnish, touch, taint
Sentence: "development programmes have been vitiated by the rise in population"
Meaning: relating to deep inward feelings rather than to the intellect.
Synonym: ingrained, starinnate, intuitive
Sentence: "the voters' visceral fear of change"
Meaning: expressing or characterized by vehement opinions.
Synonym: vehement, outspoken, vocal, forthright
Sentence: "he was a vociferous opponent of the takeover"
Meaning: (of a disease or poison) extremely severe or harmful in its effects.
Synonym: vitriolic, malicious, malevolent, malignant, malign,
Sentence: "a virulent attack on liberalism"
Meaning: ostentatiously costly and luxurious
Synonym: splendid, magnificent,
Sentence: "the opulent comfort of a limousine"
Meaning: generous or forgiving, especially towards a rival or less powerful person.
Synonym: generous, charitable, benevolent
Sentence: "she should be magnanimous in victory"