15/09/2017

The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For IBPS 2017

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The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For IBPS PO 2017

Vocabulary is an important part of English that helps you deal with all kinds of questions in objective as well as descriptive papers of various exams. You can learn new words daily from our Daily Word List. Learn the words and make your own sentences on the basis of the given word list. Here are a few lines from The Hindu.

Example/उदाहरण: A decade-old diesel vehicles will now have to go off the roads with the National Green Tribunal on Thursday declining to lift its ban on them in Delhi-NCR, noting that emissions from diesel vehicles were carcinogenic.

1. Carcinogen [kahr-sin-uh-juh n, -jen, kahr-suh-nuh-jen, -noh-]- कैंसरकारी तत्व
Noun/संज्ञा: any substance or agent that tends to produce a cancer.
Synonyms/पर्यायवाची: bloody, cruel, dangerous, destructive, fatal, harmful, lethal, malignant, mortal, murderous, noxious, pernicious, poisonous, savage, suicidal, toxic, violent.
Antonyms/विलोमार्थी: benign, calm, gentle, harmless.

Example/उदाहरण: After two gruesome crimes against children were reported in the National Capital Region last week, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued new safety and security guidelines for all schools.

2. Gruesome [groo-suh m]-भीषण/भयंकर
Adjective/विशेषण: causing great horror; horribly repugnant; grisly; full of or causing problems; distressing.
Synonyms/पर्यायवाची: appalling, frightful, ghastly, grim, grisly, hideous, horrendous, horrid, horrific, horrifying, lurid, macabre, morbid, shocking, terrible, terrifying, ugly, weird.
Antonyms/विलोमार्थी: attractive, beautiful, cheerful, comforting.

Example/उदाहरण: In October, 2015, a Yale Law School study warned that efforts were being made not merely to forcibly displace the Rohingya but towards committing the crime of genocide through the complete annihilation of the ethnic group.

3. Annihilation [uh-nahy-uh-ley-shuh n]-विनाश/प्रलय
Noun/संज्ञा: an act or instance of annihilating, or of completely destroying or defeating someone or something; the state of being annihilated; total destruction; extinction.
Synonyms/पर्यायवाची: decimation, demolition, destruction, elimination, eradication, extermination, extinction, liquidation, massacre, obliteration, ruin, slaughter, demolishment, extinguishment.
Antonyms/विलोमार्थी: building, construction.

Example/उदाहरण: Repercussions of the violence in Myanmar are now being felt around the globe, particularly in nearby countries; in India, where scores of Rohingya are lodged — reportedly totalling 40,000 — it must come to us as a matter of shame that the state is so much as considering returning the refugees back to the jaws of not merely political persecution but of mind-boggling terror and savagery.

4. Repercussion [ree-per-kuhsh-uh n, rep-er-]-प्रतिक्रिया/प्रतिघात
Noun/संज्ञा: an effect or result, often indirect or remote, of some event or action; the state of being driven back by a resisting body; a rebounding or recoil of something after impact; reverberation; echo.
Synonyms/पर्यायवाची: backlash, chain reaction, effect, fallout, impact, influence, reaction, reverberation, side effect, echo, feedback, flak, follow-through, follow-up, imprint, kickback.
Antonym/विलोमार्थी: cause.

5. Persecution [pur-si-kyoo-shuh n]-उत्पीड़न/अत्याचार
Noun/संज्ञा: the act of persecuting; the state of being persecuted; a program or campaign to exterminate, drive away, or subjugate people based on their membership in a religious, ethnic, social, or racial group.
Synonyms/पर्यायवाची: expulsion, ill-treatment, imprisonment, killing, maltreatment, massacre, mistreatment, murder, oppression, torture, annoyance, banishment, exile, infliction, teasing, torment.
Antonyms/विलोमार्थी: happiness, joy, help, stimulation.

6. Savagery [sav-ij-ree]-क्रूरता/जंगलीपन
Noun/संज्ञा: an uncivilized or barbaric state or condition; barbarity; savage action, nature, disposition, or behavior.
Synonyms/पर्यायवाची: barbarism, barbarity, brutality, depravity, ferocity, inhumanity, malice, persecution, ruthlessness, severity, viciousness, animality, bestiality, bloodthirstiness, callousness, coarseness, coldness, despotism, fierceness, heartlessness, insensibility, insensitiveness, malignity, masochism.
Antonyms/विलोमार्थी: kindness, love.

Example/उदाहरण: Although he’s since backtracked from some of his assertions, Mr. Rijiju’s message, delivered over the course of the last week, remains deeply troubling.

7. Backtrack [bak-trak]-देख-भाल करना/पीछा करना 
Verb/संज्ञा: to return over the same course or route; to withdraw from an undertaking, position, etc.; reverse a policy.
Synonymsपर्यायवाची: fall back, retract, reverse, about-face, back, change, rethink, retreat, retrograde, withdraw, retrocede.
Antonyms/विलोमार्थी: advance, remain, stay.

Example/उदाहरण: By any account, the Rohingya are at the centre of a humanitarian catastrophe of terrifying proportions.

8. Humanitarian [hyoo-man-i-tair-ee-uh n or, often, yoo-]-मानवीय
Adjective/विश्लेषण: having concern for or helping to improve the welfare and happiness of people; of or relating to ethical or theological humanitarianism; pertaining to the saving of human lives or to the alleviation of suffering.
Noun/संज्ञा: a person actively engaged in promoting human welfare and social reforms, as a philanthropist; a person who professes ethical or theological humanitarianism.
Synonyms/पर्यायवाची: altruistic, charitable, humane, philanthropic, good, beneficent, benevolent, eleemosynary, generous, idealistic, kindly, public-spirited.
Antonyms/विलोमार्थी: inhumane, uncharitable, unkind, unsympathetic.

9. Catastrophe [kuh-tas-truh-fee]-तबाही/दुर्घटना
Noun/संज्ञा: a sudden and widespread disaster; any misfortune, mishap, or failure; fiasco; a final event or conclusion, usually an unfortunate one; a disastrous end.
Synonyms/पर्यायवाची: accident, adversity, calamity, casualty, cataclysm, crash, debacle, devastation, disaster, emergency, failure, fiasco, hardship, meltdown, misery, mishap, tragedy, trouble, wreck, affliction, alluvion, blow, contretemps, culmination, curtains.
Antonyms/विलोमार्थी: advantage, aid, assistance, benefit.

Example/उदाहरण: In fact, some scholars argue that the principle is so well enshrined that it constitutes a peremptory norm from which no derogation whatsoever is permitted.

10. Peremptory [puh-remp-tuh-ree, per-uh mp-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]-आज्ञसूचक
Adjective/विशेषण: leaving no opportunity for denial or refusal; imperative; imperious or dictatorial; positive or assertive in speech, tone, manner, etc.
Synonyms/पर्यायवाची: absolute, arbitrary, assertive, autocratic, binding, bossy, categorical, certain, commanding, compelling, decided, decisive, dictatorial, dogmatic, domineering, final, finished, firm, fixed.
Antonyms/विलोमार्थी: easy-going, indulgent, laid-back, lax.


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