The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster – 10 October 2019

Newspaper gives us information about the latest happenings in our country and the world. Reading it daily has manifold benefits. One of the benefits would be improving our English Vocabulary. Let us start with a dose of difficult words, their meanings, synonyms, antonyms & correct usage. Read the blog “Daily Vocabulary 10 October 2019” below.

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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary 10 October 2019

Words Meanings & Synonyms Antonyms Usage
Encapsulate Express the essential features of something succinctly;

Summarize, Sum up

Give a Summary of, Precis, Abridge

Elongate, Extend, Lengthen, Prolong, Protract

Amplify, Elaborate

It was very difficult to encapsulate the story of the revolution in a single one-hour documentary.
Incursion An invasion or attack, especially a sudden or brief one;

Attack on, Assault on, Raid on, Invasion of, Storming of

Retreat Traditional crafts remain remarkably unchanged by the slow incursion of modern ways.
Pristine In its original condition, Unspoilt Dirty


Washing machine for sale – only two months old and in pristine condition.
Reiterate Say something again or several times, typically for emphasis or clarity;

Repeat, Say Again, Restate, Retell, Recapitulate

Take back


The government has reiterated its refusal to compromise with terrorists.
Tantamount Equivalent in seriousness to;

Virtually the same as;

Equivalent to, Equal to, Amounting to, As good as, More or less

Disparate, Distinct, Distinguishable, Non-equivalent, Noninterchangeable Her refusal to answer was tantamount to an admission of guilt.


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