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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 13 August 2019

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Read today’s dose of Daily Vocabulary 13 August 2019. The words explained here are taken from the Editorial section of the Hindu Newspaper. It is advisable to read the Editorial articles thoroughly and then go through this Vocabulary blog. This would be quite beneficial as it would enhance your reading and comprehension skills as well add to your English Vocabulary. This blog Daily Vocabulary 13 August 2019 would help you answer Vocabulary (Synonyms & Antonyms) questions in Bank, SSC, Insurance, Railways and Other Government Exams as well it will aid you in Descriptive Writing.

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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary 13 August 2019

Words

Meanings & Synonyms

Antonyms

Usage

Abhor Regard with disgust and hatred;

Detest, Hate, Loathe, Despise, Abominate, Execrate

Love, Admire, Delight in He was a man who abhorred violence and was deeply committed to reconciliation.
Approbation Approval or praise;

Acceptance, Assent, Endorsement, Encouragement, Recognition

Criticism The council has finally indicated its approbation of the plans.
Cardinal Of the greatest importance; Fundamental, Basic, Main, Chief, Primary, Prime, Principal, Premier Unimportant Finding food was a cardinal concern.
Coherent Logical and consistent;

Reasoned, Reasonable, Well-reasoned, Rational, Sound, Cogent

Incoherent, Muddled The president has not presented a coherent plan for dealing with it.
Crisis A time of intense difficulty or danger;

Catastrophe, Calamity, Cataclysm, Emergency, Disaster

Calm, Quiescence, Order The country’s leadership is in crisis.
Impetuous Acting or done quickly and without thought or care;

Impulsive, Rash, Hasty, Overhasty, Reckless, Heedless, Foolhardy

Cautious, Considered The governor may now be regretting her impetuous promise to reduce unemployment by half.
Instinctive Relating to or prompted by instinct; done without conscious thought;

Intuitive, Natural, Innate, Inborn, Inherent, Inbred

Learned, Conscious, Voluntary My instinctive reaction was to walk away to avoid an argument.
Intrigues Arouse the curiosity or interest of;

Fascinate, Interest, be of interest to, Fascinate

Bore, Jade, Pall, Tire, Weary Throughout history, people have been intrigued by the question of whether there is intelligent life elsewhere in the universe.
Revamp Give new and improved form, structure, or appearance to;

Renovate, Redecorate, Refurbish, Recondition, Rehabilitate, Rebuild, Reconstruct, Overhaul, 

Worsen We revamped the management system, but the business is doing no better than it was before.
Superficial Existing or occurring at or on the surface;

Appearing to be true or real only until examined more closely;

Apparent, Specious, Seeming, Outward

Deep, Thorough He’s fun to be with, but he’s very superficial.

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