Read today’s dose of Daily Vocabulary 14 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 14 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.
The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary 14 August 2019
Meanings & Synonyms
|Deliberate||Done consciously and intentionally;
Intentional, Calculated, Conscious, done on purpose, Intended
|Accidental, Unintentional||I don’t think his name was left off the list by accident – I think it was deliberate.
|Desist||Stop doing something;
Cease or abstain
|Continue, Persist in||The high winds are expected to desist tomorrow.|
|Disrupt||Interrupt an event, activity, or process by causing a disturbance or problem;
Distort, Damage, Buckle, Warp
|Organize, Arrange||The meeting was disrupted by a group of protesters who shouted and threw fruit at the speaker.|
|Exhortation||An address or communication emphatically urging someone to do something;
Urging, Encouragement, Persuasion, Pressure
|Discouragement||The governor exhorted the prisoners not to riot.|
|Inordinate||Unusually or disproportionately large;
Excessive, Undue, Unreasonable, Unjustifiable, Unwarrantable, Disproportionate
|Moderate, Limited||She seemed to be inordinately fond of her dog.|
|Naysayers||A person who criticizes, objects to, or opposes something;
|Optimist, Positivist||There are always naysayers who say it can’t be done.|
|Purported||Appear to be or do something, especially falsely;
Claim, lay claim, Profess, Pretend
|They purport to represent the wishes of the majority of parents at the school.|
|Staunchly||Very loyal and committed in attitude;
Stalwart, Loyal, Faithful, Trusty, Committed, Devoted, Dedicated
|Disloyal, Unfaithful, Unreliable||He gained a reputation as being a staunch defender of civil rights.|
|Tenuous||Very weak or slight;
Slight, Insubstantial, Flimsy, Negligible, Weak, Fragile
|Convincing, Substantial, Strong||The police have only found a tenuous connection between the two robberies.|
|Unedifying||Unpleasant and causing people to feel no respect;
Not morally uplifting or instructive;
|Enlightening, Edifying||The unedifying saga of their divorce was played out in the newspapers.|
|Vet||Make a careful and critical examination of something;
Screen, Assess, Evaluate, Appraise, weigh up, Examine
|Ignore||During the war, the government vetted all news reports before they were published.|
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