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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster – 22 November 2019

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The Editorial section of the Hindu newspaper is treated as the Bible by the various exam aspirants be it Bank Exam aspirants, SSC aspirants or UPSC aspirants. Not only does it give the editor’s views on the latest happenings in India and the world, but it also helps enhance English vocabulary for the ones who read it daily. In this blog of “The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary 22 November 2019“, we have come up with a list of difficult words, their meanings, synonyms, antonyms and the correct usage of the words taken from today’s Hindu Editorial. Read along to understand it better. 

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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary 22 November 2019

Words Meanings & Synonyms Antonyms Usage
Acumen The ability to make good judgements and take quick decisions;

Astuteness, Awareness, Shrewdness, Acuity, Sharpness

Witlessness

 

She has considerable business acumen.
Charisma Compelling attractiveness or charm that can inspire devotion in others;

Charm, Presence, Aura, Personality, Force of personality

Repulsion, Repulsiveness

 

How did a man of so little personal charisma get to be prime minister?
Expedient Suitable for achieving a particular end in a given circumstance;

Advisable, Desirable, Judicious, Politic, Prudent, Tactical, Wise

Impolitic, Imprudent, Inadvisable, Inexpedient, Injudicious, Unwise

 

It might be expedient not to pay him until the work is finished.
Precedence The condition of being dealt with before other things or of being considered more important than other things;

Superiority, Lead, Priority, Preference, Antecedence, Supremacy, Pre-eminence

Inferiority, Sequence, Subordination, Posteriority Precedence must be given to the injured in the evacuation plans.
Retrograde Directed or moving backwards;

Reverse, Rearward, Directed backwards

Forward He said it would be a retrograde step to remove single parent benefits.

 

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