The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 30 August 2019

Reading the daily Editorial be it of any newspaper, is very beneficial not only for Vocabulary building but also gives you useful insights on the day to day happenings in the world. So, here we are with the today’s dose of daily vocabulary from the Editorial section of the Hindu Newspaper. You can read the Editorial here. In this blog “Daily Vocabulary 30 August 2019″, we have taken difficult words, explained their meanings with synonyms, antonyms and correct usage. Go through them below.

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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary 30 August 2019


Meanings & Synonyms Antonyms


Abrogation The repeal or abolition of a law, right, or agreement;

Repudiation, Revocation, Repeal, Rescinding, Overturning, Overruling

Institution, Introduction He seemed to abrogate his duty to withhold law and order.
Acquiescence The reluctant acceptance of something without protest;

Consent, Agreement, Acceptance, Accession, Concurrence, Approval

Defiance, Disobedience, Intractability, Recalcitrance Reluctantly, he acquiesced to the plans.
Apprehension Anxiety or fear that something bad or unpleasant will happen;

Anxiety, Angst, Alarm, Worry, Uneasiness, Unease, Nervousness, Misgiving, Disquiet

Confidence There is some apprehension in the office about who the new director will be.
Approbation Approval or praise;

Approval, Acceptance, Assent, Endorsement, Encouragement, Recognition

Disapprobation, Disapproval, Disfavour The council has finally indicated its approbation of the plans.
Burgeoning Begin to grow or increase rapidly;

Flourish, grow rapidly, increase rapidly/exponentially, Expand

Shrink The company hoped to profit from the burgeoning communications industry.
Detenu A person held in custody;

A detainee

  The protesters were raising slogans against the police and were demanding early release of detenues.
Habeas Corpus A writ requiring a person under arrest to be brought before a judge or into court, especially to secure the person’s release unless lawful grounds are shown for their detention.   She explained that she had me out on a writ of habeas corpus but there wasn’t going to be any case.
Inoperative Not working or taking effect;

Out of order, Non-functional

Functional, Operable, Operational, Workable The old regulations became inoperative when the new ones were issued.
Undergird Secure or fasten from the underside, especially by a rope or chain passed underneath;

Bear, Bolster, Brace, Buttress, Carry

Undermine, Weaken These are the four major theories that undergird criminal law.

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