The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster – 4 November 2019

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 4 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 4 November 2019

Words Meanings & Synonyms Antonyms Usage
Strident Presenting a point of view, especially a controversial one, in an excessively forceful way;

Harsh, Raucous, Rough, Grating

Soft, Dulcet

 

They are becoming increasingly strident in their criticism of government economic policy.
Snoop Investigate or look around furtively in an attempt to find out something, especially information about someone’s private affairs;

Pry, inquire impertinently, be inquisitive

Avoid, Eschew, Shun,

Disregard, Ignore, Neglect, Overlook

 

People were sent out to snoop on rival businesses.
Malicious Characterized by malice;

Intending or intended to harm;

Spiteful, Malevolent, Hostile, Bitter, Venomous, Poisonous

Benevolent

 

He says she threatened him and spied on him, among other malicious activities.
Disastrous Causing great damage;

Catastrophic, Calamitous, Cataclysmic, Tragic, Devastating

Fortunate, Successful, Beneficial A disastrous fire swept through the museum.
A rap on the knuckles

 

the act of speaking to someone severely or angrily because of something they have done or failed to do;

Denunciation, Objection, Aspersion, Blast

Approval, Compliment, Flattery, Praise, Sanction, Estimation, Guess I got a rap on the knuckles for not finishing my essay on time.
Emphatic Expressing something forcibly and clearly;

Vehement, Firm, Wholehearted, Forceful, Forcible, Energetic

Hesitant, Tentative

 

The children were emphatic that they would like to repeat the experience.

 

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