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