The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster – 6 December 2019

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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary 6 December 2019

Words Meanings & Synonyms Antonyms Usage
Disconcert Disturb the composure of;

To make someone feel suddenly uncertain and worried;

Unsettle, Nonplus, Discomfit, take a back, Unnerve

Reassure The whole experience had disconcerted him.
Incarcerate Imprison or confine;

Jail, Lockup

Free, Release


Thousands of dissidents have been interrogated or incarcerated.
Iterate Perform or utter repeatedly;

Repeat, Recapitulate, go through again, Go over again

Discontinue, Stay, Kern, Take, Differ, Refrain No matter how many times I iterate that this so-called prank is a bad idea, no one listens.
Paramount More important than anything else;

Supreme, Central, 

Chief, Dominant, First, 

Foremost, Grand, Great

Last, Least


Maintaining the secrecy of the agreement is of paramount importance.
Restate State something again or differently, especially more clearly or convincingly;

Paraphrase, Rephrase, Reword, Translate

Quote, Echo, Repeat, Copy, Reproduce, Transcribe


He restated his belief that the sanctions need more time to work.

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