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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster – 7 November 2019

Daily Vocabulary 22 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 7 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 7 November 2019

Words Meanings & Synonyms Antonyms Usage
Debilitating Make someone very weak and infirm;

Weakening, Enfeebling, Enervating, Enervative, Devitalizing

Restorative Chemotherapy exhausted and debilitated him.
Déjà vu A feeling of having already experienced the present situation   I entered the room and immediately felt a sense of déjà vu.
Outrage An extremely strong reaction of anger, shock, or indignation;

Indignation, Fury, Anger, Rage, Disapproval, Wrath, Shock

Delight, 

Pleasure

These murders have provoked outrage across the country.
Overhaul To repair or improve something so that every part of it works as it should;

Fix, Improve, Modernize, Rebuild, Reconstruct

Break, Damage, 

Destroy, Hurt

 

The government has recently overhauled the healthcare system.
Resentment Bitter indignation at having been treated unfairly;

Irritation, Pique, Displeasure

Contentment, Happiness

 

She bitterly resented her father’s new wife.
Scapegoat A person who is blamed for the wrongdoings, mistakes, or faults of others, especially for reasons of expediency;

Whipping boy, Victim, Aunt Sally, Fall guy, Patsy

Exonerate, Compliment, Praise, Commend, Laud, Pardon

 

The CEO was made the scapegoat for the company’s failures.
Scuffle Engage in a short, confused fight or struggle at close quarters;

Fight, Struggle, Tussle, Brawl, Fracas, Rumpus, Melee

Calm, Peace, Quiet, Tranquillity, Agreement, Harmony

 

Two police officers were injured in scuffles with demonstrators at Sunday’s protest.
Siege The surrounding of a place by an armed force to defeat those defending it;

 Attack, Bout, Case, Fit, Seizure

Peace, Accord, Armistice, Conciliation, Concord

 

The castle was under siege for months.
Spectacular Beautiful in a dramatic and eye-catching way;

Striking, Picturesque, Eye-catching, Breath-taking, Arresting

Dull He scored a spectacular goal in the second half.

 

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