The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster – 7 October 2019

Newspaper gives us information about the latest happenings in our country and the world. Reading it daily has manifold benefits. One of the benefits would be improving our English Vocabulary. Let us start this month with a dose of new words, their meanings, synonyms, antonyms & correct usage. Read the blog “Daily Vocabulary 7 October 2019” below.

Check Out Oliveboard’s Subscription Platform to Access Online Classes & Tests

The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary 7 October 2019

Words Meanings & Synonyms Antonyms Usage
Abrogation Repeal or do away with a law, right, or formal agreement;

Repudiate, Revoke, Repeal, Rescind, Overturn, Overrule

Institute, Introduce


The treaty was abrogated in 1929.
Annoy Make someone a little angry;

Irritate, Vex, Make Angry, Make Cross, Anger, Exasperate

Please, Gratify


Tina annoyed me in the meeting this morning.
Astound Shock or greatly surprise;

Amaze, Astonish, Stagger, Surprise, Startle, Stun, Confound

Calm, Clarify, Clear Up, Enlighten The news of his arrest astounded me.
Connote If a word, object, or situation connotes something, it makes you think of a feeling or an idea that is more than its basic meaning;

Imply, Suggest, Indicate, Signify, Have overtones of

Hide, Conceal The number 8 connotes prosperity in Chinese.
Disaffection A state or feeling of being dissatisfied, especially with people in authority or a system of control;

Dissatisfaction, Disgruntlement, Discontent, Restlessness, Frustration

Contented, Loyal


The party needs to take steps to attract disaffected voters.
Farcical Relating to or resembling farce, especially because of absurd or ridiculous aspects;

Ridiculous, Preposterous, Ludicrous, Absurd, Laughable, Risible

Humourless, Lame, Unamusing, Uncomic, Unfunny It’s farcical to expect police departments to investigate themselves.
Frivolous Not having any serious purpose or value;

Waggish, Joking, Jokey, Light-Hearted, Facetious, Silly, Foolish

Serious, Practical, Important, Sensible I feel like doing something completely frivolous today.
Outrage An extremely strong reaction of anger, shock, or indignation;

Fury, Anger, Rage, Disapproval, Wrath, Shock

Calmness, Forbearance, Patience These murders have provoked outrage across the country.
Perplex Make someone feel completely baffled;

Puzzle, Baffle, Mystify, Bemuse, Bewilder, Confound

Simplify, Streamline Questions about the meaning of life have always perplexed humankind.
Prejudice Preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or experience;

Preconceived idea, Preconception

Impartiality, Neutrality, Objectivity, Open-Mindedness, Unbiasedness Laws against racial prejudice must be strictly enforced.
Reflexively As a reflex, without conscious thought;


Deliberate, Intended, 

Planned, Voluntary

My arm went up reflexively.
Sedition Conduct or speech inciting people to rebel against the authority of a state or monarch;

Incitement (To Riot/Rebellion), Agitation, Rabble-Rousing

Obedience, Calm, 

Peace, Submission


He was tried for sedition and sentenced to ten years in jail.
Vexatious Causing or tending to cause annoyance, frustration, or worry;

Annoying, Vexing, Irritating, Irksome, Displeasing, Infuriating

Delightful, Pleasing This settlement will resolve one of the most vexatious problems in the field of industrial relations.


Also Read:

  1. IBPS RRB Admit Cards 2019
  2. FCI Manager Apply Online 2019
  3. FCI 2019 Manager Recruitment – Notification
  4. RBI Grade B 2019 Preparation – Complete Phase 1 & Phase 2
  5. RBI Grade B Salary 2019 – Job Profile, Career Prospect & Salary Slip
  6. LIC Assistant Apply Online 2019 – 7500+ Vacancies – Register Now
  7. IBPS Clerk 2019 Apply Online – Link Activated

We hope that you find the blog “Daily Vocabulary 7 October 2019 and its contents beneficial. Stay-tuned to Oliveboard for more such articles.

Check Out Oliveboard’s Subscription Platform to Access Online Classes & Tests

Also, Check-Out -:

Get the complete IBPS 2019 Exam Package (IBPS PO, IBPS RRB Officer, IBPS Clerk, IBPS RRB Clerk & IBPS SO) here. 


Leave a comment

Download 500+ Free Ebooks (Limited Offer)👉👉