Let us move ahead in this new year by learning something new daily. What would be better than learning a few new English words daily which will not only enhance our English Language Vocabulary but also would raise our confidence levels while having day-to-day conversations in the English Language? We will be coming up with this daily article on Oliveboard giving you a list of English Vocabulary Words taken from The Hindu Editorial, with their correct meanings, synonyms, antonyms and correct usage. This blog-post will aid you immensely in your competitive exams preparation if you are consistent in reading this article daily. So, read along the Daily Vocabulary Words 20 January 2020.
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The Hindu – Daily Vocabulary Words 20 January 2020
|Meanings & Synonyms||Antonyms||
|Arrogated||Take or claim something without justification.
Assume, Take, take on, take over, Secure, Acquire, Seize
|Renounce||They arrogate to themselves the power to punish people.|
|Boisterous||Noisy, energetic, and cheerful.
Lively, Active, Animated, Exuberant, Spirited, Bouncy, Frisky
|The audience burst into boisterous laughter.|
|Discernible||Able to be discerned; Perceptible.||Imperceptible||There is no discernible reason why this should be the case.|
|Disconcerting||Causing one to feel unsettled.
Unsettling, Unnerving, Discomfiting, Disturbing, Perturbing, Troubling
|Reassuring||The whole experience had disconcerted him.|
|Dubious||Hesitating or doubting.
Doubtful, Uncertain, Unsure, In doubt, Hesitant, Undecided
|I was rather dubious about the whole idea.|
|Fracas||A noisy disturbance or quarrel.
Disturbance, Quarrel, Scuffle, Brawl
|Agreement, Calm, Harmony, Peace||The police broke up the fracas in the bar and threw both combatants in the lockup|
|Ingenious||Clever, original, and inventive.
Inventive, Creative, Imaginative, Original, Innovative, Resourceful
|Unimaginative||Johnny is so ingenious – he can make the most remarkable sculptures from the most ordinary materials.|
|Insatiable||Impossible to satisfy.
Unquenchable, Unappeasable, Uncontrollable, Voracious
|Fulfilled, Full, Pleased, Satiable, Satisfied||Success only stimulated his insatiable ambition|
|Provocative||Causing anger or another strong reaction, especially deliberately.
Annoying, Irritating, Exasperating, Infuriating, Provoking
|The programme will take a detailed and provocative look at the problem of homelessness.|
|Squabbles||A noisy quarrel about something trivial.
Quarrel, Row, Argument, Fight, Contretemps, Disagreement
|Coexist, Get Along, Accept, Agree, Assent, Concur, Consent||Often relationships between family members are so strained that squabbles break out.|
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