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 21 January 2020.
The Hindu – Daily Vocabulary Words 21 January 2020
|Meanings & Synonyms||Antonyms||
|Akin||Of similar character.
Related, Close, Near, Corresponding, Comparable
|Unlike||The dog and fox are closely akin.|
|Charade||An absurd pretence intended to create a pleasant or respectable appearance.
Farce, Pantomime, Travesty, Mockery, Parody, Pretence, Act
|Bluntness, Candidness, Candour, Directness, Forthrightness, Frankness,||Everyone knew who was going to get the job from the start – the interviews were just a charade.|
|Expedition||A journey undertaken by a group of people with a particular purpose, especially that of exploration, research, or war.
Journey, Voyage, Tour, Odyssey, Undertaking, Enterprise
|We’re going on a shopping expedition on Saturday.|
|Inconspicuous||Not clearly visible or attracting attention.
Unobtrusive, Unnoticeable, Unremarkable, Unspectacular, Unostentatious
|Conspicuous, Noticeable, High-profile
|This type of bird is very inconspicuous because of its dull feathers.|
|Manoeuvring||Move skillfully or carefully.
Carefully guide or manipulate someone or something in order to achieve an end.
Intrigue, Plot, Scheme, Plan, Lay plans, Conspire
|Directness||He claimed he knew nothing about the political manoeuvrings which had got him into power.|
|Overhaul||If you overhaul a system or method, you examine it carefully and make many changes in it in order to improve it.||The government has recently overhauled the healthcare system.|
|Plummet||Fall or drop straight down at high speed.
Plunge, Fall Headlong, Hurtle, Nosedive, Dive, Drop, Crash
|Arise, Ascend, Lift, Mount, Rise, Soar, Spike, Up||House prices have plummeted in recent months.|
|Testimony||A formal written or spoken statement, especially one given in a court of law.
Evidence or proof of something.
Evidence, Sworn statement, Attestation, Affidavit, Statement
|There were contradictions in her testimony.|
|Trespassing||Enter someone’s land or property without permission.
Intrude on, encroach on, Invade
|Noninfringement||I hope this is a public footpath and we’re not trespassing on someone’s land.|
|Unauthorised||Not having official permission or approval.
Unofficial, Unsanctioned, Uncertified, Unaccredited, Unlicensed
|Authorized, Official, Lawful
|This unauthorised biography of the star has sold over 10,000 copies in its first week in print.|
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