The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Words – 22 January 2020

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The Hindu – Daily Vocabulary Words 22 January 2020

Words Meanings & Synonyms Antonyms Usage
Anonymity The condition of being anonymous.

Facelessness, Namelessness, Nowhere, Obscurity, Silence

Known, Named, Identified


They are trying to protect their child’s anonymity.
Brethren Fellow Christians or members of a male religious order.

Relative, Twin, Relation, Kin

  We must help our brethren; it is our duty.
Dynamism The quality of being characterized by vigorous activity and progress.


Lethargy, Listlessness, Sluggishness, Torpidity He has the dynamism of a natural leader.
Expedite Make an action or process happen sooner or be accomplished more quickly.

Speed up, Accelerate, Hurry, Hasten, Step Up, Quicken

Delay, Hinder


Something needs to be done to expedite the process.
Expeditious Done with speed and efficiency.

Speedy, Swift, Quick, Rapid, Fast, Prompt, Punctual

Slow The Committees are conducting this investigation in an expeditious, coordinated manner.
Intriguing Arousing one’s curiosity or interest; fascinating.

Absorbing, Arresting, Consuming, Engaging, Engrossing

Boring, Drab, Dry, Dull, Heavy, Monotonous, Tedious, Uninteresting She has a really intriguing personality.
Noteworthy Worth paying attention to; Interesting or significant.

Notable, Worthy of note, Interesting, Of particular interest, Significant

Unexceptional, Boring, Insignificant, Ordinary


He gave several noteworthy performances during his short career.
Opacity The quality of lacking transparency or translucence.

Opaqueness, Non-transparency, Lack of transparency, Cloudiness

Transparency, Translucence, Clarity


Thinner paints need black added to increase opacity.
Overwhelming Very great in amount.

Very large, Profuse, Enormous, Immense, Inordinate, Massive



She felt an overwhelming urge to tell someone about what had happened.
Unassuming Not pretentious or arrogant.

Modest, self-effacing

Humble, Meek, Mild, Retiring, Demure

Bold, Boastful, Pretentious


He was an unassuming and kindly man.

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