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 24 January 2020.
The Hindu – Daily Vocabulary Words 24 January 2020
|Meanings & Synonyms||Antonyms||
|Clemency||Mercy, Lenience.||Ruthlessness, Strictness
|The President has granted clemency to several people this month.|
|Condemn||Express complete disapproval of;
Censure, Criticize, Castigate, Attack, Denounce, Deplore
|The terrorist action has been condemned as an act of barbarism and cowardice.|
|Curative||Able to cure disease.
Healing, Therapeutic, Medicinal, Remedial, Curing, Corrective.
Law: serving to correct or negate
|Damaging, Harmful, Hurtful, Injurious, Hurting, Painful||Do you believe in the curative powers of the local mineral water?|
|Dilatory||Slow to act.
Unhurried, Tardy, Unpunctual, Lax, Slack, Sluggish
|Fast, Prompt||They resorted to dilatory tactics, forcing a postponement of peace talks.|
|Punitive||Inflicting or intended as punishment.
Penal, Disciplinary, Corrective, Correctional, Retributive
|Non-punitive||Lobbyists complain that the bill would impose punitive taxes on the industry.|
|Quarantining||A strict isolation imposed to prevent the spread of disease.
To exclude, detain, or isolate for political, social, or hygienic reasons.
|Assimilate, Associate, Connect, Join, Link, Unite
|The hospital quarantined infected patients.|
|Remedy||Something that corrects or counteracts.
Cure, Drug, Medicament, Medication, Medicinal
|Damage, Harm, Hurt, Injury, Stop, Disease, Pain||The problem was beyond remedy.|
|Unequivocal||Leaving no doubt; Unambiguous, Indisputable, Incontrovertible||Equivocal, Ambiguous, Vague||Her answer was an unequivocal yes.|
|Unprecedented||Never done or known before.
Unparalleled, Unequalled, Unmatched, Unrivalled
|The government took the unprecedented step of releasing confidential correspondence.|
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