The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Words – 9 January 2020

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The Hindu – Daily Vocabulary Words 9 January 2020

Words

Meanings & Synonyms Antonyms

Usage

Catastrophic Involving or causing sudden great damage or suffering;

 

Disastrous, Calamitous, Cataclysmic, Ruinous, Tragic, Fatal

Fortunate, Beneficial

 

Continued rain will cause catastrophic flooding.
Disastrous Causing great damage;

 

Catastrophic, Calamitous, Cataclysmic, Tragic, Devastating

Fortunate, Successful, Beneficial

 

Such a war would be disastrous for the country.
Disconcertingly Disturbing to one’s composure or self-possession; Upsetting, Discomfiting;

 

Confusing, usually in the face of something totally unexpected; Perplexing

Agreeable, 

Comfortable, 

Convenient, 

Pleasing

 

He looked up and, rather disconcertingly, found the professor’s eyes fixed on him.
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.
Formidable Inspiring fear or respect through being impressively large, powerful, intense, or capable;

 

Intimidating, Forbidding, Redoubtable, Daunting, Alarming

Pleasant looking, Comforting, Easy, Weak

 

He worked in the property business for a number of years, acquiring a reputation as a formidable wheeler-dealer.
Proportionate Correct or suitable in size, amount, or degree when considered in relation to something else;

 

Balance, Coherence, Consonance, Harmony

Asymmetry, 

Discordance, 

Disproportion, Disunity, 

Imbalance, 

Incoherence

His success was proportionate to his efforts.
Retaliation The action of returning a military attack;

 

Counterattack, Revenge, Vengeance, Reprisal, Retribution, Requital, Recrimination

Pardon, Condonation, Forgiveness If someone insults you, don’t retaliate as it only makes the situation worse.
Shrug-off To brush aside;

To remove a garment by wriggling out;

 

Look down on something;

Brush Aside, Brush Off, Dismiss, Disregard, Ignore

Considered, pile it on thick, Put first, Place emphasis She shrugged off the criticism.
Tangible Perceptible by touch;

 

Touchable, Palpable, Tactile, Material, Physical, Real

Intangible We need tangible evidence if we’re going to take legal action.

 

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