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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 20 December 2018

Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 20 December 2018

Vocabulary based questions are very often asked in all Banking and Government Exams. So we at Oliveboard will be providing a daily dose of vocabulary to help you with overcoming your struggle with this section. You need to go through it daily to see a marked improvement in your English vocabulary. I hope it will help you in upcoming IBPS Clerk Mains exam. In this given article, find The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 20 December 2018.

The Hindu Newspaper is considered the Bible by the various exam aspirants as it has the best unbiased view on various current news and happenings in the world. Also, it helps immensely if you are looking for daily dose of English reading and building your English vocabulary. So, we at Oliveboard present to all our viewers and Exam aspirants a daily dose of difficult words with their meanings and the correct usage in this blog The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 20 December 2018.


The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 20 December 2018 

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Word Meaning





A thing formed or added by gradual growth or increase

There was a considerable accretion of residential populations after 1930.

2.       CONSERVATIVE Averse to change or innovation and holding traditional values The family was very conservative in its outlook.
3.       DISMAL Causing a mood of gloom or depression. The dismal weather added to my misery.
4.       DISPROPORTIONATE Too large or too small in comparison with something else People with lower income nowadays need to spend disproportionate amount of their salaries on fuel these days.
5.       DIVERSIFY Make or become more diverse or varied. China is diversifying its energy resources these days.
6.       ENTICE Attract or tempt by offering pleasure or advantage Today’s performance should entice new audiences to the theatre.
7.       ENVISAGE Conceive of as a possibility or a desirable future event The rebels envisaged a picture of free nation in their heads.
8.       FAR-REACHING Having important and widely applicable effects His actions had far-reaching consequences on the party image.
9.       IMPLICIT Suggested though not directly expressed His criticism of the party was implicit in his Facebook posts.
10.  INCUMBENCY The holding of an office or the period during which one is held. The politician is seeking to keep his incumbency by luring the party members.
11.  INFLUENTIAL Having great influence on someone The businessman was very influential.
12.  INSUFFICIENT Not enough;


My efforts were insufficient for getting a place in office.
13.  MARGINALIZE treat a person, group, or concept as insignificant The demands of farmers are marginalized.
14.  UPGRADE Raise something to a higher standard The version of android operating system was upgraded.


Having or showing zeal

Bureaucrats were very zealous in implementing the new regulations.


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