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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 28 December 2018
|1.||ABRIDGE||Shorten a book, film, speech, etc. without losing the sense||The abridged version of the book is also very nice.|
|2.||ALLEGATION||A claim or assertion that someone has done something illegal or wrong||He made serious allegations of corruption against my father.|
|3.||AUTHORITARIAN||Favouring or enforcing strict obedience to authority;
Showing a lack of concern for the wishes or opinions of others; dictatorial
|The authoritarian regime of the king was overthrown by the military.|
|4.||BREACH||An act of breaking or failing to observe a law, agreement, or code of conduct||Breach of agreement will be considered a serious offence.|
|5.||CONTEST||An event in which people compete for supremacy in a sport or other activity||The MLA informed that he doesn’t want to contest in the elections again.|
|6.||CREDIBILITY||An event in which people compete for supremacy in a sport or other activity||The government lost its credibility after the 9000-crore scam.|
|7.||DECRYPT||Make a coded or unclear message intelligible;
A text that has been decoded
|The computer was used to encrypt and decrypt transmissions that came from the spies.|
|8.||ENVISAGE||Contemplate or conceive of as a possibility or a desirable future event;
Form a mental picture of something
|He was envisaging about the event that is going to happen next year.|
|9.||EVOKE||Bring or recall a feeling, memory, or image to the conscious mind;||The sight of the school evoked some pleasant memories of that time.|
|10.||FOMENT||Instigate or stir up an undesirable or violent sentiment or course of action||The extremist group tried to foment religious sentiments of the opposite group but was not successful.|
|11.||FORMIDABLE||Inspiring fear or respect through being impressively large, powerful, intense||The opposition was quite formidable.|
|12.||FURORE||An outbreak of public anger or excitement||The role of the MLA in the scam that happened recently created a furore in the legislative assembly.|
|13.||HIGH-HANDEDNESS||Having or showing no regard for the rights, concerns, or feelings of others||Her high-handedness disappointed everyone.|
|14.||INTERCEPT||Obstruct someone or something to prevent them from continuing to a destination||The NIA intercepted hundreds of phone calls.|
|15.||INTERMEDIARY||A person who acts as a link between people in order to try and bring about an agreement||The intermediary was very kind and helpful.|
|16.||LEGITIMATE||Conforming to the law or to rules||Mob-lynching is not a legitimate act.|
|17.||LYNCH||A group of people) kill someone for an alleged offence without a legal trial||Lynch mobs have become uncontrollable these days in many parts of the country.|
|18.||MARRED||Impair the quality or appearance of;
|Violations marred the spirit of celebrations of the festival.|
|19.||OBLIGATION||An act or course of action to which a person is morally or legally bound||She did not fulfill her obligations.|
|20.||OFFEND||To displease or cause hurt to someone;
Commit an illegal act
|The small gang of criminals offend again and again.|
|21.||PAEDOPHILIA||Sexual feelings directed towards children||The man was accused of paedophilia.|
|22.||REPRESSIVE||Inhibiting or restraining personal freedom||The regime of the Chinese government is quite repressive.|
|23.||RESENTMENT||Bitter indignation at having been treated unfairly||When she didn’t win the first prize, resentment surrounded her.|
|24.||REVOKE||Officially cancel a decree, decision, or promise||The sentence was revoked by the supreme court.|
Especially with reference to something unwelcome or unpleasant producing good effects
|We have failed to draw salutary lessons from our earlier failures.|
|26.||SECTARIAN||Denoting or concerning a sect or sects||The new law will create a sectarian divide.|
|27.||SNOOP||Investigate or look around to find out something especially information about someone’s private affairs||You should stop snooping into our private matters.|
|28.||SPIKE||A thin, pointed piece of metal, wood, or another rigid material;
A sharp increase in the magnitude or concentration of something
|The government was worried after the sudden spikes in the prices of oil barrel.|
|29.||STATUTORY||Required, permitted, or enacted by statute||SEBI is a statutory body.|
|30.||STRINGENT||Strict, precise, and exacting||The stringent regulations evoked resentment in the members of the party.|
|31.||SURVEILLANCE||Close observation, especially of a suspected spy or criminal||The surveillance conducted last month proved to be futile.|
|32.||SUSPICION||A feeling or thought that something is possible, likely, or true||I had a strong suspicion that he was the murderer.|
|33.||VIOLATE||Break or fail to comply with a rule or formal agreement||I was the only one who violated the rules of the company.|
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