The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 1 February 2019

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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 1 February 2019


Meanings & Synonyms


CONFRONT Face up to and deal with a problem or difficulty;

Address, Face

Usually the best thing you can do in an embarrassing situation is to confront it.
DISPOSITION A person’s inherent qualities of mind and character;

Tendency, Temperament, Nature

His jovial disposition saved him from unpopularity.
HOSTAGE A person seized or held as security for the fulfillment of a condition;

Captive, Prisoner

More than fifty people were held hostage by armed rebels.
KOSHER Genuine and Legitimate They consulted lawyers to make sure everything was kosher.
PLACATE Make someone less angry or hostile;

Pacify, Calm

The Management attempted to placate the students with promises.
POSTPONEMENT The action of postponing something; Deferral, Delay The postponement of the elections caused a furore amongst the leaders of the political parties.
RATIFICATION The action of signing or giving formal consent to a treaty, contract, or agreement, making it officially valid;

Approve, Authorize

The ratification of the new contract is postponed for several days.
TENET A principle or belief, especially one of the main principles of a religion or philosophy;

Principle, Belief

Regardless of social situation, human beings simply tend to form and live by tenets.
UNILATERALLY Used to indicate that something is done by only one person, group, or country involved in a situation, without the agreement of others;


The decision was taken unilaterally by the President.
UPHEAVAL A violent or sudden change or disruption to something;

Disruption, Disturbance, Trouble

Financial Markets saw major upheavals last year.

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