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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 10 January 2019
|ADVENTURISM||The willingness to take risks in business or politics; Actions or attitudes regarded as reckless or potentially hazardous||Recklessness||The court condemned the act as undisciplined adventurism.|
|2.||AMBIGUOUS||Open to more than one interpretation;
Not having one obvious meaning
|Arguable, debatable, equivocal,
|The usage of ambiguous phrases is not allowed.|
|3.||ASSUAGE||Make an unpleasant feeling less intense||Relieve, ease, alleviate, soothe,
|Mom tried to assuage the bad feelings that I was going through.|
|4.||AUGMENT||Make something greater by adding to it;
|Increase, supplement, enlarge||I tried to augment my income by working as a freelancer on weekends.|
|5.||CONFER||Grant a title, degree, benefit, or right;
|The Queen conferred the title “Sir” to the king.|
|6.||CONTENTIOUS||Causing or likely to cause an argument;
Given to provoking argument.
|The issue of the Sabrimala Temple is highly contentious.|
|7.||DISTINCT||Recognizably different in nature from something else of a similar type;
Readily distinguishable by the senses
|Clear, clear-cut, definite,||The distinct smell of nicotine was clearly recognizable.|
|8.||ETHNIC||Relating to a population subgroup within a larger or dominant national or cultural group with a common national or cultural tradition;
Relating to national and cultural origins
|The island inhabits a wide spectrum of ethnic groups.|
|9.||EXEMPLIFY||Be a typical example of||Typify, epitomize, symbolize||He tried to exemplify his point with the help of an anecdote.|
|10.||HEADWAY||Forward movement or progress, especially when this is slow or difficult
|Progress, advance, proceed, move||The ship was making very little headway against the heavy sea.|
|11.||LEGITIMISE||Make legitimate.||Validate, legitimate, permit, warrant,
authorize, sanction, license
|He was concerned also to legitimise his position in the eyes of the head of the party.|
|12.||NEGOTIATIONS||Discussion aimed at reaching an agreement
|Discussion, talks, consultation||The ban of Chinese products in India is currently under negotiations.|
|13.||NICETIES||A fine or subtle detail or distinction||Accuracy or precision||He was devoted to the niceties of grammar and style in his writing.|
|14.||OVERLOOK||Fail to notice;
Have a view of from above
|Miss, fail to notice||Please overlook the minor grammatical mistakes.|
|15.||PERSECUTE||Subject someone to hostility and ill-treatment, especially because of their race or political or religious beliefs||Oppress, abuse, victimize, ill-treat||The followers of the religious leaders were persecuted by the authorities.|
|16.||POSTURING||Behaviour that is intended to impress||Mislead||He wore a masking of fear with macho posturing.|
|17.||RAPPROCHMENT||Especially in international affairs an establishment or resumption of harmonious relations||Reconciliation,agreement, cooperation||There is a growing diplomatic rapprochement between the two enemy countries after the change of Prime minister.|
|18.||RECKLESS||Heedless of danger or the consequences of one’s actions;
Rash or impetuous
|Rash, careless,thoughtless, incautious
|Reckless driving can cause fatal accidents.|
|19.||RESPITE||A short period of rest or relief from something difficult or unpleasant||Rest, break, breathing space, interval,intermission||The refugee camps provided some respite from sufferings to the refugees.|
|20.||RESUMPTION||The action of beginning something again after a pause or interruption||Restart||The resumption of exports to China is a good indication for improved foreign relations.|
|21.||RESURRECT||Restore a dead person to life;
Revive or revitalize something that is inactive, disused, or forgotten
|Revive, restore,regenerate, revitalize
|The deal between the partners will have to be resurrected.|
|22.||STALL||Stop or cause to stop making progress.||Obstruct, impede, hinder, hamper||The career growth stalled after he resigned from the company.|
|23.||STIPULATE||Demand or specify a requirement, typically as part of an agreement||Specify, prescribe, impose||She stipulated certain conditions before marriage.|
|24.||TACTICAL||Relating to or constituting actions carefully planned to gain a specific military end;
Showing adroit planning; aiming at an end beyond the immediate action
|Calculated, prudent, strategic||The company gained tactical advantage by acquiring one of their competitors.|
|25.||TRUCE||An agreement between enemies or opponents to stop fighting or arguing for a certain time.||Ceasefire, armistice, Peace||
The armies called a three-day truce.
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