The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 10 July 2019

Vocabulary based questions are often asked in all Banking and Government Exams. So we at Oliveboard will be providing you with a daily dose of vocabulary to help you with overcoming your struggle in this section. You need to go through it daily to see a marked improvement in your English vocabulary. We hope it will help you in the upcoming SBI PO, SBI ClerkRRB JENIACL AO, FCI, CWC, LIC AAO, SSC, NTPC exams as well. The words in the Daily Vocabulary Booster 10 July 2019 are taken directly from the editorial of the Hindu Newspaper.

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The Hindu Newspaper is considered the Bible by the various exam aspirants as it has the best unbiased views 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, synonyms and the correct usage in this blog of the Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 10 July 2019.

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Meanings & Synonyms



Aggressive Ready or likely to attack or confront; characterized by or resulting from aggression;

Hostile, Belligerent, Bellicose;

Behaving or done in a determined and forceful way;

Assertive, Forceful, Competitive, Insistent, Vigorous

Meek, Friendly, Peaceful;

Submissive, Diffident

The mood of the crowd suddenly turned aggressive.


Bereft Deprived of or lacking something Filled, Flush, Fraught, Full, Replete, Rife Alone now and almost penniless, he was bereft of hope.
Botched Of a task carried out badly or carelessly;


Accomplish, Did well Our landlord redecorated the house, but it was such a botched job that we decided to redo it.
Catalyse To make something start happening or start being successful Impede, Limit, Restrict Will this budget be enough to catalyse the country’s moribund manufacturing industry?
Inevitable Certain to happen; Unavoidable, Inescapable Avoidable, Uncertain The accident was the inevitable consequence of carelessness.
Lacklustre Lacking in vitality, force, or conviction;

Uninspired, Unimaginative, Dull, Humdrum, Colourless

Inspired, Brilliant Britain’s number-one tennis player gave a disappointingly lacklustre performance in the final match.
Leapfrog To improve your position by going past other people quickly or by missing out some stages Retreat, Demote, Fall back She leapfrogged several older colleagues to get the manager’s job.
Onerous Of a task or responsibility involving a great deal of effort, trouble, or difficulty;

Burdensome, Heavy, Inconvenient, Troublesome

Easy, Effortless He found his duties of his new job increasingly onerous.
Spook Frighten; Unnerve Soothe, Bolster, Comfort Seeing the police car outside the house really spooked them.
Transition The process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another;

Change, Move, Passage, Transformation, Conversion

Sameness, Stoppage The transition from a totalitarian state to a free country will be long and slow.

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