The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 10 June 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 June 2019 are taken directly from the editorial of the Hindu Newspaper.

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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 10 June 2019

Words Meanings & Synonyms Usage
Befell Especially if something bad happen to someone;

Happen to, Overtake, come upon, Fall upon

A tragedy befell his family as he lost his job.
Bonhomie Cheerful friendliness;


The new Collector of the district exuded good humour and bonhomie.
Decimate Kill, destroy, or remove a large proportion of Populations of endangered animals have been decimated.
Devoid Entirely lacking or free from He seems to be devoid of compassion.
Fissiparous Inclined to cause or undergo division into separate parts or groups
Formidable Inspiring fear or respect through being impressively large, powerful, intense, or capable;

Intimidating, Forbidding, Redoubtable

She is a formidable figure in the party who commands a great deal of respect.
Heir A person legally entitled to the property or rank of another on that person’s death;

Successor, Heiress, Next in line

My cousin Robert is the only heir to my uncle’s fortune.
Inadequacy The state or quality of being inadequate;

Lack of the quantity or quality required;

Insufficiency, Deficiency, Scantiness

The inadequacy of available resources caused havoc in the valley.
Juggernaut A huge, powerful, and overwhelming force The peace of the village has been shattered by juggernauts thundering through it.
Legacy An amount of money or property left to someone in a will;

Bequest, Inheritance, Heritage

My grandmother died recently and unexpectedly left me a small legacy.
Rebuff Reject someone or something in an abrupt or ungracious manner;

Reject, Turn down, Spurn, Refuse

Her desperate request for help was met with a rebuff.
Tenacity The quality or fact of being able to grip something firmly;

Grip, Persistence, Pertinacity, Determination

You have to admire the tenacity of these two guys in reuniting the lost child with his parents.
Thwart Prevent someone from accomplishing something Our holiday plans were thwarted by the airline pilots’ strike
Vanquish Defeat thoroughly;

Conquer, Defeat, Beat

He successfully vanquished his rival.

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