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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 12 February 2019

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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, RRB JE, NIACL AO, IB Security exams as well. The words in the Daily Vocabulary Booster 12 February 2019 are taken directly from the editorial of the Hindu Newspaper.

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 12 February 2019.

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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 12 February 2019

Words Meanings & Synonyms Usage
Apathy Lack of interest, enthusiasm, or concern; Indifference There is a widespread apathy among students towards the electoral politics.
Destitute Extremely poor; Penniless, Impoverished, Poverty-stricken His charity cares for destitute children.
Disapproval Possession or expression of an unfavourable opinion;

Disapprobation, Dislike

I replied with a hint of disapproval in my voice.
Disquiet A feeling of worry or unease; Worry, Anxiety Public disquiet about animal testing grew after the new medicines were supposed to be tested on animals.
Exile The state of being barred from one’s native country; Banishment, Expulsion The leader knew by now that he would die in exile.
Inadequacy Lack of the quantity or quality required; Insufficiency, Deficiency The inadequacy of the stringent norms on pollution caused widespread violations especially by the leather industries.
Intervention The action or process of intervening;

Involvement, Intercession

A high degree of state intervention in the economy cannot be tolerated.
Predominantly Mainly; for the most part; Chiefly, Principally, Primarily It is predominantly a coastal bird.
Pre-eminent Surpassing all others;

Very distinguished in some way; Leading, Foremost, Best

The company is the world’s pre-eminent expert on asbestos.
Referendum A general vote by the electorate on a single political question which has been referred to them for a direct decision;

Public vote, Plebiscite, Popular vote, Ballot, Poll

The state called for a referendum on the removal of death penalty.
Relinquish Voluntarily cease to keep or claim; Give up;


She relinquished her managerial role to become chief executive.
Scrutiny Critical observation or examination; Inspection, Survey, Scan,


Every aspect of local government was placed under scrutiny by the higher court.
Stringent Strict, Precise, and Exacting The environment board issued stringent guidelines on air pollution.

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