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 Clerk, RRB JE, NIACL AO, FCI, CWC, LIC AAO, SSC, NTPC exams as well. The words in the Daily Vocabulary Booster 12 July 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 July 2019.
The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 12 July 2019
Meanings & Synonyms
|Accountable||Required or expected to justify actions or decisions; Responsible, Liable, Answerable||Unaccountable||The recent tax reforms have made government more accountable for its spending.|
|Onus||Something that is one’s duty or responsibility;
Burden, Responsibility, Liability, Obligation, Duty
|Exoneration, Guiltlessness, Irresponsibly||The onus is on the pharmacist to make sure the medications are properly dispensed.|
|Persuade||Induce someone to do something through reasoning or argument;
Coax, Convince, Get, press someone into, Induce
|Dissuade, Discourage, Deter||Health boards were finally persuaded of the desirability of psychiatric units in the government hospitals.|
|Retrenchment||Reduction in the extent or quantity of something;
Aggrandize, Amplify, Augment, Boost
|In retrenchment, central government may seek to limit the total expenditure of all local governments for economic stabilization.|
|Retrieval||The process of getting something back from somewhere;
Get back, Re-collect, Reacquire, Recapture
|Lose, Mislay, Misplace||Goodwill that is lost is extremely difficult to retrieve.|
|Scrutinise||Examine or inspect closely and thoroughly;
Survey, Scan, Study, look over, Peruse
|Glance at||The Policeman scrutinized the men’s faces carefully, trying to work out who was lying.|
|Stringent||Strict, Precise, and Exacting||Lenient, Flexible||We need to introduce more stringent security measures such as identity cards.|
|Tread||Walk in a specified way;
Walk, Step, Stride, Pace, Go
|He trod heavily and reluctantly up the stairs.|
|Upscale||Relatively expensive and designed to appeal to affluent consumers; Upmarket;
Increase the size or improve the quality of
|Dime-store, Discount, Down-market, Downscale, Low-end||He needs to extra funds to upscale the business.|
|Vetting||Make a careful and critical examination of something;
Screen, Assess, Evaluate, Appraise
|Ignore, Overlook, Neglect||Each of the job applicants will be vetted by police.|
|Vociferously||In a loud and forceful manner
|Silent, Quiet||A vociferous opponent of gay rights, he is well-known for his right-wing views.|
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