The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 12 June 2019

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Meanings & Synonyms



Arbitrary Based on random choice or personal whim, rather than any reason or system;

Capricious, Whimsical, Random

Rational, Reasoned Did you have a reason for choosing your travel destination or was it arbitrary?
Cavil Make petty or unnecessary objections;

Complain, Carp, Grumble, Moan

Accept, Acquiesce The main cavil is that the whole film goes on for too long.
Disregard Pay no attention to;


Regard, Concern, Care The body of evidence that were against the special police officer, is too substantial to disregard.
Distasteful Causing dislike or aversion;

Disagreeable or unpleasant

Appealing, Attractive, Flavourful, Piquant, Rich The greater a man is, the more distasteful is praise and flattery to him.
Flagrant Of an action considered wrong or immoral conspicuously or obviously offensive;

Blatant, Glaring, Obvious, Overt, Evident, Conspicuous

Wasting hard earned taxpayers’ money in giving freebies a flagrant misuse of funds by the Government.
Ghastly Causing great horror or fear;

Terrible, Frightful, Horrible, Grim

Beautiful, Comforting, Nice


Today’s newspaper gives all the ghastly details of the murder.
Incarcerate To put or keep someone in prison or in a place used as a prison;

Confine, Detain, Imprison

Free, Liberate, Release We were deliberately incarcerated in that broken elevator for four hours.
Inflammatory Arousing or intended to arouse angry or violent feelings;

Provocative, Inflaming, Incendiary

Uncontroversial, Calming, Mitigating, Placating, Pleasing His speech was full of seditious and inflammatory phrases.
Malice The desire to harm someone;

Ill will, Spite, Malevolence

Amiability, Amicability, Amity, Civility, Cordiality I bear no malice towards anybody.
Rampant Flourishing or spreading unchecked;

Uncontrolled, Unrestrained, Unchecked

Moderate, Restrained, Checked Rampant inflation means that our wage increases soon become worth nothing.
Revulsion A sense of disgust and loathing;

Repulsion, Abhorrence, Repugnance, Nausea

Like The news of the terrorist attack on the School was met with sorrow and revulsion.
Thin-Skinned Sensitive to criticism or insults;

Hypersensitive, Super Sensitive, Touchy, Defensive

Insensitive, Unfeeling, Thick-skinned Some fear he is too thin-skinned to survive the rough-and-tumble of a presidential campaign.
Tranquillity The quality or state of being tranquil;

Calm, Peacefulness, Restfulness

Commotion, Busyness, Excitability Passing cars are the only noise that disturbs the tranquillity of rural life.

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