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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 12 March 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 JENIACL AO, FCI, CWC, LIC AAO, SSC exams as well. The words in the Daily Vocabulary Booster 12 March 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 March 2019.

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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 12 March 2019

Words Meanings & Synonyms Usage
Afflict Cause pain or trouble to;

Affect adversely;

Trouble, Bother, Burden, Distress

The younger child was afflicted with a skin disease.
Disempower Make a person or group less powerful or confident;

Demoralize, Dishearten

This scam has disempowered voters.
Disenfranchisement The state of being deprived of a right or privilege, especially the right to vote;

Voiceless. Disfranchised

There was a widespread disenfranchisement of minority voters in the country after the new law was passed in the parliament.
Disinformation False information The entire Western intelligence system has been systematically manipulated with clever disinformation.
Disruptive Causing or tending to cause disruption;

Troublesome, Unruly, Rowdy,


There are many ways children’s disruptive behaviour can be managed.
Divisive Tending to cause disagreement or hostility between people;

Alienating, Estranging, Isolating

Try to avoid divisive talks at the family dinner.
Fragility The quality of being easily broken or damaged;

Frailty, Flimsiness, Weakness,


Osteoporosis disease is characterized by bone fragility.
Hawkish Resembling a hawk in nature or appearance; The administration’s hawkish stance on the distribution of the water between the two states.
Invigorate Give strength or energy to;

Revitalize, Energize, Refresh, Revive

A brisk walk in the cool morning air always invigorates me.
Lacklustre Lacking in vitality, force, or conviction;

Uninspired or uninspiring

No excuses were made for the team’s lacklustre performance in the final match.
Malady A disease or ailment;

Illness, Sickness, Ailment,


She is suffering from an incurable malady.
Polarisation Division into two sharply contrasting groups or opinions Elections have already produced increasing public discussion about the growth of political polarisation.
Redistribution The distribution of something in a different way, typically to achieve greater social equality. After the independence, political leaders requested for the redistribution of wealth.
Stimulus A thing that arouses activity or energy in someone or something;

A spur or incentive;

Encouragement, Impetus, Boost

If the tax were abolished, it would act as a stimulus to


Vulnerability The quality or state of being exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally;

Susceptibility, Defencelessness

Conservation authorities have realized the vulnerability of the local population

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