The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 13 June 2019

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Meanings & Synonyms



Detour A long or roundabout route that is taken to avoid something or to visit somewhere along the way;

Diversion, Bypass, Ring road, Alternative route, Digression, Deviation, Byway, Bypath

Direct route He had to make a detour to the café as road construction was going on.
Egalitarian Believing in or based on the principle that all people are equal and deserve equal rights and opportunities;

Equity, even-handed, fair

Elitism Our society is far from being egalitarian.
Imperative Of vital importance;

Crucial, All-important, Vital, Crucial, Critical, Essential

Unimportant, Optional It’s imperative to act now before the problem gets really serious.
Inclusiveness The practice or policy of including people who might otherwise be excluded or marginalized;

Comprehensiveness, Fullness




The most useful feature of the book is probably its inclusiveness.
Metaphor A thing regarded as representative or symbolic of something else;

Analogy, Image, Symbol, Allegory

Literality, Plain Speech, Fact The song used sunshine as a metaphor for joy.
Pedagogical Relating to teaching;

Teaching Method

Some educators question the pedagogical value of rote learning.
Pluralism A condition or system in which two or more states, groups, principles, sources of authority, etc;

Coexist, diversity


cultural diversity

ethnic inclusiveness

Monism After years of state control, the country is now moving towards political, religious and cultural pluralism.
Proximity Nearness in space, time, or relationship;

Closeness, Nearness, Presence

Distance, Remoteness Because of the town’s proximity to the airport, its property values are really low.
Radicalisation Extreme, Extremist, Fanatic Moderate, Temperate, Conventional The suicide bomber was thought to have been radicalized while in prison.
Scourge A person or thing that causes great trouble or suffering;

Affliction, Bane, Curse, Plague, Menace

Blessing, Godsend Pop-up ads have been described as the scourge of the Internet.

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