The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 14 January 2019

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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 14 January 2019

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1.         ACCUSATION A charge or claim that someone has done something illegal or wrong Allegation, 

charge, claim, 



The accusations of bribery upon his father.
2.         ANXIOUSLY In a manner resulting from or revealing anxiety   We were anxiously waiting for the news of the success of the project.
3.         ASSERT State a fact or belief confidently and forcefully Maintain, 

contend, argue

The Company asserted that the cuts in the prices will not affect the overall revenue.
4.         BARGAINING Negotiate the terms and conditions of a transaction Haggle, barter,



I have got more information than I was bargaining for.
5.         BARRED Prevent or prohibit someone from doing something or from going somewhere Prohibit, 



Journalists were barred from covering the proceedings of the case.
6.         COALITION A temporary alliance for combined action, especially of political parties forming a government Alliance, union, 


The Coalition between the regional parties would affect the vote bank of the national party.
7.         CONTENTIOUS Causing or likely to cause an argument Controversial,



The issue of Gau-Rakshaks killing innocent people in the name of the protection of cows has become very contentious.
8.         DECEASED The recently dead person in question Dead The deceased person was his father.
9.         DEFERRED Put off an action or event to a later time Postpone The Court deferred the decision until February.
10.     ENSUING Occurring afterwards or as a result Result, follow,

develop, stem


The difficulties that ensued after her commitment to help them became unbearable.
11.     LUCRATIVE Producing a great deal of profit Profitable, 

Profit-making, gainful

He had a lucrative career as a stand-up comedian.
12.     MANDATE An official order or commission to do something Instruction, 


The court had to adhere to the constitutional mandate.
13.     POPULOUS Having a large population; densely populated Crowded, congested The populous city of Kolkata inhabits more than 4.6 million people.
14.     PROTRACTED Lasting for a long time or longer than expected or usual Prolonged, 



There was a protracted and a bitter dispute between the two groups of the locality.
15.     REVIVAL An improvement in the condition, strength, or fortunes of someone or something Improvement betterment The revival of the economic conditions of the country was the government’s aim.
16.     SPECULATION The forming of a theory or conjecture without firm evidence Supposition, 


There was a speculation about him quitting the company.
17.     TACTIC An action or strategy carefully planned to achieve a specific end Strategy, 


The tactics of surviving inside the water were taught by the guest instructor.
18.     UNCERTAINTY The state of being uncertain Unpredictability, unreliability Those were the times of uncertainty and danger for the family.
19.     UNREST A state of dissatisfaction, disturbance, and agitation, typically involving public demonstrations or disorder Disruption, 



Years of political and social unrest in the country has caused the citizens to abandon it.
20.     VIBRANT Full of energy and life Spirited, lively


The use of vibrant colours in the paintings made it unique.


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