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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 14 March 2019
|Words||Meanings & Synonyms||Usage|
|Affordability||Ability to be afforded;
|There is a rapid spread and increased affordability of wireless communication.|
|Agrarian||Agricultural, Rural, Countryside,
|Our country needs agrarian reforms.|
|Becalm||Stranded, Stuck, Marooned,
To calm down, Settle & Quiet
|The shopkeeper tried to becalm the customers by giving them some discounts.|
|Contempt||The feeling that a person or a thing is worthless or beneath consideration;
Scorn, Disdain, Disrespect,
|This action of the government displays an arrogant contempt for the wishes of the minority.|
|Disquiet||A feeling of worry or unease;
Unease, Uneasiness, Worry,
|She felt disquieted at the lack of interest the group had shown.|
|Dissenting||Hold or express opinions that are at variance with those commonly or officially held;
Differ, Demur, Diverge
|Two members of the party dissented from the majority.|
|Explicit||Stated clearly and in detail, leaving no room for confusion or doubt;
Clear, Direct, Plain, Obvious,
|The arrangement had not been made explicit by the caterers.|
|Heavy-Handed||Clumsy, Insensitive, or Overly forceful||The protesters accused the police
of using heavy-handed tactics.
|Moot||Subject to debate, dispute, or uncertainty;
Debatable, Arguable, Questionable
|The whole matter is becoming increasingly moot.|
|Persistent||Continuing firmly or obstinately in an opinion or course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition;
|He is one of the government’s most persistent critics.|
|Propaganda||Information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote a political cause or point of view;
Promotion, Advertising, Advertisement, Publicity, Advocacy
|The party’s leaders believed that a long period of education and propaganda would be necessary to influence voters.|
|Reimburse||Repay a person who has spent or lost money;
Compensate, Recompense, Refund, Repay
|The investors should be reimbursed for their losses.|
|Scandalise||Shock or horrify someone by a real or imagined violation of propriety or morality;
Shock, Appall, Outrage, Horrify,
|Their lack of manners scandalised their hosts.|
|Stifle||Prevent or constrain an activity or idea;
Constrain, Hinder, Hamper, Impede
|High taxes were stifling growth of private enterprises.|
|Suo Motu||On its own motion||The Commission took Suo Motu control over the matter.|
|Umbrage||Offence or annoyance;
Take offence, be offended
|She took umbrage at his remarks.|
|Unfortunate||Having or marked by bad fortune;
|There’d been an unfortunate accident in the vicinity of the hospital.|
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