The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 15 May 2019

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, SBI ClerkRRB JENIACL AO, FCI, CWC, LIC AAO, SSC, NTPC exams as well. The words in the Daily Vocabulary Booster 15 May 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 15 May 2019.

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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 15 May 2019

Word Meaning and Synonyms Usage
Dearth having a lack of adequate supply of something.
Deficit, Scarcity
There is no dearth of options in the fast bowling department for the Indian Team.
Offshoots A collateral branch.
Outgrowth, Sprout
The Offshoots of ISIS have spread in South Asia.
Volatile Ability of sudden change of state, tending to erupt into violence.
Unstable, Temperamental
The Situation ins Syria is very volatile.
Intrusive Causing annoyance through being unwelcome or uninvited.
Intruding, invasive
The intrusive nature of the tourists sometimes causes trouble with the local tribes.
Unanimously Everyone in agreement, Without any opposition.
Amicable, United
The law for women safety was passed unanimously.
Lapsed No longer valid.
His gym membership had lapsed 2 weeks ago.
Strangle to suppress or hinder the rise, expression, or growth of.
Choke, Stifle
USA is trying to strangle the Iranian Economy through sanctions.
Mothballed A condition of protective storage. The company spent a lot of money when they mothballed the mine.
Reinvigorate to give new or renewed strength or energy.
Rejuvenate, Regenerate
Return of Dhoni has reinvigorated the spirit of entire team.
Daunting Something difficult to deal with.
Intimidating, Formidable
He faces the daunting prospect of up to three different exams in one day.
Venality Ability of getting corrupted especially through bribery. The Top brass of the organisation was filled with venality.
Illicit Something which is not allowed as per the rules or laws.
Illegal, Illegitimate
Abhay’s illicit dealings with the mob are the reason for his current problems.


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