The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 16 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 16 May 2019 are taken directly from the editorial of the Hindu Newspaper.

Read in Hindi: द हिन्दू दैनिक शब्दावली बूस्टर 16 मई 2019

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 16 May 2019.

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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 16 May 2019

Words Meanings & Synonyms Usage
Aberrant Departing from an accepted standard;

Deviant, Divergent, Abnormal

This aberrant behaviour of yours requires a written explanation.
Acrimony Bitterness or ill feeling;

Rancour, Resentment, Ill feeling

We could avoid this acrimonious situation altogether by agreeing to disagree on the issue.
Blatant Bad behaviour done openly and unashamedly;

Flagrant, Glaring, Obvious, Undisguised

I was shocked by the blatant racism of his remarks.
Confront Come face to face with someone with hostile or argumentative intent;

Challenge, square up to, Oppose, Resist

The new government was confronted with many profound difficulties.
Downplay Make something appear less important than it really is This report downplays the seriousness of global warming.
Morph Change smoothly from one image to another by small gradual steps using computer animation techniques. The picture of a dog was morphed into a picture of a cat.
Perverse Showing a deliberate and obstinate desire to behave in a way that is unreasonable or unacceptable;

Illogical, Irrational, Unreasonable

The serial killer found perverse pleasure in every murder he committed.
Renege Go back on a promise, undertaking, or contract;

Default on, fail to honour, Go back on, Break

The government had reneged on its election promises.
Vulnerable In danger, in peril, in jeopardy, At risk, Endangered, Unsafe, Unprotected This scheme will help charities working with vulnerable adults and young people.
Disillusionment A feeling of disappointment resulting from the discovery that something is not as good as one believed it to be The high abstention rate at the election reflected the voters’ growing disillusionment with politics.

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