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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 17 January 2019
|1.||ANATHEMA||Something or someone that one vehemently dislike||Abhorrent,
|Radical hatred was anathema to the college students.|
|2.||ANTIPATHY||A deep-seated feeling of aversion||Hostility,
of the rhinoceros to the elephant seems to be rubbish concept.
|3.||ASSAILANTS||A person who physically attacks another.||Attacker||The assailants of the social workers should be punished severely.|
|4.||BACKSTOP||support or reinforce||The founding banks were backstopping the loans.|
|5.||CHANCELLOR||The head of the government in some European countries;
A senior state or legal official
|The German chancellor announced the budget provisions.|
|6.||CLAMOUR||An aloud and confused noise, especially that of people shouting||Uproar, tumult||The growing public clamour for more security for women in the city lead to the following changes.|
|7.||COGNISANCE||Knowledge or awareness||Awareness,
|My son has no cognisance that his reckless actions are dangerous.|
|8.||CONSPICUOUSLY||In a clearly visible way||The directions to various stores were conspicuously displayed outside the mall.|
|9.||CONTRARIAN||A person who opposes or rejects popular opinion, especially in stock exchange dealing||It has become fashionable to be stock-market contrarian.|
|10.||CRIMINALISE||Turn an activity into a criminal offence by making it illegal||The government should criminalise the usage of marijuana inside the clubs.|
|11.||DISSENTING||Holding or expressing opinions that are at variance with those commonly or officially held||Differ, demur,
|A couple of dissenting voices could be heard from the group members.|
|12.||EUROSCEPTIC||A person who is opposed to increasing the powers of the European Union||Not all the citizens of UK are Eurosceptic.|
|13.||EXCHEQUER||A royal or national treasury.||Lawbreakers are liable to pay a hefty fine that would add 50 crores for the exchequer.|
|14.||HEAVY-HANDED||Clumsy, insensitive, or overly forceful||Inept, unskillful,
|The heavy-handed moral policing would not be tolerated.|
|15.||IMPONDERABLE||a factor that is difficult or impossible to estimate or assess||There are too many imponderables for the overall predictions of the cyclone.|
|16.||IMPROBABLE||Not likely to be true or to happen||Unlikely
|The situations in this drama scene are improbable.|
|17.||INVARIABLY||In every case or on every occasion||Always||Party food invariably high on calories.|
|18.||NEEDLESSLY||In a way that is unnecessary because it is avoidable||The extra costs are needlessly ridiculous.|
|19.||NEGOTIATE||Obtain or bring about by discussion||Talk||We tried to negotiate the terms of the contract.|
|20.||OVERWHELMING||Very great in amount.||Enormous,
|The response that we received for the new album is overwhelming.|
|21.||PAINSTAKINGLY||With great care and thoroughness||The property has been painstakingly restored by its owner.|
|22.||PERNICIOUS||Having a harmful effect, especially in a gradual or subtle way||Harmful,
|The pernicious effects of the passive smoking cannot be overlooked.|
|23.||POPULIST||Relating to or characteristic of a political approach that strives to appeal to ordinary people who feel that their concerns are disregarded by established elite groups||The farm loan waivers were populist measures announced by various state governments are not feasible at all.|
|24.||RADICALISE||Cause someone to adopt radical positions on political or social issues||The youth is highly radicalised by the party members to further their political agenda.|
|25.||SLOGANEERING||Employ or invent slogans, typically in a political context||The group of protesters were using vapid sloganeering.|
|26.||STATURE||Importance or reputation gained by ability or achievement||Reputation,
|He is an architect of international stature.|
|27.||STRINGENT||Strict, precise, exacting||Firm, rigid,
|The need of the hour is stringent guidelines on air pollution.|
|28.||SUBSERVE||Help to further or promote||They extended the usage of mainstream media to subserve their political agenda.|
|29.||SYMPTOMATIC||Serving as a symptom or sign, especially of something undesirable||Indicative||The difficulties in your comprehension are symptomatic of fundamental problem in your language.|
|30.||TRANSITION||The process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another||Change, move,
|The transition in technology in recent years is remarkable.|
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