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 Clerk, RRB JE, NIACL AO, FCI, CWC, LIC AAO, SSC, NTPC exams as well. The words in the Daily Vocabulary Booster 17 June 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 17 June 2019.
The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 17 June 2019
Meanings & Synonyms
|Agitation||A state of anxiety or nervous excitement;
Anxiety, Perturbation, Disquiet, Distress
|Calmness, Relaxation||She forced herself to breathe calmly and not show her agitation.|
|Antagonistic||Showing or feeling active opposition or hostility towards someone or something;
Hostile, Opposed, Aggressive, Belligerent, Bellicose
|He’s extremely antagonistic towards all critics.|
|Compassion||Sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others;
Pity, Sympathy, Feeling, Fellow Feeling, Empathy
|Indifference, Heartlessness||I was hoping she might show a little compassion.|
|Cooperation||The action or process of working together to the same end;
Collaboration, Working together, Joint action, Combined effort, Teamwork, Mutual support
|Hindrance, Disunity||This documentary was made with the cooperation of the victims’ families.|
|Distress||Extreme anxiety, sorrow, or pain, Anguish, Suffering||Happiness, Comfort||She claimed that the way she had been treated at work had caused her extreme emotional and psychological distress.|
|Indefensible||Not justifiable by argument;
Inexcusable, Unjustifiable, Unjustified
|Justifiable, Excusable, Tenable||This behaviour with the subordinates is morally indefensible.|
|Reprisal||An act of retaliation;
Counterattack, Counterstroke, Comeback
|Forgiveness, Pardon, Kindness, Sympathy||The attack was in reprisal for the kidnapping of their leaders.|
Torn apart, Split, Rent, Ripped apart
|Unite, Combine||The four provinces are riven by deep tribal conflicts.|
|Substantive||Having a firm basis in reality and so important, meaningful, or considerable||Unessential, Meaningless||There is no substantive evidence for the efficacy of these drugs.|
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