The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 17 May 2019

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Read in Hindi: द हिन्दू दैनिक शब्दावली बूस्टर 17 मई 2019

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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 17 May 2019

Words Meanings & Synonyms Usage
Compliance The action or fact of complying with a wish or command;

Obeying an order, rule, or request

The company said that it had always acted in compliance with environmental laws.
Diktat An order or decree imposed by someone in power without popular consent;

Rules & laws

The coach issued a diktat that all team members must attend early-morning practice.
Diplomatic Of or concerning diplomacy;

Involving diplomats or the management of the relationships between countries;

Acting in a way that does not cause offence

The governments of the two countries have broken off diplomatic relations.
Evident Clearly seen or understood;

Obvious, Apparent, Noticeable, Conspicuous

The full extent of the damage caused by the cyclone only became evident the following morning.
Ferocious Savagely fierce, cruel, or violent She has got a ferocious temper.
Helplessness Inability to defend oneself or to act effectively;


The worst of all is the feeling of helplessness.
Legitimate Conforming to the law or to rules;

Legal, Lawful;

Valid, Sound, Admissible

People complained about excessive government intrusion into their legitimate activities.
Premature Occurring or done before the usual or proper time;

Too early, Untimely

The excessive exposure to sun rays can cause premature ageing.
Rhetoric Oratory, Eloquence, Power of speech Political speeches often use rhetoric to evoke emotional responses in the audience.
Waiver An agreement that you do not have to pay or obey something Farm loan waivers given to farmers is a populist measure by the state governments.

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