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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 18 January 2019

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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 18 January 2019

Sr No. Word Meaning Synonyms Usage
1.         ARBITRARILY Based on random choice or personal whim, rather than any reason or system Whimsical, random The soldiers cannot be arbitrarily detained.
2.         COLLEGIUM An advisory or administrative board The Supreme Court of India has a collegium system that appoints judges to the nation’s constitutional courts.
3.         CONSULATATIONS The action or process of formally consulting or discussing Discussion, dialogue, discourse He will have a consultation with a homeopathic doctor.
4.         CONTROVERSIAL Giving rise or likely to give rise to controversy or public disagreement Contentious The controversial episode was taken down from the channel.
5.         CREDIBILITY The quality of being trusted and believed in Trustworthiness,



The government lost its credibility after the scam.
6.         DISMAL Causing a mood of gloom or depression Gloomy, cheerless The dismal weather made the late afternoon seem like evening.
7.         EXCEPTION A person or thing that is excluded from a general statement or does not follow a rule Anomaly, 



All water sports, with the exception of scuba diving were complimentary.
8.         INCENTIVISE Motivate or encourage someone to do something; provide with an incentive Boost, encouragement The benami law and demonetisation have incentivised honest taxpayers.
9.         MISGIVINGS A feeling of doubt or apprehension about the outcome or consequences of something Qualm, doubt I have misgivings about the way campaign is run out.
10.     MORIBUND At the point of death;

In terminal decline; lacking vitality or vigour

Dying, stagnating The moribund commercial property market is having great losses.
11.     MYSTERIOUS Difficult or impossible to understand, explain, or identify Puzzling, strange, 



The mysterious death of the actress is difficult to digest.
12.     RATIONALE A set of reasons or a logical basis for a course of action or belief Reasoning, thinking He tried to explain the rationale behind the change in markets.
13.     REVOKE Officially cancel a decree, decision, or promise Cancel, repeal The death sentence was revoked by the higher court.
14.     SCRUTINY Critical observation or examination Inspection, survey Every aspect of the governance model was under scrutiny.
15.     UNDERSCORE A line drawn under a word or phrase for emphasis Emphasize The company underscored the progress made through the new battery.

So, this was from us in this article of The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 18 January 2019 . Go through The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 18 January 2019 very thoroughly and you will see marked improvement in your vocabulary. We suppose The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 18 January 2019 has helped you in learning new words for today and added to your vocabulary.

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