The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 18 June 2019

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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 18 June 2019


Meanings & Synonyms



Conciliatory Intended or likely to placate or pacify;

Appeasing, Pacifying, Mollifying

Antagonistic An independent adviser has been brought in to begin conciliatory talks between the two sides involved in the conflict.
Equitable Fair and impartial, Just Inequitable, Unjust She charged that women are being denied equitable pay.
Flexibility The ability to change or be changed easily according to the situation;

Adaptability, Adjustability, Open-endedness

Rigidity, Inflexibility, Intransigence The schedule of the classes doesn’t allow much flexibility.
Gloves off To start fighting or competing hard in order to achieve something;

Compete, Vie, Contend

Both of them took their gloves off and really began arguing.
Interlocutors Someone who arranges a deal or agreement between two organizations or groups, or who speaks on behalf of an organization or group of people;

Speaker, Dialogist

Abraham was able to act as interpreter and interlocutor for our group.
Mysterious Difficult or impossible to understand, explain, or identify;

Puzzling, Strange, Peculiar, Curious

Open, Straightforward His colleague had vanished in mysterious circumstances.
Retaliatory A retaliatory action is one that is harmful to someone who has done something to harm you;

Revenge, vengefulness

Forgiveness, Pardon, Sympathy Police said they believed the attack was in retaliation for the death of the drug trafficker.
Tariff A tax or duty to be paid on a particular class of imports or exports;

Tax, Duty, Toll, Excise, Levy

The reduction of trade barriers and import tariffs were results of the bilateral talks and negotiations.
Ultimatum A final demand or statement of terms, the rejection of which will result in retaliation or a breakdown in relations;

Warning, Final notice

His employers issued an ultimatum demanding an immediate return to work.
Unambiguous Expressed in a way that makes it completely clear what is meant;

Easy to understand

Clear-cut, Definite, Definitive, Explicit She gave a clear, unambiguous answer.

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