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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 19 July 2019

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Read today’s dose of Vocabulary Booster that comprises of difficult words, their meanings, synonyms, antonyms and correct usage taken from the Editorial of the Hindu Newspaper. This will surely prove helpful for  the English section of various Banking, Insurance & other Government Exams like IBPS PO, SBI PO, RBI Grade B, SSC CGL, NABARDIt would also give you a helping hand in the Descriptive section of these exams as well. Go on to read the Vocabulary Booster 19 July 2019 and learn new words daily with us. 

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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 19 July 2019


Meanings & Synonyms



Annul Declare invalid an official agreement, decision, or result;

Nullify, Invalidate, Void

Restore, Enact The elections were annulled by the general amid renewed protests.
Bilateral Having or relating to two sides;

Affecting both sides;

Involving two parties, especially countries

Unilateral, one-sided, Asymmetric, Nonreciprocal France and Germany have signed a bilateral agreement to help prevent drug smuggling.
Breach An act of breaking or failing to observe a law, agreement, or code of conduct;

Contravention, Violation, Breaking, Non-observance, Infringement

Respecting, Upholding The judge ruled that the doctor’s actions were in breach of her contractual duty.
Castigate Reprimand someone severely;

Rebuke, Admonish, Chastise, Chide, Upbraid, Reprove, Reproach, Scold

Approve, Endorse, Sanction

Extol, Laud, Praise


Health inspectors castigated the kitchen staff for poor standards of cleanliness.
Emulate Match or surpass a person or achievement, typically by imitation;

Imitate, Copy, Reproduce, Mimic, Mirror, Echo, Follow

Shun, Forego, Abandon, Despise, Contemn, Waive The new company hopes to emulate the success of other software companies.
Espionage The practice of spying or of using spies, typically by governments to obtain political and military information;

Spying, undercover work, cloak-and-dagger activities, Surveillance

Forthrightness, Honesty Adams’ wife was told that he faced a 20-year jail term for industrial espionage.
Pandemic Of a disease prevalent over a whole country or the world;

Widespread, Prevalent, Pervasive, Rife, Rampant, Epidemic

Particular, Specific In some parts of the world malaria is still pandemic.
Rash Acting or done without careful consideration of the possible consequences; Impetuous, Reckless, Impetuous, Impulsive, Hasty Careful, Cautious, Prudent That was a rash decision – you didn’t think about the costs involved.
Rejoice Feel or show great joy or delight;

Happiness, Pleasure, Joy, Gladness, Delight

Mourn, Lament Let us rejoice together on this great occasion!
Reprieve Cancel or postpone the punishment of someone, especially someone condemned to death;

Pardon, Spare, Acquit

Charge, Punish Under the new regime, prisoners under sentence of death were reprieved.

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