The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 19 June 2019

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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 19 June 2019.

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Meanings & Synonyms



Combative Ready or eager to fight or argue;

Pugnacious, Aggressive, Antagonistic, Quarrelsome, Argumentative

Conciliatory, Compromising, Peaceful The prime minister was in a combative mood, twice accusing the opposition of gross incompetence.
Concede Admit or agree that something is true after first denying or resisting it;

Admit, Acknowledge, Accept, Allow, Grant

Deny I had to concede that I’d overreacted on the issue.
Confidant A person with whom one shares a secret or private matter, trusting them not to repeat it to others;

Close friend, Best friend, Close associate, Companion, Crony, Intimate

Adversary, Antagonist, Competitor, Opponent Her brother is her closest confidant.
Credible Able to be believed; Convincing;

Acceptable, Trustworthy, Reliable, Dependable

Incredible Only a few people found his side of the story credible.
Deficiency A lack or shortage;

Insufficiency, Lack, Shortage, Want, Dearth

Surplus Severe iron deficiency can cause developmental delay and growth retardation.
Envisage Contemplate or conceive of as a possibility or a desirable future event;

Foresee, predict, forecast, foretell, anticipate, expect

Disregard, Ignore He wasn’t what I expected – I’d envisaged someone much taller.
Fraternity A group of people sharing a common profession or interests;

Profession, Body of workers;

Band, Group, Set, Circle

He is considered a rising young star in the coaching fraternity.
Grievous Very severe or serious;

Serious, Severe, Grave, Bad, Critical, Dreadful, Terrible, Awful

Slight, Trivial, Good, Venial The death of the scientist is a grievous loss to the whole of the community.
Meticulous Showing great attention to detail;

Very careful and precise;

Careful, Conscientious, Diligent, Ultra-careful, Scrupulous

Careless, Sloppy, Slapdash The designs are hand-glazed with meticulous care.
Upgrade Raise something to a higher standard;

Improve, Better, make better, Ameliorate, Reform, Enhance

Degrade They have not yet upgraded to fully digital technology.

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