The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 20 June 2019

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Meanings & Synonyms



Ameliorate Make something bad or unsatisfactory better;

Improve, make better, make improvements to, Enhance

Worsen, Leave alone Foreign aid is badly needed to ameliorate the effects of the drought.
Bankruptcy Insolvency, Liquidation, Failure, Financial ruin Solvency My father’s company is on the verge of bankruptcy.
Beleaguered Besieged, Blockaded, Surrounded;

Put in a very difficult situation;

Hard-pressed, Troubled

Emancipate, Free, Liberate, Release, Rescue The arrival of the fresh medical supplies was a welcome sight for the beleaguered doctors working in the refugee camps.
Chaos Complete disorder and confusion;

Disorder, Disarray, Disorganization, Confusion

There was a complete chaos when the teacher entered the classroom.
Deadlock A situation, typically one involving opposing parties, in which no progress can be made;

Stalemate, Impasse, Checkmate, Stand-off

Solution, Agreement The deadlock between the two neighbouring countries was broken with a key compromise.
Disconcerting Causing one to feel unsettled;

Unsettling, Unnerving, Discomfiting

Reassuring, Comforting His Boss has a disconcerting habit of offering jobs to people he met at dinner parties.
Exacerbate Make a problem, bad situation, or negative feeling worse;

Aggravate, make worse, Worsen

Calm, Reduce The exorbitant cost of land in urban areas only exacerbated the problem of housing for poor people.
Proliferation Rapid increase in the number or amount of something;

Rapid increase, Growth, Multiplication, Spread

Contract, Decrease, Diminish, Dwindle, Lessen Small businesses have proliferated in the last ten years.
Reappraise To examine and judge something or someone again We need to reappraise the situation in a year’s time.
Viability The ability to live, grow, and develop;

The capacity to be done in a practical and useful way;

Practical, Reasonable

Unfeasible, Unpractical If there is no way to check the viability of the project, then there is no reason to consider it.

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