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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 23 January 2019
|1.||ANCESTRY||One’s family or ethnic descent.||Ancestors,
|He was proud of his Jewish ancestry.|
|2.||ARRAY||An impressive display or range of a thing||Arrangement,
|The delicious smell came from the array of food at the buffet.|
|3.||BLINDSIDED||Hit or attack someone on their blind side;
Make someone unable to perceive the truth of a situation
|Assail||We got blindsided by our own government.|
|4.||CALIBRATE||Mark a gauge or instrument with a standard scale of readings;
Carefully assess, set, or adjust something
|Set, Fine-tune||The regulators cannot properly calibrate the risks involved in bidding.|
|5.||CAPITALISE||Take the chance to gain advantage from;
Convert into capital
|The opposition capitalised on the government’s embarrassment after demonetisation.|
|6.||CONUNDRUM||A confusing and difficult problem or question||Difficulty, Quandary, Dilemma||Trying to solve this conundrum will be difficult.|
|7.||CURVEBALL||Something which is unexpected||Surprising or disruptive||There will always be a curveball in any adventurous mission.|
|8.||DIVERGENCE||The process or state of diverging;
A difference in opinions, interests
|The brothers show a fundamental divergence of attitudes.|
|9.||GAUGE||An instrument that measures and gives a visual display of the amount, level, or contents of something;
Estimate or determine the amount, level, or volume of
|Indicator, Measure, Calculate,
|Astronomers can gauge the star’s intrinsic brightness.|
|10.||HEFT||Lift or carry something heavy;
The weight of someone or something;
Ability or influence
|Lift, Raise||They lacked the political heft to get the film banned.|
|11.||NATIVIST||Relating to or supporting the policy of protecting the interests of native-born or established inhabitants against those of immigrants||He has expressed his nativist beliefs through his divisive comments about immigrants.|
|12.||POPULISM||A political approach that strives to appeal to ordinary people who feel that their concerns are disregarded by established elite groups||Doctrine||The government came to power on a wave of populism.|
|13.||PROMINENT||Important; Famous||Well known, Eminent||The wedding saw all the prominent personalities from the entertainment industry.|
|14.||ROBUSTNESS||The quality or condition of being strong and in good condition||Hardiness, Ruggedness||There is an overall robustness of national and international financial systems.|
|15.||SOAR||Fly or rise high in the air||Rise, Mount||The prices of the vegetables soared after the floods.|
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