The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 24 June 2019

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Meanings & Synonyms



Comply Act in accordance with a wish or command;

Abide by, Act in accordance with, Observe, Obey, Adhere to

Ignore, Disobey There are serious penalties for failure to comply with the regulations related to environment conservation.
Disastrous Causing great damage;

Catastrophic, Calamitous, Cataclysmic, Tragic

Fortunate, Successful, Beneficial The increase in tariffs would have disastrous impact on foreign policy.
Escalate Increase rapidly;

Increase rapidly, Soar, Rocket

Plunge His financial problems escalated after he became unemployed.
Lacklustre Lacking in vitality, force, or conviction;

Uninspired or uninspiring

Inspired, Brilliant No excuses were accepted by the coach for the team’s lacklustre performance.
Provocation Action or speech that makes someone angry, especially deliberately;

Goading, Prodding, Egging on, Incitement, Rousing, Stirring

Pacification We should remain calm and not respond to provocation.
Recalibration To make small changes to an instrument so that it measures accurately;

Improve, Redress

Worsen The administration appears to have recalibrated its strategy.
Reprieve A cancellation or postponement of a punishment;

Remission, Respite, Pardon

Charge, Punish He was sentenced to death but was granted a last-minute reprieve.
Restraint A measure or condition that keeps someone or something under control;

Self-control, Self-restraint, Self-discipline, Control, Moderation

Overindulgence, Immoderacy The security forces exercised great restraint by not responding to hostile attacks and threats.
Spur Give an incentive or encouragement to someone;

Stimulate, Encourage, Propel

Disincentive, Discouragement The confrontation with his boss spurred him into writing a letter of resignation.
Stranglehold A grip around the neck of another person that can kill by asphyxiation if held for long enough;

Complete or overwhelming control

In France, supermarkets have less of a stranglehold on food supplies.

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