The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 25 January 2019

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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 25 January 2019

Words Meanings & Synonyms Usage
BOROUGH A town or district which is an administrative unit;

District, Area, Community

When you’re visiting Manhattan, don’t overlook New York City’s largest borough across the East River
CHARISMA Compelling attractiveness or charm that can inspire devotion in others;

Charm, Presence, Aura

He has tremendous charisma and stage presence.
DECRY Publicly denounce;

Denounce, Condemn,


The locals decried human rights abuses in their region by the military.
EFFICACY The ability to produce a desired or intended result;


There is very little information on the efficacy of this treatment for cancer.
EGALITARIAN Believing in or based on the principle that all people are equal and deserve equal rights and opportunities;


The dream of the leaders was to make our society egalitarian.
ETIQUETTE The customary code of polite behaviour in society or among members of a profession or group;

Protocol, Good manners

The rules of etiquette in the society are changing.
FAMILIAL Relating to or occurring in a family or its members The familial Christmas dinner will be organized this time by me.
INTANGIBLE Unable to be touched;

Not having physical presence;

Impalpable, Untouchable

Intangible assets like goodwill can be destroyed by carelessness of the companies.
MANOEUVRE A movement or series of moves requiring skill and care;

Operation, Exercise,


Snowboarders performed daring manoeuvres on precipitous slopes of the mountains.
OUTWEIGH Be heavier, greater, or more significant than;

Exceed, Override

The advantages in this deal will outweigh the disadvantages.
PERTINENT Relevant or applicable to a matter;


Relevant, Appropriate

The press and media people asked a lot of pertinent questions during the press meet.
PRIVILEGE A special right, advantage, or immunity granted or available only to a person or group;

Advantage, Right, Benefit,

Primary Education is a right not a privilege.
PROFITEERING Make or seek to make an excessive or unfair profit, especially illegally;

Overcharge, Racketeer

The food merchants involved in the case were charged with profiteering.
QUADRIVALENT Having a valency of four;


All recombination vaccines should be quadrivalent.
SPURT Gush out in a sudden and forceful stream;

Shoot, Spray

The blood spurted out of her finger after she cut her finger accidentally while chopping vegetables.

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