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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 25 June 2019

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Vocabulary based questions are often asked in all Banking and Government Exams. So we at Oliveboard will be providing you with a daily dose of vocabulary to help you with overcoming your struggle in this section. You need to go through it daily to see a marked improvement in your English vocabulary. We hope it will help you in the upcoming SBI PO, SBI ClerkRRB JENIACL AO, FCI, CWC, LIC AAO, SSC, NTPC exams as well. The words in the Daily Vocabulary Booster 25 June 2019 are taken directly from the editorial of the Hindu Newspaper.

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 25 June 2019.

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Meanings & Synonyms



Contentious Causing or likely to cause an argument; Controversial,

Involving heated argument;

Fierce, Violent, Intense

Uncontroversial, Calm She has some very contentious views on education system.
Crisis A time of intense difficulty or danger;

Catastrophe, Calamity, Cataclysm, Emergency, Disaster

Good fortune, Peace Greece was in the grip of an economic crisis.
Defection The desertion of one’s country or cause in favour of an opposing one;

Desertion, Absconding, Decamping, Flight

Faithfulness, Harmony, Loyalty Recent changes in policy have resulted in large-scale defection from the party.
Devoid Entirely lacking or free from;

Lacking, Without

Existing Their apartment is devoid of all comforts.
Dismal Causing a mood of gloom or depression;

Pitifully or disgracefully bad;

Bad, Poor, Dreadful, Awful, Terrible

Bright, Cheerful The main part of the hospital is pretty dismal, but the children’s ward is really lively.
Erroneous Wrong;

Incorrect, Untrue, False, Fallacious

Right, Correct The report was based on an erroneous assumption.
Flamboyant Tending to attract attention because of their exuberance, confidence, and stylishness;

Ostentatious, Exuberant, Confident, Lively, Buoyant, Animated, Energetic

Modest, Restrained The writer’s flamboyant lifestyle was well known.
Opportunism Taking of opportunities as and when they arise, regardless of planning or principle;

Expediency, Exploitation, Taking advantage

Altruism The president insisted that he was acting out of compassion, not opportunism.
Whittle Reduce something in size, amount, or extent by a gradual series of steps;

Erode, wear away, eat away, Consume, use up, Reduce

Increase, Augment The shortlist of fifteen players was whittled down to five.
Xenophobic Having or showing a dislike of or prejudice against people from other countries;

Racist, Racialist, Ethnocentric, Ethnocentrism

Internationalism In an atmosphere of growing xenophobia many foreigners were deported or even imprisoned.

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