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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 7 March 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, RRB JENIACL AO, FCI, CWC, LIC AAO, SSC exams as well. The words in the Daily Vocabulary Booster 7 March 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 7 March 2019.

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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 7 March 2019

Words Meanings & Synonyms Usage
Abolition The action of abolishing a system, practice, or institution;

Scrapping, Ending, Stopping

The abolition of the death penalty will be a big move by our Parliament.
Acquittal A judgement or verdict that a person is not guilty of the crime;

Absolution, Clearing, Exoneration

The trial resulted in his acquittal in the case of hit and run.
Amortisation A period in which a debt is reduced or paid off by regular payments 75% of the mortgages have an amortisation of 25 years or less.
Apprehend Understand or perceive;

Arrest someone for a crime

He was very slow to apprehend danger.
Arbitrary Based on random choice or personal whim;

Capricious, Whimsical, Random

The chairman is not supposed to take an arbitrary decision, he needs the approval of the board of members.
Ascertain Find something out for certain; Make sure of;

Establish, Fix, Determine

The Police tried to ascertain the cause of the accident but were unsuccessful.
Belated Coming or happening later than should have been the case;

Late, Overdue, Behindhand

She issued a belated apology letter, but it was of no use.
Convict Declare someone to be guilty of a criminal offence by the verdict of a jury;

Criminal, Offender

Two escaped convicts kidnapped them at gunpoint.
Discrepancy Inconsistency, Difference, Disparity, Variance There’s a discrepancy between your account and his.
Exempt Free from an obligation or liability imposed on others;

Spared, Excepted

These patients are exempt from all charges.
Eyewitness A person who has seen something happen and can give a first-hand description of it;

Observer, Onlooker, Witness

There were hundreds of eyewitnesses but none of them agreed to come to the court of law on the day of trial.
Gallows Execution by hanging;

Hanging, being hanged

He was saved from the gallows by a last-minute cancellation a punishment.
Heinous Odious, Wicked, Evil,

Atrocious, Monstrous

Death penalty will be awarded to the convicts of heinous crimes like these.
Incentive A thing that motivates or encourages someone to do something;

Inducement, Motivation, Motive

Government should give farmers an incentive to improve their land productivity.
Inconsistent Not staying the same throughout;

Erratic, Changeable, Unpredictable

We should not be inconsistent in our preparations for the exam.
Juvenile Young, Teenage, Adolescent, Junior He is bored with my juvenile conversations.
Testimony A formal written or spoken statement, especially one given in a court of law;

Evidence, Sworn statement, Attestation, Affidavit

The testimony of an eyewitness is a permissible evidence in the court.
Unreliable Undependable, Untrustworthy, Irresponsible He’s lazy and unreliable.
Wiggle Move or cause to move up and down or from side to side with small rapid movements;

Jiggle, Wriggle, Twitch, Flutter

The child wiggled on and off the bed.

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