The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 8 July 2019

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Meanings & Synonyms



Apportion Divide up and share out;

Allocate, Distribute, Allot, Assign, Dispense

Begrudge, Deny, Deprive The investigation into the air crash would inevitably apportion blame to certain members of the crew.
Confer Grant a title, degree, benefit, or right;

Bestow on, Present with/to, Grant, Award to

Withhold, Remove The Government is exceeding the powers conferred on him by Parliament.
Discriminate Recognize a distinction; Differentiate Impartiality It is unethical to discriminate against people because of their culture or gender.
Incisive Intelligently analytical and clear-thinking;

Penetrating, Acute, Sharp, sharp-witted, 

Razor-sharp, Keen

Rambling, Vague We have all been the beneficiaries of his incisive, profound, original thinking.
Menace A person or thing that is likely to cause harm;

A threat or danger;

Peril, Risk, Hazard, Threat

Auspicious Government of Punjab has introduced a new initiative aimed at beating the menace of drugs in the state.
Oblique Not expressed or done in a direct way;

Indirect, Inexplicit, Roundabout, Circuitous, Circumlocutory, Implicit

Direct, Explicit The Governor of RBI has made several oblique references to the current financial situation.
Prudent Acting with or showing care and thought for the future;

Wise, Well judged, Judicious, Sagacious, Sage, Shrewd

Unwise, Imprudent, Incautious, Extravagant No prudent money manager would authorize a loan without first knowing its purpose
Pump-Priming The stimulation of economic activity by investment   The government is awarding small, pump-priming grants to single mothers who are starting their own businesses.
Pussyfooting Act in a cautious or non-committal way;

Equivocate, be evasive, be non-committal, Evade

Confront, Face I realized I could no longer pussyfoot around.
Resilience The capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; Toughness Rigidity, Fragility, Vulnerability, Weakness The exercise had helped make the company resilient to bad luck.
Vest Confer or bestow power, authority, property, etc. on someone;

Entrust to, invest in, bestow on, confer on, Grant to, Give to

Call off, Drop, Recall, Repeal Executive power is vested in the President.

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