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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 9 January 2019

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The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 9 January 2019

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1.         ADEQUATELY To a satisfactory or acceptable extent The book is adequately illustrated by the author.
2.         AMENDMENT A minor change or addition designed to improve a text, piece of legislation The existing laws in our country need amendment.
3.         ARGUABLE Open to disagreement; Not obviously correct It is a highly arguable assumption.
4.         BREACH An act of breaking or failing to observe a law, agreement, or code of conduct The breach of confidence was very hurtful.
5.         CONSEQUENTIAL Following as a result or effect;

Important, Significant

The breach of confidence and the consequential withdrawal of funds has caused great loss.
6.         COUP A sudden, violent, and illegal seizure of power from a government;

An instance of successfully achieving something difficult

The last elected government was overthrown in a military coup.
7.         DIVESTING Deprive someone of power, rights, or possessions;

Rid oneself of a business interest or investment

The company is divesting itself of some of its assets.
8.         ENACT Make a bill or other proposal law;

Put into practice an idea or suggestion

The new legislation was enacted to attract the foreign companies.
9.         INCAPACITY Physical or mental inability to do something or to manage one’s affairs He was sacked either because of his incapacity or his misbehaviour.
10.     INSULATE Protect something by interposing material that prevents the loss of heat or the intrusion of sound;

Protect someone or something from unpleasant influences or experiences

The room was well insulated to not allow outside cold to get in.
11.     INTERIM The intervening time;

Meanwhile, Temporary,

The interim budget was announced yesterday.
12.     INTRIGUING Arousing one’s curiosity or interest;


The story-line of the film is very intriguing.
13.     MANOEUVRE A movement or series of moves requiring skill and care

a carefully planned or cunning scheme or action

The shady financial manoeuvres received extensive criticism.
14.     MINDFUL Conscious or aware of something;

Inclined or willing to do something

He came home on time, mindful of his obligations towards his family.
15.     PARITY The state or condition of being equal, especially as regards status or pay Pay parity between the genders has always been an issue of debate.
16.     QUANTIFIABLE Able to be expressed or measured as a quantity The data used was quantifiable.
17.     RATTLED Make someone nervous, worried, or irritated;

Make or cause to make a rapid succession of short, sharp knocking sounds

Rattled by his presence, she returned quickly from the party.
18.     REINSTATE Restore someone or something to their former position or state He was reinstated as the chief minister on 2nd of January.
19.     RESTRAIN Prevent someone or something from doing something;

Keep under control or within limits

We need to restrain our expenditure on wasteful things.
20.     SCRUTINY Critical observation or examination. The panel members had to face scrutiny after their biased judgement.
21.     SOLELY Not involving anyone or anything else;


I was solely responsible for the arrangements.
22.     STRIPPING Remove all coverings from;

Deprive someone of rank, power, or property

He was stripped off his badges after the charges of sedition.
23.     UNAPOLOGETIC Not acknowledging or expressing regret Her unapologetic behaviour shocked everybody.
24.     UNCONDITIONALLY Without conditions or limits Parents are only people who love us unconditionally.
25.     VIGILANCE The action or state of keeping careful watch for possible danger or difficulties Security jobs demand long hours of vigilance.


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