The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary Booster 9 July 2019

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 9 July 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 9 July 2019.

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Meanings & Synonyms


Abduction The action of forcibly taking someone away against their will;

Kidnap, carry off, Seize, Capture

Goons organized the abduction of Mr Cordes on his way to the airport.
Bribery The crime of giving someone money or something else of value, often illegally, to persuade that person to do something you want;

Kickback, Payoff

The Officer was indicted in a bribery scandal over subway supply contracts.
Contempt The feeling that a person or a thing is worthless or beneath consideration;

Scorn, Disdain, Disrespect, Deprecation, Disparagement

He rewarded their kindness with hostility and contempt.


Dissident A person who opposes official policy, especially that of an authoritarian state;

Dissenter, Objector, Protester, Disputant

The China Government conducted a mass execution of the dissidents of the Government policies.
Dubious Not to be relied upon;

Suspect, Doubtful, Uncertain, Unsure

We were always a bit dubious about the advantages these changes would actually bring.
Inopportune Occurring at an inconvenient or inappropriate time;

Inconvenient, Untimely, Ill-timed, badly timed, Mistimed, Inappropriate

Difficulties seem to crop up at the most inopportune times.
Mockery Teasing and contemptuous language or behaviour directed at a particular person or thing;

Ridicule, Derision, Jeering, Sneering, Contempt

The trial was a mockery – the judge had already decided the verdict before it began.
Regrettable Giving rise to regret; Undesirable;

Unwelcome, Undesirable, Unfortunate, Unwelcome, Sad, Sorry, Woeful

The omission of a sponsor’s name on the program was a regrettable error.
Relentless Unceasingly intense;

Persistent, Continuing, Constant, Continual, Continuous, Non-stop

He is campaigning relentlessly, trying to build support for his party before the Lok Sabha Elections.
Sedition Conduct or speech inciting people to rebel against the authority of a state or monarch He was tried for sedition and sentenced to ten years in jail.
Turmoil A state of great disturbance, confusion, or uncertainty;

Confusion, Upheaval, Turbulence, Tumult, Disorder, Commotion

The country is in a state of political turmoil.
Unmistakable Not able to be mistaken for anything else;

Very distinctive, Well defined

But the editorial bears the unmistakable impress of his age-old racial views.

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