Editorials English Vocabulary Words Set 51

English Vocabulary Words with Meanings for various Exams: SBI PO, NIACL, NICL, Bank of Baroda, IBPS PO. We are providing vocabulary words from The Articles of Newspapers like The Hindu, The Economist, Indian Express, etc. which are important for the upcoming exams. Add some more words to your English vocabulary words list.

  1. Oppress – to hold down through use of force or fear

    • Synonyms: afflict, annoy, harass, maltreat, overwhelm, persecute, subjugate
    • Antonyms: aid, assist, comfort, help
    • Usage: For centuries, men tried to oppress women by forbidding them to work outside of the home.
  2. Facile – easily performed

    • Synonyms: effortless, hasty, accomplished, adept, adroit, apparent, articulate
    • Antonyms: arduous, complicated, confusing
    • Usage: No one was surprised when the senior detective solved the facile case in less than twenty-four hours.
  3. Venerate – regard with great respect

    • Synonyms: cherish, esteem, exalt, hallow, idolize, admire, apotheosize
    • Antonyms: denounce, abhor, condemn, despise
    • Usage: Many people attend church services to venerate God.
  4. Proxility – long and wordy, using too many words to express a thought or idea

    • Synonyms: circumlocution, copiousness, diffusion, garrulity,  loquacity
    • Antonyms: conciseness
    • Usage: The paper was marked down for the writer’s use of prolixity to lengthen it.
  5. Assail – to attack violently.

    • Synonyms: bash, berate, blast, criticize, impugn, lambaste, revile
    • Antonyms: compliment, praise, uphold, exonerate
    • Usage: When I was a child, fears of monsters under the bed would assail me if I didn’t keep the light turned on.
  6. Beseech – to ask someone for something in an urgent and sincere way

    • Synonyms: implore, adjure, appeal, crave, entreat, importune, solicit
    • Antonyms: answer, command, refuse
    • Usage: As soon as I reach the driving age, I will beseech my parents to buy me a car.
  7. Truculent – quick to fight or argue

    • Synonyms: abusive, aggressive, antagonistic, barbarous, bellicose, brutal
    • Antonyms: cooperative, gentle
    • Usage: If your dream is to be a police officer, then you must work on your quick-temper and stop being so truculent.
  8. Exasperate – very annoyed

    • Synonyms: agitate, annoy, disturb, embitter, enrage, excite, incense, infuriate
    • Antonyms: comfort, compose, tranquilize
    • Usage: The exasperated bus driver refused to leave the school until all of the students were quiet.
  9. Fervent – exhibiting or marked by great intensity of feeling

    • Synonyms: ardent, ecstatic, enthusiastic, impassioned, intense, passionate
    • Antonyms: apathetic, insincere, unconcerned
    • Usage: As a former soldier, my father is a fervent supporter of military spending.
  10. Avarice – powerful greed

    • Synonyms: avidity, covetousness, cupidity, frugality, parsimony
    • Antonyms: generosity, philanthropy
    • Usage: Her desire to hoard everything in the house, even the pickle jars, was driven by avarice.

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  1. sachin shukla@ my turn 2017


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