Editorials English Vocabulary Words Set 53

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. Sordid – very bad or dirty

    • Synonyms: disreputable, nasty, shameful, sleazy, squalid, abject, avaricious
    • Antonyms: clean, decent
    • Usage: If people learn of the politician’s sordid past, they will not vote for him.
  2. Primordial – in the beginning; in a basic way

    • Synonyms: prehistoric, primal, primeval, primitive, pristine
    • Antonyms: modern, latest
    • Usage: Man’s first language was primordial and consisted of only a few words.
  3. Cupidity – excessive desire or greed

    • Synonyms: acquisitiveness, avarice, infatuation, covetousness, eagerness
    • Antonyms: apathy, dislike
    • Usage: John’s cupidity led him to try and rob the bank.
  4. Fulcrum – the thing or individual upon which everything depends

    • Synonyms: blueprint, interpretation, code, symptom, guide, indicator,
    • Antonyms: exterior, outside
    • Usage: The fulcrum of the new project is the concrete foundation which must support the entire building.
  5. Erratum – an error in text that is later corrected

    • Synonyms: error, mistake, typo
    • Antonyms: accuracy, correction
    • Usage: An erratum at the bottom of the article contains a correction for a spelling error.
  6. Gallant – fearless and daring

    • Synonyms: bring about, inflict, unleash, wreck, execute
    • Antonyms: scarce, meager, scant
    • Usage: Unfortunately the fireman’s gallant effort to save the woman came too late.
  7. Galore – in a huge amount

    • Synonyms: abounding, aplenty, in profusion, plentiful
    • Antonyms: calm, gentle, mild
    • Usage: Because there is food galore at the party, I know I will not go hungry.
  8. Obdurate – stubbornly refusing to change one’s opinion or course of action.

    • Synonyms: implacable, adamant, bullhead, callous, dogged
    • Antonyms: amenable, susceptible
    • Usage: Because Janice was obdurate, she did not shed a single tear while hearing the tragic story.
  9. Pensive – expressing or revealing sad thoughtfulness

    • Synonyms: contemplative, dreamy, sober, thoughtful, wistful
    • Antonyms: negligent, uncaring
    • Usage: After losing his job, he became more pensive than ever.
  10. Plucky – brave and determined

    • Synonyms: courageous, gutsy, heroic, spirited, spunky, valiant
    • Antonyms: cowardly, timid, afraid
    • Usage: His plucky attitude made him a great candidate for police officer training academy.

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  4. Anni :)

    Ma’am, kya aap monthly vocab ki PDF bhi upload krte ho ?

      1. Anni :)

        Hmm okay ,sir

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