Editorials English Vocabulary Words Set 55

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. Incarcerate – to lock a person up as a consequence for his or her actions

    • Synonyms: confine, detain, imprison, book, constrain, hold, immure, impound
    • Antonyms: free, release
    • Usage: The police are going to incarcerate the teen who keeps committing acts of violence.
  2. Impiety – lack of respect for God

    • Synonyms: blasphemy, godlessness, heresy, irreverence, profanity
    • Antonyms: piety, faith
    • Usage: With an air of impiety, the woman scoffed at the religious texts which she considered fiction.
  3. Hearken – to listen

    • Synonyms: apprehend, attend, auscultate, catch, descry, devour, eavesdrop
    • Antonyms: disregard, ignore, abstain
    • Usage: Confident and proud, the young man refused to hearken his parents’ advice.
  4. Lugubrious – looking or sounding sad and gloomy

    • Synonyms: mournful, sorrowful, gloomy, pensive
    • Antonyms: cheerful, joyful
    • Usage: In his first novel, the mysterious postman is the perfect example of a lugubrious character.
  5. Nescience – unawareness or ignorance

    • Synonyms: bewilderment, blindness, callowness, crudeness, denseness
    • Antonyms: familiarity, cognition, awareness
    • Usage: Peter’s nescience of current events causes him to speak unwisely about trending topics.
  6. Peculate – embezzle or steal (money, especially public funds).

    • Synonyms: defalcate, pilfer, defraud
    • Antonyms: give
    • Usage: As a trustworthy accountant, Jim would never peculate money from the financial accounts he monitors.
  7. Suffrage – the right to participate in making a decision

    • Synonyms: assent, attestation, consensus, franchise, petition, testimony
    • Antonyms: tyranny, abstain, negation
    • Usage: If the people in the small country had suffrage, they would remove the evil leader from power.
  8. Staid – respectable

    • Synonyms: sedate,  quiet, serious, serious-minded, steady, conventional
    • Antonyms: frivolous, daring, informal
    • Usage: staid old people
  9. Concoct – create or devise

    • Synonyms: fabricate, invent, contrive, manufacture, trump up; devise
    • Antonyms: demolish, disorganize
    • Usage: Using only his cellphone, the talented filmmaker was able to concoct a wonderful film that won several awards.
  10. Usurious – relating to or characterized by usury; extortionate.

    • Synonyms: acquisitive, avaricious, covetous, desirous, niggardly, penurious
    • Antonyms: generous, unselfish
    • Usage: The acts were directed to restrain the lending of money at usurious rates.

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2 Thoughts to “Editorials English Vocabulary Words Set 55”

  1. gomathy priya

    thanks az:))

  2. sachin shukla Banker of 2017

    ty az)

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