Editorials English Vocabulary Words Set 62

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

  1. Consternation – a feeling of worry, shock, or fear – often happens when something unexpected happens

    • Synonyms: dismay, perturbation, anxiety, disquiet, discomposure, trepidation
    • Antonyms: satisfaction
    • Usage: The horrific nightmare filled the woman with consternation.
  2. Scathing – extremely severe or harsh

    • Synonyms: devastating, withering, blistering, searing, scorching, fierce
    • Antonyms: mild, gentle, complimentary
    • Usage: The scathing criticism did not inspire the student to improve his writing skills.
  3. Scamper – to move quickly with light steps

    • Synonyms: scurry, scuttle, dart, sprint, hurry, hasten
    • Antonyms: stroll, walk
    • Usage: After eating his lunch, the boy couldn’t wait to scamper outside to play.
  4. Mendacity – lack of honesty

    • Synonyms: august, distinguished, acclaimed, celebrated, revered
    • Antonyms: honesty, sincerity
    • Usage: Because she was known for her mendacity, she was the first suspect the police interviewed.
  5. Invigorate – give strength or energy to.

    • Synonyms: revitalize, revive, vivify, brace, rejuvenate, enliven
    • Antonyms: tire, tiring
    • Usage: Hopefully the energy drink will invigorate me so I can work all night on my paper.
  6. Persecute – subject (someone) to hostility and ill-treatment, especially because of their race or political or religious beliefs.

    • Synonyms: oppress, abuse, victimize, ill-treat, mistreat, maltreat, tyrannize
    • Antonyms: comfort, soothe 
    • Usage: His followers were persecuted by the authorities
  7. Absquatulate – leave abruptly

    • Synonyms: abscond, decamp, disappear
    • Usage: Before the thief could absquatulate with the diamonds, he was surrounded by police officers.
  8. Captivating – attract and hold the interest and attention of; charm.

    • Synonyms: enthral, enchant, bewitch, fascinate, beguile, entrance, enrapture 
    • Antonyms: repel, bore, repellent, boring
    • Usage: He was captivated by her beauty
  9. Loathe – to hate very much

    • Synonyms: detest, abhor, despise, abominate, execrate
    • Antonyms: cherish, admire, love, adore
    • Usage: I loathe having to sit in the waiting room for hours.
  10. Pensive  – engaged in, involving, or reflecting deep or serious thought

    • Synonyms: thoughtful, reflective, contemplative, introspective, meditative
    • Antonyms: thoughtless, carefree, shallow, ignorant
    • Usage: After losing his job, he became more pensive than ever.

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