Editorials English Vocabulary Words Set 67

English Vocabulary Words with Meanings for various Exams: SBI PO, NIACL, NICL, IBPS PO/Clerk, RRB, RBI, IPPB, UICL, OICL. 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.

The following words are from The Hindu Article – The idea that used to be Bangalore

  1. Alchemy a seemingly magical process of transformation, creation, or combination.
    • Synonyms: magic, sympathy, attraction, rapport
    • Antonyms: animosity, antipathy, disaffection, antagonism
    • Usage: Finding the person who’s right for you requires a very subtle alchemy.
  2. Embody – to stand as a symbol for something
    • Synonyms: incorporate, personify, embrace, integrate, exemplify, manifest
    • Antonyms: exclude, scatter, afford, alienate, misunderstand
    • Usage: The national flag is supposed to embody the spirit of our country.
  3. Fissure – a narrow opening or crack
    • Synonyms:  crevice, breach, chink, cranny, split, rupture
    • Antonyms: barricade, fixation, ameliorate, hangout, emend
    • Usage: A fissure in the glass of the fish tank caused a slow leak.
  4. Folklore –  native sayings, stories, beliefs, and customs
    • Synonyms: tradition, mythology, wisdom, culture, superstition
    • Antonyms: variation, invention, truth, alteration, conception
    • Usage: Tribal folklore dictates a female must wed no later than her sixteenth birthday.
  5. Dialectic – the practice of reasoning that arrives at a truth by the exchange of logical arguments
    • Synonyms: controversial, disputation, persuasion, analytic, argumentative
    • Antonyms: illogical, absurd, insanity, ineptitude
    • Usage: A brainstorming session was in full effect as members used dialectic tactics to problem-solve.
  6. Vernacular – everyday language; the way people really talk with each other
    • Synonyms: dialect, jargon, idiom, informal, argot, lingo
    • Antonyms: literary, standard, aerial, preferential, lofty
    • Usage: The vernacular of today’s young people is very confusing for some of the older generation.
  7. Ectomorph – a lean body type that generally lacks both fat and muscle

    • Synonyms: sanguine, choleric, melancholic, introvert
    • Antonyms: receptor
    • Usage: In general, people with an ectomorph body type are lightly muscled and tall.
  8. Heyday – the period of a person’s or thing’s greatest success, popularity, activity, or vigour.
    • Synonyms:  prime, peak, bloom, acme, pinnacle, blossom, culmination
    • Antonyms: low point, bottom, nadir
    • Usage: The paper has lost millions of readers since its heyday in 1964.
  9. Hubris – an excess of confidence; having too much pride and personal worth
    • Synonyms: arrogance, insolence, conceit, disdain, loftiness, vanity
    • Antonyms: modesty, respect, timidity, humbleness
    • Usage: Since she won the beauty pageant, she has allowed her hubris to turn into arrogance.
  10. Dizzy – having or involving a sensation of spinning around and losing one’s balance.
    • Synonyms: faint, woozy, flighty, frivolous, unstable, weak, shaky
    • Antonyms: clear-headed, sensible
    • Usage: She felt dizzy from breathing off the top of her lungs.

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