Editorials English Vocabulary Words Set 73

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.

  1. Clamour – a loud and confused noise.
    • Synonyms: din, racket, loud, noise, uproar, tumult
    • Antonyms: silence
    • Usage: The apex court order seemed to become part of a rising clamour that sough to label citizens as “nationalist” or “anti-national”.
  2. Rendition – a performance or interpretation, especially of a dramatic role or piece of music.
    • Synonyms: portrayal, representation, execution, presentation
    • Antonyms: counter, resist, obscurity
    • Usage: She took this rare ability to strike the chord of human experience in her renditions of devotional music.
  3. Infamy – the state of being well known for some bad quality or deed.
    • Synonyms:  notoriety, disrepute, disgrace, dishonour, ignominy, censure, disapprobation, contempt
    • Antonyms: honour, anonymity, virtue
    • Usage: It gained infamy, though unfairly.
  4. Slumber – sleep.
    • Synonyms: sleep, nap, doze, rest, siesta, drowse
    • Antonyms: wake, act, action, arouse
    • Usage: This was a time when Kerela woke up from the idealist slumber of the previous two decades to a crisis ridden economy.
  5. Rumble – utter in a deep, resonant voice.
    • Synonyms: boom, thunder, roll, roar, resound, echo, grumble
    • Usage: His films had a politics that revealed the rumble in the underbelly of Kerela society and its suppressed violence.
  6. Conjecture – an opinion or conclusion formed on the basis of incomplete information.
    • Synonyms: guess, speculation, surmise, suspicion, presumption, assumption, theory, hypothesis
    • Antonyms: fact, interpret, reality, certainty, calculate
    • Usage: Conjectural of sorts, he would flash a gun in one hand and sword in the other.
  7. Bridle – the headgear used to control a horse.
    • Synonyms: curb, restrain, leash, repress
    • Antonyms: release, incite, liberate 
    • Usage: When both hands are armed, what body part held the bridle?
  8. Shroud – a thing that envelops or obscures something.
    • Synonyms: Cover, mask, veil, layer, envelope
    • Antonyms: expose, uncloak, divulge, unveil, bare , declare
    • Usage: Black dust shrouds state.
  9. Euphemism – a mild or indirect word or expression substituted for one considered to be too harsh or blunt when referring to something unpleasant or embarrassing.
    • Synonyms: Substitute, understatement
    • Antonyms: dysphemism
    • Usage: We should not be looking for more land to create a new landfill which in India is a euphemism for a dumping site.
  10. Diligent – having or showing care and conscientiousness in one’s work or duties.
    • Synonyms: industrious, hard-working, assiduous
    • Antonyms: lazy, casual
    • Usage: We only need a diligent search for least cost technical solutions.

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