Editorials English Vocabulary Words Set 76

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. Doyen – the most respected or prominent person in a particular field.
    • Synonyms: dean, elder, senior, expert, leader
    • Antonyms: disorganized person 
    • Usage: He became the doyen of British physicists.
  2. Hobble – walk in an awkward way, typically because of pain from an injury.
    • Synonyms: shuffle, shamble, falter
    • Antonyms: stride
    • Usage: He was hobbling around on crutches.
  3. Obdurate – stubbornly refusing to change one’s opinion or course of action.
    • Synonyms: hardened, impertinent, unrepentant, unyielding,recalcitrant
    • Antonyms: amenable, submissive, warmhearted, yielding, compliant
    • Usage: I argued this point with him, but he was obdurate
  4. Spree – a spell or sustained period of unrestrained activity of a particular kind.
    • Synonyms: unrestrained bout, orgy
    • Antonyms: thriftiness, care
    • Usage: He went on a six-month crime spree.
  5. Trope – a figurative or metaphorical use of a word or expression.
    • Synonyms: personification, irony, simile, metaphor
    • Usage: Both clothes and illness became tropes for new attitudes toward the self.
  6. Imbroglio – an extremely confused, complicated, or embarrassing situation.
    • Synonyms: complexity, problem, difficulty, predicament, plight, trouble, entanglement, confusion
    • Antonyms: agreement, clarification, disentangle, structure
    • Usage: The abdication imbroglio of 1936.
  7. Dubious – hesitating or doubting.
    • Synonyms: uncertain, unsure, undecided, unsettled
    • Antonyms: certain, definite, trustworthy, decisive, clear
    • Usage: I was rather dubious about the whole idea.
  8. Spook – frighten; unnerve.
    • Synonyms: alarm, apparition, wraith, spirit, phantom
    • Antonyms: comfort, calm, delight
    • Usage: They spooked a couple of grizzly bears.
  9. Myriad – a countless or extremely great number of people or things.
    • Synonyms: multitude, mass, crowd, throng, host
    • Antonyms: calculable, sole, finite, countable, numerable 
    • Usage: Myriads of insects danced around the light above my head.. 
  10. Erudite – having or showing great knowledge or learning.
    • Synonyms: learned, scholarly, knowledgeable, cultured
    • Antonyms: ignorant, ill-educated
    • Usage: He could turn any conversation into an erudite discussion.

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4 Thoughts to “Editorials English Vocabulary Words Set 76”

  1. gomathy priya

    ty mam:))

    1. Divaker

      IBPS po result??

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