Editorials English Vocabulary Words Set 77

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. Flinch – make a quick, nervous movement of the face or body as an instinctive reaction to fear or pain.
    • Synonyms: cringe, squirm, quiver
    • Antonyms: stand firm 
    • Usage: How is it that she didn’t flinch when they were weeping, literally at her feet in the court?”
  2. Dote – extremely and uncritically fond of someone.
    • Synonyms: idolize, treasure, cherish, adoring
    • Antonyms: hate, neglect, stony
    • Usage: How can a girl with doting parents, and who used to sit in temple and sing kirtan to Sai Baba daily with her father, do that?
  3. Admonish – reprimand firmly.
    • Synonyms: rebuke, scold, reprove, criticise
    • Antonyms: praise
    • Usage: Jinnah admonished his daughter after her marriage to Parsi businessman.
  4. Precipitous – dangerously high or steep.
    • Synonyms: abrupt, sharp, sudden
    • Antonyms: coarse, circumspect, smooth, cautious
    • Usage: The data needs to be parsed to see if the precipitous fall this year is a result of the larger crisis in agriculture or the blow to women’s finances from demonetisation.
  5. Immaculate – perfectly clean, neat, or tidy.
    • Synonyms: clean, spotless, pristine, unsoiled, unstained, unsullied
    • Antonyms: dirty, grubby, bad, damaged
    • Usage: His planning of the murderous assault on Pallavi inside her own flat in pursuit of lust was so immaculate that it convinced the sessions judge into awarding him life imprisonment.
  6. Connivance – willingness to allow or be secretly involved in an immoral or illegal act.
    • Synonyms: collusion, complicity, collaboration, involvement, assistance, abetting
    • Antonyms: collusion, conspiracy, scheme, complicity
    • Usage: When such dreaded criminals escape, with the connivance of the very officials tasked to guard them, the trust and the faith of society in the government machinery collapses.
  7. Sterling – excellent or valuable.
    • Synonyms: exceptional, outstanding, splendid
    • Antonyms: poor, unexceptional
    • Usage: These are the sterling qualities of which heroes are made of.
  8. Cognisance – knowledge or awareness; the action of taking judicial notice.
    • Synonyms: consciousness, apprehension, perception, realisation, recognition
    • Antonyms: faint, insentience, unconsciousness
    • Usage: I hope this factor gets due cognisance during the hearing of the appeal petition for death penalty.
  9. Wobbly – tending to move unsteadily from side to side.
    • Synonyms: unsteady, unstable, shaky
    • Antonyms: stable, steady
    • Usage: “A wobbly presidency”
  10. Acquiesce – accept something reluctantly but without protest.
    • Synonyms: accede, comply, concur
    • Antonyms: dissent, resist, differ, conflict, dispute
    • Usage: Sara acquiesced in his decision.

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