Editorials English Vocabulary Words Set 80

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. Emotive – arousing or able to arouse intense feeling.
    • Synonyms: inflammatory, controversial, contentious, emotional
    • Antonyms: stoic, miserable, inanimate, prosy
    • Usage: Animal experimentation is an emotive subject.
  2. Inebriate – drunk; intoxicated.
    • Synonyms: drunken, alcoholic
    • Antonyms: straight, abstemious, temperate  
    • Usage: He had been known to get hopelessly inebriate.
  3. Salubrious – health-giving; healthy.
    • Synonyms: healthy, beneficial, wholesome, salutary
    • Antonyms: unhealthy, unwholesome, harmful, diseased
    • Usage: I anticipate that I shall find the climate eminently salubrious.
  4. Consternation – a feeling of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpected.
    • Synonyms: dismay, angst, trepidation, surprise, amazement
    • Antonyms: composure, security, peace, satisfaction
    • Usage: To her consternation her car wouldn’t start.
  5. Fester – become worse or more intense, especially through long-term neglect or indifference.
    • Synonyms: rankle, chafe, ferment, brew
    • Antonyms: heal, lessen, recover, amendment, adaptation 
    • Usage: Below the surface, the old antagonisms festered.
  6. Halo – the glory associated with an esteemed person.
    • Synonyms: radiance, aura, glory
    • Antonyms: shame
    • Usage: He has lost his halo for many ordinary Russians.
  7. Peril – serious and immediate danger.
    • Synonyms: danger, jeopardy, risk, hazard, menace, threat
    • Antonyms: safety, security
    • Usage: India’s failure to build modern police forces places the entire society in peril 
  8. Ostracize – exclude from a society or group.
    • Synonyms: exclude, shun, reject, repudiate
    • Antonyms: welcome, accept, befriend, include
    • Usage: She was declared a witch and ostracized by the villagers.
  9. Hegemon – a supreme leader.
    • Synonyms: overlord
    • Usage: At the root of the Asian instability is the changing dynamics between the traditional hegemon, America and it’s challenger, China.
  10. Pander – gratify or indulge
    • Synonyms: satisfy, humour, please
    • Antonyms: refuse, disturb, frustrate, anger, annoy
    • Usage: The Asian leaders were happy to pander to the now familiar vanities of the American president.

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