Editorials English Vocabulary Words Set 81

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. Apostate – a person who renounces a religious or political belief or principle.
    • Synonyms: dissenter, heretic, nonconformist
    • Antonyms: follower, disciple
    • Usage: After fifty years as an apostate he returned to the faith.
  2. Bohemian – socially unconventional.
    • Synonyms: nonconformist, unorthodox, experimental, artistic, idiosyncratic, eccentric
    • Antonyms: conformist, conservative
    • Usage: She revelled in the Bohemian life of Montparnasse.
  3. Libertine – a person, especially a man, who freely indulges in sensual pleasures without regard to moral principles; a freethinker in matters of religion.
    • Synonyms: philanderer, playboy, rake
    • Antonyms: puritan
    • Usage: His image as an unbridled libertine is a total myth.
  4. Itinerant – travelling from place to place.
    • Synonyms: travelling, peripatetic, wandering, roaming, rambling, touring, nomadic, migrant
    • Antonyms: sedentary, settled
    • Usage: “itinerant traders”
  5. Hedonist – a person who believes that the pursuit of pleasure is the most important thing in life; a pleasure-seeker.
    • Synonyms: sybarite, sensualist, voluptuary
    • Antonyms: ascetic
    • Usage: She was living the life of a committed hedonist.
  6. Philistine – a person who is hostile or indifferent to culture and the arts.
    • Synonyms: lowbrow, anti-intellectual, materialist, bourgeois
    • Antonyms: cultured, intellectual 
    • Usage: I am a complete philistine when it comes to paintings.
  7. Imbecile – stupid; idiotic
    • Synonyms: foolish, silly, doltish, witless, dull, mindless
    • Antonyms: genius, intelligent
    • Usage: Try not to make imbecile remarks.
  8. Hunch – a feeling or guess based on intuition rather than fact.
    • Synonyms: feeling, guess, suspicion, idea, notion
    • Antonyms: straighten, stretch out
    • Usage: I have a hunch that someone is telling lies.
  9. Profligate – recklessly extravagant or wasteful in the use of resources.
    • Synonyms: spendthrift, improvident, prodigal, imprudent, reckless, irresponsible
    • Antonyms:  thrifty, frugal
    • Usage: “profligate consumers of energy”
  10. Innuendo – an allusive or oblique remark or hint, typically a suggestive or disparaging one.
    • Synonyms: implication, suggestion, intimation, allusion, nuance, reference
    • Antonyms: evidence, proven, expression
    • Usage: The judiciary will have to think of how to deal with instances where the Chief Justice of India or other justices become hostage to possible CBI innuendo.

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2 Thoughts to “Editorials English Vocabulary Words Set 81”

  1. kautilya_victory

    Thank you ma’m..

  2. kautilya_victory

    ma’m, please don’t stop posting vocabulary set..we find it unique..thank you.

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