Editorials English Vocabulary Words Set 90

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. Vacuous (adjective) – having or showing a lack of thought or intelligence; mindless.

    • Synonyms: blank, vacant, expressionless, deadpan, inscrutable, inexpressive
    • Antonyms:  expressive, meaningful, thinking, intelligent
    • Usage: “a vacuous smile”
  2. Echelon (noun) – a level or rank in an organization, a profession, or society.

    • Synonyms: level, rank, grade, step, rung, tier, stratum, plane, position
    • Usage: The prominent college ranks among the top echelon of schools in the nation.
  3. Abdicate (verb) – to stop accepting a particular responsibility or obligation that you have

    • Synonyms: abandon, resign, relinquish, quit, surrender, leave
    • Antonyms: remain, defend, assert
    • Usage: The young prince became king after his older brother decided to abdicate the throne.
  4. Volant (adjective) – to spread wings outward as if to fly
    • Synonyms: winged
    • Antonyms:  wingless
    • Usage: The prince knew he was in trouble when the volant dragon became twice his size and then fluttered about.
  5. Tutelage (noun) – the condition of being under someone’s protection, usually a guardian
    • Synonyms: tuition, guidance, instruction, training, custody, charge
    • Antonyms: ignorance
    • Usage: Under the coach’s tutelage, he became the star of his college’s basketball team.
  6. Banal (adjective) – so lacking in originality as to be obvious and boring.

    • Synonyms: trite, hackneyed, clichéd, platitudinous, vapid, commonplace, ordinary
    • Antonyms:  original
    • Usage: Filled with repetitive tasks, his job can only be described as banal.
  7. Pique (verb) – to trigger curiosity or interest

    • Synonyms: stimulate, arouse, rouse, provoke, whet, awaken, excite
    • Antonyms:  delight
    • Usage: Fifteen minutes into the film, I had fallen asleep because the plot had failed to pique my interest.
  8. Deify (verb) – worship or regard as a god.

    • Synonyms: worship, revere, venerate, reverence, idolize
    • Antonyms: degrade, dishonour, demonize
    • Usage: She was deified by the early Romans as a fertility goddess
  9. Edgy (adjective) – tense, nervous, or irritable.

    • Synonyms: tense, nervous, highly strung, anxious, apprehensive, uneasy
    • Antonyms: calm, nerveless, 
    • Usage: An edgy situation occurred for the workers when their elevator got stuck on the thirteenth floor.
  10. Probity (noun) – the quality of having strong moral principles; honesty and decency.

    • Synonyms: integrity, honesty, uprightness, decency, morality, rectitude, goodness, virtue
    • Antonyms: untrustworthiness
    • Usage: The person who returned the stolen necklace to the police showed a great deal of probity.

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  1. Sachin shukla( Banker 2018)

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