Editorials English Vocabulary Words Set 91

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. Panoply (noun) – an impressive collection or exhibition

  • Synonyms: array, range, collection
  • Usage: The designer’s exciting panoply of dresses won over the fashion critics.

2. Imperil (verb) – to be in danger of something or someone

  • Synonyms: endanger, jeopardize, risk, damage, threaten
  • Antonyms: save, guard, protect
  • Usage: The quick-spreading wildfires imperil the citizens since they are trapped by the fire in their homes.

3. Privy (adjective) – sharing in the knowledge of (something secret or private).

  • Synonyms: private, personal, confidential, hidden
  • Antonyms: public, known
  • Usage: She cannot be privy to my conversation with him because she tells everything she hears.

4. Tribulation (noun) – a state of great trouble or suffering.

  • Synonyms: trouble, worry, anxiety, burden, hardship, tragedy
  • Antonyms: comfort, opportunity
  • Usage: The season-ending injury was a huge tribulation for the athlete.

5. Fallacy (noun) – a mistaken belief, especially one based on unsound arguments.

  • Synonyms: misconception, misbelief, delusion, misapprehension, misinterpretation
  • Antonyms: fact, truth, honesty
  • Usage: The huge fallacy of the proposed budget is the government’s inability to come up with the necessary funds.

6. Emulate (verb) – match or surpass (a person or achievement), typically by imitation.

  • Synonyms: imitate, copy, reproduce, mimic, mirror, echo, follow,
  • Antonyms:  disregard, ignore, overlook
  • Usage: She is going to emulate her brother’s strong work ethic in order to be successful.

7. Immaculate (adjective) – perfectly clean, neat, or tidy.

  • Synonyms: clean, spotless, pristine, unsoiled, unstained, unsullied, speckless
  • Antonyms: dirty, grubby, bad
  • Usage: The gardener works seven days a week to keep my lawn immaculate.

8. Caper (verb) – skip or dance about in a lively or playful way.

  • Synonyms: skip, dance, romp, jig, frisk, gambol, cavort, prance, frolic
  • Usage: Children were capering about the room

9. Lewd (adjective) – crude and offensive in a sexual way

  • Synonyms: vulgar, crude, smutty, dirty, filthy, obscene, coarse
  • Antonyms: decent, clean, chaste
  • Usage: She began to gyrate to the music and sing a lewd song

10. Goad (verb) – provoke or annoy (someone) so as to stimulate an action or reaction.

  • Synonyms: provoke, spur, prick, sting, prod, hound, badger, incite,
  • Antonyms: discourage, restraint, discouragement 
  • Usage: He was trying to goad her into a fight.

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