Editorials English Vocabulary Words Set 38

English Vocabulary for Bank Exams: SBI PO, NIACL, NICL, Bank of Baroda, IBPS PO. We are providing vocabulary words from The Articles of Newspapers like The Hindu, The Economist, Indian Express, etc. which are important for the upcoming exams. Add some more words to your English vocabulary words list. Hindu editorial vocabulary word meaning.

 

  1. Fraught – filled with (something undesirable)

    • Synonyms: charged, replete, abounding, attended, bristling, laden, stuffed
    • Antonyms: empty
    • Usage: Their world is fraught with danger.
  2. Corroborate – confirm or give support to (a statement, theory, or finding).

    • Synonyms: authenticate, substantiate, validate, certify, endorse, establish
    • Antonyms: disprove, invalidate, veto, contradict
    • Usage: I prayed my friend would corroborate the lie I told my parents!
  3. Conducive – making a certain situation or outcome likely or possible.

    • Synonyms: avourable, valuable, advantageous, opportune, propitious
    • Antonyms: useless, worthless, adverse, discouraging, hindering
    • Usage: Your negative attitude is not conducive to a good relationship.
  4. Scuttle – run hurriedly or furtively with short quick steps.

    • Synonyms: scamper, scurry, scramble, bustle, skip, trot, hasten
    • Antonyms: decelerate, crawl, drag
    • Usage: A mouse scuttled across the floor.
  5. Artifice – a clever trick.

    • Synonyms: contrivance, gimmick, expedient, gambit, machination, maneuver
    • Antonyms: honesty, artlessness, candor, frankness
    • Usage: The magician’s illusion was nothing but a cleverly designed artifice.
  6. Meretricious – apparently attractive but having no real value.

    • Synonyms: blatant, brazen, counterfeit, spurious, pretentious,
    • Antonyms: genuine, unembellished
    • Usage: This writer usually writes with such a meretricious style that his books are only published in paperback.
  7. Adroit – clever or skilful.

    • Synonyms: adept, artful, deft, masterful, nimble, dexterous, astute
    • Antonyms: awkward, clumsy, ignorant. incompetent. ineptunable
    • Usage: He was adroit at tax avoidance
  8. Scrunch – make a loud crunching noise.

    • Synonyms: compress, rumple, squash, squeeze, crumple up
    • Antonyms: expand, uncompress
    • Usage: The dry leaves scrunched under our feet.
  9. Expanse – a wide continuous area of something.

    • Synonyms: stretch, swathe, vastness, amplitude, immensity
    • Antonyms: extreme, limitation
    • Usage: The city park is a beautiful expanse of green in the center of town.
  10. Reverberate – repeated several times as an echo

    • Synonyms: echo, resound, react, rebound, recoil, redound
    • Antonyms: quieten
    • Usage: Her voice reverberated around the classroom

 

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