Editorials English Vocabulary Words Set 49

The Hindu Vocabulary for Bank Exams

English Vocabulary for various 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.

Today’s words have been taken from article: Kashmir’s unending tragedy

  1. Dreadful – extremely bad or serious.

    • Synonyms: abominable, alarming, appalling, atrocious, awful, distressing 
    • Antonyms: advantageous, beautiful, comforting, delightful
    • Usage: There’s been a dreadful accident
  2. Rabid – having excessive enthusiasm for something or someone

    • Synonyms: delirious, fanatical, fervent, frenzied, furious, virulent, zealous
    • Antonyms: apathetic, calm, disinterested, dispassionate
    • Usage: Rabid viewers of the television show repeatedly watch their favorite episodes.
  3. Perverse – not normal or proper

    • Synonyms: contradictory, wicked, antankerous, capricious
    • Antonyms: agreeable, compliant
    • Usage: The psychopath gets a perverse sense of enjoyment from torturing animals.
  4. Brunt – the most unpleasant part of something

    • Synonyms: burden, force, impact, pressure, shock, strain, violence 
    • Antonyms: ease, peace, relaxation
    • Usage: The security forces have had to bear the brunt of public anger
  5. Insuperable – impossible to overcome.

    • Synonyms: insurmountable, unconquerable, invincible, unassailable
    • Antonyms: susceptible, amenable
    • Usage: The condition will be even worse in another five years and soon it will be insuperable.
  6. Futile – incapable of producing any useful result

    • Synonyms: pointless, useless, worthless, ineffectual, ineffective
    • Antonyms: effective, fruitful, helpful, productive
    • Usage: Unfortunately, all rescue attempts were futile during the hurricane.
  7. Traitorous – disloyal

    • Synonyms: apostate, betraying, faithless, perfidious, recreant
    • Antonyms: loyal
    • Usage: We waste our time in futile debates about who is more traitorous amongst Kashmiris.
  8. Platitude – something that has been said so often that it is not interesting anymore

    • Synonyms: banality, bromide, inanity, evenness, insipidity
    • Antonyms: coinage, nuisance
    • Usage: The politician ended his speech with a platitude about every man’s right to vote.
  9. Trickle – run out

    • Synonyms: percolate, dribble, exude, distill
    • Antonyms: pour, flow
    • Usage: Before it began to gush, the roof leak started off as a trickle.
  10. Repudiate – refuse to accept; reject.

    • Synonyms: abandon, disavow, dismiss, disown, forsake, recant, renounce
    • Antonyms: accept, allow, emphasize
    • Usage: During his next speech, the president will repudiate blame for the economic situation.

 

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