The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For Teaching Exam

The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For Teaching Exam

Dear Readers, we are providing to you Word List from The HINDU Newspaper. It will help you to enhance your word power as well as you can understand the correct usage of the word.We suggest you read a newspaper daily to improve your word power.Your reading habit can make all the difference. If you are not able to read a newspaper for Teaching Exam.We will post important words every day from editorial section. These words will help you a lot in your competitive exams.

1.Valorize
Meaning: give or ascribe value or validity to.
Synonym: Price -fixing
Sentence: the culture valorizes the individual"

2.Lamentation
Meaning: the passionate expression of grief or sorrow; weeping.
Synonym: crying, sobbing, moaning
Sentence: "scenes of lamentation"

3.Tautology
Meaning: the saying of the same thing twice over in different words,generally considered to be a fault of style
Synonym: repetition, repetitiveness
Sentence: When the lawyer spoke to the jury, he used tautology to make the jurors aware of his point without being repetitive.

4.Sinuous
Meaning: having many curves and turns.
Synonym: windy, serpentine, curving, twisting
Antonym: straight
Sentence: "the river follows a sinuous trail through the dale"

5.Sobriquet
Meaning: a person's nickname.
Synonym: alias, byname, cognomen, epithet
Sentence: "she was a vast and haughty person who answered to the sobriquet ‘Duchesse’"

6.Revulsion
Meaning: a sense of disgust and loathing.
Synonym: disgust, repulsion, abhorrence,
Sentence:"news of the attack will be met with sorrow and revulsion"

7.Eulogize
Meaning: praise highly in speech or writing.
Synonym: acclaim, extol;
Antonym: criticize
Sentence: "he was eulogized as a rock star"

8.Deaden
Meaning: to make (something) weaker or less noticeable
Synonym: desiccate ,damp
Sentence: “He took aspirin to deaden the pain.”

9.Lancet
Meaning: a sharp tool used for cutting the skin
Sentence: “The doctor used a lancet to proceed the surgery.”

10.Rhapsody
Meaning: a state of overwhelming usually pleasurable emotion
Synonym: cloud-nine, elatedness
Sentence:  “listening to Mozart always left him in a rhapsody that lingered for the remainder of the evening”