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 to improve your word power. It will help you to enhance your word power as well as you can understand the correct usage of the word.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.

1.Ulterior (adj) : Existing beyond what is obvious or admitted
Synonyms: Secondary, Underlying, Undisclosed
Use : The eyes looked at her calmly, openly, with no ulterior thought behind,as it might seem.

2. Exhort (v) : Strongly encourage or urge (someone) to do something.
Synonyms: Urge, Encourage, Enjoin
Use :The purpose of most commercials is to exhort consumers to buy a particular product or service.

3.Reverence (n) : Deep respect for someone or regard
Synonyms : Appreciation, Estimation
Use : We showed reverence for my late uncle at a private memorial service in his favorite garden.

4.Freebie (n) : A thing that is provided or given free of charge.
Synonyms : Gift , Handout
Use : The government paid for the minister to fly out to Australia on a freebie.

5.Dainty (adj) : Fastidious, especially concerning food or delicately small and pretty..
Synonyms: Fastidious, Fussy , Squeamish
Use : The flower girl scattered dainty petals from her pretty wicker basket.

6.Canoe (n) : A light, narrow boat with pointed ends and no keel, propelled with a paddle or paddles.
Synonyms: Kayak, Dugout, Outrigger
Use : We paddled the canoe through a narrow channel, and into the open bay.

7. Gaucherie (n) : Awkward or unsophisticated ways.
Synonyms: Impropriety, Misjudgment
Use : My boss was very gaucherie in his reply to my question that even my co-workers were set back and felt bad for me.

8.Atrocity (n) : An extremely wicked or cruel act, typically one involving physical violence or injury.
Synonyms: Cruelty, Abomination, Enormity
Use :The racist men watched as their friend performed a sexual atrocity on the black woman.

9.Pernicious (adj): Having a harmful effect, especially in a gradual or subtle way.
Synonyms: Ruinous, Deadly, Lethal
Use : Lying can be pernicious to a relationship.

10.Draconian (adj): Excessively harsh and severe.
Synonyms: Strict, Extreme, Drastic
Use :The Nazis destroyed the independence of the press by a series of draconian laws