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.Abstemious
Meaning: not eating and drinking too much 
Synonym: continent, self-abnegating
Sentence: “She is known as an abstemious eater and drinker.”

2. Accoutre
Meaning: to provide (someone) with what is needed for a task or activity
Synonym: furnish,equip,gird
Sentence: “hikers accoutered with walking sticks, water bottles, trail maps, and compasses”

3. Gamut
Meaning: the distance or extent between possible extremes
Synonym: diapason, spectrum, spread
Sentence: “the actress's work runs the gamut from goofy comedies to serious historical dramas”

4. Bequeath
Meaning: to give by means of a will
Synonym: leave, will
Sentence: “having no heir, he bequeathed his house to his local church”

5.Clement
Meaning: marked by temperatures that are neither too high nor too low
Synonym: equable, genial, mild
Sentence: “Hawaii is known for its delightfully clement climate”

6.Humbug
Meaning: an imitation that is passed off as genuine
Synonym: phony, hoax
Sentence: “tests showed that the “old” map of America was a cleverly made humbug”

7. Bellicose
Meaning: feeling or displaying eagerness to fight
Synonym: assaultive, agonistic
Sentence: “bellicose hockey players who always seem to spend more time fighting than playing”

8.Earnest
Meaning: a serious and intent mental state
Synonym: serious, sedate
Sentence: “ I'll accept only an earnest apology from you”

9.Harry
Meaning: to make a pillaging or destructive raid on
Synonym:worry,annoy
Sentence: “The invaders harried the village's residents.”

10.Disposition
Meaning: a tendency to act or think in a particular way
Synonym:temperament,character
Sentence: He has a disposition toward criminal behavior.