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. Garner(V): Gather or collect something.
Synonyms: Accumulate,Amass,Assemble.
Uses: U.S police struggled to garner sufficient evidence against terrorism.

2. Litigant(N): A person involved in a lawsuit.
Synonyms: Opponent in law,Disputant,Plaintiff,Claimant.
Uses: Babri Masjid litigant asks PM Modi to intervene as VHP performs Shila Pujan for Ram Temple.

3. Poignant(Adj): Sense of sadness or regret.
Synonyms: Wretched,Mournful,Tearful.
Uses: Partition was a poignant reminder for India.

4. Deterrent(N): Discourage someone from doing something.
Synonyms: Disincentive,Restraint,Curb.
Uses: Deterrent is not a static concept ,it is a dynamic concept.

5. Backlash(N): Strong negative reaction.
Synonyms: Counterblast,Comeback,Recoil.
Uses: Indian people backlash against racism.

6. Profligate(Adj): Extravagant or Wasteful,Dissolute.
Synonyms: Prodigal,Immoderate,Debauched.
Uses: Liu’s critics claimed he was “profligate and devoid of principles”.

7. Sycophant(N): A person who acts obsequiously towards someone important in order to gain advantage.
Synonyms: Doormat,Lickspittle,Leech.
Uses: Being famous has taught him to be wary of sycophants.

8. Kinky(Adj): Involving or given to unusual sexual behaviour, Closely twisted.
Synonyms: Weird,Bizarre,Peculiar.
Uses: He has a kinky style of doing things.

9. Imbued(V): Inspire or deeply affected by a feeling to have a certain quality.
Synonyms: Diffuse,Suffuse,Pervade.
Uses: The Soldiers were rigorously trained and imbued with the same principles of patriotism.

10. Foible(Adj): Minor weakness,Slight peculiarity.
Synonyms: Blemish,Fault,Defect.
Uses: People tolerate foibles of kids.