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. Avalanche(N): 
Meaning: Falling large mass
synonyms- barrage, flood
use-A fair-sized landslide, indeed an avalanche, thundered down.

2. Deteriorate(Adj): 
Meaning:run down
synonyms- ramshackle, rickety
use-If all the water be expelled, the quality of the flour is deteriorated.

3.Impetus(N): 
Meaning : stimulus
synonyms- impulse, catalyst
use-This question arises, no doubt, from the comparison of life to an impetus.

4. Deposition(N): 
Meaning:dethroning
synonyms- impeachment, degradation
use-Not that he had any doubt about the deposition of Marie Pascal.

5. Barrage(N): 
Meaning: weapon fire
synonyms- bombardment, volley
use-Meanwhile our entire front was advancing, following the barrage waves.

6.Mediocre
Meaning- not very good
Synonym-common, fair, indifferent, medium,
Antonym - excellent, exceptional, exquisite, fabulous, fantastic, 
Sentence-The dinner was delicious, but the dessert was mediocre.

7.Exasperation (noun)
Meaning: The state of being irritated
Synonym: irritation, frustration
Antonym: delight, joy, pleasure
Sentence: The longer Jorge waited in line at the ticket counter, the more his exasperation grew.

8.Absolve (verb)
Meaning:To forgive; to free from guilt
Synonym: exculpate, pardon
Antonym: charge, impeach, indict; convict
Sentence: Marta felt greatly relieved after her mother absolved her for breaking the vase.

9.Epitaph (noun)
Meaning: Brief statement honouring a dead person
Synonym: inscription, eulogy
Sentence:"Beloved by all," was the epitaph Edgar chose for his wife's tombstone.

10.Misanthrope
Meaning: a person who does not like other people
Synonym: cynic, naysayer, pessimist
Antonym: idealist, sentimentalist, optimist,Sentence: a former misanthrope who now professes a newly discovered love of mankind


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