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.Pillage
Meaning: rob a (place) using violence, especially in wartime.
Synonym: robbery, robbing, raiding,
Sentence: "the abbey was plundered and pillaged"

2.Pinnacle
Meaning: the most successful point; the culmination.
Synonym: apex, vertex, zenith, apogee,
Sentence: "he had reached the pinnacle of his career"

3.Piquant
Meaning: having a pleasantly sharp taste or appetizing flavour., pleasantly stimulating or exciting to the mind.
Synonym: intriguing, stimulating, interesting, fascinating,
Antonym: bland, insipid, dull
Sentence: "a piquant tartare sauce"

4.Pittance
Meaning: a very small or inadequate amount of money.
Synonym: a very small amount, a tiny amount, an insufficient amount, next to nothing, very little;
Sentence: "he paid his workers a pittance"

5.Placate
Meaning: make (someone) less angry or hostile.
Synonym: appease, assuage, conciliate,
Antonym: aggravate, annoy, antagonize, bother,
Sentence: "they attempted to placate the students with promises"

6.Presage
Meaning:be a sign or warning of (an imminent event, typically an unwelcome one)., an omen or portent.
Synonym:augur, foreshadow, foretell, prophesy,
Sentence:"the heavy clouds above the moorland presaged snow"

7.Prestige
Meaning:widespread respect and admiration felt for someone or something on the basis of a perception of their achievements or quality.
Synonym:status, standing, stature
Sentence: "the firm has recently gained considerable prestige

8.Presumptuous
Meaning:(of a person or their behaviour) failing to observe the limits of what is permitted or appropriate.
Synonym:brazen, overconfident, arrogant, egotistical,
Antonym:timid, unassuming
Sentence: "I hope I won't be considered presumptuous if I offer some advice"

9.Preclude
Meaning: prevent from happening; make impossible.
Synonym: block, bar, hinder, impede, inhibit
Antonym: smooth, unclog; advance, cultivate, encourage,
Sentence: "the secret nature of his work precluded official recognition"

10.Precise
Meaning: marked by exactness and accuracy of expression or detail.
Synonym: exact, accurate, correct, error-free, pinpoint,
Antonym: imprecise, inaccurate
Sentence: "precise directions"