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.Azure (n): A light shade of blue
Synonyms : Cerulean , Sapphire , Sky-blue
Use : Jane has a ring with an azure stone that perfectly matches her blue eyes.

2.Stammer (v) : Speak with sudden involuntary pauses and a tendency to repeat the initial letters of words.
Synonyms: Halt, Mumble, Splutter
Use : The children teased the boy because of his stammer

3.Careen (v): Walk as if unable to control one's movements
Synonyms : Keel , Lurch , Reel , Stagger
Use : The drunken man staggered into the room

4.Duress (n) : Compulsory force or threat
Synonyms : Constraint, Enforcement , Pressure
Use :He confessed under duress.

5.Xenophobia (n): Dislike of or prejudice against people from other countries.
Synonyms : Ethnocentrism ,Racism
Use : The boy’s xenophobia arose when he watched a black man kill his mother.

6.Taciturn (adj) :Reserved or uncommunicative in speech , saying little.
Synonyms : Reticent, Quiet
Use : If you want to be a politician, you need to be chatty not taciturn.

7.Cupidity (n) : Greed for money or possessions.
Synonyms : Covetousness, Possessiveness , Voracity
Use : Cupidity often leads people to take things that do not belong to them.

8.Lace (n) : A fine open fabric of cotton or silk, made by looping,knitting thread in patterns and used especially for trimming garments.
Synonyms : Openwork, Lacework, Tatting, Netting
Use : She was wearing a beautiful lace shawl over her evening gown.

9.Fulminate (v) : Criticize severely
Synonyms : Protest, Rail, Rage,
Use : He fulminated against the Republican's plan to cut Medicare.

10.Quaint (adj) : Very strange or unusual
Synonyms: Picturesque, Charming, Sweet, Attractive
Use : In the summer, tourists flock to the quaint Delhi town that contains no paved roads.

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