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Important Vocabulary Words – ‘The Hindu’ Editorial (28th March 2018)

Daily vocabulary words from The Hindu

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In this post, we are going to look at some Important Vocabulary Words – ‘The Hindu’ Editorial (28th March 2018). These are very helpful for Banking and other competitive exams.

These words have been taken from an Editorial of “The Hindu” newspaper and the name of the article is:

Russia, a rogue nation?”

Important Vocabulary Words – ‘The Hindu’ Editorial (28th March 2018)

 

  1. Rogue (noun) :a dishonest or unprincipled man. (दुष्ट)

Synonyms: Scoundrel, rascal, villain, swindler, felonious

Antonyms: Honest, Modest

Example: The rogue took the car and registration documents.

 

  1. Concerted (adjective):jointly arranged or carried out; coordinated. (सम्मिलित)

Synonyms: collective, united, conjunctive

Antonyms: disarranged, separate, uncoordinated

Example: The richer countries of the world should take concerted action to help the poorer countries.

 

  1. Purge (noun) :an abrupt or violent removal of a group of people. (अलग करना)

Synonyms: expulsion, extermination

Antonyms: keeping, holding

Example:  The new state governor has promised to purge the police force of corruption.

 

  1. covert (adjective) :not openly acknowledged or displayed. (छल से किया हुआ)

Synonyms: Hidden, surreptitious, stealthy

Antonyms: open, revealed, above board

Example: They have been supplying covert military aid to the rebels.

 

  1. collude (verb) :come to a secret understanding. (सांठ-गांठ करना)

Synonyms: conspire, connive, intrigue

Example: The president accused his opponents of colluding with foreigners.

 

  1. manoeuvre (verb) : move skilfully or carefully. (पैंतरेबाज़ी)

Synonyms:  navigate, steer, guide

Antonyms: fumble, mishandle, mess up

Example: A rapid manoeuvre by the driver prevented an accident.

 

  1. exacerbate (verb) :make a situation worse. (ख़राब करना)

Synonyms:  aggravate, complicate, worsen

Antonyms: ameliorate, improve

Example: Interfering now would only exacerbate the situation.

 

  1. corollary (noun) :a condition or occurrence traceable to a cause. (परिणाम)

Synonyms:  conclusion, consequence, aftereffect

Antonyms: Antecedent, cause

Example: Is social inequality the inevitable corollary of economic freedom?

 

  1. eschew (verb) :deliberately avoid using; abstain from. (त्याग करना)

Synonyms:  abandon, forgo, renounce

Antonyms: face, keep

Example: A civilised leader must eschew violence.

 

  1. subversion (noun) :the undermining of the power and authority of an established system or institution. (दुर्बल करना)

Synonyms: sabotage, disruption, overthrow

Antonyms: improve, strengthen

Example: He was found guilty of subversion and imprisoned.

 

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