The Hindu Editorial VOCAB : 12th January 2021

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB : 12th January 2021

In this competitive world, ‘Vocabulary’ plays vital role in every exam. Banking , Railway, Insurance, SSC and other Government exams so here We provides you The Hindu Vocab on daily basis to enhance vocab power and helps you in your preparation for Govt job.

Vocabulary (The Hindu)


Synonyms: axiom, creed

Antonyms: ambiguity, skepticism

Example Sentence: This credenda began appearing in 1988.

  1. PRETENTIOUS (ADJECTIVE): conspicuous

Synonyms: flamboyant, turgid

Antonyms: moderate, honest

Example Sentence: It is new and never pretentious.

  1. ENVISION (VERB):conceive

Synonyms: visualize, contemplate 

Antonyms: disregard, neglect

Example Sentence: I couldn’t envision myself as anything else.

  1. IMPEDE (VERB):to delay

Synonyms: brake, disrupt

Antonyms: permit, soothe

Example Sentence: These people can impede performance.

  1. CANTANKEROUS (ADJECTIVE): bad tempered

Synonyms: captious, choleric 

Antonyms: pleasant, cheerful

Example Sentence: He is little larger and cantankerous.  

  1. BAWDINESS (NOUN): dirtiness

Synonyms: profaneness, filthiness

Antonyms: decency, sophistication

Example Sentence: There was a comedy with just a right sprinkling of bawdiness.

  1. INCURSION (NOUN): attack

Synonyms: irruption, intrusion

Antonyms:  retreat, withdrawal

Example Sentence: The US officials urged Iran to end the incursion.    

  1. SOCIABLE (ADJECTIVE): familiar

Synonyms: convivial, gregarious

Antonyms: aloof, unsociable

Example Sentence: I’m a lot more sociable with everybody.


Synonyms: agitated, blustery

Antonyms:  moderate, obedient

Example Sentence: They are able to withstand turbulent times.         

  1. LICENTIOUS (ADJECTIVE): libertine

Synonyms: debauched, salacious

Antonyms: moral, controlled

Example Sentence: He is licentious and has no regard for the morality of law.

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