The Hindu Editorial VOCAB : 24th December 2020

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB : 24th December 2020

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)

1. SPASMODIC (ADJECTIVE): intermittent
fitful, irregular

Antonyms: resting, uninterrupted

Example: Days after the marathon, she had spasmodic muscle contractions that occurred without warning.


Synonyms: authentic, true

Antonyms: counterfeit, dishonest
She was making the literal translation.

3. POACH (VERB): smuggle

Synonyms: pilfer, filch               

Antonyms: give, receive

They were poaching the animal’s skin.


Synonyms: enormous, gigantic                         

Antonyms: common, ordinary

Example SentenceThere were mammoth islands.

5. JOCUND (ADJECTIVE): cheerful

Synonyms: blithe, jocular

 Antonyms: sad, depressed

Example: She was looking jocund.

6. KNOTTY (ADJECTIVE): troublesome

Synonyms: complicated, mystifying

Antonyms: easy, smooth

Example: They have done the knotty journey.

7. LANGUOR (NOUN): lethargy

Synonyms: inactivity, tiredness

Antonyms: energy, vigour

Example: They set about the new task with languor.

8. ARTIFICE (NOUN): clever act

Synonyms: gimmick, ruse

Antonyms: sincerity, simplicity

Example: Mine photographs were full of artifice.


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