The Hindu Editorial VOCAB : 26th December 2020
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Vocabulary (The Hindu)
- SATE (VERB):satisfy
Synonyms: gratify, satiate
Antonyms: abstain, deprive
Example: He was sated with flying.
- MACULATE (VERB): corrupt, violate
Synonyms: besmirch, degrade
Antonyms: honour, praise
Example: The population had not been maculated by inferior races.
- HIDEOUS (ADJECTIVE): Very ugly
Synonyms: grotesque, horrible
Antonyms: delightful, gentle
Example: She saw a hideous face at the window and screamed.
- SINGE (VERB):Burn
Synonyms: blaze, blacken
Antonyms: frost, glaciate
Example: She singed her dress by pressing it with too hot an iron.
- DISTEND (VERB):Amplify
Synonyms: dilate, augment
Antonyms: abridge, decrease
Example: The excess food consumption made his stomach distend from bloat.
- FRAILTY (NOUN): Weakness
Synonyms: defect, fallibility
Antonyms: advantage, perfection
Example: Despite her frailty she manages to work hard.
- GRANDIOSE (ADJECTIVE):Theatrical
Synonyms: ambitious, bombastic
Antonyms: trivial, moderate
Example: He produced several grandiose schemes for a holiday resort but no resort was ever built.
- DISCRETIONARY (NOUN): open to choice
Synonyms: unrestricted, facultative
Antonyms: nondiscretionary, restricted
Example : There has been a dip in year-end discretionary bonuses.