The Hindu Editorial VOCAB : 26th December 2020

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB : 26th 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. SATE (VERB):satisfy 

Synonyms: gratify, satiate 

Antonyms: abstain, deprive 

Example: He was sated with flying.

  1. MACULATE (VERB): corrupt, violate 

Synonyms: besmirch, degrade 

Antonyms: honour, praise 

Example:  The population had not been maculated by inferior races.

  1. HIDEOUS (ADJECTIVE): Very ugly

Synonyms: grotesque, horrible

 Antonyms: delightful, gentle

Example: She saw a hideous face at the window and screamed.

  1. SINGE (VERB):Burn

Synonyms: blaze, blacken 

Antonyms: frost, glaciate

Example: She singed her dress by pressing it with too hot an iron.

  1. DISTEND (VERB):Amplify

Synonyms: dilate, augment 

Antonyms: abridge, decrease

Example: The excess food consumption made his stomach distend from bloat.

  1. FRAILTY (NOUN): Weakness

Synonyms: defect, fallibility 

Antonyms: advantage, perfection

Example: Despite her frailty she manages to work hard.


Synonyms: ambitious, bombastic 

Antonyms: trivial, moderate

Example: He produced several grandiose schemes for a holiday resort but no resort was ever built.

  1. DISCRETIONARY (NOUN): open to choice

Synonyms: unrestricted, facultative          

Antonyms: nondiscretionary, restricted

Example : There has been a dip in year-end discretionary bonuses.


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