English Vocabulary from “The Hindu Editorial”-(Day-130)

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The Hindu Editorial – 23.03.2018

 

1). Accusations (Noun) आरोप

Definition: a charge or claim that someone has done something illegal or wrong.

Synonyms: allegation, charge, claim, assertion, asseveration, attribution,

incrimination, imputation

Usage: accusations of bribery

 

2). Oppressed (Verb) – जुल्म किया हुआ

Definition: keep (someone) in subjection and hardship, especially by the unjust exercise of authority.

Synonyms: persecute, abuse, maltreat, ill-treat, treat harshly, be brutal to, be cruel to, tyrannize

Usage: a system which oppressed working people

 

3). Rampantly (Adjective) – उग्रता से

Definition: flourishing or spreading unchecked.

Synonyms: uncontrolled, unrestrained, unchecked, unbridled, widespread, pandemic, epidemic

Usage: political violence was rampant

 

4). Adversaries (Noun) – विरोधी

Definition: one’s opponent in a contest, conflict, or dispute.

Synonyms: opponent, rival, enemy, foe, nemesis, antagonist, combatant,

challenger, contender

Usage: Davis beat his old adversary in the quarter-finals

 

5). Atrocity (Noun) – नृशंसता

Definition: an extremely wicked or cruel act, typically one involving physical violence or injury.

Synonyms:  act of barbarity, act of brutality, act of savagery, act of wickedness, cruelty, abomination

Usage: a textbook which detailed war atrocities

 

6). Stringent (Adjective) – कड़ी से कड़ी

Definition: (of regulations, requirements, or conditions) strict, precise, and exacting

Synonyms: strict, firm, rigid, rigorous, severe, harsh, tough, tight, exacting,

demanding, inflexible

Usage: stringent guidelines on air pollution

 

7). Deployed (Verb) – तैनात

Definition: bring into effective action.

Synonyms: use, utilize, employ, make use of, avail oneself of, turn to account, take advantage of

Usage: small states can often deploy resources more freely

 

8). Slander (Verb) – बदनामी

Definition: make false and damaging statements about (someone).

Synonyms:  defame, defame someone’s character, blacken someone’s name, give someone a bad name, tell lies about

Usage: they were accused of slandering the head of state

 

9). Cocktail (Noun) – एक प्रकार का पेय

Definition: a dish consisting of small pieces of food, typically served cold as a starter.

Synonyms: drinks, wine

Usage: we began with prawn and avocado cocktail

 

10). Scrape (Verb) – कुरेदना, छीलना

Definition: drag or pull a hard or sharp implement across (a surface or object) so as to remove dirt or other matter.

Synonyms: rake, drag, push, brush, sweep

Usage: remove the green tops from the carrots and scrape them

 

11). Sway (Noun) – एक ओर झुलना

Definition: a rhythmical movement from side to side.

Synonyms:  swing, sweep, wave, roll, shake, movement, oscillation, undulation

Usage: the easy sway of her hips

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Logical Reasoning 10.00 AM
Quantitative Aptitude “20-20” 11.00 AM
Vocabulary (Based on The Hindu) 12.00 PM
Static GK Quiz 1.00 PM
English Language “20-20” 2.00 PM
Banking Awareness Quiz 3.00 PM
Reasoning Puzzles & Seating 4.00 PM
Daily Current Affairs Updates 5.00 PM
Data Interpretation / Application Sums (Topic Wise) 6.00 PM
Reasoning Ability “20-20” 7.00 PM
English Language (New Pattern Questions) 8.00 PM
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