The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 191

SSC and all Competitive Exams. Explore The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary to score good marks in English Section. Start practising this vocabulary to increase your word power. While reading a passage you have to highlight tough words in it and analyse the correct meaning of those words. This will help you understand the passage clearly and also you can learn more new words, it means also you can develop your vocabulary. To help you in this part we have provided an English Vocabulary passage along with meaning, synonyms and usages of hard words in the passage, make use of it. We also providing Important Vocabulary Quiz based on “THE ECONOMIST” and “THE HINDU”

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1). Anxieties (Noun)

Definition:a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease about something with an uncertain outcome.

Synonyms:worry, concern, apprehension, apprehensiveness, consternation, uneasiness, unease

Antonyms:happy, joy.

Usage:he felt a surge of anxiety


2).Disenchantment (Noun)

Definition:a feeling of disappointment about someone or something you previously respected or admired; disillusionment.

Synonyms:disillusionment, disappointment, dissatisfaction, discontent, discontentedness, rude awakening

Antonyms:encourage, enchanted

Usage:their growing disenchantment with the leadership


3).Impeachment (Noun)

Definition:the action of calling into question the integrity or validity of something.

Synonyms:indict, charge, accuse, bring a charge against, bring a case against, lay charges against

Antonyms:confirm, acquit.

Usage:the prosecutor’s detailed impeachment of the character witness


4).Embellished (Verb)

Definition:make (something) more attractive by the addition of decorative details or features.

Synonyms:decorate, adorn, ornament, dress, dress up, furnish

Antonyms:simplify, moderate, calm.

Usage:blue silk embellished with golden embroidery


5).Wrangling (Verb)

Definition:have a long, complicated dispute or argument

Synonyms:argue, quarrel, row, have a row, bicker, squabble, have words, debate, disagree, have a disagreement

Antonyms:agree, accept.

Usage:the bureaucrats continue wrangling over the fine print


6).Dissipating (Verb)

Definition: (with reference to a feeling or emotion) disappear or cause to disappear.

Synonyms:disappear, vanish, evaporate, dissolve, melt away, melt into thin air, be dispelled, dematerialize

Antonyms: grow, develop

Usage:the concern she’d felt for him had wholly dissipated


7).Eschew (Verb)

Definition:deliberately avoid using; abstain from.

Synonyms:abstain from, refrain from, give up, forgo, forswear, shun, renounce, swear off, abjure, steer clear of

Antonyms:face, meet, embrace.

Usage:he appealed to the crowd to eschew violence


8).Prudence (Noun)

Definition:the quality of being prudent; cautiousness.

Synonyms:wisdom, judgement, good judgement, judiciousness, sagacity, shrewdness, advisability, common sense

Antonyms:folly, recklessness

Usage:we need to exercise prudence in such important matters



Definition:very weak or slight.

Synonyms: slight, insubstantial, flimsy, negligible, weak, fragile, shaky, sketchy, doubtful, dubious, questionable, suspect

Antonyms:convincing, substantial, strong

Usage:the tenuous link between interest rates and investment


10).Optimism (Noun)

Definition:hopefulness and confidence about the future or the success of something.

Synonyms:hopefulness, hope, confidence, buoyancy, cheer, good cheer, cheerfulness, sanguineness, positiveness

Antonyms:defeatism, negative thinking, negativity, expecting the worst, doom and gloom, gloom, gloominess

Usage:the talks had been amicable and there were grounds for optimism


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