The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 116

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1) divisive (adjective)

Meaning : tending to cause disagreement or hostility between people.

Synonyms : alienating, estranging, isolating, schismatic

Antonyms : unifying

Usage : “the highly divisive issue of abortion”


2) agonise (verb)

Meaning : undergo great mental anguish through worrying about something.

Synonyms : worry, fret, fuss, upset oneself, rack one’s brains

Antonyms : abet, aid, assist, help

Usage : “I didn’t agonize over the problem”


3) introspection (noun)

Meaning : the examination or observation of one’s own mental and emotional processes.

Synonyms : brooding, self-analysis, soul-searching, heart-searching

 Antonyms : unthoughtful

Usage : “quiet introspection can be extremely valuable”


4) remorse (noun)

Meaning : deep regret or guilt for a wrong committed.

Synonyms : contrition, deep regret, repentance, penitence, guilt

Antonyms : indifference

Usage : “they were filled with remorse and shame”


5) mobilization (noun)

Meaning : the action of making something movable or capable of movement.

Synonyms : convening, convocation, muster, mustering

Antonyms : disassembly mobilization

Usage : “mobilization of the shoulder can be resumed within 10 days following injury”


6) Recurring (adjective)

Meaning : occurring again periodically or repeatedly.

Synonyms : happen again, reoccur, occur again

Usage : “gratitude is a recurring theme in the book”


7) condoning (verb)

Meaning : accept (behaviour that is considered morally wrong or offensive).

Synonyms : deliberately ignore, not take into consideration

Antonyms : condemn, punish

Usage : “the college cannot condone any behaviour that involves illicit drugs”


8) embellish (verb)

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

Synonyms : decorate, adorn, ornament, dress

Antonyms : simplify

Usage : “blue silk embellished with golden embroidery”


9) tenacity (noun)

Meaning : the quality or fact of being able to grip something firmly; grip.

Synonyms : pertinacity, determination, perseverance, doggedness

Antonyms : irresolution, lack of resolve

Usage : “the sheer tenacity of the limpet”


10) slackening (verb)

Meaning : make or become slack.

Synonyms : loosen, make looser

Antonyms : tighten

Usage : “he slackened his grip”

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