The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 142

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1) Roster (Noun)

Meaning: a list or plan showing turns of duty or leave for individuals or groups in an organization.

Synonyms: list, listing, register, schedule, agenda

Antonyms: disorganisation

Usage: “next week’s duty roster”

 

2) Perspective (Noun)

Meaning: a particular attitude towards or way of regarding something; a point of view.

Synonyms: outlook, view, viewpoint, point of view

Antonyms:cluelessness, ignorance

Usage: “her perspective on everything had been changing”

 

3) Accommodate (Verb)

Meaning: fit in with the wishes or needs of.

Synonyms: fit in with, allow for, assist, aid, lend a hand to

Antonyms:hinder

Usage: “the company altered the launch date in order to accommodate a major customer”

 

4) Deprivation(Noun)

Meaning: the damaging lack of material benefits considered to be basic necessities in a society.

Synonyms: poverty, impoverishment, penury, privation

Antonyms: wealth

Usage: “low wages mean that 3.75 million people suffer serious deprivation”

 

5) Diplomacy (Noun)

Meaning: the art of dealing with people in a sensitive and tactful way.

Synonyms: tact, tactfulness, sensitivity, discretion

Antonyms: tactlessness

Usage: “with perfect diplomacy, he divided his attention between Meryl and Anthea”

 

6) Parley (Noun)

Meaning: a conference between opposing sides in a dispute, especially a discussion of terms for an armistice.

Synonyms: negotiation, talk(s), meeting, conference, summit

Antonyms: confuse contend deny

Usage: “a parley is in progress and the invaders may withdraw”

 

7) Impasse (Noun)

Meaning: a situation in which no progress is possible, especially because of disagreement; a deadlock.

Synonyms: deadlock, dead end, stalemate, checkmate, stand-off

Antonyms: advantage, continuation, start

Usage: “the current political impasse”

 

8) Cryptic (Adjective)

Meaning: having a meaning that is mysterious or obscure.

Synonyms: enigmatic, mysterious, hard to understand, confusing

Antonyms: straightforward, clear

Usage:”he found his boss’s utterances too cryptic”

 

9) Diversify (Verb)

Meaning: make or become more varied.

Synonyms:branch out, vary output, expand, enlarge operations

Antonyms: invariability, monotony, uniformity

Usage: “the trilobites diversified into a great number of species”

 

10) Reprieve (Verb)

Meaning: cancel or postpone the punishment of (someone, especially someone condemned to death).

Synonyms: grant a stay of execution to, cancel/postpone/commute/remit someone’s punishment

Antonyms: charge, punish

Usage: “under the new regime, prisoners under sentence of death were reprieved”

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