The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 177

Dear Readers, Here we have given The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary helpful for Upcoming Bank PO, SSC and all Competitive Exams. Explore The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary to score good marks in English Section. Start practicing 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.

1) Deportation (Noun) —

Meaning: the action of deporting a foreigner from a country.

Synonyms: expulsion, expelling, banishment, banishing, exile

Antonyms: admission

Usage: “asylum seekers facing deportation


2) Heft (Verb) —

Meaning: lift or carry (something heavy).

Synonyms: lift, lift up, raise

Antonyms: put down

Usage: “he lifted crates and hefted boxes”


3) Gobbledygook (Noun) –

Meaning: language that is Meaningless or is made  unintelligible by excessive use of technical terms.

Synonyms: bafflegab, double-talk, gibberish

Antonyms: sense, truth, possessions

Usage: “reams of financial gobbledygook


4) Yanked (Verb) —

Meaning: pull with a jerk.

Synonyms: jerk, pull, tug

Antonyms: fixed, pushed, put in

Usage: “her hair was yanked, and she screamed”


5) Riposte (Noun) —

Meaning: a quick, clever reply to an insult or  criticism.

Synonyms: retort, counter, rejoinder

Antonyms: question, request

Usage: “‘You’ve got a strange sense of honour,’  Grant riposted

He stepped, lunged, parried, riposted, all the movements flowing into the next, a dance of incredible intricacy.

(lunged – to make, or cause to make, a sudden forward movement

He lunged forward, but the heavy chains around his ankles brought him crashing back down to the ground.

Parried – to avoid, deflect, or ward off (an attack, a blow, an argument, etc)

His attack was parried, and then counterattacked with a diagonal swipe to the head.)


6) Recuse (Verb) —

Meaning: excuse oneself from a case because of a  potential conflict of interest or lack of impartiality.

Synonyms: disqualify oneself, excuse oneself

Antonyms: include oneself, insert oneself

Usage: “it was the right of counsel to ask a judge  to recuse himself from continuing to hear a case  because of bias”


7) Roster (Noun) —

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

Synonyms: list, listing, register

Antonyms: mishmash, mess, jumble

Usage: “next week’s duty roster


8) Conscription (Noun) –

Meaning: compulsory enlistment for state service,  typically into the armed forces.

Synonyms: call-up, draught

Antonyms: dismissal

Usage: “conscription was extended to married  men”


9) Fodder (Noun) –

Meaning: food, especially dried hay or straw, for  cattle and other livestock.

Synonyms: feed, food, rations

Antonyms: deprivation, starvation

Usage: “young people ending up as factory fodder


10) Souvenirs (Noun) –

Meaning: a thing that is kept as a reminder of a  person, place, or event.

Synonyms: memento, keepsake, reminder

Antonyms: forgotten

Usage: “the recording provides a souvenir of a  great production”

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