The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 182

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1)  brooked (verb) –

Meaning: to consider or give serious or careful thought to ; To have tolerated

Synonyms: entertained, considered, contemplated, tolerated, approved, beared

Antonyms: abhorred, disfavored, disapproved

Usage:  Coming from an ordinary person, how can such a challenge ever be brooked?


2) Unwittingly (verb) –

Meaning: In an accidental manner ; having no knowledge of a situation or fact ; lacking worldly experience, wisdom, or judgment

Synonyms: innocently, naively, ingenuously, ignorantly, unconsciously, inadvertently, accidentally

Antonyms: advisedly, knowingly, intentionally

Usage: He unwittingly made the mistake of questioning the command of the loca .tyrant.


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


6) Gush (noun) –

Meaning: a rapid and plentiful stream or burst of something ; A sudden surge of strong feeling ; A sudden departure of a large number of people; An act of talking or writing in an unrestrained or heartfelt way

Synonyms: outburst, burst, eruption effusion, talk, address

Antonyms: exodus, flight, retreat, break, pause

Usage: Curiously, the one show he won’t gush enthusiastically about is his own funeral.


07) Immolate (Verb) —

Meaning: kill or offer as a sacrifice, especially by  burning.

Synonyms: sacrifice, offer up, offer as a sacrifice

Antonyms: aid, assist, disallow, fight

Usage: “Chinese kings would immolate vast

numbers of animals”


08) Complicit (Adjective) —

Meaning: involved with others in an activity that  is unlawful or morally wrong.

Synonyms: conniving, deceitful, duplicitous

Antonyms: clear, forthright, honest

Usage: “the careers of those complicit in the  cover-up were blighted”


09) Tenets (Noun) –

Meaning: a principle or belief, especially one of  the main principles of a religion or philosophy.

Synonyms: principle, belief, doctrine, precept

Antonyms: disbelief, doubt, reality

Usage: “the tenets of classical liberalism”


10) Succour (Adj) –

Meaning: Give assistance or aid to; Feel or express sympathy

Synonyms: relieve, alleviate, aid, help, assist

Antonyms: agitation, annoyance, antagonism,  hindrance, obstruction

Usage: It is true that all NGOs, except those exclusively concerned with succour and relief, are about change.

Conditions deteriorated and the milch cow of the state could no longer succour the system.

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