The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For SSC CGL Exam 2017

The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For SSC CGL /MTS /CPO Exam
Dear students, English language is the flavor of the millennium. In every aspect of life, we need great English language skills to stand out and be a success in your chosen field. In your competitive Exams for govt. jobs, English section is the most challenging. The best way to improve your language skills is by Reading newspapers. We are providing 10 vocabulary words from The Hindu Newspaper Editorial. Read and learn.

1.Jingoism (noun)
Meaning: extreme patriotism, especially in the form of aggressive or warlike foreign policy.
synonyms: extreme patriotism, blind patriotism, chauvinism, extreme nationalism, flag-waving, excessive loyalty to one’s country,
Example: There is first what I call the patriotic or jingoist framework, which sees the soldier as a patriotic bulwark of security, operating in the line of duty.

2.Seditious (adjective)
Meaning: inciting or causing people to rebel against the authority of a state or monarch.
synonyms: rabble-rousing, inciting, agitating, fomenting, troublemaking, provocative, inflammatory
Example: In fact, Major Gogoi becomes the archetypal Indian Soldier and the body shield a dispensable instrument of his actions. Third, the shield, Farooq Ahmad Dar, is not seen as a person with rights, a legal voter who has just asserted his duties as a citizen by voting, but as a protester, a trouble-maker, creating chaos. Fourth, those protesting against the act are seen as seditious peaceniks.
3.Hagiography (noun)
Meaning: the writing of the lives of saints.
a biography that treats its subject with undue reverence.
Example: Finally, the very debate on the Gogoi episode shows the weakness of ethical debate in India. There is a sense of instrumentalism, a hagiography of machismo and violence that our society cannot afford. A moment of doubt, even the body language of apology might have altered the meaning of the event, instead of thickening the forces of unreason and hate on both sides. One wishes a Gandhi had been present to untangle the narrative into its ethical possibilities. 
4.Dialect (noun)
Meaning: a particular form of a language which is peculiar to a specific region or social group.
synonyms: regional language, local language, local tongue, local speech, local parlance, variety of language;
Example: Finally, the very debate on the Gogoi episode shows the weakness of ethical debate in India. There is a sense of instrumentalism, a hagiography of machismo and violence that our society cannot afford. A moment of doubt, even the body language of apology might have altered the meaning of the event, instead of thickening the forces of unreason and hate on both sides. One wishes a Gandhi had been present to untangle the narrative into its ethical possibilities. 
5.Fathom (verb)
Meaning: understand (a difficult problem or an enigmatic person) after much thought.
synonyms: understand, comprehend, work out, fathom out, make sense of, grasp, catch, follow, perceive, make out.
Example: There’s been a linear movement of Hindi to become India’s national language, not just the official language. Moreover, the Shiksha Sanskriti Utthan Nyas (SSUN), an RSS-affiliate and a part of the current dispensation’s brain trust, wants English to be removed as the medium of instruction. The implications are not hard to fathom.
6.Envisage (verb)
Meaning: contemplate or conceive of as a possibility or a desirable future event.
synonyms: foresee, predict, forecast, foretell, anticipate, expect
Example: However, a case is gaining momentum in favour of revisiting Part XVII of the Constitution which envisages, in essence, the replacement of English language with Hindi at the national level and with other languages in the Eight Schedule in their respective states. 
7.Stipulation (noun)
Meaning: a condition or requirement that is specified or demanded as part of an agreement.
synonyms: condition, precondition, proviso, provision, prerequisite, requisite, specification
Example: The complexity of the language issue has been exemplified by four developments that took place in April this year. Three of the four are the outcomes of stipulations enshrined in Part XVII and the fourth one is a case in point on what happens as a consequence.
8.Impugn (verb)
Meaning: dispute the truth, validity, or honesty of (a statement or motive); call into question.
synonyms: call into question, challenge, question, dispute, query, take issue with, impeach
Example: The fourth development is the order passed by the apex court on April 11 terming an impugned order passed by the Himachal Pradesh High Court as “not possible to comprehend” and directed the High Court to hear the case afresh.
9.Lacuna (noun)
Meaning: an unfilled space; a gap.
Example: Given such lacunae, an alternative approach was originally suggested in 1947 by Morris Copeland, who promoted the Flow of Funds (FoF) account approach. 
10.Perspicacious (adjective)
Meaning: having a ready insight into and understanding of things.
Example: As Indian financial markets become more sophisticated and important, more fine-grained analyses will certainly need to be made for anyone wishing to understand the patterns and financing of India’s development. C.D. Deshmukh’s early and perspicacious development of these accounts provide a very useful starting point in this regard.

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