The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For SSC CGL and MTS Exam

Dear Students, we are providing to you Vocabulary Words from The HINDU Newspaper Editorial. We suggest you read a newspaper daily. In case if you are not able to read The Hindu, we will post important words every day from editorial section. These vocab words will help you a lot in your competitive exams.

1. Allure
Meaning: Appeal
Synonym: attraction, charm, glamor
Antonym: repulsion
Sentence: They allure and baffle us, as the smile on the lips of the Mona Lisa.



2. Afflicting
Meaning: Cause or become hurt
Synonym: annoy, rack, grieve
Antonym: Aid, delight
Sentence: Not only does she afflict my children; but my cattle, my gun and myself have been bewitched by her.

3.Puerile
Meaning: childishly silly and immature
Synonym: jejune, infantile 
Antonym: mature, adult
Sentence: “a puerile argument”

4.Besotted
Meaning: Very Drunk
Synonym: Buzzed, drunk
Antonym: Sober, straight
Sentence:I had travelling money and got besotted in the bar downstairs

5. Succinctly
Meaning: Briefly
Synonym: Shortly, summarily
Antonym: permanently, verbosely
Sentence:Please state your case as succinctly as possible.

6. Implacable
Meaning: merciless
Synonym: cruel. unforgiving
Antonym: kind, remorseful
Sentence:Clinton accused congressional Republicans of “implacable hostility”.

7. Perpetual
Meaning: Continual, lasting
Synonym: Ceaseless, infinite
Antonym: Bounded, Ceasing
Sentence:The perpetual struggle to maintain standards in a democracy.

8. Perturbed
Meaning: Trouble
Synonym: Bothered, Upset
Antonym: benefit , calm
Sentence:The more he loses, the more perturbed he gets.

9. Amicable
Meaning: Friendly
Synonym: Cordial, Harmonious
Antonym: impolite, uncivil
Sentence:The business coach for the small company owner served as an amicable executive mentor.

10. Abetment
Meaning: Assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing
Synonym: endorsement, succour, aid
Antonym: hindrance, obstruction, stoppage
Sentence: Did Herald aid and abet a crime?

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