The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For SSC CGL Exam 2017

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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.Resuscitate

Meaning: revive (someone) from unconsciousness or apparent death.
Synonym: revive, resurrect, restore, regenerate, revitalise
Antonym: extinguish, kill, quench, suppress
Sentence: “an ambulance crew tried to resuscitate him”

2.Tenuous
Meaning: 
very weak or slight.
Synonym: slight, insubstantial, flimsy, negligible,
Antonym: convincing, substantial, strong
Sentence: “the tenuous link between interest rates and investment”

3.Terrestrial
Meaning:
on or relating to the earth.
Synonym: earthly, worldly, mundane, earthbound
Antonym: cosmic, heavenly
Sentence: “increased ultraviolet radiation may disrupt terrestrial ecosystems”

4.Tempest
Meaning:
a violent windy storm.
Synonym: storm, gale, squall, superstorm,
Sentence:“a raging tempest”

5. Adulation
Meaning: 
Servile flattery; exaggerated and hypocritical praise
Synonym: applause, commendation, flattery
Antonym: abuse, criticism
Sentence: The nation, following the lead of the political leaders, joined in their adulation.

6. Prudent
Meaning:
Careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment
Synonym: wise, sensible, reasonable
Antonym: careless, indiscreet, inattentive
Sentence:“That sacrifice may also be a prudent action,” observed Madeleine.

7. Epiphany
Meaning:
A moment of sudden understanding or revelation
Synonym: Flash, oracle
Antonym: Confusion, Secret
Sentence: In the first grade, I experienced an epiphany that girls were always treated differently than boys.

8. Reminiscent
Meaning:
Suggestive of something in the past
Synonym: Evocative, redolent
Antonym: forgetful, oblivious
Sentence: Cannot forbear to close on this reminiscent literary note.

9.Allure
Meaning:
the quality of being powerfully and mysteriously attractive or fascinating.
Synonym: attraction, lure, draw, pull, appeal, glamour
Sentence: people for whom gold holds no allure”

10.Sordid
Meaning
: involving immoral or dishonourable actions and motives; arousing moral distaste and contempt., dirty or squalid.
Synonym: sleazy, seedy, seamy, unsavoury,
Antonym: immaculate, high-minded, respectable
Sentence: “the story paints a sordid picture of bribes and scams”


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