The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For SSC CGL /MTS /CPO 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.Aloof
Meaning: not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant.
Synonym: distant, detached, unresponsive, remote,
Antonym: familiar, friendly
Sentence: “they were courteous but faintly aloof

2.Catharsis

Meaning: the process of releasing, and thereby providing relief from, strong or repressed emotions.
Synonym: purging, purification, cleansing,
Sentence: “music is a means of catharsis for them”

3.Bigotry
Meaning: a person who strongly and unfairly dislikes other people, ideas, etc.: a bigoted person
Synonym: dogmatist, partisan
Sentence: a deeply ingrained bigotry prevented her from even considering the counterarguments

4.Covenant
Meaning: an agreement., agree by lease, deed, or other legal contract.
Synonym: accord, deal, bargain, settlement
Antonym: disagreement, denial, misunderstanding, refusal
Sentence: “there was a covenant between them that her name was never to be mentioned” 

5.Skulduggery
Meaning: underhand, unscrupulous, or dishonest behaviour or activities.
Synonym: trickery, swindling, fraudulence
Sentence: “a firm that investigates commercial skulduggery”

6.Lecherous
Meaning: having or showing excessive or offensive sexual desire.
Synonym: lustful, licentious, lascivious,
Antonym: chaste, pure
Sentence: “she ignored his lecherous gaze”

7. 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”

8.Circumspect
Meaning: wary and unwilling to take risks.
Synonyms: chary, guarded
Sentence: “the officials were very circumspect in their statements”

9.Cohesive
Meaning: characterized by or causing cohesion
Synonyms: united
Sentence: “a cohesive social unit”

10.Shirk
Meaning: avoid or neglect (a duty or responsibility).
Synonyms: dodge, shun
Sentence: “I do not shirk any responsibility in this matter”

Since, SSC MTS Exam will begin on 30th april, You all need to understand the exam pattern and trick, approach to crack MTS exam, 

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