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.Nominal: existing as something in name only: not actual or real, very small in amount
Synonym: inconsiderable, insignificant, minute,
Usage: Her title of vice president had been nominal only.
2.Nemesis(Noun): an opponent or enemy that is very difficult to defeat
Synonym: avenger, castigator, chastiser, punisher, scourge
Usage: He will be playing his old nemesis for the championship.
3.Nepotism(Noun): the unfair practice by a powerful person of giving jobs and other favors to relatives
Synonym: patronage, favoritism
Usage: Nepotism has hurt the company.
4.Lucrative: producing money or wealth
Synonym: economic, fat, gainful, juicy, profitable, moneymaking
Usage: The business has proved to be highly lucrative.
5.Nomadic: roaming about from place to place aimlessly, frequently, or without a fixed pattern of movement
Synonym: roaming, vagabond, wandering
Usage: Raised in a nomadic family, she attended half a dozen different high schools
6.Niggardly: hating to spend money, very small in amount
Synonym: cheap, parsimonious, penurious,
Usage: she’s a niggardly woman, so don’t expect a handout from her.
7.Ludicrous(adj): very foolish
Synonym: laughable, absurd, ridiculous, silly
Usage: a ludicrous and easily detected attempt to forge his father’s signature on a note to school
8.Credulity: ability or willingness to believe something
Usage:”moneylenders prey upon their credulity and inexperience”
9.Copious: very large in amount or number
Synonym: abundant, ample,
Usage: The storm produced a copious amount of rain.
10.Corporeal: having or consisting of a physical body or form
Synonym: animal, bodily, carnal, physical, fleshly, material,
Usage: corporeal cravings such as hunger and thirst
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