Dear Students, we are providing to you Vocabulary Words from The HINDU Newspaper. 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.
Meaning: of little value or importance.
Synonym: unimportant, insignificant
Usage: huge fines were imposed for trivial offences”
Meaning: free from disturbance; calm.
Synonym: peaceful, restful,
Usage: the house was once again tranquil after the kids moved outside to play
Meaning: having or showing a great desire to possess something belonging to someone else.
Synonym: grasping, greedy, rapacious, insatiable
Usage:”she fingered the linen with covetous hands”
Meaning: a gradual increase in loudness in a piece of music.
Usage:”each time the key changes, there is a gradual crescendo”
Meaning: expressed clearly; easy to understand.
Synonym: intelligible, comprehensible, understandable,
Usage: a lucid account”
Meaning: serving as a farewell.
Synonym: farewell, goodbye, leaving
Usage: a valedictory message from the retiring ambassador”
Meaning: showing strong feeling; forceful, passionate, or intense.
Synonym: forceful, ardent, impassioned,
Usage:”her voice was low but vehement”
Meaning: a blood feud in which the family of a murdered person seeks vengeance on
the murderer or the murderer’s family.
Synonym: feud, blood feud, quarrel,
Usage:”he has accused the British media of pursuing a vendetta against him”
Meaning: a person who has no religion or whose religion is not that of the majority.
Synonym: unbeliever, disbeliever
Usage: a crusade against infidels and heretics”
Meaning: impossible to subdue or defeat.
Synonym: invincible, unconquerable
Usage:”a woman of indomitable spirit”