The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary | SSC CGL Tier-II 2017 Exam

Dear students, English language is the flavor of the millennium. In every aspect of life, we need great English language skills to stand out and be a success in your chosen field. In SSC CGL 2017 Exams and Other govt. jobs, English section is the most challenging. The best way to improve your language skills is by Reading newspapers. We are providing 10 vocabulary words from The Hindu Newspaper Editorial. Read and learn.
प्रिय विद्यार्थियों, हम आपको The HINDU Newspaper Editorial के Vocabulary Words प्रदान कर रहे हैं. हमारा सुझाव है कि आप दैनिक समाचार पत्र पढ़ते रहिये यदि आप The Hindu पढ़ नहीं पा रहे हैं, तो हम संपादकीय अनुभाग से प्रति दिन महत्वपूर्ण शब्दों को पोस्ट करेंगे. ये vocab words आपकी प्रतिस्पर्धी परीक्षाओं में बहुत मदद करेंगे.  हम अर्थ सहित 10 अंग्रेजी के शब्द उपलब्ध करा रहे हैं इनका अच्छे से अध्ययन करें.

1.Precursor (noun)-अग्रगामी
Meaning: a person or thing that comes before another of the same kind; a forerunner.
Synonyms: forerunner, predecessor, forefather, father, parent, antecedent, ancestor, forebear, progenitor
Example: The top-level discussions could be a precursor to some relief measures that may be announced as early as Friday when the GST Council meets in the capital, as the discussions stretched till late evening, compelling Mr. Jaitley to skip the World Economic Forum’s India Economic Summit.
2.Culminate (verb)-समापन
Meaning: reach a climax or point of highest development.
Synonyms: come to a climax, come to a crescendo, come to a head, reach a finale, peak, climax, reach a pinnacle;
Example: A vigilance case was instituted a day later, and what followed was a series of revelations that culminated in the registration of a case by the CBI. It transpired that Gopal was actually Bhopal Balmiki, who was already employed with the Defence Ministry’s Bengal Headquarters when he got a job with the KoPT as ‘Gopal’.

3.Amnesty (noun)-सर्वक्षमा 
Meaning: an official pardon for people who have been convicted of political offences.
Synonyms: pardon, pardoning, reprieve, grant an official pardon to, pardon, grant an amnesty to, reprieve
Example: A subsequent tweet by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj carried the news of the amnesty, but did not mention the role played by the Chief Minister of Kerala, leading to questions about jurisdiction of the State in such matters.

4.Proximity (noun)-निकटता
Meaning: nearness in space, time, or relationship.
Synonyms: closeness, nearness, presence, juxtaposition, propinquity, adjacency.
Example: The Ministry of External Affairs now has a States division, which keeps in touch with the States to assist them in building bridges with the countries in which they have a special interest on account of proximity or the presence of diaspora from that State.

5.Diaspora (noun)-प्रवासी
Meaning: the dispersion or spread of any people from their original homeland.
Example: The Ministry of External Affairs now has a States division, which keeps in touch with the States to assist them in building bridges with the countries in which they have a special interest on account of proximity or the presence of diaspora from that State.

6.Affinity (noun)-आत्मीयता
Meaning: a natural liking for and understanding of someone or something.
Synonyms: empathy, rapport, sympathy, accord, harmony, like-mindedness.
Example: Gone are the days when regional affinities were considered undesirable in their handling of international issues. A Foreign Secretary used to say, half in jest, that no Punjabi should deal with Pakistan and no Tamil should deal with Sri Lanka! In the new dispensation, diplomats are expected to bring their regional expertise to take the correct decisions on neighbours.

7.Solicit (verb)-मांगना
Meaning: ask for or try to obtain (something) from someone.
Synonyms: ask for, request, apply for, put in for, seek, beg, plead for, sue for, crave, canvass, call for, drum up, press for.
Example: Pandit Nehru wrote letters to the Chief Ministers, explaining certain aspects of foreign policy, but did not solicit their views, though they could ask questions or make suggestions.

8.Unflappable (adjective)-स्थिर
Meaning: having or showing calmness in a crisis.
Synonyms: imperturbable, unexcitable, cool, calm, collected, cool, calm, and collected, controlled, self-controlled, self-possessed, cool-headed, level-headed, relaxed, insouciant, serene, stoical, phlegmatic, unmoved
Example: But those were the days when he could do no wrong as he was considered infallible and unflappable. But as regional parties began to exert influence at the national level, States began to dictate terms even in foreign policy.

9.Mammoth (noun)-विशाल
Meaning: immensely large; huge; enormous:
Synonyms: huge, enormous, gigantic, giant, colossal, massive, vast, immense, mighty, stupendous, monumental, Herculean, epic, prodigious, mountainous, monstrous, titanic, towering, elephantine, king-sized, king-size, gargantuan.
Example: President Xi Jinping of China and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan received a royal welcome in Gujarat and pledged support for mammoth projects like smart cities and the bullet train in the State. It was unthinkable earlier for Prime Ministers to establish major projects in their own States without considering the merits of competing venues.

10.Fascination (noun)-सम्मोहन
Meaning: the power to fascinate someone; the quality of being fascinating.
Synonyms: interest, preoccupation, passion, obsession, compulsion, captivation, enchantment;

Example: Time and clocks have held a special fascination for humankind down the ages. So, it is particularly revealing that two of the three Nobel Prizes for the sciences announced this year have been linked to time.

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