Category Archives: Vocabulary

The Hindu Vocabulary – 14.07.2017

Today’s article, ‘A dangerous turn: on the violence in Basirhat‘ has been picked from ‘The Hindu’. Challenging Words in the Article – 1) Alacrity (तत्परता) (Noun): Ah-lak-ri-tee Meaning – Liveliness… Read more »

The Hindu Vocabulary – 10.07.2017

Today’s article, ‘Intermission: Post GST, TN must lift price controls on movie tickets’ has been picked from ‘The Hindu’. Challenging Words in the Article – 1) Debilitating (किसी को दुर्बल… Read more »

The Hindu Vocabulary – 13.07.2017

Today’s article, ‘The waiting game: Nitish’s mixed political signals may be a calculated plan‘ has been picked from ‘The Hindu’. Challenging Words in the Article – 1) Ascendant (प्रबल) (Adjective):… Read more »

The Hindu Vocabulary – 12.07.2017

Today’s article, ‘Mr. Modi in Israel: He reaffirms special ties‘ has been picked from ‘The Hindu’. Challenging Words in the Article – 1) Bonhomie (खुशमिज़ाजी) (Noun): bon-ho-mie Meaning – a… Read more »

Vocabulary Words With Meanings and Synonyms

1.Paradoxical (adjective) Meaning: seemingly absurd or self-contradictory. synonyms: contradictory, self-contradictory, inconsistent, incongruous, anomalous, conflicting. Example: It seems paradoxical that a segment of the US population that has historically enjoyed greater… Read more »

The Hindu Vocabulary – 03.07.2017

Today’s article, ‘Pay to publish: making paid news an electoral offence’ has been picked from ‘The Hindu’. Challenging Words in the Article – 1) Adjudicate (निर्णय करना )  (verb) –  ad-ju-di-keyt Meaning – to make… Read more »