As we all know that now a day’s in All Banking Exams and other competitive exams most of the English Sections were taken from Editorial pages. So it is essential to have a sound knowledge and understanding of English vocabulary. So here we are presenting you Vocabulary from “The Hindu”.
1. Equivocation(N): speaking ambiguously
use-Peter had reached a point where he was tired of equivocation.
2. Diaphanous(Adj): transparent; thin and delicate
use-The branches of the high elms stood out clearly in the diaphanous atmosphere.
3. Feckless(Adj): feeble
use-I thought men were too feckless to have curtains without a woman.
4. Penchant(N): inclination
Synonyms- affinity, proclivity
use-I had a penchant for running away from disagreeable surroundings.
5. Recondite(Adj): obscure
Synonyms- abstruse, concealed
use-This is, indeed, one of the most recondite mysteries of human nature.
6. Demagogue(N): mob leader
Synonyms- fanantic, agitator
use-He is a demagogue, stirring up the wild-beast passions of the people.
7. Dexterity(N): skill, esp. with hands
Synonyms- cleverness, ingenuity
use-She broke another for the pure joy of putting her dexterity to the test once more.
8. Avaricious(Adj): greedy for money
use-The avaricious are out of the pale of peace already, and at all events.
9. Cumbersome(Adj): difficult to carry
use-It was heavy and cumbersome, and she realized, in her unskilled hand, useless.
10. Baleful(Adj): evil
use-Everyone inherits something from the baleful institution, but not everyone the same.