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. Sabotage (verb) – damage, spoil, impair/undermine.
  2. Appraisal (noun) – assessment, evaluation, judgement.
  3. Consensus (noun) – an idea or opinion that is shared by all the people in a group. agreement, concurrence.
  4. Abhorrent (adjective) – hateful, repellent, offensive.
  5. Impermissible (adjective) – unsatisfactory, inappropriate, unsuitable.
  6. Resort (to) (verb) – adapt, exercise, make use of, use/utilize.
  7. Arbitrary (adjective) – irrational, illogical, unjustified (personal whim/choice); (capricious/whimsical/unpredictable/impulsive).
  8. Breach (noun) – contravention, violation, breaking/non-observance.
  9. Ought to (modal verb) – must, should.
  10. Of sorts (phrase) –  similar to/in a way, somewhat unusual.
  11. Subsistence (noun) – support, livelihood, survival/living.
  12. Cognisable (adjective) – perceptible; clearly identifiable
  13. Void (adjective) – invalid, null, ineffective/cancelled.
  14. Subsist (verb) – continue, last, persist/endure.
  15. Penal (adjective) – disciplinary, punitive, corrective.


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