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. Outweigh (verb) – supersede, offset, cancel out.
  2. Compensate for (verb) – make amends, make up, make reparation.
  3. Travesty (noun) – misrepresentation, distortion/perversion, poor imitation.
  4. Impersonation (noun) – travesty, mockery, imitation.
  5. Dissuade (verb) – discourage, deter, prevent/divert.
  6. Prospect (noun) – thought, idea; view/aspect.
  7. Belatedly (adverb) – later than expected; tardily.
  8. Hubbub (noun) – commotion, clamour; confusion/chaos.
  9. Encrypt (verb) – convert data/information into code; encode.
  10. Biometrics (noun) – metrics related to human (physical & behavioural) characteristics used for identification and access control.
  11. Embroider (verb) – elaborate, embellish,  exaggerate.
  12. Obligatory (adjective) – compulsory, mandatory, statutory/binding.
  13. Ought to (modal verb) – must, should.
  14. Constitute (verb) – establish, form, organize.
  15. Comprehensive (adjective) – thorough/full, all-inclusive, complete.
  16. In place (phrase) – established, arranged, organized.


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