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.DISTINGUISH (VERB): tell the difference
Synonyms: analyze, categorize
Antonyms: allow, combine
Distinguish the matter as soon as possible.
2. EXTRICATE (VERB): get out of a situation
Synonyms: detach extract
Antonyms: attach connect
Students should extricate themselves from bad things.
3. ENTANGLE (VERB): involve
Synonyms: confuse, complicate
Antonyms: clarify, exclude
Don’t entangle those people in your project as they are not trustworthy.
4. ENSNARE (VERB): trap
Synonyms: cheat, embroil
Antonyms: free, liberate
Don’t let anyone ensnare you.
5. DUMBFOUND (VERB): astound
Synonyms: amaze, astonish
Antonyms: calm, expect
He did his best to dumbfound his boss.
6. FORECAST (NOUN): prediction
Synonyms: projection, estimate
Antonyms: hindsight, ignorance
You are not a God that your forecast is going to be happened.
7. DISTRAUGHT (ADJECTIVE): very upset
Synonyms: agitated, anxious
Antonyms: balanced, calm
She burst into a little peal of laughter as she looked into his distraught face.
8. PREMEDITATED (ADJECTIVE): planned
Synonyms: calculated, deliberate
Antonyms: accidental, casual
Had it really been premeditated that he should fall into that camp?
9. RIG (VERB): outfit, supply
Synonyms: equip, furnish
Antonyms: disrobe, uncover
The children return from Box Hill, and are rigged out for church.
10. COMPOSITE (ADJECTIVE): mixed
Synonyms: complex, compound
Antonyms: homogeneous, simple
This composite body of troop can’t be recognized.