We all know that the English language plays a crucial role in competitive exams like PSC, SSC, Banking exams etc. So if you are aiming to crack those examinations, you should have a strong command in your English language skills. Vocabulary is one of the most crucial topics of English subject. Vocabulary refers to all the words in a language that is known and used by a particular person. It is essential not only for competitive exams but it is the fundamental tool for communication and acquiring knowledge. In order to help you in improving your vocabulary skills, Entri will provide you with Weekly English Vocabulary based on The Hindu editorial every Friday. Reading the daily The Hindu editorial is highly recommended for candidates who are aspiring for competitive exams. In this blog, we have given some questions based on Vocabulary with answer and solutions. Check here for Weekly English Vocabulary Based on The Hindu Editorial 2020 April 10.
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Weekly English Vocabulary Based on The Hindu Editorial 2020 April 10
1. Choose the word which is opposite in meaning of the word “Nettle”?
Nettle – cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations or annoy someone.
Antonyms : Appease, conciliate, mollify.
Inculcate – teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions or instil an idea, attitude, or habit by persistent instruction.
Antonyms : Deprive, divest, neglect.
Callous – showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others or emotionally hardened.
Antonyms : Compassionate, kind.
4. Choose the word which is opposite in meaning of the word “Fraught”?
Fraught – causing or affected by anxiety or stress.
Antonyms : Pacific, calm, restful.
Extol – praise, glorify, or honor.
Antonyms : Criticize, condemn, censure.
Bluster – talk in a loud, aggressive, or indignant way with little effect.
Antonyms : Serenity, tranquility.
7. Choose the word which is opposite in meaning of the word “Cavalier”?
Cavalier – given to haughty disregard of others or showing lack of proper concern.
Antonyms : Thoughtful, pensive, reflective.
Petulant – easily irritated or annoyed or childishly sulky or bad-tempered.
Antonyms : Affable, amiable, genial.
Uncouth – lacking good manners, refinement, or grace.
Antonyms : Polite, refined, cultivated.
Pique – the feeling of being offended or resentful after a slight or indignity.
Antonyms : Contentment, delight, gratification.
We hope this blog was helpful for you in improving your knowledge in Vocabulary. Stay tuned with Entri for weekly vocabulary based on The Hindu editorial, which will be published every Friday.
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