Dear Readers, we are providing to you Word List from The HINDU Newspaper. It will help you to enhance your word power as well as you can understand the correct usage of the word.We suggest you read a newspaper daily to improve your word power.Your reading habit can make all the difference. If you are not able to read a newspaper for Teaching Exam.We will post important words every day from editorial section. These words will help you a lot in your competitive exams.
Meaning: relating to or consisting of money.
Synonym: financial, monetary, money,
Meaning: fall into decay or decline., (of a plant) become dry and shrivelled
Synonym:diminish, dwindle, shrink, lessen, fade
Sentence:”it is not true that old myths either die or wither away”
“the grass had withered to an unappealing brown”
Meaning: extremely poor; poverty-stricken.
Synonym: poverty-stricken, destitute, niggardly, parsimonious
Antonym: wealthy, generous
Sentence: “a penurious old tramp”
Meaning: a small quantity of a particular thing, especially something desirable or valuable.
Synonym: morsel, particle, degree, speck, fragment, scrap,
Sentence: “his statement had a modicum of truth”
Meaning: attractive or appealing in a fresh, innocent way.
Synonym: lovable, adorable, lovely, delightful, enchanting, captivating,
Antonym: joyless, sad, unhappy, unsatisfied; dull, lethargic,
Sentence:“a winsome smile”
Meaning: a person who is guided and supported by an older and more experienced or influential person
Synonym: pupil, student, trainee, apprentice;
Sentence:“Ruskin submitted his protégé’s name for election”
Meaning: the fact of two things being seen or placed close together with contrasting effect.
Synonym: comparison, contrast;
Sentence: “the juxtaposition of these two images”
Meaning: a confusing and difficult problem or question.
Synonym: dilemma, problem,
Sentence: “one of the most difficult conundrums for the experts”
Meaning: extreme patriotism, especially in the form of aggressive or warlike foreign policy.
Synonym: blind patriotism, chauvinism, extreme nationalism
Sentence:“the popular jingoism that swept the lower–middle classes”
Meaning: stimulate or give rise to (a reaction or emotion, typically a strong or unwelcome one) in someone.
Synonym: arouse, produce, evoke,
Antonym: pacify, appease
Sentence: “the decision provoked a storm of protest from civil rights organizations”