Dear Readers, we are providing to you Word List from The HINDU Newspaper to improve your word power. It will help you to enhance your word power as well as you can understand the correct usage of the word.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.
1.Lace (n) : A fine open fabric of cotton or silk, made by looping, knitting thread in patterns and used especially for trimming garments.
Synonyms : Openwork, Lacework, Tatting, Netting
2:Captor (n): A person that catches or confines another.
Synonyms : Custodian , Detainer ,Guard,
Use : Captain Saurabh Kalia managed to escape from his captors
3.Tweak (v): Twist or pull sharply.
Synonyms : Nip, Twitch, Squeeze
Use : He tweaked his ankle while playing soccer.
4.Abhor (v): Find repugnant.
Synonyms : Abominate , Execrate , Loathe
Use : She abhors dogs.
5.Earthy (adj): Conspicuously and tastelessly indecent
Synonyms : Crude , Gross , Vulgar
Use : He has an earthy sense of humor.
6. Rapture (n): A feeling of intense pleasure or joy.
Synonyms: Ecstasy, Bliss, Enchantment
Use : Listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture.
7.Hallucination (noun): Illusory perception or a common symptom of severe mental disorder
Synonyms : Delusion, Illusory perception.
Use : Pakistan dream of J&k is a hallucination.
8.Hap (n): Luck or fortune.
Synonyms : Fortuity, Stroke, Accident, Chance , Event
Use : He recorded all the little haps and mishaps of his life.
9.Assailant (n): A person who physically attacks another.
Synonyms : Attacker, Mugger , Antagonist
Use : The victim did not recognize his assailant.
10.Havoc (n) : Violent and needless disturbance
Synonyms : Catastrophe , Ruination, Desolation
Use : Pollution on a grand-scale is wreaking havoc on the Earth