Daily Vocabulary from THE HINDU – March 21, 2017

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Youtube Channel    The Hindu Editorial

In today’s episode we will be going to explore THE HINDU’s editorial “In Uttarakhand, a mandate for renewal” for words with rich vocabulary.

Word 1


Class : Noun

Meaning : a state of great disturbance, confusion, or uncertainty

Synonyms : Disorder, Trouble

Antonyms : Calmness, Pleasure

Example Sentences:

The court ruling was the culmination of months of political turmoil and public protest.

Loyola Law School Associate Dean Laurie Levenson saw a foreshadowing of future turmoil in the dissenting votes against the officers in that case.


Word 2


Class : Noun

Meaning : a time for working  after which you will be relieved by someone else

Synonyms : Shift, Duty period

Antonyms : Stagnation, Idleness

Example Sentences:

It’s winter in Salt Lake City, and as smog is prone to do, it settled in for a spell this week.

Young Ella chafes under a spell that forces her to obey every command anyone barks at her.


Word 3


Class : Noun

Meaning : a cause of great trouble or suffering

Synonyms : Anxiety, Worry

Antonyms : Delight, Happiness

Example Sentences:

The Mariners, meanwhile, believe they will benefit greatly from all of Ruiz’s experiences, the tribulations and the triumphs.

Operation Sack Lunch has had trials and tribulations of its own recently.


Word 4


Class : Adjective

Meaning : settling an issue; producing a definite result

Synonyms : Deciding, Conclusive

Antonyms : Inconclusive, Indecisive

Example Sentences:

Stewart’s thee-pointer was decisive thanks to two dramatic misses free throws.

The intense combat, much of it street-by-street, marked a decisive stage in the battle for Mosul which started on Oct.


Word 5


Class : Noun

Meaning : a passionate expression of grief or sorrow

Synonyms : Weeping, Crying

Antonyms : Celebrate, Praise

Example Sentences:

George Manahan, a veteran of many new American works at the late lamented New York City Opera, conducted with commitment.

UFC President Dana White also lamented the lack of action in the main event, but still defended Woodley and Thompson.

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