Dear Readers, we are providing to you Word List from The 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. BEEF (noun)
Meaning: an expression of dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment.
Synonyms: bleat, carp, complaint, fuss, grievance, gripe, grouch, grumble, lament, moan, squawk, wail, whimper.
Antonyms: commendation, compliment, plaudit, acclaim, applause, praise, approval, endorsement.
2. INFAMY (noun)
Meaning: the state of being well known for some bad quality or deed.
Synonyms: notoriety, ill repute, ill fame, disgrace, discredit, shame, dishonor, ignominy, scandal, censure, blame, disapprobation, condemnation, contempt.
Antonyms: admiration, appreciation, estimation, regard, reverence, fame, glory, renown, repute, esteem, honor, respect.
3. NORM (noun)
Meaning: something that is usual, typical, or standard.
Synonyms: standard, usual, normal, typical, average, the rule, predictable, unexceptional.
Antonyms: abnormality, anomaly, deviation, exception, rarity.
4. ITERATION (noun)
Meaning: the action or a process of repeating.
Synonyms: duplication, redo, reduplication, reiteration, renewal, repetition, replay, replication, reprise.
5. COMPREHENSIVE (adjective)
Meaning: covering everything or all important points.
Synonyms: inclusive, complete, thorough, extensive, overarching, exhaustive, in-depth, far-reaching, radical, compendious, omnibus.
Antonyms: circumscribed, limited, narrow, restricted, specialized, exact, precise, incomplete, patchy.
6. MELTDOWN (noun)
Meaning: a disastrous collapse or breakdown.
Synonyms: fiasco, catastrophe, debacle, fusion, tragedy, decay, adversity, exigency,
Antonyms: advantage, aid, benefit, blessing, boon, cause, delight, favor, fortune, gain, happiness, help, joy, luck, miracle.
7. CURB (verb)
Meaning: restrain or keep in check.
Synonyms: repress, suppress, bridle, tame, subdue, stifle, muzzle, limit, retard, restrict, constrain, deter, impede, trammel.
Antonyms: liberate, loosen, unleash, express, vent, permit, liberate, assist, encourage, aid.
8. STUBBLE (noun)
Meaning: the cut stalks of cereal plants left sticking out of the ground after the grain is harvested.
Synonyms: straw, husk, debris, shuck, dregs, residue, orts, stalk.
9. APEX (noun)
Meaning: the top or highest part of something, especially one forming a point.
Synonyms: acme, apogee, capstone, climax, crescendo, crest, culmination, peak, pinnacle, summit, top, zenith.
Antonyms: abyss, base, minimum, bottom, nadir, perigee, trough.
10. RHETORICAL (adjective)
Meaning: marked by the use of impressive-sounding but mostly meaningless words and phrases.
Synonyms: extravagant, grandiloquent, magniloquent, lofty, orotund, grandiose, pompous, pretentious, oratorical, declamatory, epideictic, fustian.
Antonyms: eloquent, well-spoken, direct, matter-of-fact, plain, plainspoken, simple, stark, straightforward, unadorned, unaffected, unpretentious.
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