The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Day 5

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Day 5

 

Trivial (adjective)

Meaning: of little value or importance

Synonyms: unimportant, negligible, superficial

Antonyms: important, serious, consequential

Usage: Let’s stop discussing trivial details and come to the point

Acrimony (Noun)

Meaning: Bitterness or ill feeling

Synonyms: animosity, bitterness, ill will, rancour

Antonyms: kindness, good will, liking

Usage: They always spar over trivial matters

Prevail (Verb)

Meaning: Prove more powerful or superior

Synonyms: overcome, triumph, succeed, win

Antonyms: fail, surrender, lose

Usage: I hope that common sense will prevail

Scourge (Verb)

Meaning: cause great suffering to

Synonyms: penalize, afflict, harass

Antonyms: laud, help, forgive, assist

Usage: Aids has been described as the scourge of the modern world

Rectitude (Noun)

Meaning: Morally correct behaviour or thinking; righteousness

Synonyms: Goodness, Virtue

Antonyms: Infamy, Dishonesty

Usage: She is a model of rectitude

Clamour (Noun)

Meaning: A loud and confused noise, especially that of people shouting

Synonyms: Uproar, Tumult, Babel

Antonyms: Silence

Usage: There was a clamour of voices outside the office.

Negate (Noun)

Meaning: Make ineffective; nullify

Synonyms: neutralize, disallow, invalidate

Antonyms: confirm, allow, permit, assist

Usage: Our actions often negate our principles

Ephemeral (Adjective)

Meaning: Lasting for a very short time

Synonyms: short-lived, fleeting, temporary

Antonyms: enduring, permanent, everlasting

Usage: Fashion is by nature ephemeral