The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary words list more than 20 words in Multi Pages. To learn more word go to next page

1 Ambivalent (adj)
Meaning-
Having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something or someone
Synonyms: conflicted, equivocal
Antonyms: unambivalent

2 Fits and starts
Meaning-
With irregular intervals of action and inaction
Synonyms: applicable, appropriate, apt, becoming, befitting
Antonyms: improper, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt

3 Détente (noun)
Meaning-
The easing of hostility or strained relations, especially between countries (अमन)

4 Slam (verb)
Meaning-
Criticize severely
Synonyms: bang

5 Rapprochement (noun)
Meaning-
(especially in international affairs) an establishment or resumption of harmonious relations (मेल-मिलाप)
Synonyms: communion, fellowship, rapport

6 Salutary (adj)
Meaning-
(especially with reference to something unwelcome or unpleasant) producing good effects; beneficial (लाभदायक)
Synonyms: advantageous, benefic, beneficent, beneficial, benignant
Antonyms: bad, disadvantageous, unfavorable, unfriendly, unhelpful

7 Bonhomie (noun)
Meaning-
Cheerful friendliness; geniality (खुशमिज़ाजी)

8 Revoke (verb)
Meaning-
Officially cancel (a decree, decision, or promise) (वापस लेना)
Synonyms: abandon, abort, call, call off, cancel, cry off, drop
Antonyms: continue, keep

9 Mayhem (noun)
Meaning-
Violent or extreme disorder; chaos (हाथापाई)

10 Junta (noun)
Meaning-
A military or political group that rules a country after taking power by force