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

1 Paternalism (noun)
Meaning-
The policy or practice on the part of people in authority of restricting the freedom and responsibilities of those subordinate to or otherwise dependent on them in their supposed interest

2 Temptation (noun)
Meaning-
The desire to do something, especially something wrong or unwise (प्रलोभन)
Synonyms: allurement, enticement, lure, seduction

3 Predominantly (adv)
Meaning-
Mainly; for the most part (मुख्य रूप से)
Synonyms: altogether, basically, by and large, chiefly, generally, largely

4 Audacious (adj)
Meaning-
Showing a willingness to take surprisingly bold risks (साहसी)
Synonyms: brazen, brazen-faced, cheeky, cocksure, cocky, fresh
Antonyms: meek, mousy (or mousey), retiring, shy, timid

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5 Wager (verb)
Meaning-
Risk (a sum of money or valued item) against someone else’s on the basis of the outcome of an unpredictable event; bet (दांव)
Synonyms: bet, gamble, go, lay, play, put, stake

6 Claustrophobic (adj)
Meaning-
(of a place or situation) inducing an extreme or irrational fear of confined spaces

7 Stranglehold (noun)
Meaning-
Complete or overwhelming control

8 Populism (noun)
Meaning-
The quality of appealing to or being aimed at ordinary people

9 Penury (noun)
Meaning-
The state of being very poor; extreme poverty (दरिद्रता)
Synonyms: beggary, destituteness, destitution, impecuniosity, impecuniousness
Antonyms: affluence, opulence, richness, wealth, wealthiness

10 Conform (noun)
Meaning-
Comply with rules, standards, or laws (अनुरूप)
Synonyms: accord, agree, answer, check, chord, cohere, coincide, comport
Antonyms: differ (from), disagree (with)