Daily Vocabulary from THE HINDU (Part II) – March 29, 2017

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Youtube Channel    The Hindu Editorial

In today’s episode we will be going to explore THE HINDU’s editorial “Passing the Tests: another win for team India against Australia” for words with rich vocabulary.

Word 1


Class : Verb

Meaning : deal effectively with something difficult

Synonyms : Manage, Deal with

Antonyms : Abandon, Fail

Example Sentences:

Some young people do not cope very well with school and may end up being excluded.

the roads are barely adequate to cope with the present traffic


Word 2


Class : Adjective

Meaning : having or showing an ability to accurately assess situations or people and turn this to one’s advantage

Synonyms : Sharp, Acute

Antonyms : Idiotic, Stupid

Example Sentences:

I regard him as an astute businessman who is very conscious of the value of capital.

All three are politically astute and have been following the election in the media.


Word 3


Class : Noun

Meaning : a person’s ability to cope well with difficulties or to face a demanding situation in a spirited and resilient way

Synonyms : Spirit, Caliber

Antonyms : Weakness, Fear

Example Sentences:

The children also proved their mettle in reciting popular Tamil poetry.

the team showed their true mettle in the second half


Word 4


Class : Noun

Meaning : the point on which a lever rests or is supported and on which it pivots

Synonyms : Pivot, Support

Antonyms : Acme, Crown

Example Sentences:

tourism was the fulcrum for economic growth

she was the fulcrum of family life


Word 5


Class : Adjective

Meaning : completely engrossing; compelling

Synonyms : Fascinating, Interesting

Antonyms : Boring, Tedious

Example Sentences:

the book is a riveting account of the legendary freedom fighter

It was the most riveting episode in sport I have ever seen.


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