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Daily Vocabulary Words: List of Daily Used Words in Leading Indian Newspapers
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• The Times of India
• The Economic Times
• Hindustan Times
• Mint
• Indian Express
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Word-1: Inexplicable
Meaning: Unable to be explained or understood / incapable of being presented, interpreted, or accounted for.
Synonyms: Baffling, incomprehensible, mysterious, mystifying, odd, peculiar, puzzling, strange, unaccountable, unfathomable, enigmatic, etc.
Usage Examples:
1. For some inexplicable reason, her spirits seemed to plummet earthwards.
2. the organisation has not told the truth about its players’ health for some inexplicable reason.
3. But it was a fear of the inexplicable, the unknown, not of the supernatural.

Word-2: Apex
Meaning: The highest point or top of a shape or object / the highest point or most successful part of something.
Synonyms: Apogee, culmination, pinnacle, acme, climax, crest, crown, cusp, height, max, maximum, meridian, peak, etc.
Usage Examples:
1. There are two styles to choose from: the traditional apex, shown here, and the flat pergola top.
2. The middle manager may at one time be at the apex, at another in the middle.
3. Cousin Diana said as we approached and bumped hard over a rough apex of dirt road.

Word-3: Stifle
Meaning: To prevent something from happening, being expressed, or continuing.
Synonyms: Curb, muzzle, repress, silence, smother, squelch, strangle, suffocate, suppress, asphyxiate, burke, check, choke, constipate, cork, extinguish, gag, hush, kill, muffle, spike, squash, stagnate, etc.
Usage Examples:
1. She tried to stifle the insidious army of questions tentatively beginning to attack her.
2. Opposition leaders accused the government of introducing a guillotine motion to stifle debate.
3. An extreme area of concern is the extent to which the regulatory system will stifle financial innovation.

Word-4: Veritable
Meaning: Used to describe something as another, more exciting, interesting, or unusual thing as a way of emphasising its character.
Synonyms: Actual, bona fide, factual, for real, genuine, indubitable, kosher, legit, real, true, undoubted, unquestionable, very.
Usage Examples:
1. The table held a veritable cornucopia of every food or drink you could want.
2. This area of the law is a veritable mare’s nest.
3. In the 1860s, a veritable explosion of major scientific publications took place.

Word-5: Grapple
Meaning: To fight, especially to win something.
Synonyms: Confront, contend, cope, deal with, attack, battle, catch, clash, clasp, close, clutch, combat, encounter, engage, face, fasten, fight, grasp, grip, hold, hook, etc.
Usage Examples:
1. This 1995 work is his first to grapple with the social changes of the new political reality.
2. There have been four attempts to grapple with these tensions through restructuring or internal reorganisation.
3. Everything about it has helped me to grapple with the intricacies of machine knitting in this, my second year.

Word-6: Mitigate
Meaning: The action of lessening in severity or intensity moderation decrease.
Synonyms: Allay, alleviate, assuage, blunt, dull, ease, lessen, mollify, reduce, relieve, soften, soothe, temper, weaken, abate, appease, etc.
Usage Examples:
1. That it represents an enormous, possibly definitive setback for efforts to mitigate climate change goes almost without saying.
2. It is for skilled management developers to use their expertise in managing change to mitigate the worst effects.
3. Unfortunately, in the realm of education, particularly for people with learning difficulties, attitudes and practices mitigate against this happening.

Word-7: Spawned
Meaning: To cause something new, or many new things, to grow or start suddenly.
Synonyms: Create, generate, procreate, parent, sire, make, originate, father, reproduce, hatch, mother, issue, bring forth, give rise to, etc.
Usage Examples:
1. an end justifies the means rationale spawned these alliances and subterfuges.
2. Through the information technologies they have spawned, computers step up the pace of the ticking.
3. Earnhardt’s death seems to have spawned a touch of indifference among the legions of loyal stock car racing fans.

Word-8: Impulse
Meaning: A sudden strong wish or need to do something without stopping to think about the results.
Synonyms: Desire, feeling, inclination, influence, instinct, motivation, motive, notion, passion, thought, whim, wish, actuation, appeal, bent, caprice, catalyst, disposition, etc.
Usage Examples:
1. He felt an irresistible impulse to rush into the room.
2. He had an impulse to stand up and sing.
3. He fought down an impulse to scream.

Word-9: Pontificating
Meaning: To speak or write and give your opinions about something as if you knew everything about it and if only your opinion was correct.
Synonyms: Address, admonish, dogmatise, evangelise, harangue, lecture, minister, moralise, preach, teach, get on a soapbox, give a sermon, pulpiteer, etc.
Usage Examples:
1. It certainly helped me to endure Hamilton’s pontificating.
2. I know because I have spent almost four years pontificating about safety and car accidents.
3. In a city that makes its living blaring its opinions, some folk are pontificating to the point of injury.

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