HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 01 February 2019

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HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 01 February 2019 and English Vocabulary based on The Hindu daily newspaper. Here we are listed the words used in The HINDU Editorial and providing the usage of words for easy learning. So that it will become very easy to improve vocabulary and learn new words.

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HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 01 February 2019

  1. Not kosher: on Chanda Kochhar case
  2. long months to confirm what seems apparent
  3. Ms. Kochhar erred, and badly at that
  4. Whether this was a quid pro quo for the loan
  5. dealing with conflict of interest and fiduciary duties
  6. CEO given that a whistle-blower had made them
  7. On a cliff edge: on Brexit
  8. Britain veers to a hard Brexit
  9. May continues to placate Tory hardliners
WordMeaning & Synonyms
kosher

adjective

Meaning: genuine and legitimate.
apparent

adjective

Meaning: clearly visible or understood; obvious.

Synonyms: evident, plain, obvious, clear, manifest, visible

err

verb

Meaning: be mistaken or incorrect; make a mistake.

Synonyms: misjudge, miscalculate, get things/something/it wrong

quid pro quoMeaning: something for something
fiduciary

adjective

Meaning: involving trust, especially with regard to the relationship between a trustee and a beneficiary.
whistle-blower

noun

Meaning: a person who informs on a person or organization regarded as engaging in an unlawful or immoral activity.
cliff

noun

Meaning: a steep rock face, especially at the edge of the sea.

Synonyms: precipice, rock face, face, crag, bluff, ridge, escarpment

veer

verb

Meaning: change direction suddenly.

Synonyms: swerve, career, skew, swing, sheer, weave

placate

verb

Meaning: make (someone) less angry or hostile.

Synonyms: pacify, calm, calm down, appease, mollify, soothe

 The Hindu Wordlist 01 February 2019

  1. English medium in Kannada schools condemned
  2. Fogging operations to control mosquito menace from today
  3. Project to tidy up police stations
  4. Congress, BJP spar over data
  5. Congress, BJP spar over data
  6. Block forest officer dies as car falls into gorge in HP
  7. Liverpool squanders golden opportunity
WordMeaning & Synonyms
condemned

adjective

Meaning: officially declared unfit for use.
menace

noun

Meaning: a person or thing that is likely to cause harm; a threat or danger.

Synonyms: danger, peril, risk, hazard, threat

tidy

adjective

Meaning: arranged neatly and in order.

Synonyms: uncluttered, organized, well organized

spar

verb

Meaning: argue with someone without marked hostility.

Synonyms: quarrel, argue, have a row/fight, row, fight, disagree

irk

verb

Meaning: irritate; annoy.

Synonyms: irritate, annoy, vex, gall, rattle, pique,

gorge

noun

Meaning: a narrow valley between hills or mountains, typically with steep rocky walls and a stream running through it.

Synonyms: ravine, canyon, gully, pass, defile, couloir,

squander

verb

Meaning: waste (something, especially money or time) in a reckless and foolish manner.

Synonyms: waste, misspend, misuse, throw away, dissipate

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