HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 01 January 2019

By | January 2, 2019

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 01 January 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 January 2019

  1. Bangladesh Nationalist Party boycotted the poll
  2. the leader of the Opposition coalition, called it a farcical election
  3. The challenge before Ms. Hasina is daunting
  4. political violence was unleashed to target BNP members
  5. Rajasthan govt scrapping educational criteria for local polls
  6. act of paternalism that militated against the basic assumptions
  7. governments must desist from putting bars
WordMeaning & Synonyms
boycott

verb

Meaning: withdraw from commercial or social relations with (a country, organization, or person) as a punishment or protest.

Synonyms: spurn, snub, cold-shoulder, shun, avoid, abstain from

farcical

adjective

Meaning: relating to or resembling farce, especially because of absurd or ridiculous aspects.

Synonyms: ridiculous, preposterous, ludicrous, absurd, laughable, risible

daunting

adjective

Meaning: seeming difficult to deal with in prospect; intimidating.

Synonyms: formidable, disconcerting, unnerving, unsettling

unleash

verb

Meaning: cause (a strong or violent force) to be released or become unrestrained

Synonyms: unloose, unbridle, untie, untether, unchain

scraping 

noun

Meaning: the action or sound of something scraping or being scraped.
militate 

verb

Meaning: (of a fact or circumstance) be a powerful or conclusive factor in preventing.

Synonyms: resist, hinder, discourage, oppose, counter

desist 

verb

Meaning: stop doing something; cease or abstain.

Synonyms: abstain, refrain, forbear, hold back, keep; stop, cease

 The Hindu Wordlist 01 January 2019

  1. Will miffed Nagendra change horses now?
  2. Two held for assaulting paediatrician
  3. Lammasingi shivers as mercury plunges
  4. Get ready to sober up on the roads this year
  5. 30 lakh reapply for inclusion in NRC
  6. Big Brave obliges in G.V. Rao Memorial Cup
  7. Fewer doping violations in 2019
  8. Kalaivani subdues Archana
  9. Bumrah — the evolution of a match-winner
WordMeaning & Synonyms
Miffed

adjective

Meaning: somewhat annoyed; peeved.

Synonyms: annoyed, displeased, offended, aggrieved

assault

verb

Meaning: make a physical attack on.

Synonyms: slap, smack, beat, thrash, spank, thump, thwack, punch, cuff, swat

plunge

verb

Meaning: jump or dive quickly and energetically.

Synonyms: jump, dive, hurl oneself, throw oneself, fling oneself

sober

adjective

Meaning: not affected by alcohol; not drunk.

Synonyms: not drunk, not intoxicated, clear-headed

inclusion

noun

Meaning: the action or state of including or of being included within a group or structure.

Synonyms: incorporation, addition, insertion, introduction

oblige

Verb

Meaning: make (someone) legally or morally bound to do something.

Synonyms: require, compel, bind, make, constrain, obligate, force

dope

verb

Meaning: administer drugs to (a racehorse, greyhound, or athlete) in order to inhibit or enhance sporting performance.

Synonyms: stupefy, sedate, befuddle, inebriate, intoxicate, narcotize

subdue

verb

Meaning: overcome, quieten, or bring under control (a feeling or person).

Synonyms: conquer, defeat, vanquish, get the better of, overpower, overcome

evolution

noun

Meaning: the gradual development of something.

Synonyms: development, advancement, growth, rise, progress, progression

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