HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 02 July 2020

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HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 02 July 2020 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 02 July 2020

  1. But the safety aspect is paramount
  2. experts envisage 12-18 months to get a vaccine commercialised
  3. Lax on safety
  4. trying to find its feet in the midst of the pandemic
  5. make for a lethal combination
Word Meaning & Synonyms
paramount

adjective

Meaning:  more important than anything else; supreme.

Synonyms: uppermost, chief

envisage

verb

Meaning:  contemplate or conceive of as a possibility or a desirable future event.

Synonyms: foresee, predict, forecast

Lax

adjective

Meaning:  not sufficiently strict, severe, or careful.

Synonyms: slack, slipshod, negligent

midst

preposition

Meaning:  in the middle of.
lethal

adjective

Meaning:  very harmful or destructive.

Synonyms: fatal, deadly, mortal

 The Hindu Wordlist 02 July 2020

  1. Jagan flags off huge fleet of ambulances, mobile units
  2. Rajini flays custodial deaths
  3. GST revenues plunge 41% in first quarter
  4. No room for complacency in COVID fight
  5. I-Day event at Red Fort to be a less pompous affair this year
  6. President lauds services of doctors
  7. How not to tame the digital dragon
  8. Striking a blow against Assam’s inclusive ethos
Word Meaning & Synonyms
fleet

noun

Meaning:  a number of vehicles or aircraft operating together or under the same ownership.
flay

verb

Meaning:  criticize severely and brutally.

Synonyms :  criticize, attack, berate, censure

condemn

plunge

noun

Meaning:  a swift and drastic fall in value or amount.

Synonyms :  fall, drop, tumble, slump, crash

complacency

noun

Meaning:  a feeling of smug or uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one’s achievements.

Synonyms : self-satisfaction, self-approval, self-approbation

pompous

adjective

Meaning: affectedly grand, solemn, or self-important.

Synonyms : imperious, overbearing, domineering

laud

verb

Meaning: praise (a person or their achievements) highly.

Synonyms : extol, hail, applaud, acclaim

tame

adjective

Meaning: willing to cooperate.

Synonyms : docile, submissive, compliant

ethos

adjective

Meaning: the characteristic spirit of a culture, era, or community

Synonyms : spirit, character, atmosphere

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