HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 02 March 2020

By | March 2, 2020

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 02 March 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 March 2020

  1. America’s desperation is understandable
  2. The war had entered into a stalemate long ago
  3. India cannot be immune to it
  4. The virus has crippled global supply chains
  5. hit air travel and convulsed markets
  6. indices plunged and investors stampeded for the exit
  7. What augurs well though
Word Meaning & Synonyms
desperation

noun

Meaning : a state of despair, typically one which results in rash or extreme behaviour.

Synonyms : hopelessness, despair

stalemate

noun

Meaning : a situation in which further action or progress by opposing or competing parties seems impossible.

Synonyms : deadlock, impasse, standstill

immune

adjective

Meaning : protected or exempt, especially from an obligation or the effects of something.

Synonyms : resistant

cripple

verb

Meaning : cause (someone) to become unable to walk or move properly.

Synonyms : disable, paralyse, immobilize

convulse

verb

Meaning : suffer violent involuntary contraction of the muscles, producing contortion of the body or limbs.

Synonyms : shudder, jerk

plunge

verb

Meaning : fall suddenly and uncontrollably.

Synonyms : crash, plummet

stampede

noun

Meaning : a sudden panicked rush of a number of horses, cattle, or other animals.

Synonyms : charge, panic, rush

augur

verb

Meaning : (of an event or circumstance) portend a good or bad outcome.

Synonyms : bode, portend, herald

 The Hindu Wordlist 02 March 2020

  1. Painting out the scars
  2. to demand Shah’s ouster
  3. Agonising wait at mortuary for missing kin
  4. Indian batsmen flounder again as Kiwis exploit the conditions
  5. Bangladesh swamps Zimbabwe
Word Meaning & Synonyms
scar

noun

Meaning : a mark left on something following damage of some kind.
ouster

noun

Meaning : dismissal or expulsion from a position.
agonize

verb

Meaning : undergo great mental anguish through worrying about something.

Synonyms : worry, fret, fuss

flounder

verb

Meaning : struggle mentally; show or feel great confusion.
swamp

noun

Meaning : an area of low-lying, uncultivated ground where water collects; a bog or marsh.

Synonyms : marsh, bog, quagmire

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