HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 03 February 2020

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HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 03 February 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 03 February 2020

  1. Cognisant of constraints: On 15th Finance Commission’s interim report
  2. belying concerns of a sizeable cut in States’ share
  3. taxes among States have been rejigged
  4. shortfalls and volatility in collections
  5. commission’s effort to improve the granularity
  6. could prove vexing to the last mile
  7. off-budget borrowings and via parastatals
  8. clearly earmarked and eliminated
word Meaning & Synonyms
cognizant

adjective

Meaning : having knowledge or awareness.

Synonyms : aware, conscious, apprised, abreast

belie

verb

Meaning : (of an appearance) fail to give a true impression of (something).

Synonyms : contradict

 rejig

verb

Meaning : organize (something) differently; rearrange.
volatility

noun

Meaning : liability to change rapidly and unpredictably, especially for the worse.
granularity

noun

Meaning : the quality or condition of being granular.
 

vexing

adjective

Meaning : causing annoyance, frustration, or worry.

Synonyms : annoy, irritate, infuriate, anger

parastatal

adjective

Meaning : having some political authority and serving the state indirectly.
earmark

verb

Meaning : designate (funds or resources) for a particular purpose.

Synonyms : set aside

The Hindu Wordlist 03 February 2020

  1. Telugu Desam chief on his home turf
  2. ‘An act of walking the tightrope on fiscal deficit’
  3. Nagaland Dy. CM flayed for slight
  4. Father smears chemical on daughter’s face
  5. Harmeet tames Manav for maiden title
  6. Aruna Roy bereaved of her sister
  7. Sergio Lobera will be a tough act to emulate for FC Goa
  8. Spurs makes City pay for profligacy
Word Meaning & Synonyms
turf

verb

Meaning : force (someone) to leave somewhere.

Synonyms : remove, eject, expel, turn out

fiscal

adjective

Meaning : relating to government revenue, especially taxes.

Synonyms : tax, budgetary, revenue, financial

flay

verb

Meaning : criticize severely and brutally.

Synonyms : criticize, attack, berate

smear

verb

Meaning : damage the reputation of (someone) by false accusations; slander.

Synonyms : tarnish, besmirch, blacken

tame

verb

Meaning : make less powerful and easier to control.

Synonyms : subdue, curb, control, Calm

bereaved

adjective

Meaning : deprived of a close relation or friend through their death.
emulate

adjective

Meaning : match or surpass (a person or achievement), typically by imitation.

Synonyms : imitate, copy, reproduce, mimic

profligacy

noun

Meaning : reckless extravagance or wastefulness in the use of resources.

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