HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 03 January 2019

By | January 3, 2019

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 03 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 03 January 2019

  1. it may be time to recalibrate expectations
  2. But given the spate of tax rate cuts announced by the GST Council
  3. but it will further dent the tax kitty
  4. economy to an 8% growth path seems elusive again
  5. On detention of Canadians in China
  6. Canadian was detained for alleged transgressions of national security.
  7. U.S. is ceding its technological dominance to China
WordMeaning & Synonyms
recalibrate

verb

Meaning: calibrate (something) again or differently.
spate

noun

Meaning: a large number of similar things coming in quick succession.

Synonyms: cluster, string, outbreak, rash, epidemic, explosion

dent 

noun

Meaning: a reduction in amount or size.

Synonyms: reduction, depletion, deduction, cut, hole

elusive

adjective

Meaning: difficult to find, catch, or achieve

Synonyms: evasive, slippery, shifty;

detention 

noun

Meaning: the action of detaining someone or the state of being detained in official custody.

Synonyms: custody, imprisonment, confinement, incarceration, internment

transgression 

noun

Meaning: an act that goes against a law, rule, or code of conduct; an offence.

Synonyms: offence, crime, sin, wrong, wrongdoing, misdemeanour

cede 

verb

Meaning: give up (power or territory).

Synonyms: surrender, concede, relinquish, yield

 The Hindu Wordlist 03 January 2019

  1. ‘Bhagavan has chosen path of speedy salvation’
  2. Five-day Manali carnival begins in Himachal’s Kullu
  3. Epoch-making series win beckons
  4. Abhimanyu stars in Bengal’s sizzling chase
  5. Hindus cannot wait till eternity for temple: VHP
  6. Invasive mussel in Kochi backwaters
  7. Two, including minor, lynched in Bihar
WordMeaning & Synonyms
salvation

noun

Meaning: preservation or deliverance from harm, ruin, or loss.

Synonyms: lifeline, preservation, conservation

carnival

noun

Meaning: a travelling funfair or circus.

Synonyms: funfair, circus, fair, amusement show, sideshows

beckon

noun

Meaning: make a gesture with the hand, arm, or head to encourage or instruct someone to approach or follow.

Synonyms: gesture, signal, wave, gesticulate

sizzling

adjective

Meaning: very exciting or passionate.
eternity

noun

Meaning: infinite or unending time.

Synonyms: ever, all time, perpetuity

invasive

adjective

Meaning: tending to spread very quickly and undesirably or harmfully.
lynch

verb

Meaning: (of a group of people) kill (someone) for an alleged offence without a legal trial, especially by hanging.

Synonyms: hang, hang by the neck; execute, put to death, kill, murder

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