HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 04 April 2020

By | April 4, 2020

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 04 April 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 04 April 2020

  1. Full of sound and piety but signifying little
  2. COVID-19 pandemic hardly calmed frayed nerves
  3. companies are scurrying to keep their heads above water
  4. have a lot of angst regarding all this
  5. Mr. Modi himself continues with his monologues
  6. Rhetoric to rally the nation in a moment of crisis
  7. Unifying and galvanising the country is very critical
  8. pandemic itself was not mind-boggling enough
  9. Mr. Modi has a formidable following
  10. number of infections might be manifold
Word Meaning & Synonyms
piety

verb

Meaning : a belief which is accepted with unthinking conventional reverence.

Synonyms : obedience, deference

frayed

adjective

Meaning : (of a person’s nerves or temper) showing the effects of strain.
scurry

verb

Meaning : (of a person or small animal) move hurriedly with short quick steps.

Synonyms : scamper, scuttle

angst

noun

Meaning : a feeling of persistent worry about something trivial.
monologue

noun

Meaning : a long speech by one actor in a play or film, or as part of a theatrical or broadcast programme.

Synonyms : soliloquy, speech

rhetoric

noun

Meaning : the art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing

Synonyms : oratory, eloquence

galvanize

verb

Meaning : shock or excite (someone) into taking action.

Synonyms : jolt, shock

boggle

verb

Meaning : (of a person or their mind) be astonished or baffled when trying to imagine something.

Synonyms : marvel, wonder

formidable

adjective

Meaning : inspiring fear or respect through being impressively large, powerful, intense, or capable.

Synonyms : intimidating, forbidding

manifold

adjective

Meaning : many and various.

Synonyms : many, numerous

 

The Hindu Wordlist 04 April 2020

  1. Slum dwellers struggle in Delhi
  2. A tedious trek to reach home
  3. Virus alert: eight clusters identified, access points sealed
  4. Vegetable shops at mofussil bus stand from today
  5. Interfaith solidarity for COVID-19
Word Meaning & Synonyms
dweller

noun

Meaning : a person or animal that lives in or at a specified place.
tedious

adjective

Meaning : too long, slow, or dull; tiresome or monotonous.

Synonyms : boring, monotonous

cluster

noun

Meaning : a group of similar things or people positioned or occurring closely together.

Synonyms : bunch, clump

mofussil

Noun

Meaning : parts of a country outside an urban centre; the regions, rural areas.
solidarity

verb

Meaning : unity or agreement of feeling or action, especially among individuals with a common interest; mutual support within a group.

Synonyms : unanimity, unity

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