HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 04 February 2020

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HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 04 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 04 February 2020

  1. ostensibly address the shortage of doctors
  2. eligible for viability gap funding
  3. augment the number of medical seats
  4. pivot of primary health care in every State
  5. NITI Aayog envisages the creation of “free” patients
  6. Tamil Nadu that have a robust public health-care system
  7. These States are naturally loath to turning
  8. Open now seems equally ironclad
  9. During the contest, there were lapses galore
  10. nervous wreck through the tussle
  11. appeared that the often capricious ladies
word Meaning & Synonyms
ostensibly

adverb

Meaning : as appears or is stated to be true, though not necessarily so; apparently.

Synonyms : apparently, seemingly, on the face of it

viability

noun

Meaning : ability to work successfully.
augment

verb

Meaning : make (something) greater by adding to it; increase.

Synonyms : increase

pivot

noun

Meaning : a person or thing that plays a central part in a situation or enterprise.

Synonyms : centre, focal point, focus

envisage

verb

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

Synonyms : foresee, predict, forecast

 

robust

adjective

Meaning : strong and healthy; vigorous.

Synonyms : strong, vigorous, sturdy, tough

loath

adjective

Meaning : reluctant; unwilling.

Synonyms : reluctant, unwilling, disinclined

ironclad

adjective

Meaning : impossible to contradict, weaken, or change.
galore

adjective

Meaning : in abundance.

Synonyms : aplenty

tussle

noun

Meaning : a vigorous struggle or scuffle, typically in order to obtain or achieve something.

Synonyms : scuffle, fight, struggle

capricious

adjective

Meaning : given to sudden and unaccountable changes of mood or behaviour.

Synonyms : fickle, inconstant, changeable

The Hindu Wordlist 04 February 2020

  1. Conmen almost sell 3-star hotel, sitting in its lobby
  2. Will not splurge to end slowdown: Sitharaman
  3. Debate denial irks Rajya Sabha MPs
  4. ‘Govt. will catalyse infra investment’
  5. Strident Opposition, belligerent Parvesh
  6. Swarms of locusts spotted in Punjab
  7. TN has to come out all guns blazing
Word Meaning & Synonyms
con man

noun

Meaning : a man who cheats or tricks someone by gaining their trust and persuading them to believe something that is not true.
splurge

verb

Meaning : spend (money) freely or extravagantly.
irk

verb

Meaning : irritate; annoy.

Synonyms : irritate, annoy, vex, gall

catalyse

verb

Meaning : cause or accelerate (a reaction) by acting as a catalyst.
belligerent

adjective

Meaning : hostile and aggressive.

Synonyms : hostile, aggressive, threatening

swarm

verb

Meaning : move somewhere in large numbers.

Synonyms : flock, crowd, throng

blazing

adjective

Meaning : (of an argument) very heated.

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