HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 04 March 2020

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HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 04 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 04 March 2020

  1. India cannot be complacent while dealing
  2. Flow and ebb: On India’s tour of New Zealand
  3. India had a rude jolt in New Zealand
  4. Just as Clive Lloyd’s marauding West Indians
  5. world’s number one ranked squad looked bereft of ideas
  6. nagging swing bowling, an old nemesis
  7. put on minuscule alliances of 16, 27, 30 and eight
  8. Obviously an aberration in his otherwise exemplary record
  9. New Zealand leapfrogged from the sixth slot
Word Meaning & Synonyms
complacent

adjective

Meaning : showing smug or uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one’s achievements.

Synonyms : smug, self-satisfied

ebb and flow

phrase of ebb

Meaning : a recurrent pattern of coming and going or decline and regrowth.
jolt

verb

Meaning : push or shake (someone or something) abruptly and roughly.

Synonyms : push, thrust

marauding

adjective

Meaning : going about in search of things to steal or people to attack.

Synonyms : foray, raid

bereft

adjective

Meaning : deprived of or lacking (something).

Synonyms : cut off from

nemesis

noun

Meaning : a downfall caused by an inescapable agent.

Synonyms : downfall, Undoing

minuscule

adjective

Meaning : extremely small; tiny.

Synonyms : tiny, minute

aberration

noun

Meaning : a departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typically an unwelcome one.

Synonyms : anomaly, deviation

leapfrog

verb

Meaning : surpass or overtake another to move into a leading or dominant position.

 The Hindu Wordlist 04 March 2020

  1. Bombs hurled at moving car on Anna Salai
  2. National interest paramount, says Modi
  3. Parliament comes to a standstill
  4. The SARS-CoV-2 is mutating, say scientists
  5. Saurashtra sets Gujarat a daunting target
Word Meaning & Synonyms
hurl

verb

Meaning : throw or impel (someone or something) with great force.

Synonyms : throw, toss, fling

paramount

adjective

Meaning : more important than anything else; supreme.

Synonyms : most important

standstill

noun

Meaning : a situation or condition in which there is no movement or activity at all.

Synonyms : halt, stop

mutate

verb

Meaning : change in form or nature.

Synonyms : change, metamorphose

daunting

adjective

Meaning : seeming difficult to deal with in prospect; intimidating.

Synonyms : intimidating, formidable

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