HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 07 April 2020

By | April 7, 2020

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 07 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 07 April 2020

  1. no pestilence has spread as fast
  2. he whirlwind of global travel
  3. goaded by an intense human hunger
  4. Such context has been obfuscated deliberately
  5. trying to reinforce social prejudices
  6. justify xenophobia and advance perilous political agendas
  7. even after their unconscionable folly triggered
  8. doused the smouldering embers of religious tensions
  9. must not deepen existing social fissures
Word Meaning & Synonyms
pestilence

noun

Meaning : a fatal epidemic disease, especially bubonic plague.

Synonyms : plague, bubonic plague

whirlwind

noun

Meaning : used with reference to a very energetic person or a tumultuous process.

Synonyms : rapid, lightning, overnight

goad

verb

Meaning : provoke or annoy (someone) so as to stimulate an action or reaction.

Synonyms : provoke, spur, prick, sting

obfuscate

verb

Meaning : make obscure, unclear, or unintelligible.

Synonyms : obscure, confuse

prejudice

noun

Meaning : preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience.

Synonyms : preconception

xenophobia

noun

Meaning : dislike of or prejudice against people from other countries.

Synonyms : racism, racialism

perilous

adjective

Meaning : full of danger or risk.

Synonyms : dangerous

folly

noun

Meaning : lack of good sense; foolishness.
smouldering

noun

Meaning : the process of burning slowly with smoke but no flame.
douse

verb

Meaning : extinguish (a fire or light).

Synonyms : extinguish, put out

fissure

noun

Meaning : a state of incompatibility or disagreement.

 

The Hindu Wordlist 07 April 2020

  1. Modi seeks Ministers’ views on calibrated exit from lockdown
  2. Salary deferment lifted
  3. Psychiatrists foresee spurt in anxiety, panic disorders
  4. Officials rapped for poor condition of shelter homes
  5. 772 attend interviews for paramedics
Word Meaning & Synonyms
calibrated

adjective

Meaning : carefully assess, set, or adjust (something abstract).
deferment

noun

Meaning : the action or fact of putting something off to a later time; postponement.

Synonyms : postponement, deferral

spurt

verb

Meaning : gush out in a sudden and forceful stream.

Synonyms : squirt, shoot, spray

rap

verb

Meaning : criticize severely.

Synonyms : rebuke, reprimand

paramedic

noun

Meaning : a person trained to give emergency medical care to people who are seriously ill with the aim of stabilizing them before they are taken to hospital.

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