HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 07 January 2019

By | January 7, 2019

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 07 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.

Click here for Daily Current Affairs | GK updates

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 07 January 2019

  1. resurrected by a Madras High Court verdict.
  2. claiming to espouse the interests of a particular religion
  3. without fear of punitive action
  4. a non-denominational blasphemy law
  5. curtail free expression
  6. In the process of proscribing a book
  7. murky conspiracy theories
  8. perplexing lease of life
WordMeaning & Synonyms
resurrect

verb

Meaning:  revive or revitalize (something that is inactive, disused, or forgotten).

Synonyms: restore, regenerate, revitalize, reinvigorate, renew,

espouse

verb

Meaning:  adopt or support (a cause, belief, or way of life)

Synonyms: embrace, take up, take to, accept, welcome

Punitive

 

adjective

Meaning:  the possession or exertion of control or power.

Synonyms: penal, disciplinary, corrective, correctional,

blasphemy

noun

Meaning:  the action or offence of speaking sacrilegiously about God or sacred things.

Synonyms: profanity, profaneness, sacrilege, irreligiousness, irreverence

curtail

verb

Meaning:  reduce in extent or quantity; impose a restriction on.

Synonyms: reduce, cut, cut down, cut back, decrease, lessen, diminish

proscribe

verb

Meaning:  forbid, especially by law.

Synonyms: prohibit, ban, bar, disallow, rule out, embargo, veto

murky

adjective

Meaning:  obscure or morally questionable.

Synonyms: questionable, suspicious, suspect, dubious, dark, mysterious

perplexing

adjective

Meaning:  complicate or confuse

Synonyms: puzzle, baffle, mystify, bemuse, bewilder, confound, confuse

 The Hindu Wordlist 07 January 2019

  1. Shankar Mahadevan enthrals audience
  2. ‘We atoned for all our mistakes’
  3. AJL moves HC against eviction
  4. 3 poachers held in Dudhwa reserve
  5. In a first, Malaysia’s King abdicates
  6. Hydro projects of 5,950 MW stalled
WordMeaning & Synonyms
enthral

verb

Meaning: capture the fascinated attention of.

Synonyms : captivate, charm, enchant, bewitch, fascinate

atone

verb

Meaning: make amends or reparation.

Synonyms : compensate, pay, pay the penalty

evict

verb

Meaning: expel (someone) from a property, especially with the support of the law.

Synonyms : expel, eject, oust, remove, dislodge

poacher

noun

Meaning: a person who hunts or catches game or fish illegally.

Synonyms : appropriator

abdicate

verb

Meaning: fail to fulfil or undertake (a responsibility or duty).

Synonyms : disown, turn down, spurn, reject, renounce, give up, avoid

stall

Verb

Meaning: stop or cause to stop making progress.

Synonyms : obstruct, impede, interfere with, hinder, hamper, block, interrupt

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.