HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 08 February 2020

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HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 08 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 08 February 2020

  1. Extended folly: On invocation of PSA
  2. despite the elaborate rhetoric from Prime Minister
  3. Indeed, the malevolent instruments of power
  4. PM defended the indefinite and arbitrary detention
  5. The Supreme Court had in January chided the government
  6. betrays a perturbing lack of awareness
  7. end to the months-long acrimonious proceedings
  8. Senate acquittal as a “vindication” of his actions
  9. Mr. Trump has already launched a tirade
  10. Mr. Trump’s bellicose, and sometimes vindictive policies
  11. end the political wrangling over the scandal
Word Meaning & Synonyms
folly

noun

Meaning : a foolish act, idea, or practice.

Synonyms : foolishness

rhetoric

noun

Meaning : the art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing, especially the exploitation of figures of speech and other compositional techniques.

Synonyms : oratory, eloquence

malevolent

adjective

Meaning : having or showing a wish to do evil to others.

Synonyms : malicious, spiteful, hostile

arbitrary

adjective

Meaning : based on random choice or personal whim, rather than any reason or system.

Synonyms : whimsical, random

chide

verb

Meaning:  scold or rebuke.

Synonyms : scold, chastise, upbraid

perturbing

adjective

Meaning : causing anxiety or concern; unsettling.

Synonyms : worry, upset, unsettle, disturb

acrimonious

adjective

Meaning:  (typically of speech or discussion) angry and bitter.

Synonyms : bitter, rancorous, caustic

vindication

noun

Meaning:  proof that someone or something is right, reasonable, or justified.
tirade

noun

Meaning:  a long, angry speech of criticism or accusation.

Synonyms : diatribe, invective, polemic

bellicose

adjective

Meaning:  demonstrating aggression and willingness to fight.

Synonyms : belligerent, aggressive, hostile

wrangling

noun

Meaning:  engagement in a long, complicated dispute or argument.

 The Hindu Wordlist 08 February 2020

  1. Modi lauds Bodos for peace pact, allays fears over CAA
  2. MCC to penalise erring bulk waste generators
  3. Kerala is first side to be relegated
  4. India looks to bounce back against resurgent Kiwis
  5. Vesely staggers into the semifinals
  6. Ishpreet pips Shahbaz
  7. Kashmiri youth dies in Jaipur after brawl with co-worker
Word Meaning & Synonyms
allay

verb

Meaning : away from the usual or expected course; amiss.

Synonyms : reduce, diminish, decrease, lessen

erring

adjective

Meaning : having failed to adhere to the proper or accepted standards; having done wrong.
relegate

verb

Meaning : assign an inferior rank or position to.

Synonyms : downgrade, lower

resurgent

adjective

Meaning : increasing or reviving after a period of little activity, popularity, or occurrence.
staggers

noun

Meaning : the inability to stand or walk steadily, especially as a result of giddiness.

Synonyms : reel, sway, teeter, totter

pip

Verb

Meaning : defeat by a small margin or at the last moment.
brawl

noun

Meaning : a rough or noisy fight or quarrel.

Synonyms : fight, fist fight, skirmish, scuffle

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