HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 08 January 2019

By | January 8, 2019

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 08 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.

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HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 08 January 2019

  1. The tardy response of the Centre and the State of Meghalaya
  2. the plight of at least 15 workers trapped in a rat-hole coal mine
  3. The Meghalaya government has been evasive on the issue
  4. State to rehabilitate the workers from impoverished communities
  5. illegal mines continue to operate in flagrant violation of rules
  6. Their soaring confidence found validation through a first innings
  7. suffered the ignominy of following on before bad light
  8. unleashing fiery fast bowlers and marauding batsmen
WordMeaning & Synonyms
tardy

adjective

Meaning: slow in action or response; sluggish.
plight

noun

Meaning: a dangerous, difficult, or otherwise unfortunate situation.
evasive 

adjective

Meaning: directed towards avoidance or escape.

Synonyms: elusive, ambiguous, equivocal, equivocating, indefinite

impoverish

verb

Meaning: exhaust the strength or vitality of.

Synonyms: weaken, sap, exhaust, drain, empty, diminish, deplete, enervate

flagrant 

adjective

Meaning: (of an action considered wrong or immoral) conspicuously or obviously offensive.

Synonyms: blatant, glaring, obvious, overt, evident, conspicuous

soar 

verb

Meaning: increase rapidly above the usual level.

Synonyms: shoot up, rise rapidly, escalate, spiral upwards

ignominy 

noun

Meaning: public shame or disgrace.

Synonyms: shame, humiliation, embarrassment, mortification

marauding 

adjective

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

 The Hindu Wordlist 08 January 2019

  1. N. Minister gets jail term for rioting
  2. Citizenship Bill: AGP quits Assam coalition
  3. India secures extradition of bookie
  4. High Court seeks report on pay anomalies
  5. Overwhelming response for chess event
  6. SC shocked as Section 66A of IT Act is still invoked
  7. 17 chained mentally ill patients freed from faith-based asylum
WordMeaning & Synonyms
riot

verb

Meaning: take part in a violent public disturbance.

Synonyms: fight, brawl, scuffle

coalition

noun

Meaning: a temporary alliance for combined action, especially of political parties forming a government.

Synonyms: alliance, union, partnership, affiliation, bloc, caucus

bookie

noun

Meaning: a bookmaker.
anomaly

noun

Meaning: something that deviates from what is standard, normal, or expected.

Synonyms: oddity, peculiarity, abnormality, irregularity, inconsistency

overwhelming

adjective

Meaning: very great in amount.

Synonyms: profuse, enormous, immense, inordinate, massive, huge

invoke

verb

Meaning: call on (a deity or spirit) in prayer, as a witness, or for inspiration.

Synonyms: supplicate, entreat, solicit, beseech, beg, implore

asylum

noun

Meaning: the protection granted by a state to someone who has left their home country as a political refugee.

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