HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 08 July 2020

By | July 8, 2020

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 08 July 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 July 2020

  1. Mr. West has earlier alluded to having presidential ambitions
  2. as a vague Twitter post to
  3. Given the visible West-Trump bonhomie
  4. undeclared surrogate for Mr. Trump
  5. appears to be nearing its zenith in American politics
  6. economic insecurity on account of the devastating toll of COVID-19
Word Meaning & Synonyms
allude

verb

Meaning:  suggest or call attention to indirectly; hint at.

Synonyms: refer to, suggest, hint at, imply, mention

vague

adjective

Meaning:  of uncertain, indefinite, or unclear character or meaning.

Synonyms: indistinct, indefinite, indeterminate, unclear

bonhomie

noun

Meaning:  cheerful friendliness; geniality.

Synonyms: geniality, congeniality, conviviality

surrogate

noun

Meaning:  a substitute, especially a person deputizing for another in a specific role or office.

Synonyms: substitute, proxy, replacement, agent

zenith

noun

Meaning:  the time at which something is most powerful or successful.

Synonyms: highest point, crowning point, top, acme

devastating

adjective

Meaning:  highly destructive or damaging.

Synonyms: destructive, ruinous, disastrous

 The Hindu Wordlist 08 July 2020

  1. CBI agrees to take over probe into custodial deaths
  2. Bollywood’s many maladies
  3. Ethiopia’s bloody mayhem
  4. Non-stop refugee influx
  5. A sprawling Sports City on the anvil
  6. Spurs prevail in dour clash
Word Meaning & Synonyms
probe

noun

Meaning:  a thorough investigation into a crime or other matter.

Synonyms :  investigation, inquiry, examination

malady

noun

Meaning:  a serious problem.

Synonyms :  infirmity, lurgy, bug, virus

mayhem

noun

Meaning:  violent or extreme disorder

Synonyms :  chaos, disorder, confusion, havoc

influx

noun

Meaning:  an arrival or entry of large numbers of people or things.

Synonyms : inundation, inrush, rush, stream

sprawling

adjective

Meaning: spreading out over a large area in an untidy or irregular way.

Synonyms : spread, stretch, straggle

dour

verb

Meaning: relentlessly severe, stern, or gloomy in manner or appearance.

Synonyms : stern, unsmiling, unfriendly, frowning

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