HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 09 January 2019

By | January 9, 2019

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 09 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 09 January 2019

  1. Rattled by the erosion in upper caste votes in the recent Assembly elections
  2. traditional vote base through an unapologetic political manoeuvre
  3. There has been a string of judgments against reservations
  4. the head of the agency should be insulated against any form of interference
  5. matter in the midst of an unseemly tussle for supremacy
  6. the only way the government can divest the head of the agency
  7. amendments to the Central Vigilance Commission Act
  8. with corruption charges being traded
WordMeaning & Synonyms
rattle

verb

Meaning: make or cause to make a rapid succession of short, sharp knocking sounds

Synonyms: clatter, bang, clang, clank, clink, clunk

manoeuvre

noun

Meaning: a movement or series of moves requiring skill and care.

Synonyms: operation, exercise, activity, move, movement, action

string

verb

Meaning: hang (something) so that it stretches in a long line

Synonyms: hang, suspend, sling, stretch

insulated

adjective

Meaning: protect (someone or something) from unpleasant influences or experiences.

Synonyms: save, safeguard, shield, defend, shelter, screen

tussle 

noun

Meaning: a vigorous struggle or scuffle, typically in order to obtain or achieve something

Synonyms: scuffle, fight, struggle, skirmish, brawl, scrimmage, scramble

vigilance 

noun

Meaning: the action or state of keeping careful watch for possible danger or difficulties

Synonyms: surveillance, attentiveness, attention, alertness, guardedness

trade

verb

Meaning: exchange (something) for something else, typically as a commercial transaction

Synonyms: swap, exchange, switch, barter, substitute, replace

 The Hindu Wordlist 09 January 2019

  1. A noble gesture!
  2. Fuelled by grit
  3. ‘I love the way Virat plays and his humility is a sign of greatness’
  4. Rajya Sabha adjourned six times
  5. This Sankranti, police to get into stealth mode
  6. Election slight: sarpanch aspirant attempts suicide
  7. ‘Withdraw affidavit in apex court’
WordMeaning & Synonyms
gesture

noun

Meaning: a movement of part of the body, especially a hand or the head, to express an idea or meaning

Synonyms: wave, indication, gesticulation

grit

noun

Meaning: courage and resolve; strength of character.

Synonyms: fortitude, toughness, hardiness, resolve, determination, resolution

humility

noun

Meaning: the quality of having a modest or low view of one’s importance.

Synonyms: modesty, humbleness, modestness, meekness

adjourn

verb

Meaning: put off or postpone (a resolution or sentence).

Synonyms: suspend, break off, discontinue, interrupt, postpone

stealth

noun

Meaning: cautious and surreptitious action or movement.

Synonyms: furtiveness, secretiveness, secrecy, surreptitiousness

slight

adjective

Meaning: small in degree; inconsiderable

Synonyms: small, modest, little, tiny, minute, inappreciable, imperceptible

affidavit

noun

Meaning: a written statement confirmed by oath or affirmation, for use as evidence in court.

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