HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 09 July 2020

By | July 9, 2020

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 09 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 09 July 2020

  1. (May-June 2020) is a reflection of the distress
  2. With the economy reeling after extended lockdowns
  3. returning to their rural homes to avoid destitution
  4. their own shutdowns to curtail the spread of COVID-19
  5. The swell in agrarian employment in the monsoon season
  6. Besides alleviating distress, this could also boost consumption
Word Meaning & Synonyms
distress

noun

Meaning:  extreme anxiety, sorrow, or pain.

Synonyms: anguish, suffering, pain, agony

reel

verb

Meaning:  lose one’s balance and stagger or lurch violently.

Synonyms: stagger, lurch, sway

destitution

noun

Meaning:  poverty so extreme that one lacks the means to provide for oneself.

Synonyms: extreme poverty, impoverishment, insolvency

curtail

verb

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

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

agrarian

adjective

Meaning:  relating to cultivated land or the cultivation of land.

Synonyms: agricultural, rural, countryside

alleviate

verb

Meaning:  make (suffering, deficiency, or a problem) less severe.

Synonyms: reduce, ease, relieve

 The Hindu Wordlist 09 July 2020

  1. India says Jadhav was coerced
  2. No political vendetta in RGF probe, says BJP
  3. Vicious and vengeful, says Congress
  4. SHO, another cop held for tipping off Dubey
  5. Vignettes of behaviour
Word Meaning & Synonyms
coerce

verb

Meaning:  persuade (an unwilling person) to do something by using force or threats.

Synonyms :  pressure, push, force, pressurize

vendetta

noun

Meaning:  a prolonged bitter quarrel with or campaign against someone.

Synonyms :  feud, quarrel, argument

vicious

adjective

Meaning:  deliberately cruel or violent.

Synonyms :  brutal, ferocious, savage

vengeful

adjective

Meaning:  seeking to harm someone in return for a perceived injury.

Synonyms : vindictive, revengeful

tip-off

noun

Meaning: a piece of information given in a discreet or confidential way.

Synonyms : hint, message, alert, prompt, warning

vignette

noun

Meaning: a brief evocative description, account, or episode.

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