HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 10 January 2019

By | January 14, 2019

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 10 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 10 January 2019

  1. Korean consensus? : on Kim Jong-un’s visit to China
  2. since the thaw between Pyongyang and Washington
  3. that culminated in the Singapore summit in June 2018.
  4. In his New Year address, he emphasised the easing of economic sanctions
  5. This is exemplified by their decision to convert the Demilitarised Zone
  6. A North Korean test of a new tactical weapon in November was seen
  7. seen by many as a ploy to legitimise the presence of Hindu Bengalis
WordMeaning & Synonyms
consensus

noun

Meaning: a general agreement.

Synonyms: agreement, harmony, concord, like-mindedness

thaw

noun

Meaning: a period of warmer weather that thaws ice and snow.
culminate

verb

Meaning: reach a climax or point of highest development.

Synonyms: peak, climax, reach a pinnacle

emphasize

verb

Meaning: give special importance or value to (something) in speaking or writing.

Synonyms: highlight, point up, spotlight, foreground, play up

exemplify

 verb

Meaning: be a typical example of.

Synonyms: typify, epitomize, be a typical example of

tactical

 adjective

Meaning: showing adroit planning; aiming at an end beyond the immediate action.

Synonyms: prudent, strategic, politic, diplomatic, judicious, shrewd

ploy 

noun

Meaning: a cunning plan or action designed to turn a situation to one’s own advantage.

Synonyms: ruse, tactic, move, device, stratagem, scheme, trick

The Hindu Wordlist 10 January 2019

  1. Framing of charges against Sasikala adjourned to Jan. 28
  2. ‘Farmers are suffering, alliance be damned’
  3. ‘Sacrilege, firing cases not properly probed’
  4. NIA to probe anti-Assad conspiracy
  5. Nirmala meets top brass of HAL
  6. Man shot dead in UP, assailants caught by locals
WordMeaning & Synonyms
adjourn

verb

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

Synonyms: discontinue, interrupt, postpone, put off, put back,

alliance

noun

Meaning: a relationship based on similarity of interests, nature, or qualities

Synonyms: relationship, affinity, association, connection, closeness,

probe

verb

Meaning: physically explore or examine (something) with the hands or an instrument.

Synonyms: examine, feel, feel around, explore, prod, poke, check

conspiracy

noun

Meaning: a secret plan by a group to do something unlawful or harmful.

Synonyms: plot, scheme, stratagem, plan, machination, cabal, intrigue

brass

noun

Meaning: people in authority or of high military rank.
assailant

noun

Meaning: a person who physically attacks another.

Synonyms: attacker, mugger; rareassaulter

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