HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 12 December 2018

By | December 12, 2018

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 12 December 2018 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.

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 12 December 2018

  1. tussle over a clutch of issues
  2. a thaw in relations
  3. scrambled to make statements
  4. non-communicative style may not have endeared him
  5. The battle in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh were on a more even keel
  6. small recompense for the massive erosion
Word Meaning & Synonyms
tussle
noun
Meaning: a vigorous struggle or scuffle, typically in order to obtain or achieve something.
Synonyms:  scuffle, fight, struggle, skirmish, brawl, scrimmage
thaw
verb
Meaning: make or become friendlier or more cordial
Synonyms: become more genial, become more sociable, loosen up, relax
scramble
verb
Meaning: make one’s way quickly or awkwardly up a steep gradient.
Synonyms: clamber, climb, crawl,
endear
verb
Meaning:  cause to be loved or liked.
Synonyms: adorable, darling, dear, disarming, lovable
keel
verb
Meaning: turn over on its side.
Synonyms: capsize, turn turtle, turn upside down
erosion
noun
Meaning: the gradual destruction or diminution of something.
Synonyms: wearing away, abrasion, scraping away, grinding down, crumbling,

The Hindu Wordlist 12 December 2018

  1. A morale booster for the embattled coalition in State
  2. TRS retains power with landslide win
  3. Excavations to resume at Talakad
  4. CBI reply sought on plea in Asthana case
  5. Nod to curb sexually abusive content online
  6. Emulate ideals of Guru Teg Bahadur: Amarinder
  7. Stocks shrug off early losses to gain ground
  8. It will be no cakewalk for Das on Mint St.
  9. Aravindh topples Abhijeet
  10. Everton salvages a draw
Word Meaning & Synonyms
morale
noun
Meaning: the confidence, enthusiasm, and discipline of a person or group at a particular time.
Synonyms: confidence, self-confidence, self-esteem
landslide
noun
Meaning: an overwhelming majority of votes for one party or candidate in an election.
Synonyms: decisive victory, runaway victory, overwhelming majority
excavate
verb
Meaning: make (a hole or channel) by digging.
Synonyms:  dig, dig out, hollow out, scoop out, gouge, cut out, bore, burrow, tunnel.
plea
noun
Meaning: a request made in an urgent and emotional manner.
Synonyms: appeal, entreaty, supplication, petition, prayer
curb
noun
Meaning: a check or restraint on something
Synonyms: restraint, restriction, check, brake, rein, control, limitation, limit, constraint, stricture
emulate
Verb
Meaning: match or surpass (a person or achievement), typically by imitation
Synonyms: imitate, copy, reproduce, mimic, mirror, echo, follow
shrug off
Idiom
Meaning: To dismiss, ignore, or minimize the importance of someone or something
cakewalk
noun
Meaning: an absurdly or surprisingly easy task.
topple
verb
Meaning: remove (a government or person in authority) from power; overthrow
Synonyms: overthrow, oust, depose, unseat, overturn, bring down, defeat
salvage
verb
Meaning: retrieve or preserve (something) from potential loss or adverse circumstances
Synonyms: retain, preserve, conserve

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