HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 12 January 2019

By | January 14, 2019

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 12 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 12 January 2019

  1. Mexico has become a morass of partisan bickering
  2. that has stalemated the U.S. federal government
  3. public sector workers furloughed without pay
  4. contributed to the strident and crude anti-migrant rhetoric
  5. Disquieting decision: on CBI tussle
  6. disconcerting denouement to an unseemly episode
  7. whether he should be divested of his powers
WordMeaning & Synonyms
morass

noun

Meaning: an area of muddy or boggy ground.

Synonyms: quagmire, swamp, bog, marsh, mire, quag, marshland

stalemated

adjective

Meaning: having reached a situation in which further action or progress by opposing or competing parties seems impossible.
furlough

verb

Meaning: grant leave of absence to.
strident

adjective

Meaning: (of a sound) loud and harsh; grating.

Synonyms: harsh, raucous, rough, grating, rasping, jarring, loud

tussle

 noun

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

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

denouement

 noun

Meaning: the outcome of a situation, when something is decided or made clear.

Synonyms: outcome, upshot, consequence, result, end result, end

divest

verb

Meaning: deprive someone of (power, rights, or possessions).

Synonyms: deprive, strip, dispossess, relieve

The Hindu Wordlist 12 January 2019

  1. Alok Verma opts for retirement, says natural justice scuttled
  2. Rao rescinds Verma’s orders
  3. Controversy mars Pune varsity convocation
  4. Bedi report dismisses pogrom charge
  5. Illegal mines operate with connivance of officials: SC
  6. Surgeons excise rare bone-eating tumour
WordMeaning & Synonyms
scuttle

verb

Meaning: run hurriedly or furtively with short quick steps.

Synonyms: scamper, scurry, scramble, bustle, skip, trot, hurry, hasten

rescind

verb

Meaning: revoke, cancel, or repeal (a law, order, or agreement).

Synonyms: revoke, repeal, cancel, reverse, abrogate, overturn, overrule

convocation

noun

Meaning: a large formal assembly of people.
pogrom

noun

Meaning: an organized massacre of a particular ethnic group, in particular that of Jews in Russia or eastern Europe.

Synonyms: night of the long knives, annihilation, extermination

connivance

noun

Meaning: willingness to allow or be secretly involved in an immoral or illegal act.

Synonyms: collusion, complicity, collaboration, involvement, assistance

tumour

noun

Meaning: a swelling of a part of the body

Synonyms: cancer, malignancy

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