HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 13 May 2020

By | May 13, 2020

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 13 May 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 13 May 2020

  1. Perilous state: On State finances
  2. State finances are in a shambles
  3. State finances a triple whammy
  4. spend more on beefing up their health infrastructure
  5. means to replenish its finances
  6. Greater leeway in restarting economic activity
  7. SC is abdicating judicial responsibility
  8. The judgment is in consonance with a judicial trend
  9. J&K in the wake of the abrogation of the special status
  10. terrorists misusing it to disturb peace and tranquillity
Word Meaning & Synonyms
perilous

adjective

Meaning : full of danger or risk.

Synonyms : dangerous

shambles

noun

Meaning : a state of total disorder.

Synonyms : chaos, mess, muddle, confusion

whammy

noun

Meaning : an event with a powerful and unpleasant effect; a blow.
Beefing up

adjective

Meaning : to add weight, strength, or power to (something)
replenish

verb

Meaning : restore (a stock or supply) to a former level or condition.

Synonyms : restock, restore, fill up

leeway

noun

Meaning : the amount of freedom to move or act that is available.

Synonyms : freedom, scope

abdicate

verb

Meaning : fail to fulfil or undertake (a responsibility or duty).

Synonyms : disown, turn down

consonance

noun

Meaning : agreement or compatibility between opinions or actions.

Synonyms : agreement, concord, accord

abrogation

noun

Meaning : the repeal or abolition of a law, right, or agreement.

Synonyms : repudiation, revocation, repeal

tranquillity

noun

Meaning : the quality or state of being tranquil; calm.

Synonyms : peace

 

The Hindu Wordlist 13 May 2020

  1. India caught in U.S.-China spat over WHO
  2. Rare owl creates flutter near Chittoor
  3. Collector orders probe into goof-up at GGH
  4. TTD mulling trial and error strategy
Word Meaning & Synonyms
spat

noun

Meaning : a quarrel about an unimportant matter.
flutter

noun

Meaning : (of a bird or other winged creature) fly unsteadily or hover by flapping the wings quickly and lightly.

Synonyms : flit, hover, flitter

goof-up

noun

Meaning : a stupid mistake.
mull

verb

Meaning : think about (a fact, proposal, or request) deeply and at length.

Synonyms : ponder

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