HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 14 December 2018

By | December 14, 2018

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 14 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 14 December 2018

  1. sworn in again as Chief Minister
  2. for the bifurcation
  3. firmly entrenched in government
  4. voters took a cynical view
  5. remain a difficult terrain.
  6. Conservative party stewardship
  7. ruling party will abate
  8. given the curbs
Word Meaning & Synonyms
sworn
adjective
Meaning: of testimony or evidence) given under oath.
Synonyms: promise, vow, pledge oneself
bifurcation
noun
Meaning: the division of something into two branches or parts
Synonyms: split , diverge
entrench verb Meaning: establish (someone) in a position of great strength or security
Synonyms: establish, settle, ensconce, lodge, set, root, install, plant, embed
cynical
noun
Meaning: believing that people are motivated purely by self-interest; distrustful of human sincerity or integrity
Synonyms: sceptical, doubtful, distrustful, suspicious, disbelieving, unbelieving
terrain  
noun
Meaning: a stretch of land, especially with regard to its physical features
Synonyms: land, ground, territory; topography, landscape
stewardship  
noun
Meaning: the job of supervising or taking care of something, such as an organization or property
Synonyms: administration, care, charge, conduct, control, direction, governance
abate 
verb
Meaning: make (something) less intense
Synonyms: subside, drop off, lessen, decrease, diminish, moderate, decline, fade
curb
noun
Meaning: a check or restraint on something.
Synonyms: restraint, restriction, check, brake, rein, control, limitation, limit, constraint

The Hindu Wordlist 14 December 2018

  1. NGOs flay judge’s citizenship view
  2. Meghalaya NGOs resent judge’s view on citizenship
  3. Violence must be shunned by all: Mamata
  4. Woman abducted, gang-raped in U.P.
  5. Consensus on ceasefire for key port in Yemen
  6. Jio to hive off tower, fibre businesses
Word Meaning & Synonyms
Flay
verb
Meaning: criticize severely and brutally.
Synonyms: criticize, attack, berate, censure, condemn
Resent
verb
Meaning: feel bitterness or indignation at (a circumstance, action, or person).
Synonyms:  begrudge, feel aggrieved   grudge, be annoyed, be angry, dislike
shun
verb
Meaning: persistently avoid, ignore, or reject.
Synonyms:  evade, eschew, steer clear of, shy away from
abduct
verb
Meaning: take (someone) away illegally by force or deception; kidnap.
Synonyms: kidnap, seize, snatch, stolen
consensus
noun
Meaning: a general agreement
Synonyms: harmony, concord, like-mindedness, concurrence, consent
hive off
Verb
Meaning: to transfer or be transferred from a larger group or unit
Synonyms: dispose of, put up for sale

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