HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 14 May 2020

By | May 14, 2020

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 14 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 14 May 2020

  1. Local motif: On Modi’s call for self-reliance
  2. global realities spawned by the COVID-19 pandemic
  3. This hesitant approach of India
  4. led to a clamour from various vocal quarters
  5. He did not repudiate globalisation
  6. such politics brings succour to the disadvantaged
  7. first tranche of announcements made by Finance Minister
  8. The massive ₹3-lakh crore collateral-free assistance
  9. government has broken the logjam
Word Meaning & Synonyms
motif

noun

Meaning : a dominant or recurring idea in an artistic work.

Synonyms : theme, idea, concept

spawn

verb

Meaning : produce or generate a large number of.

Synonyms : give rise to

hesitant

adjective

Meaning : tentative, unsure, or slow in acting or speaking.

Synonyms : uncertain, undecided

clamour

noun

Meaning : a strongly expressed protest or demand from a large number of people.

Synonyms : urging, insistence, protests

repudiate

verb

Meaning : refuse to accept; reject.

Synonyms : reject, renounce, abandon

succour

noun

Meaning : assistance and support in times of hardship and distress.

Synonyms : aid, help, a helping hand

tranche

noun

Meaning : a portion of something, especially money.
collateral

noun

Meaning : something pledged as security for repayment of a loan, to be forfeited in the event of a default.
logjam

noun

Meaning : a situation that seems irresolvable.

The Hindu Wordlist 14 May 2020

  1. Vocal about local, but no snub to globalisation
  2. Lavish spending’ worries Railway Ministry
  3. Editors Guild slams action against scribes
  4. Stray animals find their messiahs
  5. Tappers allowed to sell toddy
Word Meaning & Synonyms
snub

verb

Meaning : rebuff, ignore, or spurn disdainfully.

Synonyms : insult, slight, affront

lavish

adjective

Meaning : sumptuously rich, elaborate, or luxurious.

Synonyms : sumptuous, luxurious, luxuriant

scribe

noun

Meaning : a writer, especially a journalist.

Synonyms : writer, author, penman

messiah

noun

Meaning : a leader regarded as the saviour of a particular country, group, or cause.
tapper

noun

Meaning : someone who wiretaps a telephone or telegraph wire

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