HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 15 February 2020

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HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 15 February 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 15 February 2020

  1. cannot be achieved by judicial fiat alone
  2. The idea of removing the taint of criminality
  3. their reluctance to avoid fielding
  4. Besides, they are apt to dismiss
  5. This does not square up with anecdotal evidence
  6. even this tentative recovery is under threat
  7. given signs of an intensifying outbreak
Word Meaning & Synonyms
fiat

noun

Meaning : a formal authorization or proposition; a decree.

Synonyms : decree, edict, order

taint

noun

Meaning : a trace of a bad or undesirable substance or quality.

Synonyms : trace, touch, suggestion

reluctance

noun

Meaning : unwillingness or disinclination to do something.

Synonyms : unwillingness, disinclination

apt

adjective

Meaning : appropriate or suitable in the circumstances.

Synonyms : suitable, fitting, appropriate

anecdotal

adjective

Meaning : (of an account) not necessarily true or reliable, because based on personal accounts rather than facts or research.

Synonyms : informal, unreliable

tentative

adjective

Meaning : not certain or fixed; provisional.

Synonyms : provisional, unconfirmed

intensify

verb

Meaning : become or make more intense.

Synonyms : escalate

 The Hindu Wordlist 15 February 2020

  1. Flood-affected people threaten agitation
  2. After Pulwama, JeM stands decimated, says CRPF official
  3. Scientists radio-tag Indian pangolin
  4. S., Taliban reach Afghanistan truce agreement, says official
  5. Bloomberg woos black vote in Democratic race
  6. Karnataka saunters to victory
  7. Warner expects hostile reception
Word Meaning & Synonyms
agitation

noun

Meaning : a state of anxiety or nervous excitement.

Synonyms : anxiety, perturbation, disquiet

decimate

verb

Meaning : kill, destroy, or remove a large proportion of.
pangolin

noun

Meaning : an African and Asian mammal that has a body covered with horny overlapping scales, a small head with an elongated snout.
truce

noun

Meaning : an agreement between enemies or opponents to stop fighting or arguing for a certain time.

Synonyms : ceasefire, armistice

woo

verb

Meaning : seek the favour, support, or custom of.

Synonyms : seek the support of

saunter

Verb

Meaning : walk in a slow, relaxed manner.

Synonyms : stroll, amble, wander

hostile

adjective

Meaning : showing or feeling opposition or dislike; unfriendly.

Synonyms : antagonistic, aggressive

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