HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 15 May 2020

By | May 15, 2020

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 15 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 15 May 2020

  1. workers need more substantive succour
  2. pushed into penury in their places of work
  3. many have embarked on arduous journey
  4. Centre gave explicit instructions to reopen the scheme
  5. people dependent on fragile livelihoods
  6. obliterated by the unexpected lockdown
  7. So, March’s gloomy industrial production
  8. bureaucratic red tape does not kill any nascent recovery
Word Meaning & Synonyms
succour

noun

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

Synonyms : aid, help, a helping hand

penury

noun

Meaning : the state of being very poor; extreme poverty.

Synonyms : impoverishment

arduous

adjective

Meaning : involving or requiring strenuous effort; difficult and tiring.

Synonyms : onerous, taxing, difficult

explicit

adjective

Meaning : stated clearly and in detail, leaving no room for confusion or doubt.

Synonyms : clear, direct, plain

fragile

adjective

Meaning : (of an object) easily broken or damaged.

Synonyms : breakable

obliterate

verb

Meaning : cancel (something, especially a postage stamp) to prevent further use.

Synonyms : erase, eradicate, expunge

gloomy

adjective

Meaning : causing or feeling depression or despondency.

Synonyms : despondent, downcast

nascent

adjective

Meaning : (especially of a process or organization) just coming into existence and beginning to display signs of future potential.

Synonyms : budding, developing, growing

The Hindu Wordlist 15 May 2020

  1. Scuffle for food at Bihar stations
  2. A portal that can gauge country’s ‘mood’
  3. Closure of Manapparai cattle shandy has hit farmers
  4. ‘Do not attempt online admissions surreptitiously’
Word Meaning & Synonyms
scuffle

noun

Meaning : a short, confused fight or struggle at close quarters.

Synonyms : fight, struggle, tussle

gauge

noun

Meaning : the thickness, size, or capacity of something, especially as a standard measure.

Synonyms : measure, extent, degree

shandy

noun

Meaning : beer mixed with a non-alcoholic drink (typically lemonade).
surreptitiously

adverb

Meaning : in a way that attempts to avoid notice or attention; secretively.

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