HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 16 December 2018

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HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 16 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.

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HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 16 December 2018

THERE WILL BE NO EDITORIAL COLUMN ON SUNDAY

The Hindu Wordlist 16 December 2018

  1. Life on the edge: border units lack basic amenities
  2. Expedite irrigation projects: KCR
  3. Inculcate reading habit’
  4. Where rocks get a pasting
  5. Will induct women in the military police: Army chief
  6. Tamil Nadu, Karnataka are sparring over Mekedatu
  7. BJP plans blitz after SC’s Rafale verdict
  8. BJP rath yatra stalled in Bengal
  9. Imperious Kohli steadies the ship after early setback
  10. Ishant Sharma’s deft dodge
  11. Big field of elite runners for TSK 25K
  12. Southee has Lanka floundering
  13. Savinykh triumphs
WordMeaning & Synonyms
amenity

noun

Meaning: a desirable or useful feature or facility of a building or place.

Synonyms: facility, service, convenience, resource, utility, system

expedite

verb

Meaning: make (an action or process) happen sooner or be accomplished more quickly.

Synonyms: accelerate, hurry, hasten, quicken, precipitate

inculcate

verb

Meaning: instil (an idea, attitude, or habit) by persistent instruction.

Synonyms: instil, implant, fix, ingrain, infuse, impress, imprint, introduce

pasting

noun

Meaning: a severe beating or defeat.
induct

verb

Meaning: admit (someone) formally to a post or organization.
spar

Verb

Meaning: make the motions of boxing without landing heavy blows, as a form of training.
blitz

noun

Meaning: an intensive or sudden military attack.

Synonyms: bombardment, battery, bombing, onslaught, barrage

stall

verb

Meaning: stop or cause to stop making progress.

Synonyms: obstruct, impede, hinder, hamper, block, interrupt

imperious

adjective

Meaning: arrogant and domineering.

Synonyms: peremptory, high-handed, commanding, imperial, overbearing,

dodge

verb

Meaning: avoid (someone or something) by a sudden quick movement.

Synonyms: sidestep, veer, lunge, jump, leap, spring

deft

adjective

Meaning: demonstrating skill and cleverness.

Synonyms: skilful, adept, adroit, dexterous, agile, nimble, neat, nimble-fingered

elite

noun

Meaning: a select group that is superior in terms of ability or qualities to the rest of a group or society.

Synonyms: best, pick, cream, flower, nonpareil, elect

flounder

verb

Meaning: struggle or stagger clumsily in mud or water.

Synonyms: struggle, thrash, thresh, flail

triumph

noun

Meaning: a great victory or achievement.

Synonyms: victory, win, conquest, success; achievement; ascendancy

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