HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 16 May 2020

By | May 16, 2020

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 16 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 16 May 2020

  1. Such a lack of certitude, even as the extended lockdown
  2. TASMAC tribulations: On Tamil Nadu liquor sale
  3. Faced with dwindling revenue due to the stagnation
  4. people testing positive for the novel coronavirus is spiralling
  5. State witnessed appalling scenes of unmanageable crowds
  6. serpentine queues when shops re-opened on May 7
  7. overcrowding in the vicinity of its outlets
Word Meaning & Synonyms
certitude

noun

Meaning : absolute certainty or conviction that something is the case.

Synonyms : certainty, confidence

tribulation

noun

Meaning : a state of great trouble or suffering.

Synonyms : trouble, worry, anxiety

dwindling

adjective

Meaning : gradually diminishing in size, amount, or strength.
spiral

verb

Meaning : show a continuous and dramatic increase.

Synonyms : soar, shoot up, rocket

appalling

adjective

Meaning : causing shock or dismay; horrific.

Synonyms : shocking, horrific, horrifying

serpentine

adjective

Meaning : complex, cunning, or treacherous.

Synonyms : complicated, intricate

vicinity

noun

Meaning : the area near or surrounding a particular place.

Synonyms : neighbourhood, locality

The Hindu Wordlist 16 May 2020

  1. Key conspirator in naval espionage case held
  2. Assam’s maligned district gives humane touch to lockdown
  3. Rajasthan moves to deal with huge migrant influx
  4. Resumption of medicine supply a solace for many
Word Meaning & Synonyms
espionage

noun

Meaning : the practice of spying or of using spies, typically by governments to obtain political and military information.

Synonyms : spying

malign

noun

Meaning : speak about (someone) in a spitefully critical manner.

Synonyms : defame, slander, libel

influx

noun

Meaning : an arrival or entry of large numbers of people or things.

Synonyms : inundation, inrush, rush

solace

noun

Meaning : comfort or consolation in a time of great distress or sadness.

Synonyms : comfort, consolation, cheer

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