HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 17 January 2019

By | January 19, 2019

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 17 January 2019 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 17 January 2019

  1. An extension of the exit date – hinted at by Britain’s
  2. Consequently, the onus of taking the country out of the EU
  3. delayed by over a month, laid bare the difficult task
  4. deals with third states, is regarded as anathema
  5. uncertainty as symptomatic of a flawed Brexit project
  6. Sedition and politics: on the charge-sheeting of JNU students
  7. but failed to protect him from assault
  8. it did nothing to bring to book his assailants
  9. there should be a call for violence or a pernicious tendency
  10. interpretation of sedition before it takes cognisance of it.
WordMeaning & Synonyms
hint

verb

Meaning: suggest or indicate something indirectly or covertly.

Synonyms: imply, insinuate, intimate, suggest, indicate

onus

noun

Meaning: something that is one’s duty or responsibility.

Synonyms: burden, responsibility, liability, obligation, duty, weight

bare

adjective

Meaning: without addition; basic and simple.

Synonyms: straightforward, plain, simple, basic, pure, essential

anathema

noun

Meaning: Something or someone that one vehemently dislikes.

Synonyms: abhorrent, hateful, odious, repugnant, repellent, offensive

flawed

 adjective

Meaning: having or characterized by a fundamental weakness or imperfection

Synonyms: unsound, defective, faulty, distorted, inaccurate, incorrect

sedition

 noun

Meaning: conduct or speech inciting people to rebel against the authority of a state or monarch.

Synonyms: rebellion, revolt, insurrection, rioting, mutiny

assault

 verb

Meaning: make a physical attack on.

Synonyms: slap, smack, beat, thrash, spank, thump

assailant

 noun

Meaning: a person who physically attacks another.

Synonyms: attacker, mugger; rareassaulter

pernicious

 adjective

Meaning: having a harmful effect, especially in a gradual or subtle way.

Synonyms: harmful, damaging, destructive, injurious, hurtful, detrimental

cognizance

 noun

Meaning: knowledge or awareness.

Synonyms: awareness, notice, knowledge, consciousness, apprehension

The Hindu Wordlist 17 January 2019

  1. KTR invites Jagan to join ‘federal front’
  2. Open defiance
  3. Bawana fire: solatium given to wrong family
  4. Dalit groups incensed at relief for Milind Ekbote
  5. Will not betray people of Assam, says Sonowal
  6. The majestic emissaries
  7. In a first, Goa’s annual carnival to be accessible to differently-abled
WordMeaning & Synonyms
federal

adjective

Meaning: relating to or denoting the central government as distinguished from the separate units constituting a federation.

Synonyms: confederate, federated

defiance

noun

Meaning: open resistance; bold disobedience.

Synonyms: resistance, opposition, confrontation

solatium

noun

Meaning: a thing given to someone as a compensation or consolation.
incensed

adjective

Meaning: very angry; enraged
betray

verb

Meaning: unintentionally reveal; be evidence of.

Synonyms: deceive, cheat

emissary

noun

Meaning: a person sent as a diplomatic representative on a special mission. Synonyms: envoy, ambassador, diplomat, delegate, attaché, legate, consul
carnival

noun

Meaning: a travelling funfair or circus.

Synonyms: festival, fiesta, fete, gala, jamboree, holiday, celebration

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