HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 17 March 2020

By | March 17, 2020

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 17 March 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 17 March 2020

  1. Narendra Modi’s decision to convene a video conference
  2. engage with the more or less moribund SAARC
  3. dealing with the pandemic that confronts all
  4. health system is robust enough to meet this emergency
  5. percentage of GDP has been abysmal at about 1%
  6. India must steer this one to harness finite resources
Word Meaning & Synonyms
convene

verb

Meaning : come or bring together for a meeting or activity; assemble.

Synonyms : summon, call

moribund

adjective

Meaning : (of a thing) in terminal decline; lacking vitality or vigour.

Synonyms : declining

confront

verb

Meaning : come face to face with (someone) with hostile or argumentative intent.

Synonyms : challenge, square up to

robust

adjective

Meaning : strong and healthy; vigorous.

Synonyms : strong, vigorous, sturdy

abysmal

adjective

Meaning : extremely bad; appalling.

Synonyms : dreadful, awful

steer

verb

Meaning : guide or control the movement of

Synonyms : guide, direct

 The Hindu Wordlist 17 March 2020

  1. Blatant violation
  2. Railways confident on excavation of tunnel
  3. HC moves to insulate courts from COVID-19
  4. Kamal Nath, Tandon spar over floor test
  5. Kerala women in Kabul jail quizzed
  6. Basis of esoteric quest
Word Meaning & Synonyms
blatant

adjective

Meaning : (of bad behaviour) done openly and unashamedly.

Synonyms : flagrant, glaring

excavation

noun

Meaning : the action of excavating something, especially an archaeological site.

Synonyms : unearthing

insulate

verb

Meaning : protect (something) by interposing material that prevents the loss of heat or the intrusion of sound.

Synonyms : wrap, cover

spar

verb

Meaning : argue with someone without marked hostility.

Synonyms : row, fight, disagree

quiz

verb

Meaning : ask (someone) questions.

Synonyms : question, interrogate

esoteric

adjective

Meaning : intended for or likely to be understood by only a small number of people with a specialized knowledge or interest.

Synonyms : abstruse, obscure

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