HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 18 December 2018

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HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 18 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 18 December 2018

  1. The shadow of 1984: Sajjan Kumar’s conviction
  2. Sajjan Kumar’s conviction reignites hope of substantial justice for riot victims
  3. trial court had acquitted former MP Sajjan Kumar
  4. rejecting the testimony of witnesses
  5. failure to record any untoward incident
  6. not only of the slowness of judicial processes but also of derailed investigations
  7. its corroboration by two others
  8. nearly a dozen affidavits in 1985 itself
  9. held hostage until an anticipatory bail order was obtained
  10. reinforce the hope that political patronage
  11. In a crucial development that exposes the flaws
  12. health experts pointed to the absurdity of it
  13. acceptance of sporadic reports of the drug’s misuse
WordMeaning & Synonyms
conviction

noun

Meaning: a formal declaration by the verdict of a jury or the decision of a judge in a court of law that someone is guilty of a criminal offence.

Synonyms: sentence, judgement

reignite

verb

Meaning: ignite or cause to ignite again.
substantial

adjective

Meaning: of considerable importance, size, or worth.

Synonyms: considerable, real, material, weighty, solid, sizeable, meaningful

acquit

verb

Meaning: free (someone) from a criminal charge by a verdict of not guilty.

Synonyms: absolve, clear, exonerate, exculpate

testimony 

noun

Meaning: a formal written or spoken statement, especially one given in a court of law.

Synonyms: affidavit; statement, declaration, assertion, affirmation

untoward 

adjective

Meaning: unexpected and inappropriate or inconvenient.

Synonyms: unexpected, unanticipated, unforeseen, unpredictable

derail 

verb

Meaning: obstruct (a process) by diverting it from its intended course.
corroboration 

noun

Meaning: evidence which confirms or supports a statement, theory, or finding; confirmation

Synonyms: confirmation, verification, attestation, affirmation

affidavit 

noun

Meaning: a written statement confirmed by oath or affirmation, for use as evidence in court.
anticipatory 

adjective

Meaning: happening, performed, or felt in anticipation of something.
patronage 

noun

Meaning: the support given by a patron.

Synonyms: sponsorship, backing, funding, financing, philanthropy

flaw 

noun

Meaning: a mark, blemish, or other imperfection which mars a substance or object.

Synonyms: defect, blemish, fault, imperfection, deficiency, weakness

absurdity 

noun

Meaning: the quality or state of being ridiculous or wildly unreasonable.

Synonyms: idiocy, stupidity, foolishness, folly, silliness, inanity, insanity

sporadic 

adjective

Meaning: occurring at irregular intervals or only in a few places; scattered or isolated.

Synonyms: occasional, infrequent, irregular, periodical, periodic

 The Hindu Wordlist 18 December 2018

  1. 6 die in Mumbai hospital blaze, 150 rescued
  2. J&K Police foil separatists’ march
  3. HC firm on empanelled KSRTC conductors’ ouster
  4. Phethai fury
  5. ‘Girls who eloped kept at govt. homes’
  6. TRS aims to consolidate lead in Council
  7. J-K govt sets up panel for river rejuvenation
  8. IPL auction today amid string of uncertainties
  9. leader Sajjan Kumar gets life term in anti-Sikh riots case
WordMeaning & Synonyms
blaze

noun

Meaning: a very large or fiercely burning fire.

Synonyms: fire, flames, conflagration, inferno, holocaust, firestorm

foil

verb

Meaning: prevent (something considered wrong or undesirable) from succeeding.

Synonyms: thwart, frustrate, counter, oppose, baulk, disappoint, impede

ouster

noun

Meaning: ejection from a property, especially wrongful ejection; deprivation of an inheritance.
fury

noun

Meaning: wild or violent anger.

Synonyms: rage, anger, wrath, passion, outrage, spleen, temper, savagery

elope

verb

Meaning: run away secretly in order to get married.
consolidate

Verb

Meaning: combine (a number of things) into a single more effective or coherent whole.

Synonyms: combine, unite, merge, integrate, amalgamate, fuse, blend

rejuvenation

noun

Meaning: the action or process of making someone or something look or feel better, younger, or more vital.
Riot

noun

Meaning: a violent disturbance of the peace by a crowd.

Synonyms: uproar, rampage, furore, tumult, commotion, upheaval

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