HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 18 February 2020

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HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 18 February 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 18 February 2020

  1. A royal mess: on the turmoil in telecom industry
  2. Only pragmatism and prudence can lift the telecom industry
  3. It cannot possibly get messier than this
  4. Court is aghast that its order is not being complied
  5. Faced with the wrath of the Court
  6. blame for the predicament that they find
  7. litigated the case in the top court
  8. That would have obviated the need
  9. liability in their balance sheets as a contingency
  10. ensure that the blow is not fatal
  11. the cascading effect will be felt across the economy
Word Meaning & Synonyms
turmoil

noun

Meaning : a state of great disturbance, confusion, or uncertainty.

Synonyms : turbulence, tumult, disorder

pragmatism

Philosophy

Meaning : an approach that evaluates theories or beliefs in terms of the success of their practical application.
messy

adjective

Meaning : (of a situation) confused and difficult to deal with.

Synonyms : chaotic, convoluted

aghast

adjective

Meaning : filled with horror or shock.

Synonyms : horrified, appalled

wrath

noun

Meaning : extreme anger.

Synonyms : anger, rage, fury

predicament

noun

Meaning : a difficult, unpleasant, or embarrassing situation.

Synonyms : mess, difficulty

litigate

verb

Meaning : resort to legal action to settle a matter; be involved in a lawsuit.
obviate

verb

Meaning : remove (a need or difficulty).

Synonyms : preclude, prevent, remove

contingency

noun

Meaning : a future event or circumstance which is possible but cannot be predicted with certainty.

Synonyms : incident, happening

fatal

adjective

Meaning : leading to failure or disaster.

Synonyms : disastrous, devastating, ruinous

cascade

verb

Meaning : pass (something) on to a succession of others.

The Hindu Wordlist 18 February 2020

  1. Bhuj college principal, rector suspended
  2. Six killed as car falls into gorge in Uttarkashi
  3. Manu undeterred by high expectations
  4. ‘Young India a top contender’
  5. After SC’s rap, telcos pay Rs. 14,697 crore to DoT
  6. COVID-19: Demand for chicken dips in State
Word Meaning & Synonyms
rector

noun

Meaning : the head of certain universities, colleges, and schools.
gorge

noun

Meaning : a narrow valley between hills or mountains, typically with steep rocky walls and a stream running through it.

Synonyms : ravine, canyon, gully, pass

undeterred

adjective

Meaning : persevering with something despite setbacks.
contender

noun

Meaning : a person or group competing with others to achieve something.
rap

verb

Meaning : strike (a hard surface) with a series of rapid audible blows, especially in order to attract attention.

Synonyms : hit, strike, bang

dip

Verb

Meaning : put or let something down quickly or briefly in or into (liquid).

Synonyms : immerse, submerge, plunge

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