HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 18 January 2019

By | January 19, 2019

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 18 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 18 January 2019

  1. An unusual change of decision brings the judicial appointments system under scrutiny
  2. it is the much graver charge of arbitrarily revoking
  3. The only rationale for the names of Rajasthan High Court
  4. who had been superseded as recently as last November
  5. The credibility of the collegium system has once again
  6. Rural (2018) is one of a moribund system
  7. The enactment of the Right to Education Act was followed
  8. although there has been a slight uptick
WordMeaning & Synonyms
scrutiny

noun

Meaning: critical observation or examination.

Synonyms: inspection, survey, scan, study, perusal

arbitrarily

adverb

Meaning: on the basis of random choice or personal whim, rather than any reason or system.
rationale

Noun

Meaning: a set of reasons or a logical basis for a course of action or belief.

Synonyms: reasoning, thinking, (logical) basis, logic

supersede

verb

Meaning: take the place of (a person or thing previously in authority or use); supplant.

Synonyms: displace, oust, overthrow, remove, unseat, override

credibility

 noun

Meaning: the quality of being trusted and believed in.

Synonyms: trustworthiness, reliability, dependability, integrity

moribund

 adjective

Meaning: (of a person) at the point of death.

Synonyms: dying, expiring, on one’s deathbed, near death

enactment

 noun

Meaning: the process of passing legislation.

Synonyms: ratification, ratifying, validation

uptick

 noun

Meaning: a small increase or slight upward trend

The Hindu Wordlist 18 January 2019

  1. envoys to take part in Mamata’s mega rally
  2. Jaitley attacks ‘compulsive contrarians’
  3. Dera chief, others get life for killing scribe
  4. Prasar Bharati expects fresh influx of funds
  5. Pipili rape: acquittal challenged
  6. Tingmila decisive in the ring
  7. India strong contender for World Cup: Flower
WordMeaning & Synonyms
envoy

noun

Meaning: a messenger or representative, especially one on a diplomatic mission

Synonyms: representative, delegate, deputy, agent, intermediary, mediator

contrarian

noun

Meaning: a person who opposes or rejects popular opinion, especially in stock exchange dealing.
scribe

noun

Meaning: a person who copies out documents, especially one employed to do this before printing was invented.

Synonyms: clerk, secretary, copyist

influx

noun

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

Synonyms: inundation, inrush, rush, stream, flood, incursion, ingress

acquittal

noun

Meaning: a judgement or verdict that a person is not guilty of the crime with which they have been charged.

Synonyms: absolution, clearing, exoneration, exculpation

decisive

adjective

Meaning: settling an issue; producing a definite result.

Synonyms: deciding, conclusive, determining, final

contender

noun

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

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