HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 18 July 2020

By | July 18, 2020

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 18 July 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 July 2020

  1. The emergence of purported evidence of horse-trading
  2. if not in connivance, with the BJP
  3. central leadership to intervene in the prolonged turf war
  4. the BJP have been colluding to knock down
  5. for defying the party whip
  6. political justification for this unscrupulous attempt
Word Meaning & Synonyms
purported

adjective

Meaning:  appearing or stated to be true, though not necessarily so; alleged.

Synonyms: lay claim, profess, pretend

connivance

noun

Meaning:  willingness to allow or be secretly involved in an immoral or illegal act.

Synonyms: collusion, complicity

turf

verb

Meaning:  force (someone) to leave somewhere.

Synonyms: throw out, remove, eject, expel

collude

verb

Meaning:  cooperate in a secret or unlawful way

Synonyms: conspire, connive, intrigue

defy

verb

Meaning:  openly resist or refuse to obey.

Synonyms: disobey, refuse to obey, go against

unscrupulous

adjective

Meaning:  having or showing no moral principles; not honest or fair.

Synonyms: unethical, immoral

 The Hindu Wordlist 18 July 2020

  1. Nepal man tonsured in Varanasi
  2. End manual scavenging, Kamal Haasan tells govt.
  3. CM lauds bravery of girl
  4. Youth responsible for defacing Periyar statue surrenders
  5. Pompeo gives divisive speech at report’s release
Word Meaning & Synonyms
tonsure

noun

Meaning:  a part of a monk’s or priest’s head left bare on top by shaving off the hair.
scavenge

verb

Meaning:  search for and collect (anything usable) from discarded waste.

Synonyms : rummage, search, hunt

laud

verb

Meaning:  praise (a person or their achievements) highly.

Synonyms :  praise, extol, hail, applaud

deface

verb

Meaning:  spoil the surface or appearance of (something)

Synonyms : vandalize, disfigure, ruin

divisive

adjective

Meaning: tending to cause disagreement or hostility between people.

Synonyms : alienating, estranging, isolating

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