HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 18 May 2020

By | May 18, 2020

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 18 May 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 May 2020

  1. Peaking: On India’s coronavirus tally
  2. precious lockdown period to increase manifold
  3. suggestive findings of sentinel surveillance
  4. No State, including Kerala, can thus be complacent
  5.   using the COVID-19 crisis to usher in an Atmanirbhar Bharat
  6. price on farmers and the agrarian economy
  7. ostensibly aimed at enabling better price realisation for farmers
  8.  recommended jettisoning the “anachronistic” Act
Word Meaning & Synonyms
peak

noun

Meaning : reach a highest point, either of a specified value or at a specified time.

Synonyms : climax, reach a climax

manifold

adjective

Meaning : many and various.

Synonyms : many, numerous

sentinel

noun

Meaning : a soldier or guard whose job is to stand and keep watch.
complacent

adjective

Meaning : showing smug or uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one’s achievements.

Synonyms : smug, self-satisfied

usher

verb

Meaning : show or guide (someone) somewhere.

Synonyms : escort, accompany, help

agrarian

adjective

Meaning : relating to cultivated land or the cultivation of land.

Synonyms : agricultural, rural, countryside

ostensibly

adverb

Meaning : (of an object) easily broken or damaged.

Synonyms : breakable

jettison

adjective

Meaning : abandon or discard (someone or something that is no longer wanted).

Synonyms : dump, drop, ditch

The Hindu Wordlist 18 May 2020

  1. Lockdown extension pushes hospitality to brink of collapse
  2. TSRTC put onus of LIC payments on employees
  3. Police video strikes discordant note
  4. Odisha braces for Amphan impact
  5. Jharkhand CM lashes out at U.P. govt.
Word Meaning & Synonyms
brink

noun

Meaning : a point at which something, typically something unwelcome, is about to happen; the verge.

Synonyms : verge, edge, threshold

onus

noun

Meaning : something that is one’s duty or responsibility.

Synonyms : burden, responsibility, liability

discordant

adjective

Meaning : disagreeing or incongruous.

Synonyms : at odds, disagreeing, differing

brace

verb

Meaning : prepare (someone) for something difficult or unpleasant.

Synonyms : prepare, get ready, make ready

lash out

phrasal verb

Meaning : spend money extravagantly.

Synonyms : pay out

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