HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 19 December 2018

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HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 19 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 19 December 2018

  1. Bolstering Paris: on the Katowice consensus
  2. Public pressure has prevailed over scepticism
  3. carbon emissions can be pegged
  4. The task now is to achieve a paradigm shift
  5. air pollution that is suffocating entire cities
  6. function without adhering to fire safety standards
  7. The National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare
  8. State governments should require mandatory compliance
WordMeaning & Synonyms
bolster

verb

Meaning: support or strengthen.

Synonyms: strengthen, support, reinforce

consensus

noun

Meaning: a general agreement.

Synonyms: accord, unison, unity, unanimity, oneness, solidarity, concert

scepticism

noun

Meaning: a sceptical attitude; doubt as to the truth of something.

Synonyms: distrust, mistrust, suspicion, misbelief, incredulity

peg

verb

Meaning: fix, secure, or mark with a peg or pegs.

Synonyms: fix, pin, attach, fasten, secure

paradigm 

noun

Meaning: a typical example or pattern of something; a pattern or model.
suffocate 

verb

Meaning: die or cause to die from lack of air or inability to breathe.

Synonyms: smother, asphyxiate, stifle; choke

fatal 

adjective

Meaning: causing death.

Synonyms: killing; final, terminal, incurable

adhere 

verb

Meaning: stick fast to (a surface or substance).

Synonyms: cohere, bond, attach

accreditation 

noun

Meaning: the action or process of officially recognizing someone as having a particular status or being qualified to perform a particular activity.
compliance 

noun

Meaning: the action or fact of complying with a wish or command.

 The Hindu Wordlist 19 December 2018

  1. The intriguing case of Jadeja: ranked high, but not needed
  2. BCCI striving to keep 2019 IPL in India
  3. Furore over Kamal Nath remarks on migrants
  4. Trial in many anti-Sikh riots cases yet to be completed
  5. ‘We used tech to take sting out of Phethai’
  6. Many shades of pressure tactics at CLP meet
  7. LS adjourned amid protests
  8. Vajpayee’s portrait to be unveiled in Parliament
  9. Leopard flogged to death in Rajasthan village
WordMeaning & Synonyms
intriguing

adjective

Meaning: arousing one’s curiosity or interest; fascinating.
strive

verb

Meaning: struggle or fight vigorously.

Synonyms: attempt, endeavour, aim, aspire, venture, undertake, seek

furore

noun

Meaning: an outbreak of public anger or excitement.

Synonyms: commotion, uproar, outcry, disturbance, hubbub

Riot

noun

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

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

sting

noun

Meaning: a carefully planned operation, typically one involving deception.

Synonyms: rip-off, con, con trick, diddle, fiddle

tactic

noun

Meaning: an action or strategy carefully planned to achieve a specific end.

Synonyms: strategy, scheme, stratagem, plan

adjourn

verb

Meaning: (of a group of people) go somewhere for rest or refreshment.

Synonyms: withdraw, retire, retreat

portrait

noun

Meaning: a painting, drawing, photograph, or engraving of a person, especially one depicting only the face or head and shoulders.

Synonyms: painting, picture, drawing, sketch, likeness, image

flog

verb

Meaning: beat (someone) with a whip or stick as a punishment.

Synonyms: flagellate, lash, birch, switch, tan, strap, belt, can

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