HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 19 February 2020

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HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 19 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 19 February 2020

  1. Visa power: On deportation of British MP
  2. human rights in Jammu and Kashmir, and a proclivity
  3. towards echoing Pakistan’s line on the issue
  4. considers so inimical to Indian interests
  5. deporting her was nothing short of ham-handed
  6. Foreign Affairs Committee as a snub to Ms. Jayapal
  7. démarche to the Turkish Ambassador
  8. In the same vein, the boycott or deportation
  9. all appear to be a part of a pattern of whimsical behaviour
  10. bird populations have been decimated
  11. by the IUCN, were found in peril in India
  12. based on robust long-term data
  13. But the Western Ghats offer bleak prospects
Word Meaning & Synonyms
deportation

noun

Meaning : the action of deporting a foreigner from a country.

Synonyms : expulsion, expelling, banishment

proclivity

noun

Meaning : a tendency to choose or do something regularly; an inclination or predisposition towards a particular thing.

Synonyms : liking, inclination, tendency

echoing

adjective

Meaning : (of a sound) repeated or reverberating after the original sound has stopped.
inimical

adjective

Meaning : tending to obstruct or harm.

Synonyms : harmful, injurious, detrimental

ham-handed

adjective

Meaning : clumsy or bungling; ham-fisted.

Synonyms : clumsy, bungling, incompetent

snub

verb

Meaning : rebuff, ignore, or spurn disdainfully.

Synonyms : insult, slight, affront

démarche

noun

Meaning : a political step or initiative.
vein

noun

Meaning : a source of a specified quality.
whimsical

adjective

Meaning : playfully quaint or fanciful, especially in an appealing and amusing way.

Synonyms : fanciful, playful, mischievous

decimate

verb

Meaning : kill, destroy, or remove a large proportion of.
peril

verb

Meaning : serious and immediate danger.

Synonyms : danger, jeopardy, risk

robust

adjective

Meaning : strong and healthy; vigorous.

Synonyms : strong, vigorous, sturdy

bleak

adjective

Meaning : (of an area of land) lacking vegetation and exposed to the elements.

Synonyms : bare, exposed, desolate

The Hindu Wordlist 19 February 2020

  1. State blazing a new trail in healthcare, says Jagan
  2. Kothari tipped to be CVC; Julka is CIC
  3. J&K woos investors with ample land
  4. Akademi fires woman after harassment plaint
  5. Furore over Ahmedabad slum eviction
  6. Sunil Kumar grapples his way to glory
  7. Manpreet at the helm
  8. History beckons FC Goa
Word Meaning & Synonyms
blazing

verb

Meaning : achieve something in an impressive manner.
tip

noun

Meaning : predict as likely to win or achieve something.

Synonyms : predict, back, recommend

ample

adjective

Meaning : enough or more than enough; plentiful.

Synonyms : enough, sufficient, adequate

plaint

noun

Meaning : a complaint or lamentation.
eviction

noun

Meaning : the action of expelling someone from a property; expulsion.

Synonyms : expulsion, ejection, ousting

grapple

Verb

Meaning : engage in a close fight or struggle without weapons; wrestle.

Synonyms : wrestle, struggle, tussle

helm

noun

Meaning : a position of leadership.

Synonyms : in charge, in command

beckon

verb

Meaning : appear attractive or inviting.

Synonyms : entice, invite, tempt

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