HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 19 January 2019

By | January 19, 2019

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 19 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 19 January 2019

  1. Nudged into action: on the Lokpal Act
  2. received the President’s assent on January 1, 2014
  3. constituting the authority despite a Supreme Court verdict
  4. However, it is the government’s duty to expedite this process
  5. the court has admonished the Centre for the delay
  6. He has been skipping meetings, as he is aggrieved
  7. The Chinese growth juggernaut is slowing down.
  8. pointing to faltering demand from Chinese consumers
WordMeaning & Synonyms
nudge

verb

Meaning: prod (someone) gently with one’s elbow in order to attract attention.

Synonyms: poke, elbow, dig, prod, jog, jab, butt

assent

verb

Meaning: express approval or agreement.

Synonyms: accept, approve

verdict

noun

Meaning: a decision on an issue of fact in a civil or criminal case or an inquest.

Synonyms: judgement, adjudication, adjudgement, decision

expedite

verb

Meaning: make (an action or process) happen sooner or be accomplished more quickly.

Synonyms: accelerate, hurry, hasten, step up, quicken, precipitate, rush

admonish

verb

Meaning: warn or reprimand someone firmly.

Synonyms: reprimand, rebuke, scold, reprove, upbraid, chastise

aggrieved

 adjective

Meaning: feeling resentment at having been unfairly treated.

Synonyms: resentful, affronted, indignant, disgruntled, discontented

juggernaut

 noun

Meaning: a huge, powerful, and overwhelming force.
faltering

 adjective

Meaning: losing strength or momentum.

The Hindu Wordlist 19 January 2019

  1. Rape victim shot dead by accused in Gurugram
  2. Five killed as avalanche buries 2 vehicles in Leh
  3. Kolkata turns fulcrum of anti-BJP unity
  4. HC raps Maharashtra Civil Supplies Minister
  5. Diamond Rays well prepped for an encore
  6. Trump-Pelosi feud heats up again
  7. S. peace envoy meets Imran Khan
WordMeaning & Synonyms
accused

noun

Meaning: a person or group of people who are charged with or on trial for a crime.
avalanche

noun

Meaning: a sudden arrival or occurrence of something in overwhelming quantities.

Synonyms: barrage, volley

fulcrum

noun

Meaning: a thing that plays a central or essential role in an activity, event, or situation.
rap

verb

Meaning: a quick, sharp knock or blow

Synonyms: blow, hit, knock, bang, crack, thump

prep

verb

Meaning: prepare (something); make ready.
feud

Verb

Meaning: be engaged in a prolonged and bitter quarrel or dispute

Synonyms: quarrel, fight, argue, bicker, squabble, dispute, clash

envoy

noun

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

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

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