HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 19 March 2020

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HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 19 March 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 March 2020

  1. Parliament seat lest it be seen as a political reward
  2. will be seen as a crass example
  3. It will be futile to argue
  4. militate against such a justification
  5. nothing more than a dubious claim
  6. Justice Islam exonerated a Congress Chief Minister
  7. way of ensuring cohesion
  8. These will be coloured, in retrospect
  9. Democratic heft: On Joe Biden’s surge
  10. Barring the possibility of dramatic victories
  11. Analysts surmised that his message
  12. political pedigree of serving in the Obama administration
Word Meaning & Synonyms
lest

conjunction

Meaning : (after a clause indicating fear) because of the possibility of something undesirable happening; in case.

Synonyms : in case, just in case

crass

adjective

Meaning : showing no intelligence or sensitivity.

Synonyms : stupid, insensitive, blundering, dense

futile

adjective

Meaning : incapable of producing any useful result; pointless.

Synonyms : fruitless, vain

militate

verb

Meaning : (of a fact or circumstance) be a powerful or conclusive factor in preventing.

Synonyms : resist, hinder

dubious

adjective

Meaning : hesitating or doubting.

Synonyms : doubtful, uncertain

exonerate

verb

Meaning : (of an official body) absolve (someone) from blame for a fault or wrongdoing.

Synonyms : absolve, clear

cohesion

noun

Meaning : the action or fact of forming a united whole.

Synonyms : unity, togetherness

retrospect

noun

Meaning : a survey or review of a past course of events or period of time.
heft

verb

Meaning : lift or carry (something heavy).

Synonyms : lift, lift up, raise

barring

preposition

Meaning : except for; if not for.

Synonyms : with the exception of, excepting

surmise

verb

Meaning : suppose that something is true without having evidence to confirm it.

Synonyms : guess, conjecture

pedigree

noun

Meaning : the recorded ancestry or lineage of a person or family.

Synonyms : ancestry, descent, lineage

The Hindu Wordlist 19 March 2020

  1. Uttar Pradesh ordinance arbitrary: HC
  2. PRR project delayed amidst stalemate with farmers
  3. Avian influenza: More birds culled
  4. World grapples with ‘once-in-100-year’ virulence
  5. China defends expulsion of scribes, slams U.S. ‘prejudice’
Word Meaning & Synonyms
arbitrary

adjective

Meaning : based on random choice or personal whim, rather than any reason or system.

Synonyms : capricious, whimsical

stalemate

noun

Meaning : a situation in which further action or progress by opposing or competing parties seems impossible.

Synonyms : deadlock, impasse

culled

verb

Meaning : reduce the population of (a wild animal) by selective slaughter.

Synonyms : slaughter, kill, destroy

grapple

verb

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

Synonyms : wrestle, struggle, tussle

prejudice

noun

Meaning : preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience

Synonyms : preconception

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