HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 20 February 2020

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HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 20 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 20 February 2020

  1. Opacity in the time of an outbreak is sure to kill more people
  2. From quick sequencing of the whole genome
  3. despite strident global criticism
  4. There is an eerie similarity
  5. vowed to form a parallel government
  6. it would undermine the already feeble Afghan administration
  7. whose writ does not stretch beyond
  8. For the Afghan voter, this is a déjà vu moment
Word Meaning & Synonyms
opacity

noun

Meaning : the quality of lacking transparency or translucence.

Synonyms : opaqueness, non-transparency

genome

noun

Meaning : the haploid set of chromosomes in a gamete or microorganism, or in each cell of a multicellular organism.
strident

adjective

Meaning : (of a sound) loud and harsh; grating.

Synonyms : harsh, raucous, rough

eerie

adjective

Meaning : strange and frightening.

Synonyms : uncanny, sinister, ghostly

vow

verb

Meaning : solemnly promise to do a specified thing.

Synonyms : swear

feeble

adjective

Meaning : lacking physical strength, especially as a result of age or illness.

Synonyms : weak, weakly, weakened

writ

noun

Meaning : a form of written command in the name of a court or other legal authority to act, or abstain from acting, in a particular way.

Synonyms : summons, subpoena, warrant

déjà vu

noun

Meaning : a feeling of having already experienced the present situation.

The Hindu Wordlist 20 February 2020

  1. 176 policemen to depose on police firing
  2. Sixth phase of excavation at Keeladi begins
  3. Kothari tipped to be CVC; Julka is CIC
  4. J&K woos investors with ample land
  5. divided on deportation of MP
  6. Rose-ringed parakeets, cattle egrets rescued by officials
  7. Three held for duping people
Word Meaning & Synonyms
depose

verb

Meaning : remove from office suddenly and forcefully.

Synonyms : overthrow, overturn, topple

excavation

noun

Meaning : the action of excavating something, especially an archaeological site.

Synonyms : unearthing, digging up, uncovering

tip

verb

Meaning : give someone information in a discreet or confidential way.

Synonyms : warn, alert, apprise

woo

verb

Meaning : seek the favour, support, or custom of.
deportation

noun

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

Synonyms : expulsion, expelling, banishment

egret

noun

Meaning : a heron with mainly white plumage, having long plumes in the breeding season.
dupe

verb

Meaning : deceive; trick.

Synonyms : deceive, trick, hoodwink

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