HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 20 March 2020

By | March 20, 2020

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 20 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 20 March 2020

  1. Drastic, but necessary
  2. Speakers must realise that deliberate inaction
  3. The order is interim in nature
  4. though there was ample evidence
  5. pointed out in the January verdict
  6. Speakers refuse to act on legitimate complaints
  7. replace the ‘Speaker’ as the adjudicating authority
  8. he has lent credence to the charge
  9. He envisages heading a party
  10. he had no qualms in saying
Word Meaning & Synonyms
drastic

adjective

Meaning : likely to have a strong or far-reaching effect; radical and extreme.

Synonyms : extreme, serious

deliberate

adjective

Meaning : done consciously and intentionally.

Synonyms : intentional, calculated

interim

adjective

Meaning : in or for the intervening period; provisional.

Synonyms : provisional, temporary

ample

adjective

Meaning : enough or more than enough; plentiful.

Synonyms : enough, sufficient

verdict

noun

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

Synonyms : judgement, adjudication

legitimate

adjective

Meaning : conforming to the law or to rules.

Synonyms : legal, lawful

adjudicate

verb

Meaning : act as a judge in a competition.

Synonyms : judge, adjudge

credence

noun

Meaning : belief in or acceptance of something as true.

Synonyms : acceptance, belief

envisage

verb

Meaning : contemplate or conceive of as a possibility or a desirable future event.

Synonyms : predict, forecast

qualm

noun

Meaning : an uneasy feeling of doubt, worry, or fear, especially about one’s own conduct; a misgiving.

Synonyms : misgiving, doubt

 The Hindu Wordlist 20 March 2020

  1. Foreign participation rule may be tweaked
  2. No plans for staggered working of State govt. staff yet
  3. ‘Waive loans of ryots without new passbooks’
  4. Heavy rain pounds city
  5. COVID-19 adds to the woes of jailbirds
  6. Southern film buffs more reluctant to go to the movies
Word Meaning & Synonyms
tweak

verb

Meaning : improve (a mechanism or system) by making fine adjustments to it.

Synonyms : adjust

stagger

verb

Meaning : astonish or deeply shock.

Synonyms : astonish, amaze

ryot

noun

Meaning : an Indian peasant or tenant farmer.
pound

verb

Meaning : strike or hit heavily and repeatedly.

Synonyms : beat, strike

woe

noun

Meaning : great sorrow or distress (often used hyperbolically).

Synonyms : misery, sorrow, distress

reluctant

adjective

Meaning : unwilling and hesitant; disinclined.

Synonyms : unwilling, disinclined

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