HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 20July 2020

By | July 20, 2020

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 20July 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 20July 2020

  1. Pyrrhic victory
  2. Policy retreat On U.S. student visas
  3. That is the looming question in the city state
  4. regard a respect for dissenting opinion as a necessary concomitant
Word Meaning & Synonyms
Pyrrhic victory

noun

Meaning:  a victory that is not worth winning because the winner has lost so much in winning it

Synonyms: offset victory, cadmean victory, no-win situation, victory at great cost.

retreat

noun

Meaning:  an act of moving back or withdrawing.

Synonyms: withdrawal, pulling back, flight

loom

verb

Meaning:  appear as a vague form, especially one that is large or threatening.

Synonyms: emerge, appear

dissenting

adjective

Meaning:  disagree with

Synonyms: differ, demur, diverge

concomitant

adjective

Meaning:  naturally accompanying

Synonyms: attendant, accompanying, associated

 The Hindu Wordlist 20July 2020

  1. 1 dead as heavy rain lashes Delhi
  2. Panel devises plan to manage surveillance system on trains
  3. Local bodies shelve poll plans to fight COVID-19
  4. Three from Bangladesh lynched in Assam for ‘cattle smuggling’
  5. demands response from PM on China face-off
  6. Violence erupts in Bengal over girl’s death
Word Meaning & Synonyms
lash

verb

Meaning:  beat forcefully against.

Synonyms :  beat against, dash against, crash against

devise

verb

Meaning:  invent (a complex procedure, system, or mechanism) by careful thought.

Synonyms : conceive, think up, come up with

shelve

verb

Meaning:  decide not to proceed with (a project or plan), either temporarily or permanently.

Synonyms :  put to one side, lay aside, stay, stand over

lynch

verb

Meaning:  kill (someone) for an alleged offence without a legal trial, especially by hanging.

Synonyms : execute, put to death

face-off

noun

Meaning: a direct confrontation between two people or groups.

Synonyms : argument, battle, clash

erupt

verb

Meaning: break out suddenly and dramatically.

Synonyms : break out, flare up, blow up

 

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