HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 21 January 2019

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HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 21 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 21 January 2019

  1. Rafale fighter jets will persist despite a clean chit
  2. But this raises an obvious and perplexing question
  3. With the same manufacturers back in the bidding fray,
  4. the acquisition process and the ISEs are already in the public domain
  5. Opposition parties need a cohesive framework
  6. to share seats and work in tandem
  7. imparted a fresh impulse to the efforts
  8. Seat-sharing is likely to be akin
WordMeaning & Synonyms
persist

verb

Meaning: continue in an opinion or course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition.

Synonyms: persevere, continue, carry on, go on, keep at it, keep on,

perplexing

adjective

Meaning: completely baffling; very puzzling.
fray

noun

Meaning: a situation of intense competitive activity.

Synonyms: battle, engagement, conflict, armed conflict, fight

acquisition

noun

Meaning: an asset or object bought or obtained, typically by a library or museum.

Synonyms: purchase, accession, addition, asset;

cohesive

adjective

Meaning: characterized by or causing cohesion.
tandem

 adjective

Meaning: having two things arranged one in front of the other.
impulse

noun

Meaning: a sudden strong and unreflective urge or desire to act.

Synonyms: urge, instinct, drive, compulsion, need, itch

akin

adjective

Meaning: of similar character.

Synonyms: similar, related, close, near, corresponding, comparable, parallel

The Hindu Wordlist 21 January 2019

  1. Congress MLAs brawl at resort
  2. HC stays atrocities case
  3. Sanitation worker suffocates to death in north Delhi
  4. Mayawati gulped insults, says BJP MLA
  5. CIC selection arbitrary, say activists
  6. Ahmednagar conundrum for Congress and BJP
  7. Without Modi, anarchy will prevail: Javadekar
WordMeaning & Synonyms
brawl

noun

Meaning: somewa rough or noisy fight or quarrel.

Synonyms: fight, fist fight, skirmish, scuffle, tussle, fracas

atrocity

noun

Meaning: an extremely wicked or cruel act, typically one involving physical violence or injury.

Synonyms: cruelty, abomination, enormity, outrage, horror, monstrosity,

suffocate

verb

Meaning: die or cause to die from lack of air or inability to breathe.

Synonyms: smother, asphyxiate, stifle

gulp

verb

Meaning: breathe or swallow with difficulty, typically in response to strong emotion.

Synonyms: restrain, suppress, stifle, smother, strangle, muffle, quench, curb

arbitrary

adjective

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

Synonyms: capricious, whimsical, random, chance, erratic, unpredictable

conundrum

noun

Meaning: a confusing and difficult problem or question.

Synonyms: difficulty, quandary, dilemma

anarchy

adjective

Meaning: a state of disorder due to absence or non-recognition of authority or other controlling systems.

Synonyms: nihilism, mobocracy, revolution, insurrection, riot, rebellion, mutiny

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