HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 22 December 2018

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HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 22 December 2018 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 22 December 2018

  1. Plunger in a churn: Nitish Kumar and Bihar politics
  2. Nitish Kumar’s manoeuvres have been forcing other parties
  3. Mr. Kumar ditches an old friend or chooses a new ally
  4. Donald Trump’s decision to pull U.S. troops out of Syria has rattled his team
  5. Mr. Trump, however, appears unfazed
  6. physical infrastructure of the IS caliphate is destroyed
  7. U.S. can leave the war against the remnants of the jihadist group
  8. Kurdish rebels has irked Turkey
  9. full-throttle attack because of the U.S. presence
WordMeaning & Synonyms
plunger

noun

Meaning: a person who gambles or spends money recklessly.
churn

verb

Meaning: (with reference to liquid) move or cause to move about vigorously.

Synonyms: heave, boil, swirl, toss, seethe, foam, froth

manoeuvre

noun

Meaning: a movement or series of moves requiring skill and care.

Synonyms: operation, exercise, activity, move, movement, action

ally

noun

Meaning: a state formally cooperating with another for a military or other purpose.
rattle 

verb

Meaning: make or cause to make a rapid succession of short, sharp knocking sounds.

Synonyms: clatter, bang, clang, clank, clink, clunk

unfazed 

adjective

Meaning: not disconcerted or perturbed
caliphate

noun

Meaning: the rule or reign of a caliph or chief Muslim ruler.
irk

verb

Meaning: irritate; annoy.

Synonyms: irritate, annoy, vex, gall, rattle, pique

throttle

noun

Meaning: attack or kill (someone) by choking or strangling them

Synonyms: strangulate, garrotte, asphyxiate, smother, suffocate

 The Hindu Wordlist 22 December 2018

  1. Travel woes worsen as holidays begin
  2. High Court okays auction of Haailand
  3. Eight get life term in lynching case
  4. LS adjourned till Dec. 27
  5. Ashpreet triumphs
  6. HC dismisses Sajjan’s plea
  7. S. charges 2 Chinese with cyber espionage
  8. Honey, I shrunk the romance
  9. Flouting the rules
WordMeaning & Synonyms
woe

noun

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

Synonyms: sadness, unhappiness, heartache, heartbreak

auction

noun

Meaning: a public sale in which goods or property are sold to the highest bidder.
lynch

verb

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

Synonyms: execute, put to death, kill, murder

adjourn

verb

Meaning: (of a group of people) go somewhere for rest or refreshment.

Synonyms: withdraw, retire, retreat

triumph

noun

Meaning: a great victory or achievement.

Synonyms: victory, win, conquest, success; achievement

plea

noun

Meaning: a request made in an urgent and emotional manner.

Synonyms: appeal, entreaty, supplication, petition, prayer

espionage

noun

Meaning: the practice of spying or of using spies, typically by governments to obtain political and military information.

Synonyms: surveillance, reconnaissance, intelligence, eavesdropping

shrink

verb

Meaning: become or make smaller in size or amount.

Synonyms: contract, diminish, lessen, reduce, decrease, dwindle, narrow

flout

verb

Meaning: openly disregard (a rule, law, or convention).

Synonyms: contravene, infringe, breach

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