HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 22 February 2020

By | February 28, 2020

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 22 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 22 February 2020

  1. mayhem on its roads everyday
  2. Even in a country inured to death
  3. Those whose lives were snuffed out
  4. Whatever the proximate factors, the Tiruppur crash
  5. Tiruppur crash highlights the gap that India must bridge
  6. promise was reiterated by Union Transport Minister
  7. derelict bureaucracies ignore safety laws
  8. victims in the form of bereavement
  9. States on all related concerns as envisaged under the MV Act
  10. On far-right extremist rampage near Frankfurt
  11. gunman’s extreme xenophobic beliefs
  12. similarity of the lethal weapon wielded
Word Meaning & Synonyms
mayhem

noun

Meaning : violent or extreme disorder; chaos.

Synonyms : chaos, disorder, confusion

inure

verb

Meaning : accustom (someone) to something, especially something unpleasant.

Synonyms : harden, toughen, season

snuff

verb

Meaning : kill or put an end to in an abrupt or sudden manner.
proximate

adjective

Meaning : (especially of the cause of something) closest in relationship; immediate.
gap

noun

Meaning : a space or interval; a break in continuity.

Synonyms : pause, intermission, interval

reiterate

verb

Meaning : say something again or a number of times, typically for emphasis or clarity.

Synonyms : repeat, say again, restate

derelict

adjective

Meaning : in a very poor condition as a result of disuse and neglect.

Synonyms : unsafe, dangerous, hazardous

bereavement

noun

Meaning : the action or condition of being bereaved.

Synonyms : loss, deprivation, dispossession

envisage

verb

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

Synonyms : foresee, predict, forecast

rampage

noun

Meaning : (especially of a large group of people) move through a place in a violent and uncontrollable manner.

Synonyms : run riot

xenophobic

adjective

Meaning : having or showing a dislike of or prejudice against people from other countries.

Synonyms : racist, racialist, ethnocentric

wield

verb

Meaning : hold and use (a weapon or tool).

Synonyms : brandish, flourish, wave

The Hindu Wordlist 22 February 2020

  1. Clampdown on Kashmir social media users, 2 held
  2. 30 squats for a free platform ticket at this railway station
  3. After meeting PM, Uddhav allays fears over CAA
  4. Japanese grapplers thwart Indians
  5. Russia is meddling to re-elect Trump, lawmakers warned
  6. Apple CEO stalked by Indian-origin man
  7. Donald Trump scoffs at Parasite’s Oscar win
  8. Erdogan urges Russia to restrain Syria regime in Idlib
Word Meaning & Synonyms
clampdown

noun

Meaning : a concerted or harsh attempt to suppress something.

Synonyms : suppression, prevention, stopping

squat

verb

Meaning : crouch or sit with one’s knees bent and one’s heels close to or touching one’s buttocks or the back of one’s thighs.

Synonyms : crouch (down)

allay

verb

Meaning : diminish or put at rest (fear, suspicion, or worry).

Synonyms : reduce, diminish

thwart

verb

Meaning : prevent (someone) from accomplishing something.
meddling

noun

Meaning : intrusive or unwarranted interference.
stalked

verb

Meaning : pursue or approach stealthily.

Synonyms : trail, follow, shadow

scoff

verb

Meaning : speak to someone or about something in a scornfully derisive or mocking way.

Synonyms : mock, deride, ridicule

regime

noun

Meaning : a government, especially an authoritarian one.

Synonyms : government, authorities

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