HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 23 December 2018

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HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 23 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 23 December 2018

THERE WILL BE NO EDITORIAL COLUMN ON SUNDAY

The Hindu Wordlist 23 December 2018

  1. Mumbai rides on Bista blitz
  2. Railways rattles Karnataka
  3. Caprisca should make amends
  4. Battered loses main opposition status in Council
  5. Jingoism has reached scary proportions, says Shah
  6. Paddy in brine
  7. In Meghalaya, flouting the ban on mining
  8. Man booked for making derogatory remarks against Rahul, Priyanka on FB
  9. Police seize antique Murugan idol
WordMeaning & Synonyms
blitz

noun

Meaning: an intensive or sudden military attack.

Synonyms: bombardment, battery, bombing, onslaught, barrage, sally

rattle

verb

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

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

amends

noun

Meaning: compensate or make up for a wrongdoing.

Synonyms: compensation, recompense, reparation, restitution, restoration

battered

adjective

Meaning: having suffered repeated violence from a spouse, partner, or parent.

Synonyms: beaten, assaulted, thrashed, hit, thumped; abused,

jingoism

noun

Meaning: extreme patriotism, especially in the form of aggressive or warlike foreign policy.

Synonyms: xenophobia; isolationism, sectarianism;

brine

noun

Meaning: water strongly impregnated with salt.
flout

verb

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

Synonyms: contravene, infringe, breach

derogatory

adjective

Meaning: showing a critical or disrespectful attitude.

Synonyms: denigratory, belittling, diminishing, slighting, deprecatory

antique

noun

Meaning: a collectable object such as a piece of furniture or work of art that has a high value because of its age and quality.

Synonyms: collector’s item, period piece, museum piece, antiquity

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