HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 23 July 2020

By | July 23, 2020

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 23 July 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 23 July 2020

  1. which abuts Arunachal Pradesh’s Tawang district
  2. Bhutan has now appeared to take a sober view
  3. it is inevitable that one must lament the tardiness of the criminal justice system
  4. in which nearly 40 Muslims were massacred in 1987
  5. ended with an en masse acquittal in 2015
  6. While convictions in heinous crimes ought to be welcomed
  7. infirm people guilty after letting them enjoy decades of impunity
  8. but the incident remains a blot on the party’s record in the 1980s.
Word Meaning & Synonyms
abut

verb

Meaning:  (of a building or an area of land) be next to or have a common boundary with.

Synonyms: adjoin, be adjacent to, border

sober

adjective

Meaning:  serious, sensible, and solemn.

Synonyms: thoughtful, grave, sombre, severe

inevitable

adjective

Meaning:  certain to happen

Synonyms: unavoidable, inescapable

lament

noun

Meaning:  a passionate expression of grief or sorrow.

Synonyms: wail, moan, weeping

tardiness

noun

Meaning:  the quality or fact of being late

Synonyms: belatedness, lateness, delay, retardation

massacre

verb

Meaning:  deliberately and brutally kill (many people).

Synonyms: slaughter, butcher, murder

acquittal

noun

Meaning:  a judgement or verdict that a person is not guilty of the crime with which they have been charged.

Synonyms: absolution, clearing, exoneration, exculpation

heinous

adjective

Meaning:  (of a person or wrongful act, especially a crime) utterly odious or wicked.

Synonyms: odious, wicked, evil, atrocious

infirm

adjective

Meaning:  not physically or mentally strong

Synonyms: frail, weak, feeble

impunity

noun

Meaning:  exemption from punishment

Synonyms: freedom from punishment, exemption

blot

noun

Meaning:  a dark mark or stain

Synonyms: spot, dot, mark, speck

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