HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 24 December 2018

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HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 24 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 24 December 2018

  1. The acquittal of all those accused in the Sohrabuddin case
  2. As many as 92 of the 210 witnesses turned hostile.
  3. families of the victims do not have the consolation
  4. subsequent pre-trial exonerationof senior police officer
  5. He has also claimed that such ‘pre-emptiveencounters’ were needed
  6. The banks recapitalisation plan is per se not bad but funds must be distributed prudently
  7. that are starvedof precious capital to remain afloat
  8. Bank of Maharashtra have shown a semblanceof improvement
  9. pushing good money after bad by apportioningextra capital
  10. given that they are grapplingwith inadequate capital
  11. This is where the government has to exercise prudence
WordMeaning & Synonyms
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

hostile

adjective

Meaning: showing or feeling opposition or dislike; unfriendly.

Synonyms: antagonistic, aggressive, confrontational, belligerent

consolation

noun

Meaning: the comfort received by a person after a loss or disappointment.

Synonyms: comfort, solace; sympathy, compassion, pity, commiseration

exoneration

noun

Meaning: the action of officially absolving someone from blame; vindication.

Synonyms: immunity, exemption, indemnity, dispensation;release, freedom

pre-emptive 

adjective

Meaning: serving or intended to pre-empt or forestall something, especially to prevent attack by disabling the enemy.
prudently 

adverb

Meaning: in a way that shows care and thought for the future.
starve

verb

Meaning: suffer or die or cause to suffer or die from hunger

Synonyms: malnourished, starved, half-starved, unfed

semblance

noun

Meaning: the outward appearance or apparent form of something, especially when the reality is different.

Synonyms: approximation, show, air, guise, pretence, facade

apportion

verb

Meaning: divide up and share out.

Synonyms: allocate, distribute, allot, assign, dispense

grapple

verb

Meaning: engage in a close fight or struggle without weapons; wrestle.

Synonyms: wrestle, struggle, tussle; brawl, fight, scuffle

prudence

noun

Meaning: the quality of being prudent; cautiousness.

Synonyms: wisdom, judgement, sagacity, shrewdness, advisability

The Hindu Wordlist 24 December 2018

  1. Increased cost puts paid to football turfproject
  2. Army court martial sacksMajor General
  3. It is salt on wounds of riotvictims, says Shah
  4. SSB gears up to tacklefloods
  5. Centre targeting M.P. ryots: Cong.
  6. CPI(M) reprimandsTelangana unit
  7. Male nurses in Army seek parity
WordMeaning & Synonyms
turf

noun

Meaning: grass and the surface layer of earth held together by its roots.

Synonyms: grass, lawn, sod

sack

verb

Meaning: dismiss from employment.

Synonyms: dismissal, discharge, redundancy

Riot

noun

Meaning: a violent disturbance of the peace by a crowd.

Synonyms: uproar, rampage, furore, tumult, commotion, upheaval,

tackle

noun

Meaning: the equipment required for a task or sport.

Synonyms: gear, equipment, apparatus, outfit, kit, rig, hardware

ryot

noun

Meaning: an Indian peasant or tenant farmer.
reprimand

noun

Meaning: a formal expression of disapproval.

Synonyms: admonition, reproach, reproval, scolding,

parity

noun

Meaning: the state or condition of being equal, especially as regards status or pay.

Synonyms: equality, equivalence, uniformity, sameness, consistency

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