HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 24 February 2020

By | February 28, 2020

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 24 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 24 February 2020

  1. plenary in Paris last week
  2. according to the force’s consensus rules
  3. a country that has not sustained punitive action
  4. country privileged esoteric research
  5. pondered on coaxing the private sector
  6. limited risk-appetite to invest
  7. licence fees can be shared abound
  8. central schemes may not be fruitful
Word Meaning & Synonyms
plenary

adjective

Meaning : unqualified; absolute.

Synonyms : unconditional, unlimited, unrestricted

consensus

noun

Meaning : a general agreement.

Synonyms : agreement, harmony

punitive

adjective

Meaning : inflicting or intended as punishment.

Synonyms : penal, disciplinary, corrective

esoteric

adjective

Meaning : intended for or likely to be understood by only a small number of people with a specialized knowledge or interest.

Synonyms : abstruse, obscure, arcane

coaxing

noun

Meaning : persistent gentle persuasion.
appetite

adjective

Meaning : a strong desire or liking for something.

Synonyms : craving, longing, yearning

abound

verb

Meaning : exist in large numbers or amounts.

Synonyms : be plentiful, be abundant, be numerous

fruitful

adjective

Meaning : producing good or helpful results; productive.

Synonyms : productive, constructive, useful

The Hindu Wordlist 24 February 2020

  1. Venkaiah asks police to be vigilant against security threats
  2. Excise constable seeks funds for Everest expedition
  3. Key revenue reforms in the offing
  4. Elgandal fort comes alive with Bharatnatyam recital
  5. Why is Pawar obsessed with Babri mosque?’
  6. India in a bind as Boult puts a spanner in the works
  7. ‘Getting Kohli to err was nice’
  8. Confident India takes on plucky Bangladesh
Word Meaning & Synonyms
vigilant

adjective

Meaning : keeping careful watch for possible danger or difficulties.

Synonyms : watchful, on the lookout

expedition

noun

Meaning : promptness or speed in doing something.

Synonyms : speed, haste

offing

noun

Meaning : the more distant part of the sea in view.
recital

noun

Meaning : an enumeration or listing of connected names, facts, or events.

Synonyms : enumeration, list, litany

obsess

verb

Meaning : preoccupy or fill the mind of (someone) continually and to a troubling extent.

Synonyms : preoccupy

spanner

noun

Meaning : a tool with a shaped opening or jaws for gripping and turning a nut or bolt.
err

verb

Meaning : be mistaken or incorrect; make a mistake.

Synonyms : make a mistake, be wrong

plucky

adjective

Meaning : having or showing determined courage in the face of difficulties.

Synonyms : brave, courageous, bold

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