HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 25 January 2019

By | January 25, 2019

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 25 January 2019 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 25 January 2019

  1. Familial face
  2. the high-stakes manoeuvre could lift the profile of the Congress
  3. that intangible but nonetheless real quality
  4. Opposition was born of tactical necessity
  5. egalitarian vision that privileges all-round development
  6. vaccine has proven efficacy in reducing the burden
  7. especially on respiratory etiquette and risk reduction
WordMeaning & Synonyms
familial

adjective

Meaning: relating to or occurring in a family or its members.
manoeuvre

noun

Meaning: a movement or series of moves requiring skill and care.

Synonyms: operation, exercise, activity, move, movement, action

intangible

adjective

Meaning: unable to be touched; not having physical presence.

Synonyms: impalpable, untouchable, imperceptible to the touch,

tactical

adjective

Meaning: showing adroit planning; aiming at an end beyond the immediate action.

Synonyms: prudent, strategic, politic, diplomatic, judicious, shrewd

egalitarian

 adjective

Meaning: believing in or based on the principle that all people are equal and deserve equal rights and opportunities.
efficacy

 noun

Meaning: the ability to produce a desired or intended result.

Synonyms: effectiveness, success, successfulness, productiveness

etiquette

 noun

Meaning: the customary code of polite behaviour in society or among members of a particular profession or group.

Synonyms: protocol, polite behaviour, good manners, manners,

The Hindu Wordlist 25 January 2019

  1. We won’t be bullied into giving up EVMs: CEC
  2. JLF starts with promise of ‘space for dissent’
  3. Bodies retrieved from avalanche-hit area in Kashmir
  4. It will be tough for Anand to bounce back
  5. Roach sends England tumbling
  6. Citing threats, Cohen postpones House testimony
  7. Pak SC to hear review plea against Christian woman’s acquittal
WordMeaning & Synonyms
bully

verb

Meaning: seek to harm, intimidate, or coerce (someone perceived as vulnerable).

Synonyms: persecute, oppress, tyrannize, torment, browbeat, intimidate, cow

dissent

noun

Meaning: the holding or expression of opinions at variance with those commonly or officially held.

Synonyms: disagreement, lack of agreement, difference of opinion

retrieve

verb

Meaning: get or bring (something) back from somewhere.

Synonyms: recoup, reclaim, repossess,

bounce

verb

Meaning: (with reference to an object, especially a ball) move quickly up, back, or away from a surface after hitting it.

Synonyms: bob, recoil, ricochet, jounce;

tumble

verb

Meaning: fall suddenly, clumsily, or headlong.

Synonyms: collapse, fall headlong, fall head over heels,

testimony

noun

Meaning: a formal written or spoken statement, especially one given in a court of law.

Synonyms: evidence, sworn statement, attestation, affidavit;

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

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