HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 26 February 2020

By | February 28, 2020

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 26 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 26 February 2020

  1. anti-CAA protesters wielding sticks and weapons
  2. proved themselves woefully inadequate
  3. There was arson and violence on December 16
  4. indiscriminately unleashing violence on students
  5. This smouldering situation
  6. conflagration by Sunday evening
  7. Ajay Bhalla inexplicably characterised the situation
Word Meaning & Synonyms
wield

verb

Meaning : hold and use (a weapon or tool).

Synonyms : brandish, flourish

woefully

adverb

Meaning : in a manner expressing sorrow or misery.
arson

noun

Meaning : the criminal act of deliberately setting fire to property.

Synonyms : pyromania, firebombing

unleash

verb

Meaning : cause (a strong or violent force) to be released or become unrestrained.
passively

adverb

Meaning : in an accepting manner, without active response or resistance.
smouldering

noun

Meaning : the process of burning slowly with smoke but no flame.
conflagration

noun

Meaning : an extensive fire which destroys a great deal of land or property.

Synonyms : fire, blaze

inexplicably

adverb

Meaning : in a way that cannot be explained or accounted for.

The Hindu Wordlist 26 February 2020

  1. Assam Accord Clause 6: panel gives report to CM
  2. EAC defers nod for Parliament revamp
  3. Many victims felled by bullets in Delhi clashes
  4. Restrain CAPFs, police from wearing combat fatigues, says Army
  5. Delhi violence similar to Gujarat riots: Digvijaya
  6. Pugilists in Italy turn down early fly-out offer
  7. Panther Shergill on the prowl
Word Meaning & Synonyms
accord

verb

Meaning : give or grant someone (power, status, or recognition).

Synonyms : give, grant, tender

nod

verb

Meaning : approve something by general agreement, without discussion.
fell

verb

Meaning : knock down.

Synonyms : knock down

fatigue

noun

Meaning : extreme tiredness resulting from mental or physical exertion or illness.

Synonyms : tiredness, weariness

riot

noun

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

Synonyms : uproar, rampage

pugilist

noun

Meaning : a boxer, especially a professional one.

Synonyms : boxer, fighter

prowl

verb

Meaning : (of a person or animal) move about restlessly and stealthily, especially in search of prey.

Synonyms : slink, skulk, steal

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