HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 27 December 2018

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HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 27 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 27 December 2018

  1. India continues to allow Dickensian mining practices.
  2. administration did not act to stop unscrupulous operators
  3. jobs for the next of kin of the workers without delay
  4. fixing responsibility on human error was flawed
  5. Winter bear hug: on weakening stocks
  6. October, is clearly teetering near bear market
  7. The Christmas-eve slump in the U.S. came after Treasury Secretary
  8. Many major indices have either broken their short-term uptrend
WordMeaning & Synonyms
Dickensian

adjective

Meaning: of or reminiscent of the novels of Charles Dickens, especially in suggesting the poor social conditions or comically repulsive characters that they portray.
unscrupulous

adjective

Meaning: having or showing no moral principles; not honest or fair.

Synonyms: unprincipled, unethical, immoral, amoral

kin

noun

Meaning: one’s family and relations.

Synonyms: family, family members, kindred, connections, clan, tribe

flawed

adjective

Meaning: having or characterized by a fundamental weakness or imperfection

Synonyms: unsound, defective, faulty, distorted, inaccurate, incorrect

hug 

verb

Meaning: squeeze (someone) tightly in one’s arms, typically to express affection.

Synonyms: embrace, cuddle, squeeze, clasp, clutch

teeter 

verb

Meaning: move or balance unsteadily; sway back and forth.

Synonyms: wobble, toddle; sway, rock

slump 

verb

Meaning: sit, lean, or fall heavily and limply.

Synonyms: flop, flump, collapse, sink, fall, subside

index 

noun

Meaning: a sign or measure of something.

Synonyms: guide, clue, hint, indication, indicator, lead, sign, signal

 The Hindu Wordlist 27 December 2018

  1. BJP’s allies in U.P. also miffed with it
  2. SC rejects plea of staff who ‘abandoned work’
  3. Miners struggle while PM struts on Bogibeel bridge, says Rahul
  4. Two houses, shop burgled
  5. Convicts threatening us, claim Latehar lynching victims’ families
  6. Kavitha Lankesh to implead in SC case
  7. Golfer Jyoti Randhawa held on poaching charge
  8. CFA and TFA in a new wrangle
WordMeaning & Synonyms
Miffed

adjective

Meaning: somewhat annoyed; peeved.

Synonyms: annoyed, displeased, offended, aggrieved

abandoned

adjective

Meaning: having been deserted or left.

Synonyms: unused, disused, neglected, idle

strut

verb

Meaning: walk with a stiff, erect, and apparently arrogant or conceited gait.

Synonyms: swagger, swank, parade, prance, flounce, stride, sweep

burgle

verb

Meaning: enter (a building) illegally with intent to commit a crime, especially theft.

Synonyms: rob, loot, plunder, rifle, sack, ransack, pillage

lynch

verb

Meaning: (of a group of people) kill (someone) for an alleged offence without a legal trial, especially by hanging.

Synonyms: hang, hang by the neck; execute, put to death, kill, murder

implead

Verb

Meaning: prosecute or take proceedings against.
poach

verb

Meaning: cook by simmering in a small amount of liquid
wrangle

noun

Meaning: a dispute or argument, typically one that is long and complicated.

Synonyms: argument, dispute, disagreement, quarrel, row, fight

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