HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 27 February 2020

By | February 28, 2020

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 27 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 27 February 2020

  1. PM Modi must leverage his rapport with President Trump
  2. President Donald Trump’s India visit can easily be cleaved
  3. about the arson over the CAA
  4. China’s hegemony in the South China Sea
  5. they did not broach the next steps
  6. much anticipated yet elusive trade deal
Word Meaning & Synonyms
leverage

noun

Meaning : the exertion of force by means of a lever.

Synonyms : grip, purchase, hold

rapport

noun

Meaning : a close and harmonious relationship in which the people or groups concerned understand each other’s feelings or ideas and communicate well.

Synonyms : affinity

cleave

verb

Meaning : split or sever (something), especially along a natural line or grain.

Synonyms : split

arson

noun

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

Synonyms : pyromania, firebombing

hegemony

noun

Meaning : leadership or dominance, especially by one state or social group over others.

Synonyms : leadership, dominance

broach

adjective

Meaning : raise (a difficult subject) for discussion.

Synonyms : raise, introduce

elusive

adjective

Meaning : difficult to find, catch, or achieve.

Synonyms : evasive, slippery

The Hindu Wordlist 27 February 2020

  1. Shah acted swiftly to curb violence: Centre
  2. Justice Mishra draws flak for praising PM
  3. G. Vanzara promoted as IG retrospectively
  4. Malaysia in turmoil as Mahathir, Anwar vie for power
  5. Sanders, under attack, hits back in feisty Democratic debate
  6. declares Nawaz Sharif ‘absconder’
Word Meaning & Synonyms
swiftly

adverb

Meaning : at high speed; quickly.

Synonyms : rapidly, quickly

flak

noun

Meaning : strong criticism.

Synonyms : criticism, censure

retrospectively

adverb

Meaning : with consideration of past events or situations.
turmoil

noun

Meaning : a state of great disturbance, confusion, or uncertainty.

Synonyms : confusion

feisty

adjective

Meaning : (of a person, typically one who is relatively small) lively, determined, and courageous.

Synonyms : plucky, ballsy

abscond

verb

Meaning : leave hurriedly and secretly, typically to escape from custody or avoid arrest.

Synonyms : escape, bolt

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