HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 28 July 2020

By | July 28, 2020

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 28 July 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 28 July 2020

  1. as it worked to push through retrograde environmental decisions
  2. public reporting of violations may also not be taken cognisance of
  3. it has resorted to sophistry in classifying activity
  4. including coal mining and seismic surveys for oil
  5. The massacre of over 60 people over the weekend in Sudan’s Darfur region
  6. to be tried for genocide and atrocities in Darfur
  7. The issue will test the tenuous ties between the military and the civilian
Word Meaning & Synonyms
retrograde

adjective

Meaning:  directed or moving backwards.

Synonyms: backward, reverse, rearward

cognizance

noun

Meaning:  knowledge or awareness.

Synonyms: awareness, notice, knowledge, consciousness

sophistry

noun

Meaning:  the use of clever but false arguments, especially with the intention of deceiving.

Synonyms: casuistry, quibbling, equivocation

seismic

adjective

Meaning:  of enormous proportions or effect.

Synonyms: basaltic, tectonic, quaky

massacre

noun

Meaning:  an indiscriminate and brutal slaughter of many people.

Synonyms: slaughter, butcher, murder, kill

genocide

noun

Meaning:  the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular nation or ethnic group.

Synonyms: racial killing, mass slaughter, annihilation, extermination

tenuous

adjective

Meaning:  very weak or slight.

Synonyms: insubstantial, negligible, fragile

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