HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 29 January 2019

By | January 31, 2019

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 29 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.

Click here for Daily Current Affairs | GK updates

HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 29 January 2019

  1. Implementation of the IBC in knottycases
  2. The fledglingIBC has been severely tested in the two years
  3. better economic initiatives being stifledby vested interests
  4. an avenue that defaulters used to stymieproceedings
  5. most fiercely competitive of draws appear enervated
  6. never truly arrived, with his rhythm, timing and tactics
  7. Grand Slam champion seemed smittenby anxiety
  8. with her gallantthree-set win over Petra Kvitova
  9. She has the temperamentand the poise to go much further
WordMeaning & Synonyms
knotty

adjective

Meaning: extremely difficult or complex.

Synonyms: complex, complicated, involved, intricate, convoluted, Byzantine

fledgling

noun

Meaning: a person or organization that is immature, inexperienced, or underdeveloped.

Synonyms: emerging, emergent, arising, sunrise, dawning, beginning

stifle

verb

Meaning: restrain (a reaction) or stop oneself acting on (an emotion).

Synonyms: suppress, smother, restrain

stymie

verb

Meaning: prevent or hinder the progress of.

Synonyms: hamper, hinder, obstruct, inhibit, frustrate, thwart, foil, spoil

enervate

verb

Meaning: make (someone) feel drained of energy or vitality.

Synonyms: exhaust, tire, fatigue, weary, wear out, devitalize, drain, sap

tactic

noun

Meaning: an action or strategy carefully planned to achieve a specific end.

Synonyms: strategy, scheme, stratagem, plan

smite

verb

Meaning: be strongly attracted to someone or something.
gallant

adjective

Meaning: (of a person or their behaviour) brave; heroic.

Synonyms: brave, courageous, valiant, valorous, bold, plucky, daring

temperament

noun

Meaning: a person’s or animal’s nature, especially as it permanently affects their behaviour.

Synonyms: disposition, nature, character, personality, make-up, constitution

poise

noun

Meaning: graceful and elegant bearing in a person.

Synonyms: balance, equilibrium, control, grace

 The Hindu Wordlist 29 January 2019

  1. Irategroup manhandles couple in city
  2. Group assaultsthree college students
  3. Masseuse, son nabbed for couple’s murder
  4. SC to hear petition on Bhopal gas leak payout
  5. Action against scribesin J&K condemned
  6. Doctor’s house burgled
  7. Ryotsflay release of water to Uppar
WordMeaning & Synonyms
irate

adjective

Meaning: feeling or characterized by great anger.

Synonyms: incensed, enraged, incandescent, fuming, seethin

assault

verb

Meaning: make a physical attack on.

Synonyms: slap, smack, beat, thrash, spank, thump

masseuse

noun

Meaning: a woman who provides massage professionally.
payout

noun

Meaning: a large payment of money, especially as compensation or a dividend.
scribe

noun

Meaning: a person who copies out documents, especially one employed to do this before printing was invented.

Synonyms: clerk, secretary, copyist, transcriber, amanuensis, recorder

burgle

Verb

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

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

flay

verb

Meaning: criticize severely and brutally.

Synonyms: criticize, attack, berate, censure, condemn, denounce, denigrate

Riot

noun

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

Synonyms: uproar, rampage, furore, tumult, commotion, upheaval,

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.