HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 29 June 2020

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HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 29 June 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 29 June 2020

  1. Brief reprieve: On Pakistan and the terror financing watchdog
  2. amending laws to curb ‘Hawala’ transactions
  3. a “safe haven” for most UN proscribed groups
  4. Pakistan has pursued indictments against LeT leaders
  5. it was vetoed by the U.S.
  6. given the rigorous FATF action plan
  7. have brought succour
  8. This cohort was not classified as permanent residents,
Word Meaning & Synonyms
reprieve

verb

Meaning:  cancel or postpone the punishment of (someone, especially someone condemned to death).

Synonyms: pardon, spare, acquit

curb

verb

Meaning:  restrain or keep in check.

Synonyms: restrain, hold back, keep back

proscribe

verb

Meaning:  forbid, especially by law.

Synonyms: prohibit, ban, bar, disallow

indictment

noun

Meaning:  a formal charge or accusation of a serious crime.

Synonyms: charge, accusation, arraignment, citation

veto

verb

Meaning:  refuse to accept or allow.

Synonyms: reject, turn down, dismiss

rigorous

adjective

Meaning:  extremely thorough and careful.

Synonyms: meticulous, punctilious, conscientious

succour

noun

Meaning:  assistance and support in times of hardship and distress.

Synonyms: aid, help, assistance

cohort

 

noun

Meaning:  a group of people with a common statistical characteristic.

Synonyms: group, category, grade

The Hindu Wordlist 29 June 2020

  1. Befitting reply given to those coveting our territory
  2. P.V. Narasimha Rao, the subversive insider
  3. Miffed? You can change your insurer
  4. Don’t make superfluous changes
  5. Stung by lockdown, schools focus on conceptual learning
  6. A silent Sunday on a deserted Madurai
  7. Spate of robberies reported in Natham
  8. Virudhunagar district grapples with limited testing capacity
Word Meaning & Synonyms
befitting

adjective

Meaning:  appropriate to the occasion.

Synonyms :  fit for, suitable for, apt for

covet

verb

Meaning:  yearn to possess (something, especially something belonging to another).

Synonyms :  desire, crave, want

subversive

adjective

Meaning:  seeking or intended to subvert an established system or institution.

Synonyms :  disruptive, inflammatory, insurgent

miffed

verb

Meaning:  somewhat annoyed; peeved.

Synonyms : annoyed, displeased, offended

superfluous

adjective

Meaning: unnecessary, especially through being more than enough.

Synonyms : surplus, redundant, unneeded

sting

verb

Meaning: hurt or upset (someone).

Synonyms : upset, wound, distress

deserted

adjective

Meaning: (of a place) empty of people.

Synonyms : unoccupied, abandoned

spate

noun

Meaning: a large number of similar things coming in quick succession.

Synonyms : series, succession, run, cluster

grapple

verb

Meaning: struggle to deal with or overcome (a difficulty or challenge).

Synonyms : tackle, confront, face

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