HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 30 March 2020

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HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 30 March 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 30 March 2020

  1. return of any semblance of normalcy
  2. for reconciliation between the Centre and States
  3. turned India into a cauldron of discord
  4. additional questions in the NPR pro forma
  5. prelude to something more cynical and divisive
  6. The Centre must use this sobering backdrop
  7. The plodding trial ended in 2015
  8. would not let ‘war heroes’ languish in prison
  9. Minister for Justice before he can pardon a convict
  10. rightly calling it an affront to the victims
Word Meaning & Synonyms
semblance

noun

Meaning : the outward appearance or apparent form of something, especially when the reality is different.

Synonyms : appearance

reconciliation

noun

Meaning : the restoration of friendly relations.

Synonyms : reuniting, reunion, conciliation

cauldron

noun

Meaning : a situation characterized by instability and strong emotions.
pro forma

adverb

Meaning : as a matter of form or politeness.
prelude

noun

Meaning : an action or event serving as an introduction to something more important.

Synonyms : preliminary, overture

sobering

adjective

Meaning : creating a more serious, sensible, or solemn mood.

Synonyms : relax, soften, steady

plodding

adjective

Meaning : (of a person) thorough and hard-working but lacking in imagination or intelligence
languish

verb

Meaning : be forced to remain in an unpleasant place or situation.

Synonyms : rot, decay

pardon

noun

Meaning : the action of forgiving or being forgiven for an error or offence.

Synonyms : forgiveness, absolution

affront

noun

Meaning : an action or remark that causes outrage or offence.

Synonyms : insult, offence, indignity

The Hindu Wordlist 30 March 2020

  1. As inter-State buses dwindle, migrants are stuck with nowhere to go
  2. Rahul calls for a ‘nuanced approach’
  3. SC hearings on religious freedom lie in limbo
  4. Good Samaritans help a stranded destitute woman
  5. Chilli ryots make a beeline to cold storage facilities
  6. ‘It was traumatic at first, I immersed myself in books’
Word Meaning & Synonyms
dwindle

verb

Meaning : diminish gradually in size, amount, or strength.

Synonyms : diminish, decrease

nuanced

adjective

Meaning : characterized by subtle shades of meaning or expression.
limbo

noun

Meaning : a state of neglect or oblivion.

Synonyms : unfinished, incomplete

destitute

adjective

Meaning : extremely poor and lacking the means to provide for oneself.

Synonyms : penniless, impoverished

beeline

noun

Meaning : a straight line between two places.
traumatic

adjective

Meaning : deeply disturbing or distressing.

Synonyms : disturbing, shocking

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