HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 31 March 2020

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HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 31 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 31 March 2020

  1. Their plight was not unexpected
  2. resources to fend for themselves
  3. dependent upon fragile livelihoods
  4. Their exodus, by foot along highways
  5. finally compelled some authorities to start bus services
  6. but these were abruptly halted
  7. These belated steps can only work
  8. Herding the families of the migrant workers
  9. Unusually inept: On US surpassing China in coronavirus cases
  10. America thus remained largely oblivious
 Word Meaning & Synonyms
plight

noun

Meaning : a dangerous, difficult, or otherwise unfortunate situation.

Synonyms : trouble, difficulty, mess

fend

verb

Meaning : look after and provide for oneself, without any help from others.

Synonyms : take care of oneself

fragile

adjective

Meaning : easily destroyed or threatened.

Synonyms : tenuous

exodus

noun

Meaning : a mass departure of people.

Synonyms : withdrawal, evacuation

compel

verb

Meaning : force or oblige (someone) to do something.

Synonyms : pressure, impel, drive

abruptly

adverb

Meaning : suddenly and unexpectedly.
belated

adjective

Meaning : coming or happening later than should have been the case.

Synonyms : late, overdue

herd

verb

Meaning : with reference to a group of people or animals) move in a group.

Synonyms : drive, round up, shepherd

inept

adjective

Meaning : having or showing no skill; clumsy.

Synonyms : incompetent, unskilful

oblivious

adjective

Meaning : not aware of or concerned about what is happening around one.

Synonyms : unaware, unconscious

 

The Hindu Wordlist 31 March 2020

  1. Police provide succour to 98 Bihar migrants
  2. Tokyo 2020’s bumpy road
  3. New investors flock to market amid fall
  4. Amid lockdown, forest fires point to sabotage
  5. Lockdown: TTD shows its gesture
Word Meaning & Synonyms
succour

noun

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

Synonyms : aid, help, a helping hand

bumpy

adjective

Meaning : (of a surface) uneven, with many patches raised above the rest.

Synonyms : uneven, rough

flock

noun

Meaning : a large number or crowd of people.

Synonyms : crowd, throng

sabotage

verb

Meaning : deliberately destroy, damage, or obstruct (something), especially for political or military advantage.

Synonyms : vandalize, destroy, obstruct

gesture

noun

Meaning : an action performed to convey a feeling or intention.

Synonyms : action, deed

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