The HINDU Editorial Wordlist 31 Jan 2017- English Vocabulary pdf

The HINDU Editorial Wordlist 31 Jan 2017 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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  1. The Supreme Court refused to heed the centre’s plea.
  2. A batch of writ petitions on the yawning number of judicial vacancies.
  3. Supreme Court ousted former BCCI president and secretary.
  4. Rasila was strangled with a computer cable.
  5. Her face, especially the lower part, was mangled, indicating a brutal assault.
  6. The governor convened a ministerial-level meeting between the two states.
  7. Government was serious about acquiring buildings to raze all the structures.
  8. 15 lives got snuffed out in road accidents.
  9. Clamour to rename Padmavati
  10. Reserve Bank eases curbs on cash withdrawals
  11. Blot on the beach
  12. Village mourns victim
Word Meaning & Synonyms
heed

verb

Meaning: pay attention to; take notice of

synonyms:  listen to, note, mind, mark, consider, take into account, take into consideration, follow, obey, keep, abide by, observe, give ear to

Yawning

Verb

Meaning: involuntarily open one's mouth wide and inhale deeply due to tiredness or boredom; be wide open

synonyms:  gaping, wide open, wide, cavernous, deep

Ousted

verb

Meaning: drive out or expel (someone) from a position or place

synonyms:  force out, throw out, remove from office/power, get rid of, depose, unseat, bring down, put out, turn out, purge, evict, dismiss, show someone the door

Strangled

Verb

Meaning: squeeze or constrict the neck of (a person or animal), especially so as to cause death

synonyms:  throttle, choke, garrotte

Mangled

Verb

Meaning: destroy or severely damage by tearing or crushing

synonyms:  mutilate, maim, disfigure, damage, injure, crush, crumple

Convened

Verb

Meaning: come or bring together for a meeting or activity; assemble

synonyms:  summon, call, call together, order

 

Raze

Verb

Meaning: completely destroy (a building, town, or other settlement)

synonyms:  destroy, demolish, tear down, level, flatten, bulldoze, fell, wipe out, ruin, wreck

Snuffed

Verb

Meaning: extinguish (a candle or flame)

synonyms:  extinguish, put out, douse, smother, choke, stamp out, blow out, quench, dampen

Clamour

Noun

Meaning: a loud and confused noise, especially that of people shouting

synonyms:  uproar, tumult, babel, shouting, yelling, screaming, baying, roaring, blaring, clangour

Curb

Noun

Meaning: a check or restraint on something

synonyms:  restriction, check, brake, rein, control, limitation, limit, constraint

Blot

Noun

Meaning: a dark mark or stain made by ink, paint, dirt, etc.

synonyms:  spot, dot, mark, speck, fleck, blotch, smudge, patch, splash

Mourn

verb

Meaning: feel or show sorrow for the death of (someone);

feel regret or sadness about (the loss or disappearance of something)

synonyms:  grieve for, sorrow over, weep for, shed tears for/over, bemoan, rue, regret,

The HINDU Editorial Wordlist 31 Jan 2017 - English Vocabulary pdf

The following words are taken from today’s Paper. The Hindu editorial wordlist, vocabulary, meanings and synonyms are very helpful for the IBPS Bank PO and SSC CGL aspirants. Candidates are requested to memorize some words every day. So that it will be useful to Crack the exam.

Word Meaning & Synonyms
Benevolence

Noun

Meaning: the quality of being well meaning; kindness

synonyms:  kindness, kind-heartedness, big-heartedness, goodness, goodwill, benignity, consideration, thoughtfulness, decency, charity, altruism, humanity, philanthropism

Precarity

Noun

Meaning: lacking in predictability, job security;

dependent on chance; uncertain

synonyms:  insecure, unreliable, unsure, unpredictable, undependable, risky

Evangelist

Noun

Meaning: a person who seeks to convert others to the Christian faith, especially by public preaching

synonyms:  preacher, missionary, gospeller, proselytizer, converter, crusader, propagandist, campaigner, televangelist

Ruse

Noun

Meaning: an action intended to deceive someone; a trick

synonyms:  ploy, stratagem, tactic, move, scheme, trick, gambit, cunning plan, manoeuvre, contrivance, expedient, dodge

Affinity

Noun

Meaning: a natural liking for and understanding of someone or something

synonyms:  empathy, rapport, sympathy, accord, harmony

Pelf

Noun

Meaning: money, especially when gained in a dishonest or dishonourable way

synonyms:  property, wealth, capital

Reconcile

verb

Meaning: restore friendly relations

synonyms:  reunite, bring (back) together

Cede

verb

Meaning: give up (power or territory)

synonyms:  surrender, concede, relinquish, yield

Chauvinism

Noun

Meaning: exaggerated or aggressive patriotism;

excessive or prejudiced support for one's own cause, group, or sex

synonyms:  jingoism, blind patriotism, excessive nationalism, sectarianism, isolationism, xenophobia, racism, racial prejudice, ethnocentrism

Poach

verb

Meaning: take or acquire in an unfair or clandestine way

synonyms:  steal, appropriate, purloin, misappropriate, take

Bigotry

Noun

Meaning: intolerance towards those who hold different opinions from oneself

synonyms:  prejudice, bias, partiality, partisanship, sectarianism, discrimination, unfairness, injustice

Vetting

verb

Meaning: make a careful and critical examination of (something)

synonyms:  screen, assess, evaluate, appraise, weigh up, examine, look over, review, consider, scrutinize, study, inspect

Asylum

Noun

Meaning: shelter or protection from danger

synonyms:  sanctuary, shelter, safety, safe keeping, protection, security, immunity

Beset

verb

Meaning: trouble

synonyms:  plague, bedevil, attack, assail, beleaguer, afflict, torment, torture, rack, oppress, trouble, worry, bother

Enjoin

verb

Meaning: instruct or urge (someone) to do something

synonyms:  urge, encourage, try to persuade, adjure, admonish, press, prompt, prod, goad, egg on, spur, push, pressure

Circumscribe

verb

Meaning: restrict (something) within limits.

synonyms:  restrict, limit, set/impose limits on, keep within bounds, delimit, curb, confine, bound, restrain

Discriminate

verb

Meaning: recognize a distinction; differentiate.

synonyms:  differentiate, distinguish

Scramble

verb

Meaning: make one's way quickly or awkwardly up a steep gradient or over rough ground by using one's hands as well as one's feet.

synonyms:  clamber, climb, crawl, claw one's way, scrabble, grope one's way; shinny

Beacon

Noun

Meaning: a fire or light set up in a high or prominent position as a warning, signal, or celebration.

synonyms:  warning light/fire, signal light/fire, bonfire, smoke signal, beam, signal, danger signal, guiding light

Retrograde

adjective

Meaning: directed or moving backwards.

synonyms:  backwards, reverse, rearward

Exacerbate

verb

Meaning: make (a problem, bad situation, or negative feeling) worse.

synonyms:  aggravate, make worse, worsen, inflame, compound

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