The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary PDF – 3 April 2019

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary PDF will have Words, Meaning, Synonyms and Example in sentence.

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary PDF – 3 April 2019

The followings are taken from the editorial of The Hindu “Poll-time censorship: on gag order obtained by BJP’s Tejasvi Surya“. You can find the article from here.

Defamatory

Adjective

Definition: (of remarks, writing, etc.) damaging the good reputation of someone; slanderous or libellous.

Example: “a defamatory allegation”

Synonyms: libellous, slanderous, defaming, calumnious, calumniatory, vilifying, traducing, scandalous,

 

Contrary

Adjective

Definition: opposite in nature, direction, or meaning.

Example: “he ignored contrary advice and agreed on the deal”

Synonyms: opposite, opposing, opposed, contradictory,

 

Domain

Noun

Definition: an area of territory owned or controlled by a particular ruler or government.

Example: “the French domains of the Plantagenets”

Synonyms: realm, kingdom, empire, dominion, province,

 

Prima facie

Adjective & adverb

Definition: based on the first impression; accepted as correct until proved otherwise.

Example: “a prima facie case of professional misconduct”

 

Arraying

Verb

Definition: display or arrange (things) in a particular way.

Example: “the manifesto immediately divided the forces arrayed against him”

Synonyms: arrange, assemble, draw up, group, order,

 

Disseminated

Verb

Definition: spread (something, especially information) widely.

Example: “health authorities should foster good practice by disseminating information”

Synonyms: spread, circulate, distribute, disperse,

 

Rendering

Verb

Definition: cause to be or become; make.

Example: “the rains rendered his escape impossible”

Synonyms: make, cause to be/become, leave

 

Injunctions

Noun

Definition: an authoritative warning or order.

Synonyms: order, ruling, direction, directive

 

Plaintiff

Noun

Definition: a person who brings a case against another in a court of law.

Example: “the plaintiff commenced an action for damages”

 

Omnibus order

Definition: Final Order


So, these are taken from The Hindu Editorial, Turkish surprise: on ruling party’s losses in local polls. You can find it from here.

 

Jolt

Verb

Definition: push or shake (someone or something) abruptly and roughly.

Example: “a surge in the crowd behind him jolted him forwards”

Synonyms: push, thrust

 

Inroads

Noun

Definition: direct and noticeable effects on something:

Example: Women have made major inroads into this profession over the last 20 years.

 

Reel

Verb

Definition: To be thrown off balance or fall back

Example:  reeled from the sharp blow.

 

Hamstrung

Verb

Definition: severely restrict the efficiency or effectiveness of.

Example: “we were hamstrung by a total lack of knowledge”

Synonyms: handicap, constrain, restrict, cripple, shackle,

 

Ballooning

Definition: (of an amount of money spent or owed) increase rapidly.

Example: “the company’s debt has ballooned in the last five years”

Synonyms: increase rapidly, soar, rocket, shoot up,

 

Rhetoric

Noun

Definition: the art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing, especially the exploitation of figures of speech and other compositional techniques.

Example: “he is using a common figure of rhetoric, hyperbole”

Synonyms: oratory, eloquence,

 

Afflicting

Verb

Definition: (of a problem or illness) cause pain or trouble to; affect adversely.

Example: “his younger child was afflicted with a skin disease”

Synonyms: trouble, bother, burden, distress,

 

Hot money

Noun

Definition: capital which is frequently transferred between financial institutions in an attempt to maximize interest or capital gain.

Example: “hot money left US banks as interest rates fell”

 

Pragmatic

Adjective

Definition: dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that is based on practical rather than theoretical considerations.

Example: “a pragmatic approach to politics”

Synonyms: practical, matter-of-fact, realistic, sensible,

 

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