The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Today | Difficult Words from Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 27 June 2022

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The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 26 June 2022 is from the Editorial titled ‘Brick by brick: On the 14th BRICS Summit’.

Word/Phrase Part of Speech/Idiom Meaning Synonyms Antonyms Example
Reveal Verb Make (previously unknown or secret information) known to others.

(प्रकट करना)

Divulge, Disclose, Tell, Let out, Release, Unveil, Unfold Conceal, Deny, Disavow, Hide, Refuse, Reject, Keep He revealed my secret recipe to his mother.
Disparate Adjective Markedly distinct in quality or character

(विषम)

Contrasting, Discordant, Dissimilar, Distinct, Diverse, Discrepant Agreeing, Alike, Same, Similar, Equal India is a culturally disparate country.
Albeit Conjunction Though.

(यद्यपि)

Although, Though, While, However, Yet  – My fractured was recovering, albeit rather slowly.
Modest Adjective Unassuming or moderate in the estimation of one’s abilities or achievements.

(मामूली)

Self-effacing, Humble, Unpretentious, Unassuming, Diffident, Timid, Prudent Brave, Complex, Complicated, Intricate, Arrogant The growth in manufacturing was relatively modest.
Convergence Noun The process or state of converging

(अभिसरण)

Concurrence, Meeting, Confluence, Merging There is no convergence in the interests of the two parties.
Undeniable Adjective Plainly True

(निर्विवाद)

Incontestable, Certain, Definite, Evident, Indisputable, Refutable, Obvious, Unquestionable Disputable, Doubtful, Dubious, Indefinite, Obscure, Questionable It is undeniable that God is omnipresent.
Amid Preposition In the middle of

(बीच में)

Through, Mid, Among, Amongst Away from, Outside, Beyond, Far from Amid the protests, police started lathi charge on the students.
Deride Verb To laugh at or insult contemptuously

(उपहास करना)

Jeer, Ridicule, Scout, Shoot down, Mock He derided my idea of starting a new business.
Premise Noun Preliminary statements in a document upon which later ones are predicated. (आधारित) Hypothesis, Assumption, Basis, Ground Rejection, Denial, Reality The lawyer first mentioned the premise of the case before presenting evidence.
Inclusive Adjective Including or covering all the services, facilities, or items normally expected or required.

(समावेशी)

Broad, Comprehensive, All together, Full Exclusive, Incomprehensive, Narrow The price of a handbag is inclusive of the price of a wallet.
Laudable Adjective Deserving praise and commendation.

(प्रशंसनीय)

Praiseworthy, Commendable, Admirable, Meritorious, Worthy, Deserving Blameworthy, Shameful, Culpable, Indefensible, Guilty, Criminal Your act of bravery to protect the child from falling off the roof is laudable.
Tangible Adjective That can be clearly seen to exist

(स्‍पष्‍ट और वास्‍तविक)

Palpable, Touchable, Actual, Corporeal Abstract, Conceptual, Intangible, Unreal The tangible assets can be sold after sometime.
Despite Preposition In spite of

(इसके बावजूद)

Regardless of, Although, Even though, Notwithstanding He participated in the dance competition despite his father’s denial.
Noun The feeling of despising someone or insulting.

(विरोध)

Contempt, Contemptuousness, Disdain, Misprision Respect, Regard, Favour, Estimation I was feeling despite at the high class party.
Constrain Verb Compel or force (someone) to follow a particular course of action. (नियंत्रित करना) Compel, Force, Oblige, Urge, Curb, Constrict Aid, Allow, Encourage, Free, Release Children were constrained to participate in the Olympiads.
Acknowledge Verb Accept or admit the existence or truth of

Recognize the fact or importance or quality of.

(स्वीकार करना)

Admit, Accept, Grant, Confess, Appreciate Decline, Deny, Disagree, Disapprove He acknowledged my pain by seeing my eyes.
Condemn Verb Blame

(निंदा करना)

Castigate, Censure, Chide, Criticise Approve, Laud, Endorse, Praise He condemned my efforts to become an actress.
Sanction Noun Authoritative permission for action.

A formal decree

(प्रतिबंध)

Allowance, Clearance, Consent, Warrant Interdiction, Prohibition, Proscription The government has decided to impose sanctions on the neighbouring country.
Verb To approve.

(आज्ञा देना)

Accredit, Approve, Clear, Warrant Decline, Deny, Negative, Turn The bank sanctioned me an educational loan of Rs.5 lakh.
Affirm Verb State emphatically or publicly.

(दृढ़ता के साथ कहना)

Declare, State, Assert, Proclaim, Certify, Asseverate Hide, Conceal, Deny, Refuse, Refute BRICS nations affirmed their policy of prosperous growth.
Commitment Noun Assurance

(प्रतिबद्धता)

Engagement, Obligation, Guarantee, Need, Pledge Break, Breach, Irresponsibility, Denial The manager doubted the commitment of his subordinates.
Sovereignty Verb Freedom from external control.

The quality of a state having supreme authority.

(प्रभुता/ प्रभुत्व)

Dominance, Jurisdiction, Supremacy, Ascendancy Submission, Dependence, Subjection, Unfreedom Many countries enjoyed sovereignty after the British rule ended.
Reorient Verb change the focus or direction of.

(नई दिशा)

Fix, Overhaul, Modernize, Reassemble, Rebuild, Renovate Break, Destroy, Corrupt, Damage, Hurt The government has started reorienting its economic policy towards sustainable growth.

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The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 25 June 2022 is from the Editorial titled ‘Paradigm shift: On Colombia’s first leftist President’.

Word/Phrase Part of Speech/Idiom Meaning Synonyms Antonyms Example
Paradigm Noun An outstanding example.

Framework shared by members of any group.

(मिसाल)

Archetype, Chart, Criterion, Ideal A major paradigm shift has been seen by the country after the result of the election was out.
Decisive Adjective Producing a definite result.

(निर्णयक)

Conclusive, Critical, Crucial, Determined, Fateful Inconclusive, Indefinite Insignificant, Irresolute Taking over the Presidency in the mid-term was a decisive move.
Overhaul Verb Analyse and improve.

(विश्लेषण और सुधार करें)

Mend, Rebuild, Re-establish, Enhance, Improve Dwindle, Destroy, Disrupt, Diminish He overhauled the findings of his research after being insisted.
Capture Verb Take into one’s possession or control by force.

(कब्जा करना)

Apprehend, Arrest, Catch, Conquer, Grab, Trap, Seize Forfeit, Free, Lose, Offer, Receive Before any action could be taken, the capital was captured by the enemy forces.
Devastate Verb To Destroy

(उजाड़ना)

Ravage, Raze, Ruin, Wreck, Desolate Build, Construct, Help, Protect The students devastated the trains during a protest against the new recruitment scheme.
Psyche Noun The human soul, mind or spirit

(मानसिकता)

Soul, Innermost self, True being, Personality, Subconscious, Persona Body, Physicality The violence in any nation causes a deep impression on the psyche of the youth.
Mobilise Verb Ready for Action

(गतिमान करना)

Assemble, Activate, Prepare, Organize Disorganise, Discourage, Disperse, Divide The leader mobilised the youth to support his party.
Vowed Noun A solemn pledge.

(क़सम)

Promise, Oath, Pledge Break, Breach He took a vow to not eat till he finds his lost wife.
Verb To promise as to god or a saint.

(क़सम खाना)

Affirm, Assure, Declare, Promise Deny, Break, Disavow Richa vowed to marry his best friend.
Inimical Adjective Tending to obstruct or harm.

(शत्रुतापूर्ण)

Adverse, Destructive, Harmful, Hostile, Injurious, Opposed Aiding, Favorable, Friendly, Good, Helpful, Kind Sasha’s actions were inimical to our winning the match.
Despite Preposition In spite of

(इसके बावजूद)

Regardless of, Although, Even though, Notwithstanding Harish walked out of the room despite being told to stay there till the meeting was over.
Noun The feeling of despising someone or insulting.

(विरोध)

Contempt, Contemptuousness, Disdain, Misprision Respect, Regard, Favour, Estimation My friend made me feel despite at his house party.
Pose Verb Present or constitute (a problem, danger, or difficulty).

(किसी समस्या, खतरे या कठिनाई को गठित करना)

Constitute, Present, Create, Cause, Produce Refrain, Take, Withhold, Answer, Decrease, Discourage The political vendetta is posing threat to the democracy in the country.
Noun A particular way of standing or sitting, usually adopted for effect or in order to be photographed, painted, or drawn.

(मुद्रा)

Posture, Position, Stance, Attitude, Bearing Honesty, Truth, Reality I tried new poses for my wedding ceremony.
Outsize Adjective Exceptionally large

(बहुत बड़ा)

Hue, Oversized, Enormous, Gigantic, Great, Mammoth Minor, Small, Tiny, Minute, Little, Miniscule, Short An outsize statue of a freedom fighter was installed by the government.
Influence Verb Lead to believe

(प्रवृत्त करना)

Affect, Alter, Arouse, Change, Determine, Guide, Manipulate Prevent, Leave alone, Neglect, Discourage, Be Fair We are quickly influenced by bad company.
Noun The capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something, or the effect itself.

(प्रभाव)

Effect, Control, Domination, Force, Impact, Leverage Beginning, Cause, Commencement, Insignificance, Origin, Source The influence of western culture can be seen in metro cities of India.
Idly Adverb With no particular purpose, reason, or foundation.

(आलस्य में)

Leisurely, Lazily, Slowly, Nonchalantly He just sat idly and enjoyed the view of the lake.
Cornerstone Noun An important quality or feature on which a particular thing depends or is based.

(आधारशिला)

Essential, Foundation, Keystone, Mainstay, Pillar Inclusive growth has remained the cornerstone of every policy of this government.
Brace Verb Prepare oneself for something difficult

(किसी मुश्किल काम के लिए खुद को तैयार करना)

Prepare, Ready, Fasten, Support, Tighten Release, Fail, Free, Weaken, Detach The new government should brace itself for the ongoing economic crisis.
Emanate Verb Originate from; be produced by.

(उत्पन्न होना)

Exude, Give out, Send, Pour, Throw Hold, Back, Keep, Restrict The water was emanating from the fountain making a beautiful figure.
Pulverise Verb Reduce to fine particles

(टुकड़े टुकड़े करना)

Shatter, Atomize, Fragment, Granulate, Crumble Lose, Surrender, Build, Construct The houses in the war zone were pulverized by the bombardment.
Conflict Verb To come into the disagreement.

(टकराव)

Differ, Disagree, Vary, Disturb Agree, Consent, Accord, Conform Teachers’ and students’ interests sometimes conflict.
Noun A fight or battle

(झगड़ा)

Disaccord, Discordance, Dissension, Division, War Accord, Agreement, Harmony, Peace Every day new conflict begins between the two neighbours.

The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 24 June 2022

Word/Phrase Part of Speech/Idiom Meaning Synonyms Antonyms Example
Narrative Adjective In the form of story; chronological

(कथात्मक)

Fictional, Narrated, Historical, Reported Rambling The author’s narrative style helped him win the literary award.
Noun Story

(वर्णन)

Account, Anecdote, Fiction, Chronicle You need a strong narrative to cover up your misdeeds.
Poise Verb To hold steadily or in equilibrium.

(सन्तुलन करना)

Hover, Hold, Wait, Brood Reject, Drop, Refuse, Release He learned to poise the earthen pots on his head.
Noun A stable and balanced state of equilibrium.

(सन्तुलन)

Aplomb, Calmness, Equanimity, Grace Agitation, Confusion, Tactlessness, Imbalance There is a lack of poise between the political parties in Maharashtra.
Significance Noun The quality of being worthy of attention; importance.

(महत्व)

Importance, Noteworthiness, Seriousness, Obviousness, Matter, Relevance Insignificance, Disregard, Disrespect, Imperfection, Weakness I understood the significance of the post after I assumed it.
Elevation Noun Promotion; Altitude of a place above sea level

(पदोन्नति; ऊंचाई)

Boost, Eminence, Raise, Advancement Decrease, Demotion, Disdain The elevation of the mountain increased by 2 metres within a century.
Pronounce Verb Declare or announce, typically formally or solemnly.

(घोषणा करना)

Announce, Proclaim, Rule, Decree, Ordain, Adjudicate, Affirm Conceal, Hide, Mumble Mr. Bhatia refrained from pronouncing his next successor.
Remarkable Adjective Worthy of attention

(उत्कृष्ट)

Exceptional, Important, Impressive, Miraculous, Momentous, Notable Average, Bad, Common, Familiar, Normal, Ordinary He was conferred with the prestigious award for his remarkable research in the field of medicine.
Testimony Noun A formal written or spoken statement, especially one given in a court of law.

(गवाही)

Affidavit, Demonstration, Witness, Deposition Denial, Opposition, Veto Professor William was not willing to give testimony against his student.
Notwithstanding Preposition In spite of.

(भले ही)

Nevertheless, Nonetheless, Withal, After all Notwithstanding the new evaluation method, many students failed.
Conjunction In spite of the fact that.

(हालांकि)

Although Sheena could not crack the PCS exam, notwithstanding she has been a topper.
Subaltern Adjective Of lower status

(सब से नीचा)

Subordinate, Inferior Superior The people belonging to subaltern areas need not come close to the King.
Aboriginal Adjective Inhabiting or existing in a land from the earliest times or from before the arrival of colonists.

(आदिवासी)

Indigenous, Native, Earliest, Original, Initial, Primordial Modern, New, Foreign The aboriginal leader decided to contest local elections.
Sustain Verb Strengthen or support physically or mentally.Endure

(बनाए रखना)

Assist, Bolster, Continue, Feel, Suffer, Undergo, Withstand Surrender, Evade, Stop, Hinder, Obstruct, Discourage, Condemn He cannot sustain the strong cold winds blowing outside.
Incorporate Verb take in or contain (something) as part of a whole; include/ Constitute (a company, city, or other organization) as a legal corporation.

(शामिल करना/ निगमित करना)

Assimilate, Consolidate, Cover, Embody, Fuse, Merge, Organise Disconnect, Part, Disperse, Divide, Exclude The government must frame policies to incorporate the tribal communities socially and politically.
Relentless Adjective Remaining strict or determined

(दयाहीन)

Determined, Dogged, Ferocious, Harsh Compassionate, Easy, Gentle, Flexible His relentless efforts led him to launch his own music album.
Critic Noun A person who expresses an unfavorable opinion of something.

(समालोचक)

Faultfinder, Detractor, Expert, Reviewer, Judge Amateur, Complimenter He has been a strong critic of romantic novels.
Ideological Adjective Relating to ideology.

(विचारधारा)

Doctrinaire, Ideation, Quixotic, Visionary, Abstract, Cerebral, Imaginative, Analytical Latitudinarian, Practical, Unsentimental, Broadminded The ideological struggle between the two groups led to the formation of the Hinayana and Mahayana sects.
Radical Noun A person who holds or follows strong convictions or extreme principles

(कट्टरपंथी)

Agitator, Anarchist, Extremist, Fanatic, Insurgent Conservative, Moderate The radical leaders were arrested before they could plan a raging protest.
Starkly Adverb In a way that is harsh and blunt.

(परस्पर विरोधी)

Blunt, Simple, Abrupt, Arrant Clothed, Hidden, Complex, Covered His bidding contrasted with my interest starkly.
Adrift Adverb So as to float without being either moored or steered.

(भटकते हुए)

Afloat, Loose, Drifting, Unanchored Anchored, Determined, Stable, Purposeful The boat went adrift and was found at the other end of the lake.
Ensconce Verb Conceal

(स्थापित करना/ छिपाना)

Shelter, Establish, Settle, Stash, Cover, Bury Depart, Destroy, Disorganise, Forget, Leave, Move Some people do not want to ensconce from their cocoon.
Inclusive Adjective Including or covering all the services, facilities, or items normally expected or required.

(समावेशी)

Broad, Comprehensive, All together, Full Exclusive, Incomprehensive, Narrow The price of the book is inclusive of GST.
Pursuit Noun The action of pursuing someone or something.

(लक्ष्य)

Chasing, Pursuing, Stalking, Tracking, Trailing Ignoring, Avoiding, Letting go, Denying The pursuit of becoming the Prime Minister has led him to betray his own party.
Exclusivist Noun The practice of excluding

(अलगाववादी)

One should not promote exclusivist views.

The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary– Jun 21, 2022

Difficult Word/ Phrase Contextual Sense
Relentless not stopping
Persecution cruel and unfair treatment of a person or group, especially because of their political beliefs
Fillip Anything that makes one feel encouraged
Go-ahead A signal to proceed
Extradite Hand over to the authorities of another country
Collaborate Work together on a common enterprise of project
Tenure The term during which some position is held
Predecessor One who precedes you in time (as in holding a position or office)
Grave Causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm
Severe Intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality
Autocracy A political system governed by a single individual
Redaction an edited work
Bulwark something giving strong support or encouragement in time of need, danger, or doubt
Repertoire A list or supply of something
Perpetrator a person who carries out a harmful, illegal, or immoral act
Dog Go after with the intent to catch
Forefront the leading position in any movement or field
Enshrine preserve (a right, tradition, or idea) in a form that ensures it will be protected and respected
Pivotal Being of crucial importance
Onus something that is one’s duty or responsibility

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary– Jun 20, 2022

Difficult Word/ Phrase Contextual Sense
Fora A public meeting or assembly for open discussion
Déjà vu The experience of thinking that a new situation had occurred before
Pile a lot of something
Prosecute Conduct a prosecution (conduct of legal proceedings against a defendant for criminal behaviour) in a court of law
Overturn Cancel officially
Convict declare guilty
Overwhelming Very strong
Acrimony A rough and bitter manner
Bilateral Affecting two parties
Grey list Grey listing means FATF has placed a country under increased monitoring to check its progress on measures against money laundering and terrorism financing
Loophole an ambiguity that makes it possible to evade a difficulty or obligation
Charge a statement that says that somebody has done something illegal or bad
Pursuance the action of trying to achieve something
Derail to cause to fail or become deflected from a purpose; reduce or delay the chances for success or development of

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary– Nov 25, 2021

Difficult Word/ Phrase Contextual Sense
Aggravated Made more severe or intense especially in law
Penetrative having the power of entering or piercing
Per incuriam through lack of care
Demur (law) a formal objection to an opponent’s pleadings
Member An external body part that projects from the body
Palpably Clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
Grievous Causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm
Incapacitation to make legally incapable or ineligible
Obviate Do away with
Deleterious causing harm or damage

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Today – Nov 24, 2021

Difficult Word/ Phrase Contextual Sense
Dissent Disagree (मतभेद)
Exempt Relieve (मुक्त करें)
Underscore emphasizing the importance of something
Leeway Room to move (स्वतंत्रता)
Viable Reasonable (व्यवहार्य)
Proclaim State or announce
Append Add (something) as an attachment or supplement. (जोड़ना)

The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Today – Nov 23, 2021

Difficult Word/ Phrase Contextual Sense
Aggregate Combine into a collection

(सकल)

Predictable Easy to foretell

(उम्मीद के मुताबिक)

Agglomeration Collection

(ढेर)

Totem Pole

(स्तंभ)

Intend Have in Mind

(इरादा करना)

Allocate Assign

(आवंटित)

Blunt Make dull

(सुस्त बनाना)

Sift Take out residue

(छानना)

Play with fire take foolish risks
Fragile Easily damaged

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary– Nov 19, 2021

Difficult Word/ Phrase Contextual Sense
Even-handed fair and impartial in treatment or judgement
Dissonance A conflict of people’s opinions, actions or characters
Underscore emphasizing the importance of something
Contentious Inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits
Breakthrough A productive insight
Proclaim State or announce
Bruising Brutally forceful and compelling
Readout The information displayed or recorded on an electronic device
Play with fire take foolish risks
Fragile Easily damaged

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Today – Nov 18, 2021

Difficult Word/ Phrase Contextual Sense
Collegium a group in which each member has approximately equal power and authority
Bare Make public
Opaqueness difficult to understand or explain
Puisne Inferior in rank
Incumbent Currently holding an office
Obscure not discovered or known about
Stern Severe and unremitting in making demands
Stinging (of speech) harsh in tone or character
Arbitrary Based on or subject to individual discretion or preference or sometimes impulse or caprice
Dispel Cause to separate and go in different directions

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Today– Nov 17, 2021

Difficult Word/ Phrase Contextual Sense
Amber an amber light used as a warning between red and green
Spur stimulate
Rear to rise high
Slump decline markedly
Silver lining a sign of hope or a positive aspect in an otherwise negative situation
Stock up to get a large quantity of something for later use
Crimp have a limiting or adverse effect on (something)
Abide Put up with something or somebody unpleasant
Tenuous Lacking substance or significance
Drop your guard If you drop your guard, you relax when you should be careful and alert, often with unpleasant consequences

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary– Nov 16, 2021

Difficult Word/ Phrase Contextual Sense
Autonomy political independence
Tenure The term during which some position is held
Dictum An authoritative declaration
Ordinance an order or rule made by a government or somebody in a position of authority
At the helm in charge of an organization, group of people, etc.
Personage A person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events
Superannuation The act of discharging someone
Beholden Under a moral obligation to someone
Abide by Act in accordance with someone’s rules, commands, or wishes
Render Pass down

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary– Nov 15, 2021

Difficult Word/ Phrase Contextual Sense
Ostensibly From appearances alone
Inflection point a time of significant change in a situation
Communiqué An official report
Plenum A meeting of a legislative body at which all members are present
Heap Bestow in large quantities
bequeath Leave or give by will after one’s death
Heresy an opinion or belief that is the opposite of or against what is the official or popular opinion, or an action that shows that you have no respect for the official opinion
Cult Followers of an exclusive system of beliefs and practices
Reverence A feeling of profound respect for someone or something
Contours A feature (or the order or arrangement of features) of anything having a complex structure

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary– Nov 12, 2021

Difficult Word/ Phrase Contextual Sense
Consensus agreement in the judgment or opinion reached by a group as a whole
Humanitarian Marked by humanistic values and devotion to human welfare
Spur Incite or stimulate
Standoff an argument, contest, etc., in which there is no winner
Churlishness Rudeness of manners or temper; lack of kindness or courtesy
Radicalisation the action or process of making somebody more extreme or radical in their opinions on political or social issues
Reconciliation The reestablishing of cordial relations
Creditable good enough to be praised
Feat A notable achievement
Paper over Hide from view or knowledge

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary– Nov 11, 2021

Difficult Word/ Phrase Contextual Sense
Betrayal violation of a person’s trust or confidence
Haven A shelter serving as a place of safety
Vulnerable Capable of being hurt
Apathy An absence of emotion
Scarcely Only a very short time before
Marshal Make ready for action or use
Herculean Extremely difficult
Overdrive The state of high or excessive activity
Flammable Easily ignited
Draw up to prepare something in writing, esp. plans or a formal document

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary– Nov 10, 2021

Difficult Word/ Phrase Contextual Sense
Make heavy weather of to treat (something) in a way that makes it seem more important or difficult than it really is
Tardy delayed
Ostensibly as appears or is stated to be true, though not necessarily so
Exculpatory Clearing of guilt or blame
Retaliatory (of an action) characterized by a desire for revenge
Salutary producing a beneficial effect
Derail to obstruct the progress of
Redound Contribute
Marshal to bring together or organize things in order to achieve a particular aim
Exonerate Pronounce not guilty of criminal charges

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary– Nov 9, 2021

Difficult Word/ Phrase Contextual Sense
Caseload The number of cases handled in a given period of time
Double-edged sword something that has or can have both favourable and unfavourable consequences
Lethal that can cause death or great damage
Plateau reach a stable state of little change
Serology The branch of medical science that deals with serums
Waning decreasing in strength, intensity, etc.
Pail a feeling of gloom
Rejuvenation Restoration to a former state
Let up (of something undesirable) become less intense
Shore up to support (something) or keep (something) from falling by placing something under or against it

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary– Nov 8, 2021

Difficult Word/ Phrase Contextual Sense
Optics the public’s opinion and understanding of a situation after seeing it as the media shows it, and the possible political effects of this
Offset Compensate for
Relent Give in, as to pressure
Fillip The act of giving hope or support to someone
Commensurate Corresponding in size, degree or extent
Clutch A collection of things or persons to be handled together
Salutary Tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health
Softening Make less severe or harsh
Cushion something that makes the effects of a bad situation less severe
Tenuous Lacking significance

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary– Nov 3, 2021

Difficult Word/ Phrase Contextual Sense
Expediency providing an easy and quick way to do something
Fraught causing or having extreme worry or anxiety
Invalidation a formal termination
Strike down abolish a law or regulation
Earmark to designate (something, such as funds) for a specific use or owner
Denude to deprive of something important
Hindrance Any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
Impending Close in time; about to occur
Restive Being in a tense state
Ally someone who helps and supports someone else

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary– Nov 2, 2021

Difficult Word/ Phrase Contextual Sense
Shy away to try to avoid (something) because of nervousness, fear, dislike, etc.
Mitigate Make less severe or harsh
Implicit understood though not clearly or directly stated
Sphere a range or area of activity
Divergence The act of moving away in a different direction from a common point
Communiqué An official report
Fragile Easily damaged
Spike Manifest a sharp increase
Bottleneck a problem that delays progress
Walk the tightrope to be in a difficult situation in which a very small mistake could have very bad results

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Today– Nov 1, 2021

Difficult Word/ Phrase Contextual Sense
Crunch A critical situation that arises because of a shortage of money/ resources
Outlay Money paid out
Better-off In a more fortunate or prosperous condition
Arduous Characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
Menial (used about work) not skilled or important
Borne out to give evidence or testimony to the truth or factualness of
Paucity An insufficient quantity or number
Alleviate Make easier
Agrarian Relating to farming or agriculture
Salve Anything that remedies, heals or soothes

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary– Oct 29, 2021

Difficult Word/ Phrase Contextual Sense
Transition A change from one state to another
Uncalled for not called for or needed
Incongruous Lacking in harmony, compatibility or appropriateness
Repercussion A remote or indirect consequence of some action
Vulnerable Susceptible to attack
Convergence The act of coming closer
Avert Prevent the occurrence of
Earmark Give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause
Mitigate Make less severe or harsh
Seize the moment To take full advantage of life’s opportunities whenever and wherever they present themselves

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Today– Oct 28, 2021

Difficult Word/ Phrase Contextual Sense
Surveillance Close observation of a person or group (usually by the police)
Stern Severe and unremitting in making demands
Rebuff A deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
Bogey something that causes fear, often without reason
Brazen out to continue in a confident way without showing shame or embarrassment
Blanket affecting everyone or everything
Enunciation the act of saying or pronouncing words clearly
Omnibus of, relating to, or providing for many things at once
Spectre the idea of something unpleasant that might happen in the future
Chilling effect a discouraging or deterring effect, esp. one resulting from a restrictive law or regulation

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary– Oct 27, 2021

Difficult Word/ Phrase Contextual Sense
Apprehension Fearful expectation or anticipation
Reservoir Lake used to store water for community use
Spell A period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition
Draw Remove (a commodity) from (a supply source)
Ordinarily Most of the time; in most cases
Catchment A structure in which water is collected (especially a natural drainage area)
Camaraderie a feeling of good friendship among the people in a group
Chauvinism Fanatical patriotism
Recurrent happening or appearing again and again
Prejudicial Tending to favour preconceived ideas

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary– Oct 26, 2021

Difficult Word/ Phrase Contextual Sense
Impasse A situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible
Prolong Lengthen or extend in duration
Curtail Place restrictions on
Lay down formulate and enforce or insist on a rule or principle
Interminable Tiresomely long
Implicit Being without doubt or reserve
Unsavoury Morally offensive
Deadlock A situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible
Repeal an official or legal cancellation
Decriminalise Make legal

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary– Oct 25, 2021

Difficult Word/ Phrase Contextual Sense
Convene to come together or to bring people together for a meeting, etc.
Greenhouse gas any gas that has the property of absorbing infrared radiation (net heat energy) emitted from Earth’s surface and reradiating it back to Earth’s surface, thus contributing to the greenhouse effect
In line with in alignment or accordance with
Concerted Involving the joint activity of two or more
Commemorate Celebrate by some ceremony or observation
Emissary Someone sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else
Coax Influence or urge by gentle urging
Net zero ‘Net zero emissions’ refers to achieving an overall balance between greenhouse gas emissions produced and greenhouse gas emissions taken out of the atmosphere
Abate Become less in amount or intensity
Emitter something that emits (= sends out) gas carbon dioxide

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Today– Oct 22, 2021

Difficult Word/ Phrase Contextual Sense
Script To write
Lose sight of fail to consider
Rollout officially launch or introduce a new product or service
Foresight Seeing ahead
Indigenous Produced in a particular region
Leap A sudden and decisive increase
Bask in glory to enjoy the attention one is getting (because of one’s success at something)
Imperative Requiring attention or action
Ramp up increase the level or amount of something sharply
Obligation promise

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary– Oct 21, 2021

Difficult Word/ Phrase Contextual Sense
Assuage gain the goodwill of
Uproar an angry discussion about something
Genetically modified (used about food, plants, etc.) that has been grown from cells whose genes have been changed artificially
Contamination the act of making something impure or unsuitable by contact with something unclean, bad, etc.
Recall A request by the manufacturer of a defective product to return the product (as for replacement or repair)
Allege Make an accusation or assertion without any proof
Commission Place an order for
Cultivar A variety of a plant developed from a natural species and maintained under cultivation
Fractious likely to be troublesome
Casualty something that suffers as a result of something else

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary– Oct 20, 2021

Difficult Word/ Phrase Contextual Sense
Bloc A group of countries in special alliance
Manifestation A clear appearance
Counterpart A person or thing having the same function or characteristics as another
Free trade agreement a pact between two or more nations to reduce barriers to imports and exports among them
Transcend Be greater in scope or size than some standard
Bilateralism The property of being symmetrical about a vertical plane
Under the tutelage of used to say who a person is taught something by
Footprint range of operation (as of a service)
Pivot the central or most important person or thing
Emanate to come out from a source

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary– Oct 19, 2021

Difficult Word/ Phrase Contextual Sense
Rebound A reaction to a crisis, setback or frustration
Ebb Fall away or decline
Spur Incite or stimulate
Insipid Lacking significance or impact
Uptick A small increase
Outlay The act of spending or disbursing money
Nudge to push someone gently
Spell out to write or print in letters and in full
Lest For fear that
Ring in to celebrate the beginning of (something)

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary– Oct 18, 202

Difficult Word/ Phrase Contextual Sense
Foul Highly offensive
Sectarian relating to religious or political sects and the differences between them
Spotlight A focus of public attention
Apprehend Fully understood or grasped
Blatant completely obvious
Nonchalance a casual lack of concern
Bring to justice to cause to come before a court for trial or to receive punishment for one’s misdeeds
Perpetrator ​a person who commits a crime or does something that is wrong or evil
Bring somebody to book to punish someone and make that person explain their behaviour
Agglomeration A jumbled collection or mass

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Today– Oct 14, 2021

Difficult Word/ Phrase Contextual Sense
Looming Appear very large or occupy a commanding position
Unhindered Not slowed, blocked or interfered with
Dire Causing fear, dread or terror
Way off a long distance away
Stark Very plain, appearing grim and minimally functional
Starvation A state of extreme hunger resulting from lack of essential nutrients over a prolonged period
Liberalise to make (something) less strict
Fortified enriched (as with vitamins or minerals) so that nutritional value is improved
Imperative Some duty that is essential and urgent
Stave off avert or delay something bad or dangerous

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