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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 13 June 2020

The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 13 June 2020

Almost every competitive exams has English section, that tests the skill of candidates in English language. Therefore candidates have to perform in this section with their best. So it is most important for the students to improve their writing as well as verbal skills. An important part of this process is working on your English vocabulary.

For improvement of vocabulary we are providing here most important The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 13 June 2020.

  1. cloud (verb) –
    mess up, spoil, ruin, vitiate.
  2. cloud (noun) – 
    trouble, problem, worry; menace/threat, gloom.
  3. engineer (verb) –
    bring about, cause, arrange (something skillfully); mastermind, choreograph, orchestrate, manipulate. 
  4. defection (noun) –
     desertion, absconding, decamping.
  5. pandemic (noun) –
    the worldwide spread of a new disease; The illness spreads around the world and typically affects a large number of people across a wide area.
  6. upheaval (noun) – 
    disruption, disorder, turmoil.
  7. in the making (phrase) – 
    burgeoning, developing, growing, up and coming.
  8. unsettle (verb) –
    upset, disturb, dismay.
  9. allegation (noun) – 
    charge, accusation, complaint.
  10. outcome (noun) –
    consequence, result, aftermath, effect.
  11. tussle (noun) – 
    scuffle, fight, clash; quarrel, disagreement.
  12. spruce up (verb) – 
    make smarter/neater, clean up, put in order; beautify oneself.
  13. snarl up (verb) –
    entangle, muddle, jumble, embroil, complicate/confuse.
  14. common ground (phrase) – 
    shared opinions, beliefs (or interests).
  15. turn up (phrasal verb) –
    increase, raise, intensify.
  16. the heat (noun) –
    pressure.
  17. turn up the heat (phrase) –
    to pressurize; to put pressure on someone/something; tighten the screw.
  18. signalling (noun) – 
    the idea that one party convincingly conveys some political information (ideologies) to another (only to show off selfishly, instead of making better society).
  19. comparable (adjective) – 
    similar, equivalent, parallel, related.
  20. inspire confidence (phrase) –
    to make someone (people) feel confident.
  21. usurp (verb) – 
    take over, appropriate, seize.
  22. wrest (verb) –
    seize, grab, take something (power/control) from someone by force/difficulty.
  23. lure (verb) –
    tempt, persuade, attract, coax, win over.
  24. gate-crash (verb) –
    encroach, trespass, intrude, infringe.
  25. means (noun) –
    method, way, procedure.
  26. disenchantment (noun) – 
    disappointment, dissatisfaction, discontent.
  27. ranks (noun) –
    the people belonging to a group.
  28. facade (noun) –
    outward appearance, false display, posture, pretence.
  29. dismantle (verb) –
    demolish, knock down, destroy.
  30. spirit (noun) –
    ethos/morale, principles, standards, ethics, real/true meaning, true intention.
  31. upend (verb) – 
    overturn, upset, topple over, overthrow.
  32. outbreak (noun) –
    sudden appearance/occurrence, outburst, flare-up.
  33. humiliation (noun) –embarrassment,shame, indignity/dishonour, insult, offence.
  34. traverse (verb) – 
    go across, cut across, pass over, negotiate.
  35. instability (noun) – 
    uncertainty, unpredictability, lack of stability.
  36. chaotic (adjective) –
    confused, disrupted, messy/disorganized.
  37. robust (adjective) – 
    strong, powerful.
  38. uncertainty (noun) –
    unpredictability, unreliability, riskiness/precariousness.
  39. spin out of control (phrase) – 
    move in an uncontrolled way.
  40. inopportune (adjective) –
    inappropriate, inconvenient, unsuitable, ill-chosen.

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