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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 17th April 2020

  1. across the gulf (phrase) – on the other/opposite side of the gulf; throughout the gulf region.
  2. stranded (adjective) – stuck (in difficulties), helpless, abandoned, deserted.
  3. constitute (verb) – account for, form, comprise, represent.
  4. cohort (noun) – group, category, section (of people with common quality/attribute).
  5. diaspora (noun) – the people who spread/scatter from their own country to places across the world.
  6. unskilled (adjective) – unqualified, unschooled uneducated, untaught.
  7. semi-skilled (adjective) – having some training and skills, but not enough to do specialized work.
  8. lucratively (adverb) – in a way that is well paid; highly-paying, profitably.
  9. backbone (noun) – foundation, cornerstone, pillar, mainstay, chief support.
  10. tie (noun) – bond, association, union.
  11. foreign exchange remittance (noun) – money transfers (called remittance) from a foreign worker employed outside the country to family, friends or relatives residing in home countries. In many countries, remittance  accounts for a significant portion of a nation’s gross domestic product or GDP.
  12. assimilation (noun) – adjustment, adaptation, integration/absorption (of different people, ideas, or culture).
  13. intact (adjective) – undamaged, unimpaired, unspoiled.
  14. subsistence (noun as modifier) – relating to sufficient only for one’s own use; relating to one’s maintenance, living, livelihood.
  15. in the wake of (phrase) – as a result of, in the aftermath of, as a consequence of.
  16. COVID-19 (noun) – coronavirus disease 2019.
  17. 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.
  18. social distancing (noun) – a term means actively avoiding crowded public places, is a key element in decreasing the rapid spread of COVID-19. This is an effort intended to limit exposure by reducing face-to-face contact and preventing spread among people in community settings.
  19. preexisting (adjective) – previous, earlier/prior, foregoing/preceding.
  20. procure (verb) – obtain, acquire, get, pick up, buy/purchase.
  21. render (verb) – make, cause to be, cause to become.
  22. transit (place) (noun) – a place that people are passing through/across (with or without stopover) on their travel/journey to other places.
  23. succour (noun) – aid/help/support, assistance, relief.
  24. nurture (verb) – encourage,promote, foster.
  25. endurance (noun) – staying power, lasting power, tenacity, determination, longevity/stability.
  26. concerning (preposition) – about, regarding, with regard to, with reference to.
  27. repatriate (verb) – send (a person) back to his/her own country or land of citizenship; banish, deport, expel.
  28. expatriate (noun) – refugee, exile, non-native.
  29. ambassador (noun) – envoy, diplomat, consul.
  30. returnee (noun) – a person who returns to his native country after being in another country for sometime.
  31. work out (phrasal verb) – develop, form, initiate/establish.
  32. certainly (adverb) – surely, definitely, without question.
  33. arrive at (verb) – achieve, reach, accomplish, work out, draw up (a decision).
  34. doable (adjective) – effective, valid, usable, manageable.
  35. juncture (noun) – point in time, time/moment, stage.
  36. the least (pronoun) – the minimum, smallest, slightest amount.
  37. livelihood (noun) – means of making a living with the basic necessities (food, water, shelter and clothing); means of support, subsistence, source of income.

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