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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 24 June 2020

The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 24 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 24 June 2020.

  1. acquittal (noun) –
    declaration of innocence, clearing, discharge, release, vindication, exoneration.
  2. setback (noun) – 
    problem, difficulty, issue.
  3. marital (adjective) –
    matrimonial,marriage, wedding.
  4. disbelief (noun) – 
    doubtfulness, lack of belief, scepticism.
  5. acquit (verb) –
    declare innocent; discharge, release, free (from a criminal charge).
  6. heinous (adjective) – 
    extremely bad & evil, shocking, horrible/wicked.
  7. sensational (adjective) –
    staggering, shocking, appalling.
  8. conspiracy (noun) –
    unlawful plan, intrigue, collaboration/deception.
  9. indeed (adverb) – 
    in fact, actually.
  10. emblematic (adjective) – 
    symbolic, representative, demonstrative.
  11. in the name of (phrase) – 
    for the sake of, at the behest of.
  12. preserve (verb) –
    protect, safeguard, maintain.
  13. honour (noun) –
    status, prestige, reputation, image.
  14. narrative (noun) – 
    a representation of a particular situation; portrayal/account.
  15. author (noun) – 
    originator, instigator, planner.
  16. hireling (noun) – 
    attendant, assistant, right-hand man.
  17. commute (verb) – 
    reduce, lessen, scale down (a judicial sentence, especially a sentence of death).
  18. remission (noun) –
    cancellation, suspension, repeal.
  19. succumb (verb) – 
    die from, pass away as a result of, be a fatality of, fall victim to (a disease or injury).
  20. inflict (verb) –
    cause, administer, impose, exact.
  21. gaze (noun) –
    eye, watch, observance, scrutiny.
  22. assailant (noun) – 
    attacker.
  23. grievously (adjective) – 
    severely, seriously, heinously, shockingly, dreadfully.
  24. deposition (noun) – 
    statement, sworn statement, affidavit, attestation, affirmation.
  25. fellow (adjective) – 
    used to refer to someone who has quality, interest & etc as you.
  26. a shot in the arm (phrase) – 
    boost, fillip, stimulus.
  27. progressive (adjective) – 
    advanced, higher, evolved, developed, forward (section/caste).
  28. exoneration (noun) –
    vindication, acquittal, discharge.
  29. impede (verb) – 
    hinder, obstruct, delay, hold back.
  30. reflect (badly) on (verb) –
    damage the reputation of, give a bad name to, do discredit to.
  31. prosecution (noun) –
    legal action/trail, legal proceeding, litigation.
  32. ought to (modal verb) –
    must, should.
  33. circumstances (noun) – 
    situation, conditions, state of affairs.
  34. suspicion (noun) – 
    misgiving, doubt/qualm, distrust, scepticism.
  35. parting of the ways (phrase) – 
    separation, break-up, split-up.
  36. abduct (verb) –
    kidnap, hold hostage, hijack.
  37. suppress (verb) –
    conceal, control, contain, restrain, hold back, prevent.
  38. strike (verb) – 
    attack, assault (someone).
  39. opportune (adjective) –
    suitable, appropriate, fitting, convenient.
  40. flaw (noun) –
    defect, fault, imperfection/weakness.
  41. in someone’s interest (phrase) –
    for the benefit or advantage of someone.
  42. dimension (noun) –
    aspect, feature, side, element.
  43. horrific (adjective) – 
    dreadful, awful, terrible, appalling.

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