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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 30 May 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 ans 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 30 May 2020.

  1. awful (adjective) – 
    shocking, terrible, horrible, very unpleasant/bad.
  2. standoff (noun) – 
    deadlock, stalemate, impasse (in a dispute/conflict).
  3. skirmish (noun) – 
    a small or minor fight/conflict; tussle/quarrel, squabble.
  4. on the ground (phrase) –
    in a situation/place where things are happening really/practically.
  5. in years (phrase) – 
    in a long period of time.
  6. aggression (noun) –
    hostility, belligerence, combativeness, warmongering, hawkishness.
  7. as well as (phrase) – 
    and in addition; and also.
  8. tone (noun) –
    basic quality, mood, temper, tenor.
  9. sober (adjective) –
    low-key, sensible, rational, thoughtful.
  10. on (adverb) – 
    taking place.
  11. de-escalation (noun) –
    reduction, lessening, decrease (the intensity of a potentially violent situation).
  12. entail (verb) – 
    necessitate, require; cause, result in.
  13. probably (adverb) – 
    most likely, in all likelihood, all things considered, perhaps.
  14. intervention (noun) – 
    involvement, interference, conciliation, mediation.
  15. insistence (noun) –
    instruction, requirement; assertion/statement,announcement.
  16. aggressor (noun) –
    a person/country who starts hostilities and initiates fight or battle at first; attacker, warmonger, offender, initiator.
  17. in the midst of (phrase) – 
    in the middle of.
  18. inopportune (adjective) –
    inappropriate, inconvenient, unfavourable, disadvantageous.
  19. distraction (noun) – 
    disturbance, intrusion, interference, obstruction, hindrance.
  20. front (noun) –
    a particular situation.
  21. pose (verb) –
    cause, present, constitute (a danger).
  22. mediate (verb) – 
    arbitrate, conciliate, make peace, restore harmony.
  23. make clear (phrase) –
    explain, clarify, elucidate.
  24. claim (noun) – 
    assertion, statement, affirmation, contention.
  25. demarcation (noun) –
    an act of fixing of the boundary or limits.
  26. given (preposition) –
    considering, taking into account, bearing in mind.
  27. negotiate (verb) –
    arrange, work out, agree on; settle, conclude.
  28. protocol (noun) –
    procedure, convention, policy/rule.
  29. build-up (noun) –
    increase, expansion, accumulation, gathering.
  30. act upon (verb) –
    take action considering something, act in accordance with something.
  31. assessment (noun) – 
    evaluation, appraisal, analysis.
  32. conflagration (noun) –
    a large and destructive crisis (or fire); a violent event (or fire).
  33. deflect (verb) – 
    deviate, divert, distract/change.
  34. 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.
  35. deter (verb) –
    prevent, stop, put off/discourage.
  36. push (noun) – 
    thrust, drive, driving force, motivation, motive force.
  37. frontier (noun) –
    boundary, borderline, border.
  38. all the way (phrase) – 
    completely, fully, entirely.
  39. pass (noun) – 
    a navigable (passable) route (road/passage) through a mountain range.
  40. geographical (adjective) –
    territorial; relating to a specific territory (area/region).
  41. vulnerability (noun) –
    weakness/defencelessness, frailty, susceptibility.
  42. contemplate (verb) – 
    consider, think about, reflect on.
  43. maritime (adjective) – 
    of or related to the sea.
  44. scenario (noun) –
    situation.
  45. build around (phrasal verb) –
    organize, develop, make.
  46. consensus (noun) – 
    an idea or opinion that is shared by all the people in a group, agreement, concurrence.
  47. pushback (noun) –
    resistance, opposition, disagreement, force back, repulse drive.
  48. assertion (noun) –
    asserting something; defence, upholding.

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