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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 6 July 2020

The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 6 July 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 6 July 2020.

  1. house (verb) –
    contain, hold, enclose, accommodate.
  2. objective (noun) –
    aim, intention, purpose.
  3. address (verb) –
    talk to, give a talk to, speak to, give a discourse to.
  4. stand-off (noun) – 
    deadlock, stalemate, impasse (in a dispute/conflict).
  5. brief (verb) – 
    update, inform, apprise.
  6. preparedness (noun) –
    readiness.
  7. People’s Liberation Army (PLA) (noun) – 
    People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is the armed forces of the country of China and Communist Party of China (CPC). It is one of the largest military forces in the world.
  8. expansionism (noun) – 
    the policy of territorial expansion.
  9. evolution (noun) –
    progress, advancement, progression, development.
  10. expansionist (adjective) –
    relating to a policy by a government or country to increase its land or power.
  11. humanity (noun) –
    humankind, the human race, people.
  12. relent (verb) – 
    change one’s mind, abandon, mitigate, abate, decrease.
  13. aggression (noun) –
    hostility, belligerence, combativeness, warmongering, hawkishness.
  14. recall (verb) –
    remember, recollect, think of, call to mind.
  15. imperialism (noun) – 
    an action that involves a country (usually an empire or a kingdom) extending its power by the acquisition of territories.
  16. decry (verb) – 
    denounce, condemn, criticize.
  17. hit home (phrase) –
    (of a criticism/remark) to be fully understood or accepted as true/real.
  18. embassy (noun) – 
    the diplomatic office building in a foreign country where the ambassador & team live and work; consulate.
  19. diplomatic (adjective) –
    (delicate & sensitive) consular, foreign-policy, political.
  20. exhaust (verb) –
    use up, run through, go through, finish. 
  21. address (noun) –
    speak, talk, discourse.
  22. signify (verb) – 
    mark, signal, denote, indicate.
  23. determination (noun) –
    will power, resolution, resolve.
  24. speak of (verb) –
    mention, talk about, comment on, refer to.
  25. valour (noun) – 
    bravery, courage, boldness, audacity.
  26. confrontation (noun) –
    conflict, scuffle, face-off.
  27. unspoken (adjective) – 
    unstated, unexpressed, unmentioned.
  28. well-timed (adjective) – 
    timely, at the right time; appropriate, prompt, apt.
  29. temperature (noun) – 
    the extent of tension in a conflict.
  30. engagement (noun) –
    clash, confrontation, conflict.
  31. disengagement (noun) – 
    withdrawal, departure, retreat (of military troops).
  32. dispersal (noun) – 
    scattering or spreading of a group of people to move in different ways.
  33. mobilisation (noun) –
    in military terminology, mobilisation is the act of assembling and readying troops  together for a particular cause (e.g. war).
  34. contrast (noun) – 
    difference, dissimilarity, contradiction.
  35. tone (noun) –
    expression, mode of expression; mood, attitude.
  36. transgress (verb) – 
    breach, violate, disobey, contravene.
  37. far more (phrase) –
    a lot more, much more.
  38. thus far (phrase) –
    until now, till now, up to this point.
  39. picture (noun) –
    narration, detail, report; annals/chronicle.

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