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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 8 June 2020

The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 8 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 8 June 2020.

  1. upper hand (noun) –
    a dominating position.
  2. push (noun) – 
    thrust, drive, effort, campaign.
  3. resistance (noun) – 
    opposition, struggle, defiance, confrontation.
  4. consecutive (adjective) – 
    successive, continuous, back-to-back.
  5. short of (phrase) –
    less than.
  6. climb (noun) –
    rise, growth.
  7. string (noun) – 
    series, succession, chain, sequence.
  8. slow down (phrasal verb) –
    reduce, lessen decrease (one’s activity).
  9. pursuit (noun) –
    aspiration, objective, quest; activity.
  10. influence (verb) –
    affect, have an effect on. 
  11. fortunes (noun) – 
    circumstances (the success or failure of someone), state of affairs, conditions.
  12. ally (noun) – 
    partner, supporter, friendly associate, confederate.
  13. hover (verb) – 
    remain at a level.
  14. perhaps (adverb) – 
    maybe, possibly.
  15. tally (noun) – 
    total, count.
  16. fluid(adjective) – 
    subject to change; changeable, variable, uncertain, undecided, unstable.
  17. hop (verb) – 
    move, jump, pass from one place to another (quickly).
  18. cohort (noun) –
    group; a group/division of people.
  19. largely (adverb) – 
    mostly, mainly, substantially, primarily.
  20. favour (verb) – 
    support, back, endorse, advocate, espouse.
  21. dispensation (noun) –
    (a political) system, organization, party.
  22. overdrive (noun) – 
    a state of excessive activity.
  23. lack of (noun) – 
    absence, deficiency, unavailability, fall short of.
  24. hindrance (noun) – 
    obstacle, impediment, block.
  25. devise (verb) –
    formulate, come up with, create, develop.
  26. dubious (adjective) –
    suspicious, questionable, doubtful.
  27. bypass (verb) – 
    avoid, keep out of, dodge, circumvent, get round.
  28. arbitrarily (adverb) –
    randomly/casually, irrationally, unreasonably, illogically; autocratically.
  29. label (verb) –
    classify, categorize, describe.
  30. blatant (adjective) – 
    evident, flagrant/glaring, obvious, overt.
  31. linger (verb) –
    stay, remain, continue/persist, stay put, wait.
  32. muster (verb) –
    gather, collect, summon up, bring together.
  33. advance (verb) –
    support, improve, promote, further.
  34. provision (noun) –
    term, clause, requirement/condition.
  35. sail through (phrasal verb) – 
    succeed easily at, gain success in easily, pass easily.
  36. conveniently (adverb) – 
    suitably, favourably, advantageously.
  37. relentlessly (adverb) –
    continuously, persistently,firmly/determinedly, continuously in an intense way.
  38. chisel away at (phrasal verb) –
    cut, chip away at; gradually make someone weaker or less effective; cheat, mislead, deceive, trick (to make someone weaker/less effective).
  39. ranks (noun) –
    the people belonging to a group.
  40. meanwhile (adverb) – 
    for now, for the present, meantime.
  41. whip (noun) – 
    a member of a political party who is in charge of written notice provide to their members in Parliament to vote (for/against the act/policy).
  42. find one’s way (phrase) –
    come to a particular place (in a roundabout way).
  43. determined (adjective) –
    insistent on, fixed on, firm about, committed to.
  44. still (adverb) –
    nevertheless, however, in spite of that.
  45. leave no stone unturned (phrase) – 
    to do every (single) thing possible in order to achieve something; not give up, be persistent, be determined.

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