50 Important Words from The Hindu

Words:- 

  1. scratchyRough; grating
  2. myriadA countless or extremely great number.-innumerable – countless – numberless – uncounted
  3. liberalgenerous – bounteous – lavish – bountiful – free
  4. connive -Secretly allow
  5. triagingAssign degrees of urgency to
  6. agrarian -agricultural – predial – land
  7. abundance -plenty – affluence – profusion – opulence – wealth
  8. profusion -abundance – plenty – affluence – exuberance – wealth
  9. bygone – past – last – former – departed – overpast – ancient
  10. stagnate -Cease developing; become inactive or dull.
  11. ratified -Sign or give formal consent to (a treaty, contract, or agreement), making it officially valid.
  12. filth -dirt – muck – impurity – grime – squalor – ordure
  13. hegemony -Leadership or dominance, esp. by one country or social group
  14. immolation -killing or offering as a sacrifice.
  15. symposium– A conference or meeting to discuss a particular subject
  16. frontiers– A line or border separating two countries.
  17. retract -Draw or pull
  18. protectorate– A state controlled and protected by another
  19. zenith -The highest point reached by a celestial or other object
  20. etymology -The study of the origin of words and the way in which their meanings have changed throughout history.
  21. ember -A small piece of burning or glowing coal or wood in a dying fire: “the flickering embers of nationalism”.
  22. unprecedented -unexampled – unparalleled – unheard-of
  23. foment-instigate – incite – provoke
  24. incendiary -(of a device or attack) Designed to cause fires:
  25. amalgam -mixture – mix – blend
  26. tortuous -winding – sinuous – devious – serpentine – crooked
  27. propel -impel – drive – move – push – actuate
  28. depose-testify – dismiss
  29. slayer -killer
  30. Erudite- characterized by great knowledge;
  31. Ardent expressive of, or characterized by intense feeling;passionate;Fervent
  32. abolition- the legal prohibition and ending of slavery.
  33. urged- to press, push, or hasten
  34. fade- to disappear
  35. Imposition- the laying on of something as a burden or obligation.
  36. euphoria- a feeling of happiness, confidence, or well-being
  37. legitimacy-the state or quality of being legitimate.
  38. Tenure- the holding or possessing of anything
  39. profess-to lay claim to, often insincerely; pretend to
  40. abandonto give up; discontinue; withdraw from
  41. Eloquenthaving or exercising the power of fluent, forceful, and appropriate speech
  42. voraciousexceedingly eager or avid
  43. fragile -brittle – frail – breakable – delicate – tender – weak
  44. colossal – huge – enormous – immense – gigantic – tremendous
  45. potable -drinkable
  46. fiat -order – ordinance – decree – command – edict
  47. doggedly -with obstinate determination
  48. divulge -disclose – reveal – publish – betray – expose
  49. equity -justice – fairness – justness – impartiality
  50. abode -residence – habitation – dwelling – home – domicile

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