50 Important Words from The Hindu
- scratchy –Rough; grating
- myriad –A countless or extremely great number.-innumerable – countless – numberless – uncounted
- liberal –generous – bounteous – lavish – bountiful – free
- connive -Secretly allow
- triaging –Assign degrees of urgency to
- agrarian -agricultural – predial – land
- abundance -plenty – affluence – profusion – opulence – wealth
- profusion -abundance – plenty – affluence – exuberance – wealth
- bygone – past – last – former – departed – overpast – ancient
- stagnate -Cease developing; become inactive or dull.
- ratified -Sign or give formal consent to (a treaty, contract, or agreement), making it officially valid.
- filth -dirt – muck – impurity – grime – squalor – ordure
- hegemony -Leadership or dominance, esp. by one country or social group
- immolation -killing or offering as a sacrifice.
- symposium– A conference or meeting to discuss a particular subject
- frontiers– A line or border separating two countries.
- retract -Draw or pull
- protectorate– A state controlled and protected by another
- zenith -The highest point reached by a celestial or other object
- etymology -The study of the origin of words and the way in which their meanings have changed throughout history.
- ember -A small piece of burning or glowing coal or wood in a dying fire: “the flickering embers of nationalism”.
- unprecedented -unexampled – unparalleled – unheard-of
- foment-instigate – incite – provoke
- incendiary -(of a device or attack) Designed to cause fires:
- amalgam -mixture – mix – blend
- tortuous -winding – sinuous – devious – serpentine – crooked
- propel -impel – drive – move – push – actuate
- depose-testify – dismiss
- slayer -killer
- Erudite- characterized by great knowledge;
- Ardent – expressive of, or characterized by intense feeling;passionate;Fervent
- abolition- the legal prohibition and ending of slavery.
- urged- to press, push, or hasten
- fade- to disappear
- Imposition- the laying on of something as a burden or obligation.
- euphoria- a feeling of happiness, confidence, or well-being
- legitimacy-the state or quality of being legitimate.
- Tenure- the holding or possessing of anything
- profess-to lay claim to, often insincerely; pretend to
- abandon–to give up; discontinue; withdraw from
- Eloquent– having or exercising the power of fluent, forceful, and appropriate speech
- voracious–exceedingly eager or avid
- fragile -brittle – frail – breakable – delicate – tender – weak
- colossal – huge – enormous – immense – gigantic – tremendous
- potable -drinkable
- fiat -order – ordinance – decree – command – edict
- doggedly -with obstinate determination
- divulge -disclose – reveal – publish – betray – expose
- equity -justice – fairness – justness – impartiality
- abode -residence – habitation – dwelling – home – domicile
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