The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- A crisis in pause |14 July

The Hindu Editorial Article of 14th July 2020 – A crisis in pause

Word  Meaning
Crisis (noun)
A time of intense difficulty or danger.
Overplayed (verb)
Give undue importance to; overemphasize.
stepped (adjective)
having or formed into a step or series of steps.
Brew (verb)

of an unwelcome event or situation) begin to develop.
Rebellion (noun)
an act of armed resistance to an established government or leader.
Fizz (noun)
exuberance or liveliness.
Rivalry (noun)
competition for the same objective or for superiority in the same field.
Retribution (noun)
punishment inflicted on someone as vengeance for a wrong or criminal act.
Adversary (noun)
one’s opponent in a contest, conflict, or dispute.
Festering (adjective)
(of a negative feeling or a problem) becoming worse or more intense, especially through long-term neglect or indifference.
Rubbed salt (phrase) make something worse
Hobnob (verb)
mix socially, especially with those of perceived higher social status.
Topple (verb)
remove (a government or person in authority) from power; overthrow.
Resentment (noun)
bitter indignation at having been treated unfairly.
Marshal (verb)
assemble and arrange (a group of people, especially troops) in order.
Fillip (noun)
something which acts as a stimulus or boost to an activity.
Speculation (noun)
the forming of a theory or conjecture without firm evidence.
Topple (verb)
remove (a government or person in authority) from power; overthrow.
Laboured (adjective)
done with great effort and difficulty.

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Factional (adjective)
relating or belonging to a faction.
Endemic (adjective)
(of a disease or condition) regularly found among particular people or in a certain area.
Plea (noun)
a request made in an urgent and emotional manner.
Defer (verb)
put off (an action or event) to a later time; postpone.
Despondency (noun)
low spirits from loss of hope or courage; dejection.
Reel (verb)
lose one’s balance and stagger or lurch violently.
Routs (noun)
a disorderly retreat of defeated troops.
Emblematic (adjective)
serving as a symbol of a particular quality or concept; symbolic.
Halting (adjective)
slow and hesitant, especially through lack of confidence; faltering.
Infusion (noun)
the introduction of a new element or quality into something.
callousness (noun)
insensitive and cruel disregard for others.

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