The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- On Top | 9th July 2020

The Hindu Editorial Article of 9th July 2020- On Top.

Word Meaning
Circumstances (noun)
A fact or condition connected with or relevant to an event or action.
Barring (preposition)
Except for; if not for.
Lead (verb) Cause (a person or animal) to go with one by holding them by the hand, a halter, a rope, etc. while moving forward.
fare (verb)
Perform in a specified way in a particular situation or over a particular period.
Manoeuver (verb) Act in order to achieve a certain goal
Reclaimed (verb)
Retrieve or recover (something previously lost, given, or paid); obtain the return of.
plank (noun)
A fundamental point of a political or other programme.
Bitterly (adverb)
In an angry, hurt, or resentful way.
Mother ship (noun)
A place regarded as a base, source, or headquarters.
Cohabit (verb) coexist
snap (verb)
Suddenly lose one’s self-control.
 Embrace (verb)
Accept (a belief, theory, or change) willingly and enthusiastically.
Agility (noun)
Ability to think and understand quickly.
Moorings (noun) An established practice or stabilizing influence
Yield (verb)
Give way to arguments, demands, or pressure.

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Exaggerated (adjective)
Regarded or represented as larger, better, or worse than in reality.
shredded (adjective)
Torn or cut into shreds.
Marginal (adjective)
Minor and not important; not central.
Indulgence (noun)
The action or fact of indulging.
Halt (verb)
Bring or come to an abrupt stop.
Glaring (adjective)
Highly obvious or conspicuous.
Abrupt (adjective)
Sudden and unexpected.
Aloof (adjective)
conspicuously uninvolved.
reinforce (verb)
strengthen (an existing feeling, idea, or habit).
Intact (adjective) Complete.
Rump (noun)
A small or unimportant remnant of something originally larger.
Befall (verb)
(especially of something bad) happen to (someone).
Relegate (verb)
Assign an inferior rank or position to.
Propel (verb)
spur or drive into a particular situation.
Formidable (adjective)
Inspiring fear or respect through being impressively large, powerful, intense, or capable.
Sulk (verb)
Be silent, morose, and bad-tempered out of annoyance or disappointment.
Steer (noun)
A piece of advice or information concerning the development of a situation.
Foes (noun)
an enemy or opponent.

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