The Hindu Editorial (Evasive Mayawati) – Mar 23, 2019

The Hindu Editorial (Evasive Mayawati) – Mar 23, 2019

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati once again asserted this week she is a contender for the post of Prime Minister,… For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Below is today’s word list-1 for The Hindu Editorial (Evasive Mayawati) – Mar 23, 2019.

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Today’s word list-1 for The Hindu Editorial (Evasive Mayawati) – Mar 23, 2019:

  1. evasive (adjective) – indeterminate/non-committal; unclear, puzzling/perplexing.
  2. spectrum (noun) – range, gamut, ambit.
  3. assert (verb) – declare, claim, contend.
  4. equidistant (noun) – relating to be at equal distances from two different things; midway/halfway.
  5. discount (verb) – disregard, pay no attention to, ignore/overlook.
  6. ballast (noun) – counterweight, counterbalance, counterpoise.
  7. refrain from (verb) – abstain, desist/hold back, stop.
  8. relative to (phrase) – proportional, commensurate/corresponding; in comparison with.
  9. reciprocate (verb) – do the same, return/give back; respond.
  10. gesture (noun) – sign/signal, indication; action/deed.
  11. sting (verb) – upset, irritate, hurt.
  12. rebuff (noun) – rejection/refusal, snub, discouragement.
  13. vis-a-vis (preposition) – in relation to, with regard to.
  14. half-hearted (adjective) – unenthusiastic, indifferent, dispassionate.
  15. doomed (adjective) – ill-fated, cursed/damned, hapless/unlucky.
  16. cut into (phrasal verb) – obstruct, interrupt, interfere.
  17. compensate for (verb) – make amends, rectify, offset.
  18. intact (adjective) – undamaged, unimpaired, unflawed.
  19. strain (noun) – element, streak, trace/hint.
  20. inherit (verb) – assume, take over.
  21. churn (noun) – disorder, confusion, mess up.
  22. upsurge (noun) – sudden increase or rise of something.
  23. yearning (noun) – longing, desire/wish, appetite.
  24. assertion (noun) – declaration, statement, contention/protestation.
  25. woo (verb) – try to attract, seek the support of, seek the favour of.
  26. discomfit (verb) – discomfort, disturb, upset.
  27. stitch (verb) – join, combine.
  28. primacy (noun) – priority, greater importance, preference.

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