The Hindu Editorial (Beating the best) – Mar 30, 2021

The Hindu Editorial (Beating the best) – Mar 30, 2021

India’s thrill-a-minute seven-run victory over England in the third and final ODI in Pune on Sunday completed a clean sweep for the home nation across formats. It’s an achievement India should be proud of,… For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Below is today’s word list-2 for The Hindu Editorial (Beating the best) – Mar 30, 2021.

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The Hindu Editorial (Beating the best) – Mar 30, 2021:

  1. try out (phrasal verb) – test, experiment (something new).
  2. thrill-a-minute (adjective) – thrilling.
  3. sweep (noun) – comprehensive win (in a contest).
  4. comprehensively (adverb) – completely, thoroughly, fully.
  5. formidable (adjective) – impressive, indomitable, strong, powerful, mighty.
  6. reflect (verb) – indicate, show, demonstrate, exhibit.
  7. outfit (noun) – team, group.
  8. reigning (adjective) – prevailing, existing, present/current.
  9. bilateral (adjective) – involving two groups or countries.
  10. triumph (verb) – prevail, win, succeed.
  11. thanks to (phrase) – as a result of, owing to, due to, because of.
  12. crunch (noun as modifier) – critical (point).
  13. astonishing (adjective) – impressive, amazing, striking.
  14. array (noun) – list, line-up.
  15. made to order (adjective) – specially made/designed; custom-made.
  16. exploit (noun) – feat, deed, act, move (a bold/courageous one).
  17. full-fledged/fully-fledged (adjective) – fully established.
  18. comeback (noun) – return.
  19. astounding (adjective) – amazing, astonishing, impressive, notable.
  20. leg (noun) – part, stage, phase, segment.
  21. at home (phrase) – in one’s own country.
  22. baggage-free (adjective) – free of past (burdensome) experiences.
  23. perhaps (adverb) – maybepossibly.
  24. allude to (verb) – refer to, mention, speak briefly of, imply.
  25. formulaic (adjective) – standard, routine, conventional, run-of-the-mill.
  26. prioritise (verb) – make a point of, highlight, call attention to (something as very important).
  27. crafty (adjective) – clever, shrewd, astute, canny; cunning, sharp.
  28. build-up (noun) – increase, escalation, development.
  29. reveal (noun) – display, exhibition, disclosure.
  30. flourish (noun) – bold action.
  31. template (noun) – model, pattern, sample, prototype.
  32. setting (noun) – position, situation, environment.
  33. variables (noun) – something (an element/factor) that is subjected to change/vary.
  34. all but (phrase) – nearly, almost, just about, more or less, practically, virtually.
  35. take out (phrasal verb) – remove, detach, separate.
  36. equation (noun) – (consideration of) the situation, the problem, the case.
  37. set-up (noun) – system, structure, organization.
  38. epitomise (verb) – symbolize, represent, illustrate.
  39. all-out (adjective) – intense, aggressive, vigorous, powerful.
  40. understate (verb) – play down, downplay, de-emphasize.
  41. relentless (adjective) – determined, resolute, purposeful, dogged, single-minded, tireless.
  42. indicative (adjective) – expressive, suggestive, representative.
  43. patent (verb) – get a patent for something.
  44. the likes of (phrase) – someone/something considered as a type.
  45. come in (phrasal verb) – get involved in.
  46. acme (noun) – the level/point where something is at its best; summit, pinnacle, top level.
  47. impending (adjective) – nearing, approaching, forthcoming.
  48. set to (adjective) – ready, prepared, likely to do something.
  49. fine-tune (verb) – regulate, calibrate, alter.


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