The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary: 10th February 2020

Amnesty (noun) - release, freedom, reprieve, forgiveness (राज-क्षमा)

Example - The government has announced an immediate amnesty for rebel fights.


Infringe (verb) - violate, transgress, breach, actively break the terms (उल्लंघन करना)

Example - They infringed building regulations.


Arduous (adj) - involving, onerous, uphill, strenuous effort (कठिन)

Example - The task was more arduous than he had calculated.


Heinous (adj) - evil, shocking, horrible, monstrous, extremely bad (घृणित)

Example - They are capable of the most heinous acts.


Intermediary (adj) - negotiator, mediator, middleman, agent, interim, broker, (मध्यस्थ)

Example - She traced her mother with the help of an intermediary service.


Shroud (verb) - cover, envelop, conceal, hide, a length of cloth (परदा)

Example - The truth about the accident remains hidden beneath a shroud of secrecy.


Realm (noun) - kingdom, area, field, domain (राज्य)

Example - Her interests are in the realm of practical politics.


Engender (verb) - produce, cause, bring about, give rise to (पैदा करना)

Example - Her latest book has engendered a lot of controversy.


Monger (noun) - denoting a dealer, trader, merchant, trafficker, vendor (विक्रेता)

Example - They are nothing but a bunch of war-mongers.

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