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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary: 21st January 2020

Tragic (adj.) - causing or characterized by extreme distress or sorrow (दुखद)

Example - It is tragic that the theatre has had to close.

 

Trek (verb) - go on a long arduous journey, typically on foot (सफ़र)

Example - We did an five-hour trek yesterday.

 

Exploit (verb) - make full use of and derive benefit from (a resource) (लाभ उठाना)

Example - The two companies joined forces to exploit the potential of the Internet.

 

Venture (verb) - undertake a risky or daring journey or course of action (जोखिम उठाना)

Example - We ventured into the local town.

 

Akin (adj.) - of similar character (समान)

Example - He speaks a language akin to Russian.

 

Fatally (adv.) - with death as a result (घातक रूप से)

Example - He was fatally injured when crossing a road.

 

Trample (verb) - to act without any respect for someone or something (कुचल डालना)

Example - The workmen trampled on my flower bed.

 

Perish (verb) - die, especially in a violent or sudden way (नष्ट हो जाना)

Example - Two hundred people perished in the earthquake.

 

Expedition (noun) - a journey undertaken by a group of people with a particular purpose (अभियान)

Example - We are going on a shopping expedition on Tuesday.

 

Vanish  (verb) - disappear suddenly and completely (ग़ायब होना)

Example - She just vanished and was never seen again.

 

Terrain (noun) - a geographic area, a piece of land (इलाक़ा)

Example - The car handles particularly well on rough terrain.

 

Escort - accompany (someone or something) somewhere as an escort (पहरेदार)

Example - The members of the jury left the court with a police escort.

 

Intricate (adj.) - very complicated or detailed (पेचीदा)

Example - The farmers use an Intricate system of drainage canals.

 

Inconspicious (adj.) - not clearly visible (अप्रत्यक्ष)

Example - We know they existed, but they were small and Inconspicious.

 



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