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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