Learn New WordsPhrases- Hindu Vocabulary March 2022 PDF
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It’s the beginning of April 2022 and we are here with all the difficult words/ phrases used in the Hindu Editorial in the month of March 2022. Go through this list and see how many words are you seeing for the first time. Make a note of those words and revise their meanings on a regular basis. For best results, try using those words in your daily conversation or writing activity. These small steps will definitely pave your way towards having a better vocabulary. It’s obvious that a better vocabulary will help you fetch more marks in the English language section. Have a look at the words/ phrases now:

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Difficult Word/ PhraseContextual Sense
Scrutiny close or minute examination
Inevitable Incapable of being avoided or prevented
Embody Represent or express something abstract in tangible form
Coercive using force or the threat of force
Self-incrimination the giving of evidence that might tend to expose the witness to punishment for crime
Disseminate to spread information etc. so that it reaches many people
Stringent Demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
Furnish to supply or provide somebody/something with something
Detainee Some held in custody
Grave Causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm
Behest An authoritative command or request
Innocuous Lacking intent or capacity to injure
Perverse Deviating from what is considered moral, right, proper or good
Sedition an illegal action inciting resistance to lawful authority and tending to cause the disruption or overthrow of the government
Disconcerting Causing an emotional disturbance
Clout Special advantage or influence
Promptitude The characteristic of doing things without delay
Cavalier Marked by lack of attention, consideration, forethought or thoroughness; not careful
Foment Try to stir up public opinion
Stem to stop something that is increasing or spreading
Standoff a stalemate or deadlock between two equally matched opponents in a dispute or conflict
Logjam Any stoppage attributable to unusual activity
Multilateral Having many parts or sides
Drop in Visit informally and spontaneously
Suffice Be sufficient
Standstill A situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible
Precept a general rule that helps you to decide how you should behave in particular circumstances
Outreach The act of reaching out
At odds In disagreement
Demobilisation Act of changing from a war basis to a peace basis including disbanding or discharging troops
Jurisprudence The branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do
Adjudicate Bring to an end
Unedifying ​unpleasant in a way that causes disapproval
Deprecate Express strong disapproval of
Peruse Examine or consider with attention and in detail
Revoke Cancel officially
Disconcerting Causing an emotional disturbance
Underscore emphasizing the importance of something
Conscience Conformity to one’s own sense of right conduct
Circumscribe Restrict or confine within limits
Blues A state of depression
Embark on to begin (something that will take a long time or happen for a long time)
Efficacy Capacity or power to produce a desired effect
At large In a general fashion
Catapult to move at a breakneck speed
Benevolence an inclination to do good
Prolonged Relatively long in duration
Dampen Lessen in effect
Slash Cut drastically
Spur Stimulate 
Sanctions Official permission or approval
Barrage an overwhelming quantity
Curb The act of restraining power, action or limiting excess
Unravel to start to fail or no longer stay together as a whole
Unilaterally by means of one part or party
Centrifuge An apparatus that uses centrifugal force to separate particles from a suspension
Leverage Strategic advantage; power to act effectively
Signatory Someone who signs and is bound by a document
Sensitivity aware of and able to understand other people and their feelings
Scuttle Intentionally undermine, ruin, or cause to fail
Malfunction A failure to function normally
Probe An inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities
Chargé d’affaires a subordinate diplomat who substitutes for an absent ambassador or minister
Loophole an ambiguity (especially one in the text of a law or contract) that makes it possible to evade a difficulty or obligation
Fixation An unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone
Fray to make or become weakened 
Hypersonic Moving at more than five times the speed of sound
Echo Repetition 
Dogfight An aerial engagement between fighter planes
Nevertheless in spite of that
Polarisation the act of dividing something, especially something that contains different people or opinions, into two completely opposing groups:
Fatigue Temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work
Disenchantment Disappointment on finding out that something is not as good as hoped, or that previous beliefs were false
Unassailable Without flaws or loopholes
Rhetoric Using language effectively to please or persuade
At a low ebb in a weakened or depressed state
Drubbing A sound defeat
Subaltern a person holding a subordinate position
Citadel A stronghold into which people could go for shelter during a battle
Protracted Relatively long in duration
Concession something that you allow or do, or allow somebody to have, in order to end an argument or to make a situation less difficult
Lay out Tell or show, often with explanation and alternatives
Bloc A group of countries in special alliance
Breakaway Having separated or advocating separation from another entity or policy or attitude
De-escalation (war) a reduction in intensity (of a crisis or a war)
Encircle Form or draw a circle around
Envelope to mount an attack on 
Shoot down Thwart the passage of
Backdrop The context and environment in which something is set
Take a toll to have a serious, bad effect on someone or something
Stub out To stop something
Midst the middle of something
Induce Cause to arise
Overwhelming urgently felt
Consensus Full agreement between a number of people
Barring The act of excluding someone
Buck the trendto be obviously different from the way that a situation is developing generally, especially in connection with financial matters
Diversification The act of introducing variety (especially in the variety of goods and services offered)
Bottomline a company’s net income
Set off Provoke or stir up
Sectarian Of or relating to or characteristic of a sect or sects
Persecution the act of treating somebody in a cruel and unfair way, especially because of their race, religion or political beliefs
Animosity A feeling of ill will arousing active hostility
Drum up Bring together people for a common purpose or generate support a particular action
Hardliner A conservative who is uncompromising
Insurgency An organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict
Porous Allowing passage in and out
Blasphemy behaviour or language that is offensive or shows a lack of respect for God or religion
At the Forefront in a leading position
Rehabilitation The restoration of someone to a useful place in society
Hustle to make strenuous efforts to obtain
Render Cause to become
Orphanhood The condition of being a child without living parents
Sophisticated complex or intricate
Umbrella Having the function of uniting a group of similar things
Adversity A state of misfortune or affliction
Destitution A state without friends, money or prospects
Foster care Supervised care for delinquent or neglected children usually in an institution or substitute home
Realm A domain in which something is dominant
Confrontation A hostile disagreement face-to-face
Onus ​the responsibility for something
Avert Prevent the occurrence of
Miffed ​slightly angry or upset
Partisan Devoted to a cause
Constrained Lacking spontaneity
Discretionary decided by officials and not fixed by rules
On tenterhooks waiting nervously for something to happen
Clemency kind treatment of somebody when they are being punished
Lynchpin a person or thing that is the most important part of an organization, a plan, etc., because everything else depends on them or it
Cautionary giving a warning about a possible danger, problem, etc.
Heed Pay close attention to
Shore up Support, help or boost something that would otherwise be weak or fail
Turmoil A violent disturbance
Dire Causing fear, dread or terror
Hazard source of danger
Breach to break or violate (something)
Wet bulb one of the two thermometers of a psychrometer, the bulb of which is enclosed in wetted material so that water is constantly evaporating from it and cooling the bulb
Vulnerable Susceptible to attack
Partisan Devoted to a cause 
Ceasefire A state of peace agreed to between opponents so they can discuss peace terms
Raft A lot 
Fallout the effect or result of something
Rouble The basic unit of money in Russia
Tumble Fall suddenly and sharply
A run on something a situation in which a lot of people want to buy something at the same time
Unilateral Involving only one part or side
Embark Proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers
Take a beating suffer damage or hurt
Futures Bulk commodities bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date

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