The Hindu Editorial Daily Vocabulary words list more than 20 words in Multi Pages. To learn more word go to next page

1 Impasse (noun)
Meaning-
A situation in which no progress is possible, especially because of disagreement; a deadlock (गतिरोध)
Synonyms: deadlock, gridlock, halt, logjam, Mexican standoff, stalemate, standoff

2 Counterpart (noun)
Meaning-
A person or thing that corresponds to or has the same function as another person or thing in a different place or situation (समकक्ष)
Synonyms: coequal, compeer, coordinate, equal, equivalent, fellow, like

3 Aftermath (noun)
Meaning-
The consequences or after-effects of a significant unpleasant event, repercussion
Synonyms: aftereffect, backwash, child, conclusion, consequence, corollary
Antonyms: antecedent, causation, cause, occasion, reason

4 Tinderbox (noun)
Meaning
– A thing that is readily ignited
Synonyms: flash point, powder keg, time bomb, volcano

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5 Artillery (noun)
Meaning-
A military detachment or branch of the armed forces that uses large-calibre guns (तोपखाना)
Synonyms: guns, ordnance

6 Readout (noun)
Meaning-
An official statement summarizing the points discussed during a meeting or phone call between diplomats or political figures

7 Prolongation (noun)
Meaning-
Extension of the duration of something (मोहलत)
Synonyms: drag (out), draw out, elongate, extend, lengthen, outstretch
Antonyms: abbreviate, abridge, curtail, cut, cut back, shorten

8 Status quo (noun)
Meaning-
The existing state of affairs, especially regarding social or political issues (यथास्थिति)
Synonyms: normalcy, normality
Antonyms: abnormality

9 Precarity (noun)
Meaning-
A state of persistent insecurity with regard to employment or income (अनिश्चितता)

10 Dog (verb)
Meaning-
Follow (someone) closely and persistently
Synonyms: bird-dog, chase, course, follow, hound, pursue, run, shadow
Antonyms: guide, lead, pilot