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December 18, 2015

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 17th December 2015

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Hi Friends, I am Kani. Here I am sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated December 17th 2015. Happy Reading :) 

Topic 1 : "Tactless raid, unsavoury fallout"

  1. Tactless - One's action is likely to offend other people.
  2. Unsavoury - Morally unacceptable.
  3. Fallout - Unpleasant consequences that follow it.
  4. Propriety - Conformity to established standards of good or proper behaviour.
  5. Speculation - Process of consideration.
  6. Premises - Campus.
  7. Suspicion - Act of suspecting.
  8. Incumbent - Holding an indicated position.
  9. Probe - Question closely / Examine thoroughly.
  10. Oblique - Not expressed directly or openly.
  11. Vendetta - Any prolonged or bitter fight / Quarrel.
  12. Seized - To take hold of suddenly or forcibly.
  13. Credence - Belief as to the truth of something.
  14. Grievance - A Complaint.
  15. Perceptions - Immediate recognition.
  16. Persists - To continue firmly in some state / To last.
  17. Outburst - A Sudden strong expression of emotion.
  18. Coward - A person who lacks courage in facing danger or opposition.
  19. Unbecoming - Shocking and unsuitable.
  20. Bluster - To be loud.
  21. Irony of - Odd / Contrast.
  22. Coalition - A combination or alliance.
  23. Confrontation - Fight or dispute between two groups.
  24. Ranged - Moving around.
  25. Impending - About to happen.
  26. Onus - Responsibility.

Topic 2 : "Cautionary signals from the export slump"

  1. Cautionary - Containing a warning.
  2. Slump - Fall heavily / To decrease .
  3. Protracted - Lengthen / Prolong.
  4. Contraction - A decrease in economic or industrial activity.
  5. Cast its shadow - It causes it to appear there.
  6. Hobbling - To hold back to the progress of.
  7. Enduring - Lasting / Permanent.
  8. Sizeable - Fairly large.
  9. Deficit - A lack or shortage.
  10. Surging - Increasing suddenly and greatly.
  11. 32-fold - It means 32-times.
  12. Fillip - A tap or strike smartly.
  13. Cogently - Convincing.
  14. Springboard - Something that supplies the condition for a beginning.
  15. Enhancing - To raise the value of.
  16. Vigil - Remain somewhere quietly for a period of time.
  17. Can ill afford - Something prevent it from happening.
  18. Complacent - Pleased / Self-satisfied.

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