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December 27, 2015

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 24th 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 24th 2015. Happy Reading :)

Topic 1 : "Law-making amid moral outrage"

  • Legislator - a person who makes law
  • Outrage - intense feeling of anger and shock
  • Iimportunate - annoying
  • Gaze - a steady intent look
  • Augur - to predict
  • Hasty - speedy
  • Bout - a short period of strong activity (feeling)
  • Panic - sudden uncontrollable fear or anxiety
  • Conscience - a person's moral sense of right and wrong
  • Enact - to make (law)
  • Juvenile - teenager
  • Convict - a person found guilty of a crime and sentenced by a court
  • Heinous - very evil
  • Edifying - enlightening (to help somebody's moral improvement)
  • Aspect - a particular part or feature of something
  • Restorative - something that restores
  • Streamlining - to improve something
  • Apprehend - to take into custody
  • Rehabilitation - to teach (a criminal in prison) to live a normal and productive life
  • Prevailing - having great influence
  • Sober - dull
  • Assessment - figuring out what someone knows or has learned
  • Mercurial - Very fast
  • Starkly - doing something in a strict way
  • Emphasise -  to make something important / stress it
  • Negotiations - discussions aimed at reaching an agreement
  • Emerging - developing
  • Hammer out - to produce (an agreement, plan, etc) after much discussion
  • Salvage - to ?save ?something from ?damage or ?destruction
  • Primacy - the ?state of being the most ?important thing
  • Arbiter - a person / organization who has the power to settle an argument between people
  • Cast aside - to put something aside / to throw something away
  • Apparent - clearly visible or understood
  • Outset - the start or beginning of something
  • Cited - refered
  • Heightened - to increase the amount of (something)
  • Surge - a ?sudden and ?great ?increase
  • Plurilateral agreement - a multi-national legal or trade agreement between countries
  • Pre-eminence - superiority
  • Concrete - ?real / ?existing
  • Safeguard - a measure taken to protect something from damage
  • Surges - a ?sudden and ?great ?increase
  • Unambiguous - clearly expressed or understood
  • Reaffirmation - confirmation
  • Procurement - the act of obtaining something
  • Falter - loss of courage or confidence
  • Bipartisan -  involving the agreement or cooperation of two political parties that usually oppose each other's policies
  • Bolstering - supporting
Note : The Vocabulary of 25th and 26th will be available soon

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