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December 31, 2015

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 31st 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 30th 2015. Happy Reading :)

Topic 1 : "Good sense on LPG subsidy"


  • Alliance - a union or association formed for mutual benefit
  • Eminent - Good
  • Beneficiary - the recipient of money or other benefits
  • Brickbats- An unfavorable remark (criticism)
  • Voluntary - to do / give something willingly (without being ​forced or ​paid to do it)
  • Opting - to make a choice from a range of possibilities
  • Opt out - choose not to do something
  • Leeway - freedom to do something the way you want to do it
  • Spouse  - A marriage partner; a husband or wife.
  • Plaguing-  causing worry / pain
  • Phenomenon - something that ​exists and can be ​seen
  • Imperative - Crucial
  • Intended - planned
  • Pilferage - the act of stealing
  • Via - through
  • Shore up - support
  • Deficit - loss
  • Firewood - wood that is burnt for a ​fire

Topic 2 : "A stand against reason"


  • Grievous - causing very serious pain
  • Exhaustion - extreme physical or mental tiredness
  • Spectators - a person who watches an activity
  • Partaking - joining in an activity
  • Consequences - results
  • Intended - planned
  • Adequate - enough
  • Mitigate - making something less ​harmful
  • Taming - to control an animal
  • Irrational - not logical or reasonable
  • Endeavour - try hard to do or achieve something
  • Goad - to make an ​animal ​react or do something by ​continuously ​annoying or ​upsetting them
  • Frenzy - wild and violent behaviour
  • Deliberately - consciously and intentionally
  • Gruesome - extremely ​unpleasant and ​shocking (to deal with ​death or ​injury)
  • Adrenaline - a harmone produced by the ​body when you are angry
  • Gored - covered with blood (that has come from an ​injury)
  • Evolved - to develop slowly
  • Bullock cart - a two-wheeled or four-wheeled vehicle pulled by oxen
  • Promulgation -  to ​announce something ​publicly
  • Invoked - to use a ​law in ​order to ​achieve something
  • Proponents - people who ​speak publicly in ​support of a ​particular ​idea or ​plan of ​action
  • Revocation - cancelling
  • Ritual - a religious ceremony
  • Disproportionate - too large or too small in comparison with something else
  • Accede - agree to a demand
  • Espousing - adopting or supporting something
  • Decay - decompose
  • Fervour - strong and ​sincere ​beliefs

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