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January 14, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 13th January 2016

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Hi Friends, I am Kani. Here I am sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 13th January 2016. Happy Reading :)

Topic 1 : "A political misadventure"

  • Misadventure - an unfortunate incident
  • Opportunism - behaviour in which you use every ​situation to ​try to get ​power or an ​advantage
  • Dubious - doubting
  • Inevitably - unavoidably
  • Taming - make less powerful and easier to control
  • Bullock cart - two-wheeled vehicle pulled by oxen
  • Festivities - the celebration of something in a joyful way
  • Harvest - the ​time of ​year when ​crops are ​cut and ​collected from the ​fields
  • Perpetrate - to ​cause something to ​continue
  • Endangers - to put someone at risk or in danger
  • Unrest - disagreements or ​fighting between different ​groups of ​people
  • Unease - a ​feeling of being worried about something
  • Restraint - a condition that keeps someone under control
  • Verdict - judgement
  • On the contrary - opposite of something
  • Stoked - ​encouraged ​bad ​ideas or ​feelings in a lot of ​people
  • Reviving - restoring
  • Circumvent - to ​avoid something (illegally)
  • Foothold - a ​strong first ​position from which ​further ​progress can be made
  • Deployed - to use in an ​effective way
  • Tweaking - improve by making adjustments to something
  • Urged - recommend (something) strongly
  • Promulgate - to ​announce something ​publicly (especially a new ​law)
  • Fortified - strengthened or protected
  • Harmonious - friendly and ​peaceful
  • Inflicting - cause something unpleasant / painful
  • Violative - an ​action that ​acts against something
  • Humane - ​showing ​kindness
  • Exploitative - using someone ​unfairly for ​your own ​advantage
  • Anthropocentric - considering ​humans and ​their ​existence as the most ​important and ​central ​fact in the ​universe
  • Repugnant - unacceptable
  • Confrontation - a ​fight or ​argument
  • Relic - a ​tradition from the past that ​continues to ​exist
  • Feudal - old-fashioned

Topic 2 "Individual brilliance, derivative success"

  • Derivative - something which is based on another source
  • Stupendous - extremely impressive
  • By some margin - a noticeable differenc
  • Dribbling - to ​move a ​ball along the ​ground with ​repeated ​small ​kicks or ​hits (in ​football or ​hockey)
  • Perhaps - used to show that something is ​possible
  • Indeed - really (used to ​add some ​extra ​information that supports something you have just said)
  • Squad - a small group of people having a particular task (here players)
  • Home-grown - own
  • Complemented - to make something ​else ​seem ​better or more ​attractive when ​combining with it (The ​music complements her ​voice ​perfectly)
  • Lacking - not available
  • Perennial - lasting a very ​long ​time
  • Consequently - as a result
  • Glory - an ​important ​achievement that ​earns someone ​great honour / praise
  • Emphasise - to show that something is very ​important
  • Colleagues - people with whom you work in a profession
  • Consistently - something that's done the same way for a long time
  • Predicated - to say that something is ​true
  • Cohesion - the ​situation when the ​members of a ​group are ​united

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