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May 11, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 11th May 2016

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated May 11th 2016. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials. 
Topic 1 : "Freedom to map India"

  • Concern - anxiety / worry
  • Proposed - put forward (a plan or suggestion) for consideration by others
  • Stringent - serious / strict
  • Geospatial - relating to data that is associated with a particular location
  • Unwarranted - not justified or authorized
  • Feedback - information about reactions to a product
  • Vetted - to make a careful and critical examination of (something)
  • Publicised - make (something) widely known
  • Wary - not completely trusting or sure about something or someone
  • Dispute - a disagreement or argument
  • Implication - the action or state of being involved in something
  • Laissez-faire - unwillingness to get involved in something
  • Overblown - bigger or more important or impressive than it should be
  • Aspect - a particular part or feature of something
  • Rushing - moving quickly
  • Prevalent - existing very commonly or happening often
  • Cartography - the art of making or drawing maps
  • Disseminate - spread something (especially information) widely
  • Contradicting - exactly opposite to something
  • Envisage - to imagine or expect something in the future, especially something good
  • Appellate -  involving an attempt to get a legal decision changed
  • Enforcement - to make people obey a law, or to make a particular situation happen or be accepted
  • Oversee - supervise in an official capacity
  • Mutating - changing
  • Plundering - stealing / removing something violently
  • Gauge - to calculate something
  • Outbreak - a time when something suddenly begins, especially a disease or something else dangerous or unpleasant
  • Understated - to describe something in a way that makes it seem less important, serious, bad
  • Disruptive - causing trouble and therefore stopping something from continuing as usual
  • Implication - the effect that an action or decision will have on something in the future
  • Sovereignty - supreme power or authority
  • Integrity - the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles
  • Avenue - a way of approaching a problem or making progress towards something
  • Ironic - happening in a way that is opposite to what is expected
  • Exhorts - strongly encourage to do something
  • Transparent - open and honest, without secrets
Topic 2 : "His name is Sadiq Khan"

  • Bitterly - in a way that shows strong negative emotion such as anger or disappointment
  • Affirming - to publicly show your support for an opinion or idea
  • Resonance - the quality of being loud and clear
  • Triumphed - achieved a victory / to be successful
  • Predecessors - people who held a job or office before the current holder
  • Larger-than-life - if someone is larger than life, that person attracts a lot of attention because they are more exciting or interesting than most people
  • Consistently - in a way that does not vary (change)
  • Flamboyant - very confident in behaviour, and liking to be noticed by other people
  • Brexit - an exit (short for "British exit")
  • Referendum - a vote in which all the people in a country or an area are asked to give their opinion about or decide an important political or social question
  • Spectre - the idea of something unpleasant that might happen in the future
  • Isolation - to separate something from other things with which it is connected or mixed
  • Stint - a person's fixed or allotted period of work
  • Urban - related to a city or town
  • Withstanding - to oppose a person or thing successfully
  • Outrage - an extremely strong reaction of anger
  • Significantly - in a sufficiently great or important way as to be worthy of attention
  • Rival - a person competing with another for the same objective or for superiority in the same field of activity
  • Vague - not able to think clearly
  • Racist - a person who believes that a particular race is superior to another
  • Accusing - saying that someone has done something bad
  • Extremists - people who holds extreme political or religious views, especially who advocates illegal, violent, or other extreme action
  • Harness - to control something, usually in order to use its power
  • Islamophobia - dislike of Islam or Muslims, especially as a political force
  • Diverse - very different
  • Polarising - to divide something into two completely opposing groups
  • Big tent - used in reference to a political party's policy of permitting or encouraging a broad spectrum of views among its members
  • Seamstress - a woman whose job is sewing and making clothes
  • Fascinating - extremely interesting
  • Cosmopolitan - containing or having experience of people and things from many different parts of the world

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