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November 26, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 26th November 2016

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Hai Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu News Paper dated 26th November 2016. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials 

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Appointing a Lokpal"

  • Lokpal - (caretaker of people in Sanskrit) He is an anti-corruption authority who represents the public interest
  • Admonishing - to tell someone that they have done something wrong
  • Cleanse - to make something completely clean
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  • Relevant - connected with what is happening or being discussed
  • Minor - very small / having little importance
  • Amendment -  a change made to a law or agreement
  • Enable - to make something possible
  • Endorsed - to make a public statement of your approval or support for something or someone
  • Vigilance - the activity of watching a person or situation very carefully so that you will notice any problems or signs of danger immediately
  • Inoperative - not having effect or power,
  • Indefinitely - for a period of time with no fixed end
  • Evoking - to make someone remember something or feel an emotion
  • Apprehension -  a feeling of worry or fear that something bad might happen
  • Amendment - a change to a law that is not yet in operation and is still being discussed
  • Promulgated - to spread beliefs or ideas among a lot of people
  • Re-examine - to look at something in detail again
  • Panel - a small group of people chosen to give advice, make a decision, or publicly discuss their opinions as entertainment
  • Ombudsman - someone who works for a government or large organization and deals with the complaints made against it
  • Comprising - to form something
  • Eminent - famous, respected, or important
  • Hitch - a temporary difficulty that causes a short delay
  • Provision - a statement within an agreement or a law that a particular thing must happen or be done
  • Concerning - about
  • Office-holder - someone who has an important official position in an organization or in the government
  • Expedite - to make something happen more quickly
  • Magnanimity - to forgive people / willing to be kind and fair

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "The gathering crisis in Seoul"

  • Crisis - a time of great disagreement, confusion, or suffering
  • Taking to the streets - when people take to the streets, they express their opposition to something in public and often violently
  • Exploded - to break up into pieces violently
  • Aide - a person whose job is to help someone important, such as a member of a government or a military officer of high rank
  • Allegation - a statement, made without giving proof, that someone has done something wrong or illegal
  • Covertly - secretly, or in a hidden way
  • Extorted - to illegally get money or information from someone by using force
  • Giant - a very large and successful company
  • Conglomerates - a large business organization formed when several different businesses join together
  • Chaebols - one of the several large, powerful groups of companies in South Korea that are involved in various different types of business
  • Charitable - intended to help people who are poor or ill
  • Stood her ground - to continue in her beliefs in an argument
  • Clung on to something - to try very hard to keep something
  • Presidency - the job of being president, or the period when someone is a president
  • Sacked - to remove someone from their job
  • Regain - to get something again that you lost
  • Mounting - gradually increasing
  • Impeaching - to make a formal statement saying that a public official is guilty of a serious offence in connection with their job
  • Breach - an act of breaking a law, promise, agreement, or relationship
  • Constitution - the set of political principles by which a state or organization is governed
  • Backing - support
  • Unravelling - destroying
  • Macroeconomic - the study of financial systems at a national level
  • Paradigm - a model of something, or a very clear and typical example of something
  • Under a cloud - not be trusted or popular because people think you have done something bad
  • Hard-fought - achieved after a lot of difficulty or fighting
  • Revitalisation - the process of making something grow, develop, or become successful again
  • Sustainable -  able to continue over a period of time
  • Immense -  extremely large in size or degree
  • Address - to give attention to or deal with a matter or problem
  • Hostile -  unfriendly and not liking something
  • Prospect - the possibility that something good might happen in the future
  • Deploying - to move soldiers or equipment to a place where they can be used when they are needed
  • Rhetoric - clever language that sounds good but is not sincere or has no real meaning
  • Treaty - a written agreement between two or more countries, formally approved and signed by their leaders
  • Ally - a country that has agreed officially to give help and support to another one, especially during a war
  • Turmoil - a state of confusion, uncertainty, or disorder

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