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December 17, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 17th December 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 17th December 2016. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Diminishing options before BCCI"

  • Diminishing - reducing / becoming less
  • Equivocation - to speak in a way that is intentionally not clear and confusing to other people, especially to hide the truth
  • Bitter lesson - painful lesson
    English Vocabulary from News Papers
  • Prima facie - based on what seems to be true, before a situation has been examined in detail
  • Contempt - a strong feeling of disliking and having no respect for someone or something
  • Perjury - the crime of telling lies in court when you have promised to tell the truth
  • Predicament - an unpleasant situation that is difficult to get out of
  • Reluctance - unwillingness to do something
  • Reform - a change that is intended to correct a situation that is wrong or unfair, or make a system work more effectively
  • Ham-handed - doing things in an unskilled way
  • Interference - the process of deliberately becoming involved in a situation and trying to influence the way that it develops, although you have no right to do this
  • Allegedly - if someone allegedly does something, another person says that they have done it, even though this has not been proved
  • Mandating - to give an official order or make a law stating that something must be done
  • Apex - the most important or successful part of something
  • Take a dim view of something - to disapprove of something
  • Displeased - annoyed or angry, usually because something is not very good or someone has made a mistake
  • Affidavit - a legal document containing a written promise that something is true
  • Disclosed - to give information to people, especially information that was secret
  • Consequence - a result of a particular action or situation, often one that is bad or not convenient
  • Oversee - to watch or organize a job or an activity to make certain that it is being done correctly
  • Gain ground - to become more successful, popular, or accepted
  • Defiance - refusal to obey a person or rule
  • Affiliate - to have a connection with or support a larger organization or group
  • Confrontation - a fight or argument
  • Verdict - judgement
  • Reputation - the opinion that people have about how good or how bad someone or something is
  • Intransigence - an unreasonable refusal to change your ideas or behaviour
  • Embracing - to accept something enthusiastically
  • Transparency - the quality of being done in an open way without secrets
  • Convicting - to decide officially in a law court that someone is guilty of a crime
  • Contempt - behaviour that is illegal because it does not obey or respect the rules of a law court
  • Wholehearted - showing complete sincerity and commitment
  • Reforms - improvements / changes that are intended to correct a situation that is wrong or unfair, or make a system work more effectively

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Decoding the Fed’s signals"

  • Decoding - to discover the meaning of information given in a secret or complicated way
  • Aticipated - to imagine or expect that something will happen
  • Resume - to start again after pause
  • Normalisation - to make something normal, or to become normal
  • Monetary - relating to a country’s money and to the systems that a country uses for controlling its money supply
  • Benchmark - a level of quality that can be used as a standard when comparing other things
  • Unequivocally - total, or expressed in a clear and certain way
  • Back on track - working or happening normally again
  • Bodes well - to be a sign that something good will happen
  • Spur - something that encourages someone to do something
  • Heartening - making you feel happier and more positive
  • Undergird - to secure underneath; to strengthen, support, hold
  • Gradual - to happen slowly and by small amounts
  • Median - average (the median value is the middle one in a set of values arranged in order of size)
  • Projection - a calculation or guess about the future based on information that you have
  • Calibrated - accurate
  • Unravel - begins to fail
  • Bolster - to support or improve something or make it stronger
  • Prospects - the possibility of being successful
  • Sanguine - positive and hoping for good things
  • Perspective - a way of thinking about something (point of view)
  • Deficit - the total amount by which money spent is more than money received
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
  • Glint - to shine with quick flashes of light
  • Anticipation - a feeling of excitement about something that is going to happen in the near future
  • Spurring - encouraging
  • Exodus - a situation in which a lot of people leave a place or activity at the same time
  • Portfolio - all the investments that a person or company has made
  • Rhetoric - speech or writing intended to be effective and influence people
  • Tenterhooks - worried or nervous about something that is going to happen
  • Stemming - to stop something from spreading or increasing
  • Tempered - to make something less strong, extreme, etc
  • Caution - great care and attention

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