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January 12, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 12th January 2017

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Hai Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu News Paper dated 12th January 2017. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Kejriwal in Punjab"

  • Springboard - something that helps you to become successful
  • Sworn in - when someone is sworn in, they make a formal promise to be honest or loyal, when starting a new official job
  • Envisaged - to have something as a plan or an intention
  • Rivalling - competing
    English Vocabulary from News Paper
  • Dispirit - cause (someone) to lose enthusiasm or hope
  • Tenacious - a tenacious person is very determined and is not willing to stop when they are trying to achieve something
  • Scaling up something - to increase the size, amount, or importance of something, usually an organization or process
  • Setting his sights lower - to accept that you will only be able to get something less than you hoped for
  • Merely - used for emphasizing that something is small or unimportant
  • To take the stairs instead of elevator - to do something in a slow and calm way instead of hurrying
  • Bid - competition
  • Akin to something - similar to something
  • Indulged -  to become involved in something that people do not approve of
  • Proximity - the state of being near in space or time
  • Resonance - an emotional effect produced by something that reminds you of something else
  • Victim - ssomeone who has been harmed, injured, or killed as the result of a crime
  • Riots - a noisy, violent, and uncontrolled public meeting
  • Agrarian - relating to the land, especially the use of land for farming
  • Crisis - a time of great disagreement, confusion, or suffering
  • The forefront - the most noticeable or important position
  • Campaign - a planned group of especially political, business, or military activities that are intended to achieve a particular aim
  • Groom - to prepare someone for a special job or activity
  • Autocratic - ruling with complete power
  • Inclined - feeling that you want to do something
  • Run-in - if you have a run-in with someone, you have a serious argument with them or you get into trouble with them
  • Jurisdiction - the authority of a court or official organization to make decisions and judgments
  • Present a pretty picture - to make a situation or thing seem better than it is, often through exaggeration or lies
  • Unlikely - not probable or likely to happen
  • Livelihood - (the way someone earns) the money people need to pay for food, a place to live, clothing, etc
  • Concerns - worries

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Farewell with a message"

  • Farewell - used for saying goodbye to someone when you do not expect to see them again for a long time
  • Stint - a fixed or limited period of time spent doing a particular job or activity
  • Draws to an end - to end
  • Addressed - to speak or write to someone
  • Soaring - to quickly increase to a high level
  • Inequality - the unfair situation in society when some people have more opportunities, money, etc. than other people
  • Simmering - something that is simmering is controlled but may burst out at any time, often violently:
  • Regression - a return to a previous or less developed state
  • Intractable - very difficult or impossible to deal with
  • Demit - to give up a job or position by telling your employer that you are leaving
  • Debris - the broken pieces that are left when something large has been destroyed, especially by an explosion, fire, or accident
  • Debacle - a complete failure, especially because of bad planning and organization
  • Urge - to strongly advise or try to persuade someone to do a particular thing
  • Corrosive - a corrosive substance contains chemicals that can cause damage
  • Logjam - a situation in which one problem is stopping anything else from being done
  • Congressional - relating to the US Congress
  • Dysfunction - a problem or fault in a part of the body or an organization
  • Grass-roots - the common or ordinary people
  • Polarisation - to cause something, especially something that contains different people or opinions, to divide into two completely opposing groups
  • Agenda - a list of aims or possible future achievements
  • Resistance - refusal to accept something new such as a plan, idea, or change
  • Aggressive - behaving in an angry or rude way that shows you want to fight, attack, or argue with someone
  • Surveillance - the process of carefully watching a person or place
  • Seminal - new and different and influences others
  • Sliver - very small
  • Rebuffed - to refuse to talk to someone or do what they suggest
  • Legacy - something that someone has achieved that continues to exist after they stop working or die
  • Domestic - relating to the country being talked about, and not other countries
  • Inheriting - to have responsibility for a situation that someone has started and left for you to deal with
  • Buckling - to suddenly become weak and bend
  • Severe - very serious
  • Recession - a period when the economy of a country is not successful and conditions for business are bad
  • Buoy - to support something and make it more successful
  • Turbulent -  involving a lot of sudden changes, arguments, or violence
  • D├ętente - an improvement in the relationship between two countries that in the past were not friendly and did not trust each other
  • Imbued something with something - to fill someone or something with a particular quality or emotion
  • Impunity - freedom from punishment or from the unpleasant results of something that has been done
  • Arena - an activity that involves argument and discussion
  • Thoughtful - carefully considering things
  • Strived - to try very hard to do something or to make something happen
  • Template - something that is used as a pattern or an example for something else
  • Searing - extreme
  • Victim - someone who has been harmed, injured, or killed as the result of a crime

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