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January 25, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 25th 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 25th January 2017. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "The end of a protest"

  • Protest - an occasion when people show that they disagree with something by standing somewhere, shouting, carrying signs, etc
  • Orderly - well arranged or organized
  • Iconic - very famous or popular
  • Landmark - a building or place that is easily recognized
  • Sanction - approval or permission
  • Chaos - a state of total confusion with no order
  • Taming - to train an animal to stay calm when people are near it and to make it used to being with them
  • Violence - actions or words that are intended to hurt people
  • Excessive - much more than is reasonable or necessary
  • Rioters - people who take part in a violent disturbance
  • Rational - based on clear thought and reason
  • Persuade - to make someone agree to do something by giving them reasons why they should
  • Vacate - to leave a place
  • Agitation - a feeling of being worried or upset
  • Breakdown - a situation in which something has failed or is beginning to fail
  • Amorphous - with no clear shape, design, or structure
  • Haunt - to cause repeated suffering or anxiety
  • Of all hues - representing a wide range of attitudes or qualities
  • Allegiance - strong loyalty to a person, group, idea, or country
  • Ritual - a set of fixed actions and sometimes words performed regularly, especially as part of a ceremony
  • Minority - a part of a population that is different in race, religion, or culture from most of the population
  • Threatened - to tell someone that you will kill or hurt them or cause problems if they do not do what you want
  • Conservative - not usually liking or trusting change, especially sudden change
  • Judicial - involving a law court
  • Overreach - to fail by trying to achieve, spend, or do more than you can manage
  • Left-winger - someone who supports the beliefs of the  socialists (for example that property, money, and power should be shared more equally)
  • Upsurge - a sudden and usually large increase in something
  • Uprising - a political situation in which a large group of people opposes and tries to defeat the government or a ruler
  • Authoritarianism - the belief that people with power should control what other people can do, or a situation in which this happens
  • Showcase - to show the best qualities or parts of something
  • Rebuff - to refuse to accept a helpful suggestion or offer from someone
  • Domineering - trying to control other people without thinking about their feelings
  • Loyalists - a person or group that strongly supports the government or ruler in power
  • Inept - not skilled or effective
  • Symptom - an indication of the existence of something
  • Underlying - used to describe something on which something else is based
  • Take the blame - to admit responsibility for some bad result or outcome
  • Misread - to judge a situation wrongly
  • Mishandling - to deal with something without the necessary care or skill
  • Volatile - likely to change suddenly and unexpectedly or suddenly become violent or angry
  • Anguish - a feeling of great physical or emotional pain
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Budgeting for the elections"
  • Suspense - the feeling of excitement or nervousness that you have when you are waiting for something to happen and are uncertain about what it is going to be
  • Scotch - to prevent something from being believed or being done
  • In the light of something - taking something into consideration
  • Abandon - to leave something
  • Potential - possible or likely in the future
  • Expenditure - money spent by a government, organization, or person
  • Seldom - not often
  • For instance - for example
  • Advancing - moving forwards or progressing
  • Voluntarily - done, made, or given willingly, without being forced or paid to do it
  • Opt - to make a choice
  • Nod - approval
  • Caveat - a warning to consider something before taking any more action
  • Expound - to give a detailed explanation of something
  • Caution - great care and attention
  • Campaign - a planned group of especially political, business, or military activities that are intended to achieve a particular aim
  • Nuanced - a very slight difference in appearance, meaning, sound, etc
  • Conduct - behaviour
  • Perpetually  - continuing all the time in the same way
  • Inhibit - to prevent someone from doing something by making them feel nervous or embarrassed
  • Paralysis - a situation in which you are unable to take action
  • Simultaneous - happening or being done at exactly the same time
  • Reforming - to make an improvement
  • Ritual - something that you do regularly and always in the same way
  • Imperil - to put something or someone at risk or in danger of being harmed or destroyed

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