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January 27, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 27th 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 27th January 2017. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Banking on good faith"

  • Banking on somebody / something - to depend on something happening or on someone doing something
  • Good faith - done in an honest and sincere way
  • Intent - the intention to do something
    English Vocabulary from News Papers
  • Implication - a possible effect or result
  • At the helm - in charge or in the position of a leader
  • Facilitating - to make something possible or easier
  • Defunct - no longer existing, living, or working correctly
  • Due diligence - the process of carefully examining something or someone
  • Restrained - controlled
  • Owe - if you owe someone money, you have to give them a particular amount of money because you have bought something from them or have borrowed money from them
  • Exile - a situation in which you are forced to live in a foreign country because you cannot live in your own country, usually for political reasons
  • Scramble - to move quickly but with difficulty
  • Trial - the process of examining a case in a court of law and deciding whether someone is guilty or innocent
  • Tribunal - a special law court organized to judge a particular case
  • Consortium - a group of companies or people with similar interests or aims who have agreed to work together
  • Embarrassment - a feeling of being nervous or ashamed because of what people know or think about you
  • Legacy - something that is a part of your history or that remains from an earlier time
  • Amidst - in the middle of or surrounded by
  • Wilful - done deliberately in order to cause damage or harm
  • Defaulter - someone who does not pay interest or other money that they owe
  • Bad debt - money that someone owes but will never pay
  • Baron - an extremely powerful person in a particular area of business
  • Emerged - to become known
  • Poster boy - a famous person who is heavily associated with something
  • Flurry - a short period of activity or emotion
  • Belated - happening late
  • Perception - a particular way of understanding or thinking about something
  • Well-heeled - rich
  • Nexus - an important connection between the parts of a system or a group of things
  • Safeguarding - to protect something or someone from being harmed or having problems
  • Transparent - open and honest, without secrets
  • Adverse - having a negative or harmful effect on something
  • So-called - used for showing that you think a word used for describing someone or something is not suitable
  • Paralysis - a situation in which you are unable to take action
  • Urged - to say that something is important, good, or useful in a particular situation
  • Retribution - punishment that someone deserves because they have done something very bad
  • Earnest - serious, determined, and meaning what you say
  • Amendment - a change made to a law or agreement
  • Subjective - influenced by or based on personal beliefs or feelings, rather than based on facts
  • Chargesheet - to make a formal statement telling someone that they are accused of a crime
  • Malfeasance - an example of dishonest and illegal behaviour, especially by a person in authority
  • Swift - happening quickly or immediately
  • Exemplary - excellent or done in a way that other people should try to copy
  • Random - chosen or happening without any particular method, pattern, or purpose
  • Witch-hunt - an attempt to find and punish people whose opinions are unpopular and who are said to be a danger to society

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Setback to climate action plans"

  • Setback - a problem that delays or that stops progress or makes a situation worse
  • Scepticism - doubts that someone has about something that other people think is true or right
  • Adversely - negative, unpleasant, or harmful
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
  • Abundantly - in large quantities
  • Swearing-in - an official ceremony in which someone starting a new official job formally promises to be loyal and honest and to perform their duties well
  • Administration - the arrangements and tasks needed to control the operation of a plan or organization
  • Protest - an occasion when people show that they disagree with something by standing somewhere, shouting, carrying signs, etc
  • Softened - to become more gentle or less strict
  • Resurrected - to bring back something into use or existence that had disappeared or ended
  • Controversial - causing disagreement or discussion
  • Protracted - lasting for a long time or made to last longer than necessary
  • Policymaker - a member of a government department, legislature, or other organization who is responsible for making new rules, laws, etc
  • Gag - to officially prevent a person, newspaper etc from talking about or publishing something
  • Subsequently - after something else happened
  • In line with - similar/different to someone or something
  • Hoax - a trick in which someone deliberately tells people that something bad is going to happen or that something is true when it is not
  • Fossil-fuel - fuels, such as gas, coal, and oil, that were formed underground from plant and animal remains millions of years ago
  • Extraction - the process of removing something, especially by force
  • Accord - a formal agreement between countries or groups
  • Emission - the act of sending out gas, heat, light, etc
  • Repercussion - the effect that an action, event, or decision has on something, especially a bad effect
  • Mitigate - to make something less harmful, unpleasant, or bad
  • Inadequate - not good enough or too low in quality
  • Deviation - a difference in the usual or expected way of doing something
  • Implication - a possible effect or result

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