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February 01, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 1st February 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 1st February 2017. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Cricket’s new order"
  • Reform - a change that is intended to correct a situation that is wrong or unfair, or make a system work more effectively
  • Sympathise - to support and agree with someone or something
  • Defy - to refuse to obey a person, decision, law, situation, etc
  • Well-intended - trying to help but often making things worse
  • Appointee - someone who has been chosen officially for a job or responsibility
  • Arguable - if something is arguable, there could be some disagreement about it
  • Auditor - someone whose job is to officially examine the financial records of a company, organization, or person to see that they are accurate
  • Chronicler - a writer of history, especially in the past
  • Administer - to be responsible for managing a company, organization, or institution
  • Oversee - to watch or organize a job or an activity to make certain that it is being done correctly
  • Glib - speaking or spoken in a confident way, but without careful thought or honesty
  • Eminence - the state of being famous, respected, or important
  • Passion - a strong enthusiasm or interest
  • Come up with something - to suggest or think of an idea or plan
  • Draw up something - to prepare something, usually something official
  • Interim - temporary
  • Former - used for describing someone or something that had a particular job, title, status etc in the past, but not now
  • Panel - a small group of people chosen to give advice, make a decision, or publicly discuss their opinions
  • Rendered - to cause someone or something to be in a particular state
  • Vulnerable - able to be easily physically, emotionally, or mentally hurt, influenced, or attacked
  • Massive - very large in size, amount, or number
  • Overreach - to fail by trying to achieve, spend, or do more than you can manage
  • Laudable - deserving to be praised or admired
  • Cleansing - cleaning
  • Credibility - able to be believed or trusted
  • Deficit - a lack of a quality, skill, or ability that you should have
  • Resistant - not wanting to accept something, especially changes or new ideas
  • Revamping - to change or arrange something again, in order to improve it
  • Fraught - full of problems, difficulties, or things that are confusing
  • Conflict - an active disagreement between people with opposing opinions or principles
  • Intervention - a situation in which someone becomes involved in a particular issue, problem etc in order to influence what happens
  • Exploitation - the use of something in order to get an advantage from it
  • In accordance with - following or obeying a rule, law, wish, etc
  • Sweeping - affecting many things or people (large)
  • Reluctance - unwillingness to do something
  • Prima facie - based on what seems to be true, before a situation has been examined in detail
  • Contempt - a feeling that someone or something is unimportant and deserves no respect
  • Mere - only / just
  • Office-bearer - a person who holds a position of authority and responsibility in a government or other organization
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Demonetisation’s long shadow"
  • Demonetisation - to officially stop using particular notes or coins, or a particular currency
  • Economic Survey - a document which reviews the developments in the Indian economy over the previous 12 months and summarizes the performance on major development programs
  • On the eve of something - on the day before an important event, or during the period of time just before it
  • Deify - to consider someone or something to be so important that they are almost like a god
  • Demonise - to try to make someone or a group of people seem as if they are evil
  • Radical - believing or expressing the belief that there should be great or extreme social or political change
  • Punitively - relating to or causing punishment or great difficulty
  • Illicit activity - an activity that people do not approve of
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
  • Reliable - trusted or believed
  • Emphatically - very firmly and clearly
  • Asserts - to state strongly that something is true
  • Expeditiously - quickly and effectively
  • Fiscal - relating to money and financial matters, especially taxes
  • Baseline - an imaginary line used as a starting point for making comparisons
  • Inappropriate - not suitable in a particular situation
  • Contend - to claim that something is true
  • Monetary - relating to a country’s money and to the systems that a country uses for controlling its money supply
  • Forecast - a statement about what is likely to happen, based on available information and usually relating to the weather, business, or the economy
  • Ought to - have to
  • Devoting - to use something for a particular purpose
  • Ambit - the range or limits of the influence of something
  • Overzealous - doing something so much that it causes problems
  • Prospect - the possibility that something will happen, especially something good
  • Isolationism - a country’s policy of not having political or economic relationships with other countries
  • Nativism - a policy of protecting the interests of native-born or established inhabitants against those of immigrants
  • Threaten - to be likely to harm or destroy something
  • Conservatively - not usually liking or trusting change, especially sudden change
  • Caveat - a warning to consider something before taking any more action
  • Lingering - lasting for a long time, especially when this is unpleasant or not necessary
  • Protectionism - a system in which a country helps its own industries by putting taxes on foreign goods
  • Jeopardise - to risk damaging or destroying something important

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