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May 06, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 5th May 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 5th May 2017. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Different clocks: Changes in financial year need Centre-States coordination"

  • Coordination - the act of making all the people involved in a plan or activity work together in an organized way
  • Align -  to organize activities or systems so that they match or fit well together
  • Floated - successful or accepted
  • Abrupt -  sudden and unexpected
  • Take the initiative - to be the first one to do something, esp. to solve a problem
  • Haste - great speed in doing something because of limited time
  • Transition - a change from one form or type to another
  • Changeover - a complete change from one system or method to another
  • Earmark - to decide to use something, especially money, for a particular purpose
  • Administer - to govern a country, region, etc
  • Reform - to make an improvement, especially by changing a person's behaviour or the structure of something
  • Reluctant - not willing to do something and therefore slow to do it
  • Non-committal - not expressing an opinion or decision
  • Fiscal - connected with (public) money
  • Rejig - to change and improve the arrangement of something
  • Feasibility - the chances that something has of happening or being successful
  • In line with - similar to
  • Multilateral - involving three or more groups
  • In the public domain - if information is in the public domain, it is available for everyone to see or know about
  • Going forward - used to say 'in the future' or 'from now on'
  • Chaotic - happening in a confused way and without any order or organization
  • In addition - used for adding an extra piece of information to what has already been said or written
  • Nightmare - an extremely unpleasant event or experience or possible event or experience
  • Regime -  a system of rules that control something
  • Uncertainty -  a situation in which something is not known, or something that is not known or certain
  • Enthuse - to make someone interested in something or excited by it
  • Colonial era - relating to a system or period in which one country rules another
  • Convention - a usual or accepted way of behaving
  • Viable - able to be done, or worth doing
  • Road map - a plan for how to achieve something

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "New-look Hamas ?"

  • Charter - a formal statement of the rights of a country's people, or of an organization or a particular social group, that is agreed by or demanded from a ruler or government
  • Departure - to leave
  • Controversial - a controversial subject, opinion, or decision is one that people disagree about or do not approve of
  • Conflict - fighting between two or more groups of people or countries
  • Rival - a person, group, etc. competing with others for the same thing or in the same area
  • Anti-Semitic - the strong dislike or cruel and unfair treatment of Jewish people
  • Contention - the disagreement that results from opposing arguments
  • Obliteration - to make an idea or feeling disappear completely
  • Harp on something - to keep talking or complaining about something in a way that makes people bored or annoyed
  • Supplant - to replace
  • Zionist - supporter of development of the state of Israel
  • Insist - to say firmly or demand forcefully, especially when others disagree with or oppose what you say
  • Merely - only / just
  • Tone down something - to make something less forceful or offensive, usually a piece of writing or a speech
  • Rhetoric - speech or writing intended to be effective and influence people
  • Constructive - useful and intended to help or improve something
  • Scarcely - almost not
  • Resistance - the act of fighting against something that is attacking you, or refusing to accept something
  • Hostility - unfriendly or threatening behaviour or feelings towards someone
  • Narrowed - reduced
  • Disparate - different in every way
  • Substantially - to a large degree
  • Statehood - the condition of being a country or a part of a large country that has its own government
  • Engaging - to have contact with someone
  • Citing - to mention something as a reason why something has happened
  • Hardline - strict or extreme in your beliefs or opinions, and not willing to change them
  • Consent - permission or agreement
  • Inevitable - certain to happen and unable to be avoided or prevented
  • Durable - able to last a long time without becoming damaged
  • Conflict- an active disagreement between people with opposing opinions or principles
  • Reinforce - to make something stronger
  • Moderation - opinions and actions, especially in politics, that are reasonable and not extreme
  • Constructive - useful and intended to help or improve something

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