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June 19, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 15th June 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 15th June 2017. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Unwise proposal: On Election Commission seeking contempt powers"
  • Unwise - stupid and likely to cause problems
  • Contempt power - power to punish persons who don't obey or respect rules
  • Alarming - frightening or worrying
  • Transient - temporary
  • Abuse - the use of something in a bad, dishonest, or harmful way
  • Unwarranted - not fair or necessary
  • Strident - holding strong opinions or beliefs and tending to express them frequently, in a way that offends some people
  • Accusation - a claim that someone has done something illegal or wrong
  • Partisan - showing strong and usually unfair support for one particular person, group, or idea
  • Relic -  something such as a system or rule that remains from an earlier time or situation
  • Bygone - happening or existing during a period of time in the past
  • Empower - to give a person or organization the legal authority to do something
  • Contempt of court - the crime of not doing what a judge in a court of law has ordered you to do
  • Sparingly - in small quantities
  • Reputation - the opinion that people have about how good or how bad someone or something is
  • Impartiality - not connected to or influenced by one particular person or group
  • Travesty - a situation, action, or event that shocks you because it is very different from what it should be or because it seems very unfair
  • Democratic - involving elections in which people vote for their political representatives
  • Pertain to something - to be directly related to something
  • Wilful - done deliberately in order to cause damage or harm
  • Disobedience - someone’s behaviour when they do not obey orders or rules
  • Enforce - to make sure that a law or rule is obeyed by people
  • Scandalised - to do something that shocks someone
  • Vague - not clearly or fully explained
  • Curtail - to reduce or limit something, especially something good
  • Criticism - comments that show that you think something is wrong or bad
  • Controversy - a disagreement, especially about a public policy or a moral issue that a lot of people have strong feelings about
  • Robustly - if you do something robustly, you do it in a determined way
  • Allegation - a statement that someone has done something wrong or illegal even though this has not been proved
  • Superintendence - power, authority, influence and leadership
  • Undermine - to make something or someone become gradually less effective, confident, or successful
  • Tendentious - expressing a strong personal opinion, attitude, or intention that other people are likely to argue with
  • Calumnious - related to the act of making a statement about someone that is not true and is intended to damage the reputation of that person
  • Accusation - a claim that someone has done something illegal or wrong
  • Outcome - the final result of a process, meeting, activity etc
  • Scepticism - doubts that someone has about something that other people think is true or right
  • Invulnerable - impossible to damage
  • Alleged - to say that something is true or that someone has done something wrong or illegal, even though this has not been proved
  • Aligned - to give your support publicly to a group, political party, or country
  • Reform - a change that is intended to correct a situation that is wrong or unfair, or make a system work more effectively
  • Throttling - to prevent something from succeeding
  • Fault line - a problem that may not be obvious and could cause something to fail
  • Abducted - to take someone away from their home, family etc using force
  • At gunpoint - while threatening to shoot someone or while being threatened with a gun
  • To begin with - used for introducing the first thing in a list of things you are going to say
  • Protest - an occasion when people show that they disagree with something by standing somewhere, shouting, carrying signs, etc
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
  • Infrastructure - the set of systems within a place or organization that affect how well it operates, for example the telephone and transport systems in a country
  • Missionary - someone who has been sent to a place by a religious organization to teach the people there about a particular religion
  • Unlawful - something that is unlawful is illegal, especially something that would be considered legal in a different situation
  • Inroads - direct and noticeable effects on something
  • Summit - a meeting or series of meetings between leaders of two or more countries
  • Substantive - important or serious, or referring to the most important or serious issues
  • Strategic - carefully planned in order to achieve a particular goal, especially in war, business, or politics
  • Emanating - to come from a particular place
  • Alleged - to say that something is true or that someone has done something wrong or illegal, even though this has not been proved
  • Concern - a feeling of worry about something, especially one that a lot of people have about an important issue
  • Sovereignty - the right to rule a country
  • Premature - happening too soon or before the usual time
  • Significance - the importance that something has because it affects other things

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