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July 26, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 26th July 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 26th July 2017. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "A regional rejoinder - on BJP's challenges in Karnataka"

  • Regional - a particular area or part of the world, or any of the large official areas into which a country is divided
  • Rejoinder - a quick reply, especially one that is clever or rude
  • Emphasis - special importance or attention that is given to one thing in particular
  • Narrative - a particular way of explaining or understanding events
  • Principal - main, or most important
  • Linguistic - relating to languages, words
  • Assimilation - the process of becoming part of a community or culture
  • Homogenous - consisting of parts or people that are similar to each other or are of the same type
  • Adoption - the decision to use or accept a particular idea, method, law, or attitude
  • Resistance - refusal to accept something new such as a plan, idea, or change
  • Assertion - a confident and forceful statement of fact or belief.
  • Fanning - to encourage bad emotions or behaviour to get worse
  • Overbearing - an overbearing person always tries to control other people’s behaviour and ignores their opinions and feelings
  • Nationalist - someone who believes that their group, state, or nation should be independent
  • Desperate - very worried and angry because you do not know how to deal with an unpleasant situation
  • Reinvent - to change something that already exists and give it a different form or purpose
  • Resentment - an angry unhappy feeling that you have when you think you have been treated unfairly or without enough respect
  • Vote bank -  a large group of voters from a single community who always support a particular party or candidate in elections
  • Torn asunder -  to damage or destroy something completely by breaking it into pieces
  • Sanctity -  the special importance that some things have, especially traditional institutions
  • Debate - a discussion in which people or groups state different opinions about a subject
  • Defensive - used to protect someone or something against attack
  • Suspicion - a feeling that someone has done something wrong
  • Variant - something that is slightly different from other similar things
  • Conceded - to admit that something is true
  • Dispute - a serious disagreement, especially one between groups of people that lasts for a long time
  • Grievance - a complaint about being treated in an unfair way
  • Coalesce - to come together and form a group or a single unit
  • Subvert -  to attack or harm a government or established system of law, politics etc

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "For a hygienic track - CAG report on Railways"

  • Hygienic - clean and not likely to cause illness or disease
  • Compel - to force someone to do something, or to get something from someone using force
  • Affordable - cheap enough for ordinary people to afford
  • Remotest - far away from other cities, towns, or people
  • Destination - the place where someone or something is going
  • Ambition - something that you very much want to do
  • Caught a time warp - old-fashioned
  • Scale up - to make something larger in size, amount etc than it used to be
  • Hobble - to prevent something developing or being successful
  • Inefficient - not working in the best possible way, especially by not using time, supplies, energy etc in the most effective way
  • Rot - to be in a physical or mental condition that is gradually getting worse
  • Catering - the job of organizing the food and drinks
  • Evidence - facts or physical signs that help to prove something
  • Consumption - the process of eating, drinking
  • Contaminated - made dirty, polluted, or poisonous by the addition of a chemical, waste, or infection
  • Recycle - to use something again
  • Endangering - to put someone or something into a situation where they might be harmed or damaged
  • Gross - extremely bad
  • Violation - an action that is in opposition to a law, agreement, principle etc
  • Glaring - used to say that something bad is very obvious
  • Institute - to start something such as a system or an official process
  • Penalise - to punish someone for breaking a rule or law
  • Evidently - used for showing that a statement is based on known facts
  • Instance - an example of something happening
  • Significant - important or noticeable
  • Reform - to make an improvement, especially by changing a person's behaviour or the structure of something
  • Panacea - something that people think will solve all their problems
  • Unveiled - to announce something officially
  • Transparent - open and honest, without secrets
  • Monitor - to regularly check something or watch someone in order to find out what is happening
  • Auditor - someone whose job is to officially examine the financial records of a company, organization, or person to see that they are accurate
  • Oversight - something that you do not notice or think of that causes problems later
  • Linen - things made of cloth such as sheets and tablecloths
  • Substandard - not as good as you would normally expect, or not good enough to be accepted
  • Tenure -  the period of time during which someone has an important job or is an elected official
  • Creaking - becoming weak
  • Tariff - a list of the prices charged
  • Contend with - to have to deal with problems or difficulties, especially in order to achieve something
  • Vendor - someone who sells something, but not in a shop
  • Pragmatic - involving or emphasizing practical results rather than theories and ideas
  • Premises - the buildings and land that a business or organization uses
  • Inflated prices - the prices higher than they should be
  • Exhaustive - thorough or complete
  • Critique - a careful written examination of a subject that includes the writer’s opinions
  • Imperative - extremely important and urgent


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