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October 13, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 10th October 2017

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Hai Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of Today's Hindu News Paper dated 10th October 2017. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the title to read the Editorial

  • Transparency - the quality of being done in an open way without secrets
  • Disclosure - the process of giving information to people, especially information that was secret
  • Spelt out - to say or explain something very clearly because someone has not understood something
  • Collegium - an advisory or administrative board
  • Entrenched - entrenched attitudes or feelings have existed for a long time and are difficult to change
  • Elevation - an increase in the level of something
  • Discreetness - careful not to cause embarrassment or attract too much attention, especially by keeping something secret
  • Inevitable - impossible to avoid or prevent
  • Pertain to something - to be directly related to something
  • Opaqueness - hard to understand or explain
  • Albeit - used for introducing a comment that slightly changes or reduces the effect of what you said before it
  • Obliquely - not expressing something directly
  • Confidentiality - a situation in which important information must be kept secret
  • Augur - to be a sign of what may happen in the future
  • Salience - the fact of being important to or connected with what is happening or being discussed
  • Puisne - denoting a judge of a superior court inferior in rank to chief justices
  • Despite - used for saying that something happens even though something else might have prevented it
  • Conversant - if you are conversant with something, you know about it and understand it
  • Unease - a feeling of being nervous, uncomfortable, or unhappy about a situation
  • Perception - a particular way of understanding or thinking about something
  • Colleague - someone who works in the same organization or department as you
  • Put in place - to set up, organize, or establish
  • Mammoth - very large
  • Screening - a test or examination to discover if there is anything wrong with someone / something
  • Backed - supported
  • Perceive - to understand or think about something in a particular way
  • Shortcoming - a fault or problem that makes someone or something less effective
  • Commendable - deserving praise or admiration
  • Strategy - a plan or method for achieving something, especially over a long period of time
  • Conservation -  the management of land / water / something in ways that prevent it from being damaged or destroyed
  • Itention - a plan in your mind to do something
  • Quash - to say officially that a decision taken by another court was wrong and no longer has legal force
  • Death warrant - an official document ordering someone to be punished by death
  • Overturn - to say officially that something such as a decision or law is wrong and change it
  • Litigation - use of the legal system to settle a disagreement
  • Intrusion - the act of becoming involved in something in a way that is not welcome
  • Territory - an area that an animal considers to be its own, and tries to prevent others from entering
  • In harm’s way - in a dangerous situation
  • Instance - an example of something happening
  • Arm-twisting - behaviour in which you try to make someone do something by threats or by persuading them forcefully
  • Worrisome - causing you to feel worried
  • Scramble - to hurry or try very hard to get something
  • Translocating - moving from one place to another
  • Carnivore - an animal that eats other animals
  • Conflict - angry disagreement between people or groups
  • Prey - an animal that is caught by another animal and eaten
  • Density -  the amount of something in a place
  • Habitat - the type of place that a particular animal usually lives in or a particular plant usually grows in, for example a desert, forest, or lake
  • Hostility - opposition to something
  • Aggression -  an angry feeling that makes you want to attack or defeat someone else
  • Livestock - animals such as cows, sheep, and pigs that are kept on farms
  • Absurd - completely stupid, unreasonable
  • Intuitive - based on your feelings rather than on facts or evidence
  • Hue and cry - a lot of complaints and protests from the public about something
  • Fathom - to understand someone or why someone acts as they do
  • Trophy-hunting - the activity of hunting and killing animals in order to display part or all of their bodies as trophies
  • Fauna - all the animals that live wild in a particular area
  • Infirm - weak because of old age or illness
  • Sacrifice - to kill a person or animal as part of a ceremony to honour
  • Species - a plant or animal group whose members all have similar general features and are able to produce young plants or animals together
  • Culling - to kill animals deliberately
  • Carnivore - an animal that eats other animals
  • Mitigate - to reduce the harmful effects of something
  • Antagonise - to make someone feel angry with you
  • Indiscriminately - done without considering who or what you harm or damage
  • Burgeoning - growing or developing quickly
  • Intensity - strength
  • Coercing - to make someone do something by using force or threats

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