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October 26, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 24th 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 24th October 2017. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the title to read the Editorial from the News Paper


Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Facts in fiction: on 'Mersal' row"
  • Fiction - books, stories and movies about imaginary events and people
  • Row - a noisy argument or fight
  • Intolerance - someone’s refusal to accept behaviour, beliefs, or opinions that are different from their own
  • Ignorance - lack of knowledge or facts about a situation or a particular subject
  • Incontrovertible - true and impossible to doubt
  • Ferreting out - to discover information by searching for it in a determined way
  • Contemporary - modern, or relating to the present time
  • Touchstone - a standard that is used for testing or judging other things
  • Regime - a system of rules that control something
  • Threat - a situation or an activity that could cause harm or danger
  • Offend - to make someone upset and angry by doing or saying something
  • Affront - something insulting that makes you shocked and angry
  • Communal - relating to a particular community
  • Heritage - the art, buildings, traditions, and beliefs that a society considers important to its history and culture
  • Invoke - to use a law or rule in order to achieve something
  • Perceive - to understand or think about something in a particular way
  • Harass - to keep annoying or upsetting someone
  • Dissent - to express strong disagreement
  • Cynical - used to say that someone's feelings or emotions are used to your own advantage
  • Absurdity - the quality or state of being ridiculous or wildly unreasonable
  • Criticism - comments that show that you think something is wrong or bad
  • Ludicrous - extremely silly
  • Satire - the use of humour to criticize someone or something and make them seem silly
  • Allegory - a story, play, or poem in which the events and characters are used as symbols in order to express a moral, religious, or political idea
  • Hyperbole - a way of emphasizing what you are saying by describing it as far more extreme than it really is
  • Take aback - to surprise or shock someone so much that they do not know how to behave for a short time
  • Intimidate - to deliberately make someone feel frightened, especially so that they will do what you want
  • Groundswell - a sudden increase in people’s feelings about something
  • Fraternity - feelings of friendship, trust, and support between people
  • Bolster - to make something stronger or more effective
  • Farcical - something that is farcical is so badly organized, unsuccessful, or unfair that it seems silly
  • Arm-twisting - an attempt to persuade, threaten, or force someone to do something that they do not want to do
  • Chilling - making you feel suddenly very frightened or worried
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "The Abe manoeuvre"
  • Manoeuvre - an action or movement that you need care or skill to do
  • Constitutional - allowed by the constitution of a country or organization
  • Reform - a change that is intended to correct a situation that is wrong or unfair, or make a system work more effectively
  • Resounding - complete: used for emphasizing how successful or unsuccessful someone or something is
  • Diet - the national parliament in some countries, for example Japan
  • Incumbent - someone who has an official position
  • Vindication - to prove that what someone said or did was right or true, after other people thought it was wrong:
  • Prospect - the possibility that something will happen
  • Conservative - not willing to accept much change, especially in the traditional values of society
  • Premier - best, largest, or most important
  • Verdict - an official judgment
  • Requisite - necessary for a particular purpose
  • Mandate - the authority of an elected government or official to do the things that they promised to do before an election
  • Scepticism - doubts that someone has about something that other people think is true or right
  • Amend - to make changes to a document, law, agreement etc, especially in order to improve it
  • Intact - not harmed, damaged, or lacking any parts as a result of something that has happened
  • Escalate - to become much worse or more serious, or to make something do this
  • Belligerence - very unfriendly and angry
  • Plebiscite - a vote by everyone in a country about a very important issue
  • Verdict - an official judgment made in a court
  • Foregone conclusion - a result that you can be certain about before it happens
  • Charismatic - a charismatic person has a strong personal quality that makes other people like them and be attracted to them
  • Orientation - the particular interests, aims, and emphasis of a business, political group, or other organization
  • Nominee - someone who has been officially suggested for a job or a prize
  • Stimulate -  to encourage something to happen, develop, or improve
  • Assessment - the process of making a judgment or forming an opinion, after considering something or someone carefully
  • Sustained - continuing at the same level or rate for a long time
  • Significant - very large or noticeable
  • Stimulus - anything that encourages something to happen, develop, or improve
  • Critic - someone who does not like something and states their opinion about it
  • Concern - a feeling of worry about something, especially one that a lot of people have about an important issue
  • Overplay - to treat something as being more important or more serious than it really is
  • Controversial - a controversial subject, opinion, or decision is one that people disagree about or do not approve of
  • Calibrated - measured and careful
  • Declining - becoming less or worse
  • Host -  to arrange a special event and provide the area, buildings, equipment, or services needed for it

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1 comment:

  1. Please send daily The Hindu editorial vocabulary.... It's very useful to students... Great job... Thank you....

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