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December 01, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 28th November 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 28th November 2017. Happy reading :)

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

  • Sink your differences - to stop arguing and come to an agreement
  • Pragmatism - a practical way of thinking or dealing with problems that emphasizes results and solutions more than theories
  • Juncture - a stage in a process or activity
  • Disconcerting - making you feel worried, confused, or surprised
  • Emerging - just beginning to exist or be noticed
  • Harping on - to talk or complain about something many times
  • Defensive - too quick to protect yourself from being criticized
  • Read between the lines - to guess something that is not expressed directly
  • Profound - used about very strong feelings, especially negative ones
  • Evident - easy to see, notice, or understand
  • Verdict - an official judgment made in a court
  • Distrust - to not trust someone or something
  • Audit - a careful examination of something
  • Debatable - something that is debatable is not certain because it is possible for people to have different opinions about it
  • Fraternity - feelings of friendship, trust, and support between people
  • Coerce - to make someone do something by using force or threats
  • Enshrine - to officially record something such as an idea or principle in a document so that it cannot be ignored
  • Affirmation - an action of support or approval
  • Concern - a feeling of worry about something
  • Interstitial - relating to the space or time between things
  • Brush aside - to refuse to accept that something is important or true
  • Flawed - spoiled by something such as a fault or mark, or lacking something
  • Transparency - the quality of being done in an open way without secrets
  • Credible - able to be believed or trusted
  • Formulating - to develop a plan, system, or proposal carefully, thinking about all of its details
  • Cast a shadow on something - to spoil a good situation with something unpleasant
  • Pragmatic - involving or emphasizing practical results rather than theories and ideas
  • Clinging - to stick onto or hold something or someone tightly, or to refuse to stop holding it, him, or her
  • For a start - used for introducing the first point in a series, especially in an argument
  • Debate - a discussion in which people or groups state different opinions about a subject
  • Veto - to officially refuse to approve or allow something
  • Brook no something - to not allow or accept something, especially a difference of opinion or intention
  • Chaos - a situation in which everything is confused and in a mess
  • Face-off - if people or groups face off, they compete or fight with each other
  • Extremist - someone who has beliefs or opinions that are considered to be extremely unreasonable by most people
  • Undermine - to deliberately say or do things that make someone appear less impressive or less important
  • Stand-off - a disagreement or fight in which neither opponent can do anything to win or achieve their aim
  • Protester - someone who publicly shows their opposition to something such as a law or policy
  • Vulnerability - the quality or state of being exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally
  • Paralyse - completely unable to operate normally or effectively
  • Purportedly - said by some people to be real or true, but not proved to be real or true
  • Prophet - according to some religions, a man sent by God to lead people and teach them their religious beliefs
  • Alleged - claimed to be true, even though this has not been proved
  • Blasphemy - something that is considered offensive to God or someone’s religious beliefs
  • Amendment - a change made to a law or agreement
  • Pacify - to make someone who is angry, worried, or upset feel calmer or happier
  • Underestimating - to think that someone has less power or ability than they really have
  • Persist - to continue to do or say something in a determined way
  • Crisis - an urgent, difficult, or dangerous situation
  • Criticism - comments that show that you think something is wrong or bad
  • Disperse - if a crowd of people disperses, or if someone disperses it, the people separate and go in different directions
  • Capitulation - the action of ceasing to resist an opponent or demand
  • Mediation - intervention in a dispute in order to resolve it; arbitration
  • Ultimatum - a statement that orders someone to do something and threatens to punish or attack them if they do not
  • Erosion - the gradual reduction or destruction of something important
  • Massive - very large in amount or degree
  • Setback - a problem that delays or that stops progress or makes a situation worse
  • Equilibrium - a situation in which there is a balance between different forces or aspects
  • Swiftly - quickly or immediately
  • Hold somebody to ransom - to force someone to do something by putting that person in a situation where they have no choice
  • Rival - a person, team, or business that competes with another
  • Mobilise - if you mobilise a group of people, or if they mobilize, they come together in order to achieve something
  • Reinforce - to make an idea, belief, or feeling stronger
  • Fringe - people or activities that are considered strange or extreme
  • Reluctance - a feeling of being unwilling to do something or of wishing that you did not have to do it
  • Instability - a situation that keeps changing, so that you are worried about what might happen
Read Previous Posts of THE HINDU English Vocabulary from here 

Note : Vocabulary of The HINDU Editorials dated 29th, 30th November and 1st December 2017 will be available soon. 

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