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May 13, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 13th May 2016

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated May 13th 2016. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials. 

Topic 1 : "Drought relief on order"

  • Drought - a long period when there is little or no rain
  • Scarcity - shortage
  • Reluctance - unwillingness to do something
  • Decrying - publicly declare to be wrong or evil
  • Federalism - the system of giving power to a central authority
  • Writ - the authority to rule or make laws
  • Remiss - lacking care or attention to duty / negligent
  • Deficit - the amount by which something, especially a sum of money, is too small
  • Irrigation - to supply land with water so that crops and plants will grow
  • Perennial - lasting a very long time
  • Proactive - taking action by causing change and not only reacting to change when it happens
  • Mitigation - the action of reducing the seriousness of something
  • Assessment - the act of judging or deciding the amount, value, quality, or importance of something
  • Mandate - give (someone) authority to act in a certain way
  • Attribute to something - to say or think that something is the result of something else
  • Several - some (more than two but not many)
  • Extraction - the process of removing something by force
  • Eroded - gradually destroyed
  • Aquifer - a layer of rock, sand, or earth that contains water or allows water to pass through it
  • Replenish - fill (something) up again
  • Slit - cut
  • Accumulation - an amount of something that has been collected
  • Harvesting - the process of collecting a natural resource to use it effectively
  • Depleted - reduced
  • Ipso facto - used to say that it is reasonable to state or believe something based on facts that are already known
  • Constitute - to legally establish or make something
  • Overreach - to fail by trying to achieve more than you can manage
  • Landmark - an important stage in something's development
  • Emphasising - give special importance or value to something
  • Absolve - declare (someone) free from guilt or punishment
  • Decisive - able to make decisions quickly and confidently

Topic 2 : "Regime change in Brazil"

  • Regime - government
  • Coup - a sudden, violent, and illegal seizure of power from a government
  • Senate - the smaller upper assembly in the US, US states, France, and other countries
  • Impeachment - to make a formal statement saying that a public official is guilty of a serious offence in connection with their job
  • Limbo - an uncertain situation that you cannot control and in which there is no progress or improvement
  • Weather - to deal successfully with a difficult situation or a problem
  • Cope - to deal successfully with a difficult situation
  • Enormous - very large in size
  • Ill-prepared - not ready or prepared for something
  • Counter-productive - having the opposite of the desired effect
  • Pervasive - spreading widely throughout an area or a group of people
  • Warrant - to make a particular activity necessary
  • Ineptitude - lack of skill, ability, or competence
  • Implicated - to show that someone is involved in a crime or partly responsible for something bad that has happened
  • Ironically - in a way that is different or opposite from the result you would expect
  • Scandal - an action or event regarded as morally or legally wrong and causing general public outrage
  • Probe - a thorough investigation into a crime or other matter
  • Rescue - save (someone) from a dangerous or difficult situation
  • Stabilise - to become fixed or stops changing
  • Mandate - an official order to do something
  • Protest - a statement or action expressing disapproval of or objection to something
  • Credible - convincing
  • Afresh - in a new or different way
  • Elite - the richest, most powerful, best-educated, or best-trained group in a society
  • Manoeuvring - the action of cleverly planning something to get an advantage

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