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July 22, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 19th July 2016

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 19th July 2016. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the title to read the Editorial

Topic 1 : "Shuffling the deckchairs ?"

  • Shuffling - to move similar things from one position or place to another
  • Deckchair - a folding chair for use outside
  • Abrupt - sudden and unexpected
  • Realignment - the process of changing the way an organization works
  • Uncommon - unusual
  • Unified - united / combined
  • On the cards - to be likely to happen
  • Motion - a formal suggestion made, discussed, and voted on at a meeting
  • Stacked - covered or filled with a large amount of things
  • Coalition - the joining together of different political parties or groups for a particular purpose, usually for a limited time
  • Monarchy -  a country that has a king or queen
  • Devastation - great destruction or damage
  • Turmoil - a state of great disturbance, confusion, or uncertainty
  • Protesting - expressing an objection to what someone has said or done
  • Promulgation - to announce something publicly, especially a new law
  • Peculiar - different to what is normal or expected / strange
  • Circumstances - events that change something, over which you have no control
  • Constituent - a voter in a particular area of the country
  • Status quo - the present situation
  • Enthusiasm - a feeling of energetic interest in a particular subject or activity
  • Decentralisation - to move the control of an organization or government from a single place to several smaller ones
  • Volte face - a sudden change from one set of beliefs or plan of action to the opposite
  • Marriage of convenience - a marriage that is arranged for practical, financial, or political reasons
  • Motley - consisting of many different types that do not appear to go together
  • Hushed - very quiet and serious
  • Less privileged - people who are poor and have no social advantages
  • Redistribution -  to share something out differently from before, especially in a fairer way
  • Redouble - make or become much greater
  • Post-quake - after the earth quake
  • Cynicism - the belief that people care only about themselves and are not sincere or honest
  • Cynics - people who believe that people are only interested in themselves and are not sincere

Topic 2 : "Finding a NEET balance"

  • Immense - great
  • Administrator - a person responsible for carrying out the administration of a business or organization
  • Ordinance - an authoritative order
  • Refrained - stop oneself from doing something
  • Suspending -  to stop something from being active, either temporarily or permanently
  • Displeasure - unhappy
  • Obvious - easy to see, recognize, or understand
  • Chaos - a situation in which everything is confused and in a mess
  • Legality - the fact that something is allowed by the law
  • Blame - to say that someone did something wrong
  • Vrdict - an official judgment made in a court
  • Striking down - (of a court) to decide that a law or rule is illegal and should be ignored
  • Regulations - a rule or directive made and maintained by an authority
  • Aided - working with the help of somebody
  • Reinstate - restore (someone or something) to their former position or state
  • Sole - only
  • Transparent - open and honest, without secrets
  • Exploitative - using someone unfairly for your own advantage
  • Laid down - to officially establish a rule, or to officially say how something should be done
  • Curb -  to control or limit something that is not wanted
  • Commercialisation - to organize something to earn money and make a profit
  • Pool - a group of people who are available to work
  • Extant - used to refer to something very old that is still existing
  • Impervious - unable to be affected by
  • Diverse - very different from each other
  • Feasible - possible and practical to do easily or conveniently
  • Hastily - hurriedly
  • Thrust - to push suddenly and strongly
  • Deliberation - considering or discussing something
  • Spelling out something - to explain something in a very clear way with details
  • Ingredients - necessary parts of something
  • Impinge - to have an effect on something

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