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October 22, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 22nd October 2016

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 22nd October 2016. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Reorganisation in Uttar Pradesh"

  • Reorganisation - a change in the way that something is organized, in order to improve it
  • Defection - to leave a country, political party, or organization and go to another one
  • Flutter - a quick up-and-down movement
  • Campaign - a series of actions intended to produce political or social change
  • Glory - a good quality that makes you admire someone or something
  • Proximity - nearness in space, time, or relationship
    English learning from News Papers
  • Embarrassing - to cause someone to feel nervous, worried, or uncomfortable
  • Therefore - for that reason
  • Uncertain - not clearly known or understood
  • Switch - to change from one thing to another, or to make something do this
  • Betrayal - to not be loyal to your country or a person
  • Diverse - very different from each other
  • Compelled - to force someone to do something
  • Set something / someone apart - to make someone or something separate
  • Picks up - to increase or improve
  • Picks up the gauntlet - to agree to fight or compete with someone
  • Overriding - more important than anything else
  • Ambition - a strong wish to achieve something
  • Debate - a formal discussion that ends with a decision made by voting
  • Flight - the act of running away or of trying to escape from someone or something
  • Poses - to present a difficult or dangerous situation
  • Loyalists - a group that strongly supports the government or ruler in power
  • Democratise - to change the way of running a government or organization so that the people in it are more equal and can share in making decisions
  • Loosen the hold - if you loosen your grip/hold on a situation, you decide to control it less
  • Loyalty - support that you always give to someone or something because of your feelings of duty and love towards them
  • Particularly - especially
  • Contentious - causing disagreement between people or groups
  • Extent - the degree to which something happens or is likely to happen
  • Cohesively - united and working together effectively
  • Jostling - struggling or competing forcefully for something
  • Uncertain - not known or fixed
  • Branch out - to start to do something different from what you usually do, especially in your job
  • Narrative - a particular way of explaining or understanding events
  • Falling back - to become smaller or lower in amount, level, value etc
  • Polarisation - to form two very different groups, opinions, or situations that are completely opposite to each other
  • Perceived - to come to an opinion about something (to understand)
  • Disputed site - a disputed site / area is one that different groups claim belongs to them, so that there is a disagreement or war between them
  • Simmer - if a disagreement or negative emotion simmers, it grows slowly stronger over a period of time and could become more serious at any moment
  • Abandon - to suddenly leave someone / something
  • Coalition - a temporary union of different political parties that agree to form a government together
  • Despite - used for saying that something happens even though something else might have prevented it
  • Battlefield - a place where groups of people violently oppose each other

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "China’s tightrope walk"

  • Tightrope walk - to deal with a difficult situation (especially one involving making a decision between two opposing plans of action)
  • Seemingly - in a way that appears to have a particular quality, even though this is probably not true
  • Pump priming - the stimulation of economic activity by investment
  • Robust - strong and successful
  • Expansion - the process of making a business, organization, or activity grow by including more people, moving into new areas, selling more products etc
  • Hovered - to move to a particular level
  • Hard landing - a sudden, big decrease in economic activity and in the money available for loans following a period of economic growth
  • Rebalancing - to change the amount or level of one or more things in order to improve a particular situation
  • Reliant - depending on someone or something
  • Mounting - increasing, especially in a way that makes a situation worse
  • Compiled - to make something such as a list by bringing together information from many different places
  • Concern -  a feeling of worry about something
  • Stabilise - to reach a state where there are no longer any major changes or problems
  • Fiscal deficit - a fiscal deficit occurs when a government's total expenditures exceed the revenue that it generates, excluding money from borrowings
  • Set alarm bells ringing - to make someone feel worried about something
  • Including - used for mentioning that someone or something is part of a particular group or amount
  • Monetary - relating to a country’s money and to the systems that a country uses for controlling its money supply
  • Boom - a sudden major increase in trade, profits etc in a particular country or region
  • Caution - careful thought and lack of hurry in order to try to avoid risks or danger
  • Disruptive - causing trouble and therefore stopping something from continuing as usual
  • Fraught - very worried and with a lot of problems
  • Cognisant - understanding or realizing something:
  • Slowdown - a period when there is less activity
  • Extract - to remove or take out something
  • Doldrums - unsuccessful or showing no activity or development
  • Ensue - to happen after something else, often as a result of it
  • Unenviable - difficult and not at all enjoyable
  • Determining - controlling your decision to do something
  • Contour - a way in which something varies
  • Post-haste - as fast as possible
  • Precipitous - happening more quickly than expected
  • Overhang - a quantity of securities or commodities large enough to make prices fall if offered for sale.
  • Advocate - to publicly support or suggest an idea, development, or way of doing something
  • Comprehensive - including many details or aspects of something
  • Strategy - a plan or method for achieving something
  • Promptly - immediately
  • Prescription - a recommendation that is authoritatively put forward.
  • Financial distress - a condition where a company cannot meet, or has difficulty paying off, its financial obligations to its creditors
  • Unmindful - not remembering, noticing, or being careful about something
  • Steering - to take someone or something in the direction in which you want
  • Precision - the quality of being very accurate and exact
  • Ensuring - to make something sure to happen
  • Rebalancing - to change the amount or level of one or more things in order to improve a particular situation
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