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October 28, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 28th October 2016

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 28th October 2016. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials 
Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "The comeback man"

  • Comeback - an attempt to become famous, powerful, or important again after a period of being much less famous, etc
  • Rehabilitation - to return something to a good condition
  • Exoneration - to officially state or prove that someone is not to be blamed for something
  • Mining - the process of getting coal or metal from under the ground
  • Corruption - dishonest or illegal behaviour by officials or people in positions of power, especially when they accept money in exchange for doing things for someone
  • Indictment - a sign that a policy, system, society, etc. is bad or wrong
  • Hurdle - a problem that you have to deal with before you can make progress
  • Despite - used for saying that something happens even though something else might have prevented it
  • Acquittal - an official judgment in a court of law that someone is not guilty of the crime
  • Nexus - an important connection between the parts of a system or a group of things
  • Baron - an extremely powerful person in a particular area of business
  • Sustained - continuing for a long time
  • Intricate - very complicated and difficult to understand or learn
  • Initiative - a new plan or process to achieve something or solve a problem
  • Gratification - pleasure
  • Kin - all the people in your family
  • Affiliates - an organization that is connected with or controlled by another, usually larger, organization
  • Dispute - a serious disagreement, especially one between groups of people that lasts for a long time
  • Collective - involving all the members of a group
  • Evidence - one or more reasons for believing that something is or is not true
  • Shutting out - to not allow someone to do something
  • Rival - a person, team, or business that competes with another
  • Swear - to use words that are deliberately offensive, for example because you are angry with someone
  • Verdict - an official judgment made in a court
  • Mascot - a person, animal, or object that represents an organization
  • Stature - the amount of public respect or popularity that someone has
  • Chunk - a part of something, especially a large part
  • Substantial - large in amount or degree
  • Defensive - used to protect someone or something against attack

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Maduro faces rough weather"

  • Protest - a strong complaint expressing disagreement, disapproval, or opposition
  • Requisition - to officially request or take something
  • Referendum - an occasion when everyone in a country can vote to make a decision about one particular subject
  • Obstructed - to try to stop something from happening or developing
  • Injunction - an order from a court that prevents someone from doing something
  • Halt - to stop
  • Constitutionally - according to the rules in a constitution
  • Mandate - the authority given to an elected group of people, such as a government, to perform an action or govern a country
  • Allegation - a statement, made without giving proof, that someone has done something wrong or illegal
  • Irregularity - a situation in which the rules, laws, or usual ways of doing things have not been followed
  • Upheld - if a court of law upholds something such as a claim, it says that it is correct
  • Injunction - an order from a court that prevents someone from doing something
  • Mid-term - happening in the middle part of a government’s time in power, or in the middle part of a university or school term
  • Setback - a problem that delays or that stops progress or makes a situation worse
  • Besiege - to make many requests or complaints about something
  • Mediate -  to try to end a disagreement between two people or groups
  • Chaos - a situation in which everything is confused and in a mess
  • Wield - to have and be able to use power or influence
  • Charismatic - a special power that some people have naturally that makes them able to influence other people and attract their attention and admiration
  • Sway - to influence or change someone’s opinion
  • Mentor - an experienced person who helps someone who has less experience, especially in their job
  • Severe - very serious and worrying
  • Heyday - the period of time when a person, idea, or object is most successful or popular
  • Leverage - using power to influence people and get the results you want
  • Immense - extremely large
  • Flaw - a mistake or fault in something that makes it useless or less effective
  • Meagre - smaller or less than you want or need
  • Incentive - something that makes you want to do something or to work harder, because you know that you will benefit by doing this
  • Subsidise - to pay some of the cost of goods or services so that they can be sold to other people at a lower price
  • Persisting - to continue to exist
  • Inflation - an economic process in which prices increase so that money becomes less valuable
  • Booming - if a country, region, or industry is booming, it is experiencing a period of economic success, with a lot of trade and business activity
  • Exacerbate - to make a problem become worse
  • Hyperinflationary - related to a condition where the price of everything in a national economy goes out of control and increases very quickly
  • Stabilise - to reach a state where there are no longer any major changes or problems
  • Regime - government
  • Carry out - to do or complete something

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