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November 23, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 23rd November 2016

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu News Paper dated 23rd November 2016. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials 

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Pitching reform at the BCCI"
  • Pitching - sudden
  • Reform - a change that is expected to correct a situation that is wrong or unfair / make a system work more effectively
  • Disconcerting - making you feel worried, confused, or surprised
    English Vocabulary from News Papers
  • Administrative - relating to the management of a company, organization, or institution
  • Embroiled - involved in a difficult situation
  • Controversy - a lot of disagreement or argument about something, usually because it affects or is important to many people
  • In the midst of something - while something else is happening
  • Complain - to say that you are not satisfied with something
  • Manner - the way that you do something, or the way that something happens
  • Intransigence - an unreasonable refusal to change your ideas or behaviour
  • Office-bearer - a person who holds a position of authority and responsibility in a government or other organization
  • Constructively - in a manner which is intended to be useful or helpful
  • Tiresome - making you feel annoyed or bored
  • Barring - unless the thing mentioned happens or exists
  • Bureaucrat - someone who is employed to help run an office or government department
  • Binding - (especially of an agreement) that cannot be legally avoided or stopped
  • Grappling - fighting (especially in order to win something)
  • Reluctant - not willing to do something and therefore slow to do it
  • Claim - to say that something is true or is a fact, although you cannot prove it and other people might not believe it
  • Affiliated - used to describe an organization that is officially connected with or controlled by another, usually larger, organization
  • Norms - standards of behaviour that are accepted in a particular society / organization
  • Unwilling - if you are unwilling to do something, you do not want to do it or you refuse to do it
  • Ceiling - an upper limit set on the number or amount of something
  • Fall foul of - to get into trouble with someone or something
  • Transparency - an honest way of doing things that allows other people to know exactly what you are doing
  • Audit - a careful examination of something
  • Domestic - within a country (local)
  • Enforce - to make people obey a law, or to make a particular situation happen or be accepted
  • Drastic action - a drastic action or change has a very big effect
  • Apparent - easy to see or understand
  • Unsavoury - involving unpleasant, dishonest, or immoral things that you do not want to think or talk about
  • Interpreting - to understand / explain an action
  • Directive - an official order
  • Disbursal - to pay out money, usually from an amount that has been collected for a particular purpose
  • Freeze - to fix at a particular level and not allow any increases
  • Allegedly - if someone allegedly does something, another person says that they have done it, even though this has not been proved
  • Goad - to deliberately make someone feel very angry or upset so that they react
  • Interference - involvement
  • Threat - a situation or an activity that could cause harm or danger
  • Beyond - outside the range
  • Rescue - to prevent a business, project etc from failing
  • Compliance - the practice of obeying a law, rule, or request
  • Shed - to get rid of something that is not wanted or is no longer necessary
  • Reluctance - an unwillingness to do something
  • Reform - a change that is intended to correct a situation that is wrong or unfair, or make a system work more effectively
  • Resorting - to do something extreme or unpleasant in order to solve a problem
  • Heavy-handed - using too much force, or not considering people’s feelings enough when dealing with a situation
  • Autonomy - the power to make your own decisions
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "No complacency on Zika"
  • Complacency - a feeling of calm satisfaction with your own abilities or situation that prevents you from trying harder
  • Zika - a virus carried by mosquitoes that may be connected with birth defects such as having an abnormally small head, if a pregnant woman is infected
  • Constitutes - to be considered as something
  • Emergency - an unexpected situation in which immediate action is necessary to prevent a bad situation from becoming worse
  • Concern - a feeling of worry about something
  • Heightened - to increase or make something increase, especially an emotion or effect
  • Neurological - relating to your nervous system or to the diseases that affect it
  • Disorders - an illness
  • Cluster - group
  • Cited - to mention something as an example, explanation, or proof of something else
  • Diagnostic - used for finding out what physical or mental problem someone has
  • Immunity - the protection that someone’s body gives them against a particular disease
  • Potent - powerful, or effective
  • Reliable - trusted or believed
  • Transmission - a process by which a disease spreads from one person to another
  • Assessment - the process of making a judgment or forming an opinion, after considering something or someone carefully
  • Grim - unpleasant
  • Abundance - a very large quantity of something
  • Vector -  an insect or other small animal that carries diseases between larger animals and humans, but is not itself harmed by the disease
  • Despite - used for saying that something happens even though something else might have prevented it
  • Sustained - continuing at the same level or rate for a long time
  • To address - to give attention to or deal with a matter or problem
  • Posed - to cause something, especially a problem or difficulty
  • Setback - a problem that delays or that stops progress or makes a situation worse
  • For instance - for example
  • Caseload - all the cases that someone is responsible for dealing with at the same time, especially a doctor, lawyer, or social worker
  • Predominant - most important or powerful
  • Downgrading - to treat something in a way that shows that you think it is now less important than it was
  • Vigilance - the activity of watching a person or situation very carefully so that you will notice any problems or signs of danger immediately
  • Despite - used for saying that something happens even though something else might have prevented it
  • Incidence - the number of cases of an illness or a medical condition in a particular place, group, or situation

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