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December 29, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 29th December 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 29th December 2016. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Disunity in opposition"

  • Disunity - a situation in which people are not in agreement or are not working together to achieve an aim
    English Vocabulary from News Papers
  • Majority - in an election, the difference in the number of votes between the winning person or group and the one that comes second
  • Resonate - to produce an emotional effect on someone
  • Rallying point - a place, event, or person that people are attracted to as a symbol of a political group or ideal
  • Defensive - used to protect someone or something against attack
  • Demonetisation - to officially stop using particular notes or coins, or a particular currency
  • Opponent - a person who disagrees with something and speaks against it or tries to change it
  • Unprepared - not ready
  • Tap into something - to manage to use something in a way that brings good results
  • Resentment - an angry unhappy feeling that you have when you think you have been treated unfairly or without enough respect
  • Seemingly - appearing to be something, especially when this is not true
  • Curb - to control or limit something that is not wanted
  • Flush out something - to empty or clean something
  • Counterfeit - counterfeit bank notes, products, tickets etc are illegal copies made in order to trick people
  • Flip-flop - to change a plan completely
  • Amending - to change the words of a text, especially a law or a legal document
  • Devious - dishonest and clever
  • Crisis - a time of great disagreement, confusion, or suffering
  • Inevitable - certain to happen and unable to be avoided or prevented
  • Inexplicable -  unable to be explained or understood
  • Forge - to make or produce something, especially with some difficulty
  • Delegation - a group of people who represent a country, government, or organization
  • Waiver - an agreement that you do not have to pay or obey something
  • Ally- someone who is ready to help you, especially against someone else who is causing problems for you
  • Driven apart - to become less friendly and
  • Alliance - an agreement to work with someone else to try to achieve the same thing

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Statesmanship at Pearl Harbour"

  • Statesmanship - the behaviour and actions of an experienced and respected politician or member of a particular profession
  • Conspicuous - very noticeable or easy to see, especially because of being unusual or different
  • Gesture - an action that expresses your feelings or intentions
  • Reconciliation - a situation in which two people or groups of people become friendly again after they have argued
  • Heal - to make or become well again
  • Wound - a problem or great unhappiness
  • Connotation - an additional idea or emotion that a word suggests to you, in addition to its literal or main meaning
  • Symbolic - representing something important
  • Homage - something that someone does or says in order to show respect or admiration
  • Atrocity - a cruel and violent act, often in a war
  • Instance - an example of something happening
  • Sensibilities - feelings
  • Invariably - always
  • Distort - to change something from its usual, original, natural, or intended meaning, condition, or shape
  • Despite - used for saying that something happens even though something else might have prevented it
  • Enduring - existing for a long time
  • Underscore - to emphasize something, or to show that it is important
  • Ticklish - something that needs to be dealt with carefully
  • Overtone - a quality or feature that is noticeable but not obvious
  • Conservatives - people who don't like or trust change
  • Slaughter - the killing of many people cruelly and unfairly, especially in a war
  • Marines - a part of a country's military forces that takes part especially in operations on land that begin from the sea
  • Betrayal - to chat someone who believes you
  • Low-key - without much activity or reaction
  • Veteran - someone who has been in the armed forces during a war
  • Devastation - the process of destroying a place or thing completely or cause great damage
  • Condole - to show sympathy and sadness for the family or friends of a person who has recently died
  • Horror - something that is very shocking or frightening
  • Repudiate - to say formally that something is not true
  • Cold War - unfriendly relations between countries who are not at war with each other
  • Scenario - a situation that could possibly happen
  • Scepticism - sdoubts that someone has about something that other people think is true or right
  • Partisan - strongly supporting a person, principle, or political party, often without considering or judging the matter very carefully
  • Emphasising - to show that something is very important or worth giving attention to
  • President-elect - someone who has been elected president but has not officially started the position yet
  • Rhetoric - speech or writing intended to be effective and influence people
  • Painted a picture - to describe a situation in a particular way
  • Ought to - have to
  • Consolidating - to become, or cause something to become, stronger, and more certain
  • Weathering - changing
  • Uncertainty -  a situation in which something is not known
  • Grappling - fighting

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