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December 07, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 7th 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 7th December 2016. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic : "Jayalalithaa, 1948-2016"

  • Adversity - a difficult or unpleasant situation
  • Spring back - to recover quickly and completely after difficult situation
  • Taunts - to intentionally annoy and upset someone by making unkind remarks to them, laughing unkindly, etc
    Hindu News Vocabulary
  • Adventurist - a person who is willing to take risks in order to gain an unfair advantage in business or politics
  • Vital - very important, necessary, or essential
  • Mentor - an experienced person who helps someone who has less experience
  • Propaganda - information, especially false information, that a government or organization spreads in order to influence people’s opinions and beliefs
  • Anoint - to decide that someone should be given a particular important job
  • Successor - someone who has an important position after someone else
  • Legacy - something that someone has achieved that continues to exist after they stop working or die
  • Reuniting - to bring together again
  • Factions - a small group within a larger group, consisting of people with different opinions from the rest
  • Retrieving -  to get something back
  • Reviving - to make something become, active, successful, or popular again
  • Alliance - an arrangement between two or more people, groups, or countries by which they agree to work together to achieve something
  • Rural - relating to the countryside
  • Peasants - a person who owns or rents a small piece of land and grows crops (especially one who has a low income, very little education, and a low social position)
  • Unorganised - without any particular plan, structure, or order
  • Unorganised workers - unorganized workers do not belong to a trade union
  • Subsidies - an amount of money that the government or another organization pays to help to reduce the cost of a product or service
  • Unlike - different from someone or something else
  • Cauvery - kaveri river
  • Toe her line - to do what she ordered or expected to do
  • Term - the fixed period of time that something lasts for
  • Enmeshed - to involve someone in something unpleasant or dangerous from which it is difficult to escape:
  • Scandal -  a situation in which important people behave in a dishonest or immoral way that shocks people
  • Perceive - become aware or conscious of (something) / come to realize or understand
  • Alienate - to cause someone or a group of people to stop supporting and agreeing with you
  • Drove away - to make someone stop wanting something or stop wanting to be with someone
  • Allies - supporters
  • Drubbing - serious defeat
  • Forecast - a statement about what is likely to happen, based on available information
  • Reinvent - to change something that already exists and give it a different form or purpose
  • Swiftly - quickly or immediately
  • Slew - a violent or uncontrollable sliding movement
  • Eepitaph - a short piece of writing that is written on the grave of dead person
  • Turned the tables - to change from being in a weaker position in relation to someone else to being in a stronger position
  • Survive - to continue to live or exist, especially after difficult situation
  • Haughty - proud and unfriendly
  • Aloofness - not friendly or willing to take part in things
  • Stitch together - to create or form something quickly or roughly
  • Alliance - an agreement to work with someone else to try to achieve the same thing
  • Sheer -  used for emphasizing the amount or degree of something
  • Pitchforking - to put someone into a new and unpleasant situation when they were not expecting it
  • Resemblance - if there is a resemblance between two people or things, they are similar
  • Survival - continuing to live or exist
  • Squandered - to waste opportunities by not using them to your advantage
  • Insisting - to say very strongly that something must happen or must be done
  • Evidently - easily seen or understood:
  • Arbitrary - not based on any particular plan, or not done for any particular reason
  • Premature - happening too soon or before the usual time
  • Dissolution - the act or process of ending an official organization or legal agreement
  • Arch-rival - the main person, company etc that you compete with in sport, business etc
  • Eventually - happening or existing at a later time or at the end, especially after a lot of effort, problems, etc
  • Hard-fought - achieved after a lot of difficulty or fighting
  • Frittered away something - to waste money, time, or an opportunity
  • Nascence - the event of being born (began or formed recently)
  • Roped in - to make someone to do something that they do not really want to do
  • Incumbency - an official position
  • Propensity - the fact that someone is likely to behave in a particular way, especially a bad way
  • Drive away - to make someone stop wanting to be with someone
  • Foes - enemies
  • Setback - something that happens that delays or prevents a process from developing
  • Unseat - to remove someone from power, especially as a result of an election
  • Conviction - a decision by a court of law that someone is guilty of a crime
  • Overturned - to change a legal decision
  • By-election - an election in one particular area to choose a new representative in parliament or on a council, or to replace someone who has died or left the job
  • Disproportionate - if something is disproportionate, it is bigger or smaller than it should be in comparison to something else
  • Remarkable - unusual or special and therefore surprising and worth mentioning
  • Thanks to - used for saying that someone or something is responsible for something good that happened
  • Unflinching - not changing or stopping
  • Loyalty - support that you always give to someone or something because of your feelings of duty and love towards them
  • Adulation - great praise or admiration, especially for someone who is famous
  • Unenviable - difficult and not at all enjoyable
  • Acumen - the ability to make good quick decisions and judgments
  • Charisma - a strong personal quality that makes other people like you and be attracted to you

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