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January 19, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 17th January 2017

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Hai Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu News Paper dated 17th January 2017. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Coming home for the first time"
  • Homecoming - an occasion when someone returns to a place where they used to live, work, or study
  • Ambition - a strong wish to achieve something
  • Ideological - based on or relating to a particular set of ideas or beliefs
  • Fervour - strong and sincere beliefs
  • Constituent - a voter (= person who can vote) in a particular area of the country
  • Explored - to search and discover (about something)
  • Virtually - used for emphasizing that a statement is almost completely true
  • Outfit - a set of clothes worn for a particular occasion or activity
  • Rival - a person, group, etc. competing with others for the same thing or in the same area
  • Elsewhere - in or to another place or other places
  • Loyalties - your feelings of support or duty towards someone or something
  • Credibility - qualities that someone has that make people believe or trust them
  • Campaign - a planned group of especially political, business, or military activities that are intended to achieve a particular aim
  • Interlude - a short period when a situation or activity is different from what comes before and after it
  • Harping on - to talk or complain about something many times
  • Peeves - to annoy someone
  • Vacate - to leave a job or position so that it is available for someone else to do
  • Opt - to make a choice, especially of one thing or possibility instead of others
  • Campaigner - a person who takes part in organized activities that are intended to change something in society
  • Punchlines - the last few words of a joke, including the part that makes the joke funny
  • Throwaway - something that someone says without thinking carefully and is not intended to be serious
  • Reluctant - not willing to do something and therefore slow to do it
  • Negotiable - able to be discussed or changed in order to reach an agreement
  • Conflict - an active disagreement between people with opposing opinions or principles
  • Satrap - a governor of a province
  • Bring something to the table - to provide something that will be a benefit
  • Capitalise - to supply money to a business so that it can develop or operate as it should
  • Incumbency - the period during which someone has a particular official position
  • Agrarian - relating to or involving farming or farmers
  • Crisis - an urgent, difficult, or dangerous situation
  • Menace - someone or something that is dangerous and likely to cause harm
  • Enveloping - to surround someone or something completely
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Vagaries of the job market"
  • Vagaries - unexpected events or changes that cannot be controlled and can influence a situation
  • Mismatch - to put together people or things that are unsuitable for each other
  • Annually -  once every year
  • Crisis - a time of great disagreement, confusion, or suffering
  • Forecast - a statement about what is likely to happen, based on available information and usually relating to the weather, business, or the economy
  • Pool - a number of people or a quantity of a particular thing
  • In line with - similar to someone or something
  • No-less - used to show the importance of someone or something
  • Concern - to cause worry to someone
  • Pertain to something - to relate to or have a connection with something
  • Stubborn - difficult to move, change, or deal with
  • Vulnerability - able to be easily physically, emotionally, or mentally hurt, influenced, or attacked
  • Lack of something - the fact that something is not available or that there is not enough of it
  • Contributory - helping to cause something
  • Allied - connected by a political or military agreement (combined)
  • Unlike - different from
  • Counterpart - a person or thing that has the same purpose as another one in a different place or organization
  • Emerging - starting to exist
  • Hardship - (something that causes) difficult or unpleasant conditions of life
  • Apparent - able to be seen or understood
  • Enforcement - the process of making sure that something happens, especially that people obey a law or rule
  • Volatile - a volatile situation can suddenly change or become more dangerous
  • Declined - to gradually become less, worse, or lower
  • Implication - an occasion when you seem to suggest something without saying it directly
  • Slowdown - a period when there is less activity
  • Incidence - the number of cases of an illness or a medical condition in a particular place, group, or situation
  • Poverty - the condition of being extremely poor
  • Rungs - levels
  • Legitimacy - the quality of being legal
  • Dislocation - a negative effect on how something works
  • Unprecedented - never having happened or existed in the past
  • Migration - movement from one region to another
  • Policymaker - a member of a government department, legislature, or other organization who is responsible for making new rules, laws, etc
  • Subsistence - the state of having what you need in order to stay alive, but no more
  • Sustainable Development - economic development that is conducted without depletion of natural resources

Note : Hindu Vocabulary of 18th & 19th January 2017 will be available soon

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