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February 27, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 25th February 2017

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 25th February 2017. You can click on the Titles to read the Editorials. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "A significant victory"

  • Significant - important or noticeable
  • Facile - too simple to deal with the difficulties of a real situation
  • Mandate - kjthe authority given to an elected group of people, such as a government, to perform an action or govern a country
  • Squeaked - succeed in achieving something by a very narrow margin
  • Affirmation - an action of support or approval
  • Reputation - the opinion that people have about how good or how bad someone or something is
  • Woo - to try to persuade people to support you, especially by saying and doing nice things
  • Viable - capable of working successfully
  • Contestant - someone who competes in a contest
  • Yielded - produced
  • Regionalist party - a political party that supports the division of a country into smaller areas that govern themselves
  • Consolidate - to make the power, position, or achievements you already have stronger or more effective so that they are likely to continue
  • Undisputed - if something is undisputed, everyone agrees about it
  • Stronghold - a place where the majority of people have the same political or religious belief
  • Patronage - the support given to an organization by someone
  • Dismal - very bad
  • Sanitation - the systems for taking dirty water and other waste products away from buildings in order to protect people's health
  • Infrastructure - the basic systems and services, such as transport and power supplies, that a country or organization uses in order to work effectively
  • Endorsement - an occasion when someone gives official or public support to a particular person or thing
  • Demonetisation - to officially stop using particular notes or coins, or a particular currency
  • Unlikely - not probable or likely to happen
  • Prospects - the possibility of being successful, especially at work
  • Corps - a group of people who are connected because they are involved in a particular activity
  • Lacking in something - to not have a quality
  • Strategy - a detailed plan for achieving success in situations such as war, politics, business, industry, or sport etc
  • Relevance - the quality of being directly connected with and important to something else
  • Revive - to become, or to make something become, active, successful, or popular again
  • Cache - a quantity of things that have been hidden
  • Regional - local (relating to a particular area of a country or the world)

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Shining bright"

  • Renewables - types of energy such as wind power and power from the sun that can be replaced as quickly as they are used
  • Partial - not complete
  • Fiscal - relating to money and financial matters
  • In line with something - similar to, or at the same level as something
  • Expansion - the process of increasing in size and filling more space
  • Efficient - working or operating quickly and effectively in an organized way
  • Emissions - an amount of gas, heat, light, etc. that is sent out
  • Dividend - (a part of) the profit of a company that is paid to the people who own shares in it
  • Accelerating - to happen or make something happen at a faster rate
  • Harnessed - to be closely involved with someone or something
  • Potential - someone's or something's ability to develop, achieve, or succeed
  • Thriving - very successful
  • Photovoltaic - able to produce electricity from light, or relating to the process of doing this
  • Apart from - except for someone or something
  • Overshadow - to be a negative feature or influence that spoils something
  • Fossil - an animal or plant, or a part of one, that lived many thousands of years ago and is preserved in rock or as a piece of rock
  • Decline - to gradually become less, worse, or lower
  • Augmentation - to increase the size or value of something by adding something to it
  • Implication - the effect that an action or decision will have on something else in the future
  • Break-even - if a person or business breaks even, they neither make a profit nor lose money
  • Ambitious _ having a strong wish to be successful, powerful, or rich
  • Curtailment - to reduce or limit something
  • Resorted to something - to do or use something because it is the only thing available
  • Phenomenon - an event or situation that can be seen to happen or exist
  • Perhaps - used for saying that you are not certain about something, or that something may or may not be true
  • Developed country - a country with a lot of industrial activity and where people generally have high incomes
  • Mitigation - a reduction in the harmful effects of something
  • Vigorously - in a way that involves physical strength, effort, or energy
  • Put in place - to set up, organize, or establish
  • Crucial - extremely important or necessary
  • Plentiful - available in large quantities

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