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March 10, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 10th March 2017

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 10th March 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 : "Voting with our feet"

  • Voting with our feet - to express an opinion through your actions, for example by not going to a place or by deciding not to spend money
  • Robust - strong
  • Turnout - the number of voters in an election
  • Defy - to happen in a way that is different from what usually happens or what you expect
  • Anxiety - an uncomfortable feeling of nervousness or worry about something that is happening or might happen in the future
  • Alienation - the process of making someone dislike you, or not want to help or support you
  • Hovering - to stay somewhere
  • Constituency - one of the official areas of a country that elects someone to represent it in a parliament or legislature
  • Reckon - to calculate an amount
  • Marginally - very small in amount or effect
  • Far-fetched - difficult to believe
  • Fatigue - extreme tiredness
  • Cynicism - the belief that people care only about themselves and are not sincere or honest
  • Indeed - really or certainly
  • So-called - used for showing that you think a word used for describing someone or something is not suitable
  • Millennial - a person who was born around the time of the millennium, that is around the year 2000
  • Enthusiasm - a feeling of energetic interest in a particular subject or activity and an eagerness to be involved in it
  • Turnout - the number of people who are present at an event, especially the number who go to vote at an election
  • Bridged - to make a change from one situation to another
  • At first glance - when first looking
  • Repudiation - opposition
  • Ethnographic - relating to the scientific description of peoples and cultures with their customs, habits, and mutual differences.
  • Perceive - to come to an opinion about something, or have a belief about something
  • Celebratory - celebrating an important event or a special occasion
  • Camaraderie - a feeling of friendliness towards people that you work or share an experience with
  • Determination - the ability to continue trying to do something, although it is very difficult
  • Nonetheless - despite what has just been said or done
  • Anti-incumbent vote - vote against elected officials currently in power
  • Psephological - related to the scientific study of elections
  • Verdict - an opinion that you have or a decision that you make
  • On the sidelines - not taking part in an activity

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Open gates"

  • Humane - showing kindness, care, and sympathy towards others, especially those who are suffering
  • Asylum - protection or safety, especially that given by a government to people who have been forced to leave their own countries for their safety or because of war
  • Ruling - a decision
  • Deny - to not allow someone to have or do something
  • Populist - representing or relating to the ideas and opinions of ordinary people
  • Hardliners - people who are determined and ambitious
  • Hostile - unfriendly and not liking something
  • Surge - a sudden and great increase
  • Refugee - a person who has escaped from their own country for political, religious, or economic reasons or because of a war
  • Desperate - very worried and angry because you do not know how to deal with an unpleasant situation
  • Humanitarian - relating to efforts to help people who are living in very bad conditions and are suffering because of a war, flood, earthquake etc
  • Catastrophe - a sudden event that causes very great trouble or destruction
  • Immigration -  the act of someone coming to live in a different country
  • Crisis - a time of great disagreement, confusion, or suffering
  • Magnitude - the large size or importance of something
  • Overturn - to change a legal decision
  • Prosecutor - a legal official who accuses someone of committing a crime, especially in a law court
  • Degrading - causing people to feel that they have no value
  • Consistent - always behaving or happening in a similar, especially positive, way
  • Obligation - something that you must do for legal or moral reasons
  • Charter - an official document describing the aims, rights, or principles of an organization
  • Overruling - to decide against a decision that has already been made
  • Stance - a way of thinking about something
  • Arbiter - someone who makes a judgment, solves an argument, or decides what will be done
  • Inconceivable - impossible to imagine or think of
  • Consequence - a result of a particular action or situation, often one that is bad or not convenient
  • Verdict - an official judgment made in a court
  • Embarked - to get on a ship in order to begin a journey
  • Conflict - fighting between two or more groups of people or countries
  • Shot in the arm - something that has a sudden and positive effect on something, providing encouragement and new activity
  • Eurosceptic - a person, especially a politician, who opposes closer connections between Britain and the European Union
  • Steadfast - staying the same for a long time and not changing quickly or unexpectedly
  • Controversial - causing disagreement or discussion
  • Campaign - a planned group of especially political, business, or military activities that are intended to achieve a particular aim
  • Migration - movement from one region to another
  • Plea - an urgent and emotional request
  • Upheld - if a court of law upheld something such as a claim, it says that it is correct
  • Domestic - local
  • Defying - to refuse to obey a law
  • Culminating in something - to happen or exist as the final result of a process or situation
  • Setback - something that happens that delays or prevents a process from developing
  • Immigration - the process of examining your passport and other documents to make certain that you can be allowed to enter the country, or the place where this is done
  • Mainstream - considered ordinary or normal and accepted or used by most people
  • Conception - a belief about what something is like
  • Emphasised - to show that something is very important or worth giving attention to
  • Ascent - the process of moving to a higher level or position
  • Perception -  a belief or opinion, often held by many people and based on how things seem
  • Turning their back - refusing / rejecting
  • Juncture - a particular point in time
  • Pathway - a way that you can follow

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