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May 29, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 29th May 2017

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 29th May 2017. You can click on the Titles to read the Editorials. Happy reading :)

Note : There were no editorials in THE HINDU on 28th May 2017 (Sunday)

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "New cattle trade rules: All animals are equal"

  • Cattle - cows and bulls kept by farmers for their milk or meat
  • Trade - a particular area of business or industry
  • Regulate - to control something, especially by making it work in a particular way
  • Livestock - animals and birds that are kept on a farm, such as cows, sheep, or chickens
  • On the surface - the way that someone or something looks or seems while their true feeling or character remains hidden
  • Span - the length of something
  • Inflict - to cause something unpleasant to happen
  • Evident - easy to see, notice, or understand
  • Slew - a large amount or number
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
  • Not to mention - used for adding a comment that emphasizes the main idea of what you have already said
  • Dietary - related to the foods that someone eats
  • Slaughter - the killing of animals, usually for their meat
  • Suspicion - a feeling that someone has done something wrong
  • Conceal - to not tell someone about something
  • Perception - a particular way of understanding or thinking about something
  • In the guise of - looking like someone or something else, or pretending to be them
  • Seemingly - in a way that appears to have a particular quality, even though this is probably not true
  • Enlightened - showing understanding, acting in a positive way, and not following old-fashioned or false beliefs
  • Cumbersome - not simple, fast, or effective enough and difficult or annoying to use
  • For instance - for example
  • Agriculturist - farmers
  • Furnish - to provide someone with something that they need, especially information
  • Wonder - to think about something because you want to know more facts or details about it
  • Surreptitiously - in a secret way, so that others will not notice
  • Throttle - to prevent something from succeeding
  • Ream - a large quantity of something
  • Red tape - official rules and processes that seem unnecessary and delay results
  • Intended to -  to have a plan in your mind to do something
  • Absolute - complete
  • Generality - a statement that is not specific but that covers a wide range of situations
  • Nicety - a very small difference or detail
  • Husbandry -  the activity of farming and caring for animals
  • Moreover - used for introducing an additional and important fact that supports or emphasizes what you have just said
  • Infliction - the process of causing something
  • Infirmity - weakness
  • Cripple - to damage something severely, or to prevent it from working properly
  • Concern - a feeling of worry about something, especially one that a lot of people have about an important issue
  • Machiavellian - using clever tricks and dishonest methods to achieve an aim, especially in politics
  • Curb - to control or limit something

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Brazil President Michel Temer in trouble"

  • Credibility - qualities that someone has that make people believe or trust them
  • Ever since - during the whole period of time since something happened
  • Unpopular - disliked by many people
  • Took over - to take control of something / to join in a job
  • Controversial - a controversial subject, opinion, or decision is one that people disagree about or do not approve of
  • Impeachment - to make a formal statement saying that a public official is guilty of a serious offence in connection with their job
  • Scandal - a situation in which important people behave in a dishonest or immoral way that shocks people
  • Surfaced - to become known
  • By virtue of something - because of, or as a result of
  • Crucial - extremely important
  • Coalition - a temporary union of different political parties that agree to form a government together
  • Motion -  a formal proposal that people discuss and then vote on in a meeting or debate
  • Embroiled - involved in a difficult situation
  • Indict - to accuse someone officially of a serious crime
  • Allegation - a statement that someone has done something wrong or illegal even though this has not been proved
  • Intimidation - to frighten someone or make them feel nervous
  • Obstruction - the act of preventing someone or something from moving / doing something
  • Offshore - foreign
  • Protest - an occasion when people show that they disagree with something by standing somewhere, shouting, carrying signs, etc
  • Predictably - in a way that can be expected
  • Quell - to cause a violent situation to end
  • Agitation - a feeling of being worried or upset
  • Severely - very seriously
  • Discredit -  to harm someone’s reputation
  • Ouster - the removal of someone from an official position
  • Elite - belonging to the richest, most powerful group in a society
  • Scapegoat - someone who is blamed for something that is not their fault
  • Graft - dishonest or illegal activities in politics or business that involve giving people money or advantages in exchange for their help or support
  • Engender - to make people have a particular feeling or make a situation start to exist
  • Regime - a system of rules that control something
  • Welfare - help given, especially by the state or an organization, to people who need it, especially because they do not have enough money
  • Successive - coming or happening one after another in a series
  • Downturn - a reduction in economic or business activity
  • Unravel - to understand something complicated by thinking about it for a long time
  • Contraction - the fact of becoming less
  • Implicating - to make something seem likely to be the cause of something bad
  • Crisis - an extremely difficult or dangerous point in a situation
  • Onerous - difficult to do or needing a lot of effort
  • Credibility - qualities that someone has that make people believe or trust them
  • Cynical - someone who is cynical expects things not to be successful or useful
  • Opt - to make a choice or decision from a range of possibilities
  • Populist - representing or relating to the ideas and opinions of ordinary people
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