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May 02, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 2nd May 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 2nd May 2017. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Lokpal and the law"

  • Ruling - a decision
  • Indictment - something that shows how bad or wrong something is
  • Obvious - clear to almost anyone
  • Reluctance - unwillingness to do something
  • Statutory - controlled by a law or statute
  • Amend - to make changes to a document, law, agreement etc, especially in order to improve it
  • On the ground - among the general public
  • Footing - the basic conditions in which something operates or develops
  • Nominee - someone who has been officially suggested for a job or a prize
  • Eminent - famous, respected, or important
  • Truncated - made briefer or shorter, usually by removing a part
  • Constitute - to be or be considered as something
  • Enforcing - to make sure that a law or rule is obeyed by people
  • Curious - someone who is curious wants to find out about something
  • Endorse -  to express support for someone or something, especially in public
  • Inexplicable - impossible to explain
  • Impasse - a situation in which progress is impossible, especially because the people involved cannot agree
  • Chair - the person who is in charge of a meeting, committee, or company
  • Inescapable - if a fact or a situation is inescapable, it cannot be ignored or avoided
  • Inference - an opinion that you form about something that is based on information you already have
  • Ombudsman - someone whose job is to deal with complaints that people make about an organization or particular type of business

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Equity in taxes: Rich farmers should be treated on par with other taxpayers"

  • Equity - a fair and reasonable way of behaving towards people, so that everyone is treated in the same way
  • On par with - of the same quality as or at the same level as
  • Road map - a plan or set of instructions that makes it easier for someone to do something
  • Threshold - a limit at which an arrangement changes
  • Policymaker - a member of a government department, legislature, or other organization who is responsible for making new rules, laws, etc
  • Venture - a new business or activity
  • Sizeable - fairly large
  • Taboo - if something is taboo, people do not do it or talk about it because it is offensive or shocking
  • Distress - a feeling that you have when you are very unhappy, worried, or upset
  • Marginal - very small
  • Attribute something to someone/something - to believe that something is the result of a particular situation, event, or person’s actions
  • Justification - a reason why something is correct and morally right
  • Embarrassingly - in a manner or to a degree that causes self-consciousness, shame, or awkwardness
  • Distinction - a difference between two similar things
  • Thereby - because of, or by means of, what has just been mentioned
  • Widespread - happening or existing in many places, or affecting many people
  • Apprehension - a feeling of worry or fear that something bad might happen
  • Minuscule - extremely small in size or amount
  • Overtaxed - to make someone pay more tax than is fair
  • Handicap - a disadvantage that prevents you from doing something well
  • Thus -  as a result of the fact that you have just mentioned
  • Policymaker - a member of a government department, legislature, or other organization who is responsible for making new rules, laws, etc
  • Urgency -  the need to deal with something quickly
  • Middlemen -  a person or company that buys things from producers and sells them to customers at a profit
  • Cartel - a group of people or companies who all agree to sell something at the same price so that they can all make profits without competing with one another
  • Reform - a change that is intended to correct a situation that is wrong or unfair, or make a system work more effectively
  • Sustainable - capable of continuing for a long time at the same level
  • Merely - just; only
  • Transition - the process of changing from one situation, form, or state to another
  • Census - an occasion on which government officials count the people who live in a country and record other information about them
  • Lucrative - bringing a lot of money
  • Ought to - have to
  • Tread - to walk or step on something
  • Overdue - if something is overdue, it should have been done before now
  • Fiscal - relating to money and financial matters, especially taxes
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