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June 01, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 31st 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 31st May 2017. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "The Kumble factor"
  • Factor - a fact or situation that influences the result of something
  • Retaining - to keep or continue to have something
  • Muddied - to make a situation more complicated or difficult than it needs to be
  • Agenda - a plan or aim that is kept secret
  • Exuding - if you exude a particular quality, people notice easily that you have a lot of it
  • Rival - a person, team, or business that competes with another
  • Dressing room - a room used by a performer or sports players for preparing for a performance or game
  • Distracting - preventing you from concentrating on something
  • Speculation - ideas or discussion about why something has happened or what might happen
  • Imminent - coming or likely to happen very soon
  • Incumbent - someone who has an official position
  • Scramble - to hurry or try very hard to get something, often competing with other people
  • Opting for - to make a choice or decision from a range of possibilities
  • Surfaced - to become known after being hidden
  • Disgruntled - disappointed and annoyed about something
  • Your pound of flesh - something that someone owes you that you take even though it will cause them to suffer
  • Overbearing - an overbearing person always tries to control other people’s behaviour and ignores their opinions and feelings
  • Skipper - the captain of a sports team
  • Alleged - claimed to be true, even though this has not been proved
  • Backed - supported
  • Testament to something - evidence that something is true
  • Validation - to officially state that something is of a suitable standard
  • Unsavoury - involving unpleasant, dishonest, or immoral things that you do not want to think or talk about
  • Tidbit - a piece of interesting information
  • Contrast - a noticeable difference between people or things
  • Former - used for describing someone or something that had a particular job, title, status etc in the past, but not now
  • Unenviable - difficult and not at all enjoyable
  • Sift through - to examine information, documents etc in order to find what you are looking for
  • Monsoon - a period of heavy rain in India
  • Make the most of something - to take full advantage of something because it may not last long
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
  • Receding - to move further away
  • Meteorological - related to the scientific study of weather
  • Forecast - a statement about what is likely to happen, based on available information and usually relating to the weather, business, or the economy
  • Apprehensive - slightly worried or nervous
  • Onset - the beginning of something, especially something bad
  • Phenomenon - an event or situation that can be seen to happen or exist
  • Favourable - giving someone or something an advantage or a benefit
  • Relies - depends
  • Off-the-mark - not correct
  • Consecutive - following one after another in order and with nothing else in between
  • Prospect -  the possibility that something will happen, especially something good
  • Irrigation - to supply land with water so that crops and plants will grow
  • Inflation - an economic process in which prices increase so that money becomes less valuable
  • Spur - to encourage something
  • Prosperity - the situation of being successful and having a lot of money
  • Imperative - extremely important and urgent
  • Urbanisation - the process by which towns and cities grow bigger and more and more people go to live in them
  • Infrastructure - the set of systems within a place or organization that affect how well it operates, for example the telephone and transport systems in a country
  • Significant - very large or noticeable
  • Variations - differences in amount, level etc
  • Bountiful - available in large quantities
  • Resilience - the ability to quickly return to a previous good condition
  • Drought - a long period of time when there is little or no rain and crops die
  • Crippling - causing severe damage or problems
  • Harvest - to collect or obtain something
  • Unproductive - not achieving any benefits or positive results
  • Cesspool - a large covered hole or container in the ground for collecting the liquid and solid waste that flows from a building

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