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August 26, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 21st August 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 21stAugust 2017. Happy reading :)

Note : There were no editorials in THE HINDU on 20th August 2017 (Sunday)

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Separate ways: on JD(U) split"
  • Part with - to give something to someone although you would prefer to keep it
  • On the credit side  - used before you mention a good or positive aspect of a situation
  • Flip-flop - an instance of someone changing their opinion completely in a way that annoys other people
  • Alliance - an arrangement between two or more people, groups, or countries by which they agree to work together to achieve something
  • Majority - most of the people or things in a group
  • Blot - a small area of ink made by mistake
  • Revolt - an attempt to get rid of a government by using violence
  • Sheen - a shine on the surface of something
  • Portray - to show or describe someone or something in a particular way
  • Break-up - if a relationship breaks up, it ends
  • Principled - honest and responsible about what you do and how you treat other people
  • Dissolution -  the process of officially ending the existence of a group or organization
  • Betrayal - the act of deliberately harming somebody who believes you
  • Mandate - the authority of an elected government or official to do the things that they promised to do before an election
  • Pretence - a way of behaving that does not honestly express your real feelings, thoughts, or intentions
  • Prospect - something that you expect
  • Persuade -  to make someone agree to do something by giving them reasons why they should
  • Formidable - very impressive in size, power, or skill and therefore deserving respect and often difficult to deal with
  • Relevance - the quality of being directly connected with and important to something else
  • Notwithstanding - despite something
  • Wooing -  to try to persuade people to support you
  • Minority - a part of a population that is different in race, religion, or culture from most of the population
  • Vote-bank - a large group of voters from a single community who always support a particular party or candidate in elections
  • Niche - a job or activity that you are good at and that is very suitable for you
  • Cramp - to limit someone
  • In spite of something - even though there is something unpleasant or bad happening
  • Apportioning - to give or share out something, especially blame or money, among several people or things
  • Constituency - a division of a country that elects a representative to a parliament
  • Factored in - to include a particular amount or factor when you calculate something
  • Souring - if a relationship or situation sours, it stops being successful or satisfactory
  • Marginalisation - to make someone or something seem not important or relevant
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Missing investors: on Sahara case"
  • Investor - a person or organization that invests money
  • Thorough - including everything that is possible or necessary
  • Probe - an attempt to find out the truth about an issue, problem, or accident
  • Money laundering - to hide the origin of money obtained from illegal activities by putting it into legal businesses
  • Regulatory - a regulatory organization or company controls an activity, process, or industry
  • Oversee - to watch something in order to check that it works or happens in the way that it should
  • Clueless - knowing nothing
  • Principal - an amount of money that someone has invested in an organization so that they will receive interest on it
  • Bulged - to be very full
  • Aggregate - total
  • Debenture - an official arrangement with a company in which the company promises to pay a fixed rate of interest on money you have invested in it
  • Upheld - if a court of law upholds something such as a claim, it says that it is correct
  • Reclaim - to ask for an amount of money that you have paid to be given back to you
  • Bizarre - very strange and unusual
  • Genuine - real, rather than pretended or false
  • Claim - to say that something is yours, especially as a right
  • Obviously - in a way that is clear for almost anyone to see or understand
  • Authenticity - the quality of being real
  • Unclaimed - without a known owner
  • Evidence - 1acts or physical signs that help to prove something
  • Expedite - to make something happen quickly or easily
  • Massive - very large or heavy
  • Yield - to produce something useful such as information or evidence
  • Turn up - to come somewhere, especially unexpectedly
  • Rationale - the set of reasons that something such as a plan or belief is based on
  • Fund-raising - the activity of trying to persuade people or organizations to give money for a specific purpose

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