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November 21, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 21st November 2017

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Hai Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of Today's Hindu News Paper dated 21st November 2017. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the title to read the Editorial from the News Paper

  • Profiteering - to make large profits by charging high prices for things that people need and cannot get anywhere else
  • Harassment - annoying or unpleasant behaviour towards someone
  • Provision - a part of an agreement or law that deals with a particular problem
  • Empower - to give a person or organization the legal authority to do something
  • Crack down - to start dealing with someone or something much more strictly
  • Regime - a system of rules that control something
  • Undue - to a level that is more than is necessary, acceptable, or reasonable
  • Errant - behaving in a way that is bad or wrong
  • Bureaucracy - a complicated and annoying system of rules and processes
  • Allegation - a statement that someone has done something wrong or illegal even though this has not been proved
  • Vet - to examine something in order to decide if it is allowed
  • Prima facie - based on what seems to be true, before a situation has been examined in detail
  • Fair play - fair and honest treatment of people
  • Discretionary - based on someone’s judgment of a particular situation rather than on a set of rules
  • Perception - a particular way of understanding or thinking about something
  • Inscribe - to write words on something
  • Inventory - the goods in a shop
  • Chains - a group of businesses such as shops, hotels, or restaurants that all belong to the same person or company
  • Unnerving - to make someone nervous or frightened
  • Take a cue from - to use someone else's behavior or reactions as a guide to one's own
  • Indiscriminately - done without considering who or what you harm or damage
  • 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
  • Transparently - the quality of being done in an open way without secrets
  • At stake - likely to be lost or damaged if something fails
  • Falling apart - if something such as an organization, agreement, or relationship falls apart, it no longer continues
  • Crisis - an urgent, difficult, or dangerous situation
  • Coalition - a temporary union of different political parties that agree to form a government together
  • Ripple effect - a situation in which one thing causes a series of other things to happen
  • Requisite - necessary for a particular purpose
  • Consensus - agreement among all the people involved
  • Sticking point - something that people cannot agree on and that stops them from continuing with a discussion
  • Coalition - a temporary union of different political parties that agree to form a government together
  • Negotiation - formal discussions in which people or groups try to reach an agreement, especially in a business or political situation
  • Disparate - disparate things belong to very different groups or classes
  • Refugee - someone who leaves their country, especially during a war or other threatening event
  • Migrate - to go to another place or country in order to find work
  • Curiously - in an unusual and interesting way
  • Concede - to admit that something is true
  • Insistence - a very firm statement that something must happen or that something is true
  • Substantial - large in amount or degree
  • Concession - something you give or allow to someone in order to reach an agreement
  • Rescue - to save someone from a dangerous or unpleasant situation
  • Ally - a country that makes an agreement with another country that they will work together to help each other, especially in a war
  • Coalition - a temporary union of different political parties that agree to form a government together
  • Conservative - someone who is not willing to accept much change, especially in the traditional values of society
  • Humanitarian - relating to efforts to help people who are living in very bad conditions and are suffering because of a war, flood, earthquake etc
  • Stance - an attitude or view about an issue that you state clearly
  • Dig in one's heels - to refuse to give up or modify one's opinion, policy, attitude, etc., esp. when faced with opposition
  • Phasing out - to gradually stop using something
  • Discord - disagreement between people
  • Fluid - smooth and continuous
  • Scenario - a situation that could possibly happen
  • Ruled out - to stop considering something as a possibility
  • Cohabiting - join together
  • Drubbing - a defeat in which someone loses very easily
  • Reluctant - not willing to do something
  • Insist - to say very firmly that something must happen or must be done
  • Consolidate - to make the power, position, or achievements you already have stronger or more effective so that they are likely to continue
  • Unprecedented - never having happened or existed before
  • Mainstream - considered ordinary or normal and accepted or used by most people
  • Last-ditch attempt - a last-ditch attempt, effort etc is a final try at achieving something difficult, when other attempts have already failed
  • Efficacy - effectiveness in producing the result that you intended
  • Avert - to prevent something bad or harmful from happening
  • Instability - a situation that keeps changing, so that you are worried about what might happen
  • Populist - representing the interests and opinions of ordinary people
  • Eurosceptic - someone, especially a politician, who thinks that their country should not be part of the European Union
  • Foregone conclusion - a result that you can be certain about before it happens

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