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April 20, 2018

20th April 2018 Hindu Editorial Vocabulary - PDF Download

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Hai Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu News Paper dated 20th April 2018. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on titles to read Editorials from THE HINDU News Paper

Download PDF Version of Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 20th April 2018 from HERE

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Under scrutiny: On BCCI status"
  • Scrutiny - careful examination of someone or something
  • Proposal - a plan or suggestion, especially a formal one that a group has to consider
  • Purview - the area of responsibility or influence that a person or organization has
  • Cash-rich - a cash-rich person, business or economy has a lot of money available to spend and invest
  • Apex - the most important or successful part of something
  • Transparent - open and honest, without secrets
  • Accountable - in a position where people have the right to criticize you or ask you why something happened
  • Significant - very important
  • Subsequent - happening or coming after something else
  • Betting - the activity of trying to win money by placing a bet (=guessing the result of a race, game etc)
  • Scandal - a situation in which important people behave in a dishonest or immoral way that shocks people
  • Opaque - difficult to understand
  • Intervention - a situation in which someone becomes involved in a particular issue, problem etc in order to influence what happens
  • Sweeping - a sweeping change or development has a major effect
  • Reform - a change that is intended to correct a situation that is wrong or unfair, or make a system work more effectively
  • Impart - to give something a particular quality
  • Transparency - an honest way of doing things that allows other people to know exactly what you are doing
  • Overhaul - to completely change a system in order to make it work more effectively
  • Reaffirm - to formally and officially state something again
  • Federation - a large organization made up of several smaller organizations or groups that share similar aims
  • Ambit - the range within which something, especially a rule or law, is effective or has power
  • Monopolistic - relating to an organization or group that has complete control of something, especially an area of business, so that others have no share
  • De facto - actual, even though not official
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
  • Citizenry - the citizens of a particular place considered as a group
  • Autonomy - the power to make your own decisions
  • Unlikely - not likely to happen
  • Revamp - to improve the way that something looks or operates by making major changes to it
  • Redound - to produce a particular result that is a benefit to someone / something
  • Defensive - used to protect someone or something against attack
  • Shuffle - to change the order of papers or other things in a group
  • Narrative - a story, or an account of something that has happened
  • Strike a balance (between something and something- to accept neither of two extreme positions or things but find a solution that is reasonable and fair
  • Constituency - a division of a country that elects a representative to a parliament
  • Address - to give attention to or deal with a matter or problem
  • Outrage - a strong feeling of anger and shock at something that you feel is wrong or unfair
  • Accused - a specific person that is accused of a crime in a court of law
  • Untenable - impossible to continue because of serious problems, opposition, or criticism
  • Intent - the intention to do something
  • Step down - to leave an official position or job, especially so that someone else can take your place
  • Apparently - based only on what you have heard, not on what you are certain is true
  • Victim - someone who has been harmed, injured, or killed as the result of a crime
  • Continuance - the process of continuing
  • Unflattering - making someone seem unpleasant or not attractive
  • Utter - complete or extreme
  • Incongruity - the quality of being very different to other things which happen or exist in the same situation and therefore appearing to be strange
  • Alliance - an arrangement between two or more people, groups, or countries by which they agree to work together to achieve something
  • Coalition - a temporary union of different political parties that agree to form a government together
  • Expediency - the use of methods that produce an immediate result or solution to a problem, but may not be fair or honest
  • Consonance - agreement
  • Feedback - comments about how well or how badly someone is doing something, which are intended to help them do it better
  • Cadre - a small group of people within a larger organization such as a political party or an army
  • Plank - an important aspect of something, on which it is based
  • Concede - to give something that you own or control to someone so that they own or control it
  • Principal - main
  • Rival - a person, team, or business that competes with another
  • Outweigh - to be more important, useful, or valuable than something else
  • Contentious - causing disagreement between people or groups

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