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April 05, 2018

The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary - 2nd April 2018

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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 April 2018. Happy reading :)

Note : There were no editorials in THE HINDU on 1st April 2018 (Sunday)

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Air India privatisation: High hopes ?"
  • Privatisation - the sale of a business or industry that was owned and managed by the government
  • Investor - a person or organization who puts money into something in order to make a profit or get an advantage
  • In-principle - used for saying that you agree/disagree with something as a result of your moral, religious, or political beliefs
  • Offload - to get rid of something that you do not want by giving or selling it to someone else
  • Bleeding - used when you are annoyed with something
  • Preliminary - coming before the main or most important part of something
  • Unveil - to announce something officially that was previously a secret
  • Aviation - related to making or flying planes
  • Prospective - people who are expected to buy something
  • Divest - to sell something, especially a business or a part of a business
  • Subsidiary - a company that is owned by a larger company
  • Alliance - an arrangement between two or more people, groups, or countries by which they agree to work together to achieve something
  • Cumulative - developing or increasing gradually as a result of more and more additions
  • Offset - to balance the effect of something, with the result that there is no advantage or disadvantage
  • Refinance - to replace one loan with another one on which you pay less interest
  • Liability - legal responsibility for causing damage or injury, or for paying something
  • Lucrative - producing much money or making a large profit
  • Enthuse - to make someone interested in something or excited by it
  • Bureaucrat - someone who is employed to help run an office or government department
  • Bugbear - something that keeps annoying or worrying you
  • Legacy - something such as a tradition or problem that exists as a result of something that happened in the past
  • Rationalise - to make an organization more effective, for example by getting rid of some staff
  • Footing - the way in which something operates and the set of conditions that influences it
  • Complimentary - a complimentary ticket, book, meal, etc. is given to you for free by a person or organization that normally sells them
  • Bolster - to make something stronger or more effective
  • Reformist - wanting to change and improve society or an institution
  • Ascertain - to find out something
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "No surprises in Egypt’s election"
  • Democratic - involving elections in which people vote for their political representatives
  • Only in name - something that exists in name only has an official name, but has none of the qualities that you think of when you hear that name
  • Former - used for describing someone or something that had a particular job, title, status etc in the past, but not now
  • Oust - to remove someone from a position of power, especially in order to take that position
  • Landslide - a situation in which a person or political party wins an election by a very big majority
  • Backlash - a strong, negative, and often angry reaction to something that has happened, especially a political or social change
  • Upsurge - a sudden increase in something
  • Dictatorship - government by someone who takes power by force and does not allow elections
  • Ballot - the process of voting secretly to choose a candidate in an election or express an opinion about an issue
  • One-horse race - a competition in which one person or horse seems certain to win
  • Lone - single / only
  • Thrust - to put something somewhere with a quick hard push
  • Embarrassment - a feeling of being nervous or ashamed because of what people know or think about you
  • Staunch - loyal, and showing strong belief in something or strong support for something
  • Perception - a particular way of understanding or thinking about something
  • Charade - an attempt to pretend that a situation is good or satisfactory, when in fact it is not
  • Contrary - completely different or opposed to something else
  • Transition - the process of changing from one situation, form, or state to another
  • Nonetheless - despite what has just been said
  • Exhortation - an address or communication emphatically urging someone to do something
  • Franchise - the right to vote in elections
  • Cynicism - the belief that people care only about themselves and are not sincere or honest
  • Yield - to produce something
  • Mass - a large quantity or number
  • Protest - a strong complaint or disagreement
  • Hardship - (something that causes) difficult or unpleasant conditions of life
  • Repression - the use of force or violence to control people
  • Devaluation - an official reduction in the value of a country’s money
  • Roll-back - to remove something, or to reduce the influence of something
  • Subsidy - an amount of money that the government or another organization pays to help to reduce the cost of a product or service
  • Hefty - large and heavy
  • Inflation - an economic process in which prices increase so that money becomes less valuable
  • Meanwhile - at the same time
  • Stranglehold - strong power over someone or something that prevents them from having any freedom to act
  • Controversial - a controversial subject, opinion, or decision is one that people disagree about or do not approve of
  • Trial - the process of examining a case in a court of law and deciding whether someone is guilty or innocent
  • Protester - someone who publicly shows their opposition to something such as a law or policy
  • Fire-fighting - the activity of trying to solve a serious problem that suddenly happens by reacting quickly and effectively
  • Transparency - the state or quality of being clear or thin enough to see through
  • Accountability - a situation in which people know who is responsible for something and can ask them to explain its state or quality
  • Restoration - the act or process of returning something to its earlier good condition or position

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