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May 20, 2018

16th May 2018 Hindu Editorial Vocabulary - PDF Download

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Hai Friends I'm Kani. Due to some personal reasons, I was unable to share Hindi Editorial vocabulary articles from last Wednesday. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu News Paper dated 16th May 2018. You will get remaining editorial vocabulary pdf files soon. Happy reading :)

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

Download PDF Version of Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 16th May 2018 from HERE

  • Mandate - the authority of an elected government or official to do the things that they promised to do before an election
  • Dominant - more important, powerful, or successful than the other people or things of the same type
  • Campaign - a series of actions intended to produce political or social change
  • Fragmented - broken / damaged
  • Stake claim to something - to say or show clearly that you consider that something is or should be yours
  • Retain -  to keep someone or something
  • Respectable - if an amount is respectable, it is good enough
  • Reaching out to somebody - to try to communicate with a person or a group of people, usually in order to help or involve them
  • Back - support
  • In contrast - used when you are comparing two things or people and saying that the second one is very different from the first
  • Overture - a suggestion or offer that you make to someone
  • Absolute - very great, or complete
  • Majority - the number of votes by which a person or party wins an election
  • Right under its nose - to be in a place that you can clearly see
  • Turn down - to not accept an offer or request
  • Bruised - hurt as a result of a bad experience
  • Bargain - an agreement in which two people or groups each promise to do something
  • Subvert - to attack or harm a government or established system of law, politics etc
  • Hung Assembly - a situation in which no particular political party has an absolute majority
  • Constituency - a division of a country that elects a representative to a parliament
  • Vote-base - a group of voters who almost always support a single party's candidates for elected office
  • Controversy - a disagreement, especially about a public policy or a moral issue that a lot of people have strong feelings about
  • Emerging - just beginning to exist or be noticed
  • Contender - someone who competes with other people for a prize or job
  • Convention - a way of behaving that is generally accepted as being normal and right
  • Common sense - the ability to use good judgment and make sensible decisions
  • Ordinarily - in normal situations
  • Defection - the act of leaving a country, political party, etc. to go to another one
  • Confidence vote - a vote in which members of a group are asked to indicate that they still support the person or group in power, usually the government
  • Spectacle - an unusual or unexpected event or situation that attracts attention
  • Horse-trading - unofficial discussion in which people make agreements that provide both sides with advantages
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Cauvery water issue: At last, a scheme"
  • Basin - a large area of land whose surface water all flows into a particular river or lake
  • Muster - to produce or encourage something such as an emotion or support
  • Draft - something such as a plan, letter, or drawing that may have changes made to it before it is finished
  • Apportion - to divide something such as payments between two or more people, organizations etc
  • Riparian - relating to people or things that are associated with, inhabiting, or situated on the bank of a river
  • Monitor - to regularly check something or watch someone in order to find out what is happening
  • Tribunal - a special law court organized to judge a particular case
  • Tier - one of several levels in an organization or system
  • Apex - the most important or successful part of something
  • Ensure - to make certain that something happens or is done
  • Compliance - the practice of obeying a law, rule, or request
  • Regulation - control of an activity, process, or industry by official rules
  • Fairly - to some degree, but not completely or extremely
  • Comprehensive - including many details or aspects of something
  • Supervision - to watch a person or activity to make certain that everything is done correctly, safely, etc
  • Reservoir - an artificial or natural lake where water is stored so that it can be supplied to the houses in an area
  • Binding - if an agreement, contract, decision etc is binding, you must do what it says
  • Ambiguous - confusing or not definite, and therefore difficult to understand
  • Clause - a part of a legal document or law that officially states that something must be done
  • Enabling - used about laws that allow a government to introduce other laws at a later date
  • Resolve - to solve a problem, or to find a satisfactory way of dealing with a disagreement
  • Stand-off - a disagreement or fight in which neither opponent can do anything to win or achieve their aim
  • Intervene - to become involved in a situation in order to try to stop or change it
  • Allay - if you allay feelings such as fears, worries, or doubts, you make someone feel less afraid, worried, or full of doubt
  • Apprehension - a feeling of worry or fear that something bad might happen
  • Partisan - showing strong and usually unfair support for one particular person, group, or idea
  • Final say - responsibility for making a decision, although other people can give their opinion first
  • Envisage - to have something as a plan or an intention
  • Irrigation - related to supply land with water so that crops and plants will grow
  • Eminent - famous, respected, or important
  • Administrator - someone whose job is to manage a business, organization, or institution
  • Composition - the way that something is formed from separate parts or people
  • Vital - very important, necessary, or essential
  • Adequate - good enough or large enough for a particular purpose
  • Autonomy - a situation in which a state, region, or organization is independent and has the power to govern itself
  • Dispute - a serious disagreement, especially one between groups of people that lasts for a long time
  • Rigorous - thorough and careful
  • Adjudication - to make an official decision about a problem or disagreement
  • Contour - a way in which something varies
  • Comply with - to obey a rule or law, or to do what someone asks you to do
  • Concerning - about a particular subject
  • Livelihood - something such as your work that provides the money that you need to live
  • Entrust - to give someone responsibility for an important job or activity

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