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May 22, 2018

18th May 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 18th May 2018. Happy reading :)

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

Download PDF Version of Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 18th May 2018 from HERE
  • Arbitrary - not based on any particular plan, or not done for any particular reason
  • Capricious - suddenly and unexpectedly changing your opinion or behaviour without any good reason
  • Engineer - to arrange cleverly and often secretly for something to happen, especially something that is to your advantage
  • Summarily - immediately, and without following the usual official methods or processes
  • Propriety - behaviour that follows accepted social or moral standards
  • Partisan - showing strong and usually unfair support for one particular person, group, or idea
  • Unbecoming - behaviour that is unbecoming is unsuitable for a particular type of person
  • Backing - support, help, or active approval
  • Majority - most of the people or things in a group
  • Demonstrable - able to be proved
  • Solely - involving nothing except the person or thing mentioned
  • Ushering - to lead someone politely somewhere
  • Stable - not changing frequently and not likely to suddenly become worse
  • Unbolt - to open
  • Constitution - a set of basic laws or principles for a country that describe the rights and duties of its citizens and the way in which it is governed
  • Discretion - the right or ability to make a judgment or decision
  • Privilege - an advantage that only one person or group of people has
  • Stake out - to explain your opinion clearly and defend it in a determined way
  • At odds with - disagreeing with someone
  • Defence - actions that you take to protect someone or something that is being attacked
  • Turnaround - an important change in a situation that causes it to improve
  • Attorney General - the most senior lawyer in some countries
  • Claim - to win something such as a prize or a top position
  • Constitute - if several people or things constitute something, they combine to form it
  • Turn out - to develop in a particular way, or to have a particular result
  • Bad loser - someone who behaves badly when they have lost
  • Best - to gain an advantage over or defeat an opponent
  • Pay the price for something - to have to deal with the bad effects of something that you have done
  • Victory - the fact of winning a competition or battle
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Growing cities: on Urban governance"
  • Urban - relating to towns and cities, or happening there
  • Governance - the process of governing a country or organization
  • Migration - the process by which people or animals migrate to another place or country
  • Rural - relating to the countryside, or in the countryside
  • Pick up pace - to start to happen more quickly
  • Vibrant - energetic, exciting
  • Migrant -  someone who travels to another place or country in order to find work
  • Prospect - the possibility that something will happen, especially something good
  • Sustained - continuing at the same level or rate for a long time
  • Developing countries - countries that are poor and do not have much industrial development
  • Evidence - facts or physical signs that help to prove something
  • Revision - the process of changing, improving, or making additions to something such as a plan, law, or piece of writing
  • Urbanization - the process by which towns and cities grow bigger and more and more people go to live in them
  • Forecast - to make a statement about what is likely to happen, usually relating to the weather, business, or the economy
  • Complex - something that is complex has a lot of details or small parts that make it difficult to understand or deal with
  • Expansion - the process of increasing in size and filling more space
  • Emphasis - special importance or attention that is given to one thing in particular
  • Magnetism - a quality that makes someone / something very attractive to other people
  • Imperative - extremely important and urgent
  • Adequate - good enough or large enough for a particular purpose
  • Productivity - the rate at which goods are produced, especially in relation to the time, money, and workers needed to produce them
  • Efficiency - the ability to work well and produce good results by using the available time, money, supplies etc in the most effective way
  • Compromise - to risk harming or losing something important
  • Anarchy - a situation in which people are behaving in a way that ignores normal rules and laws, and are unable to be controlled
  • Rampant - existing, happening, or spreading in an uncontrolled way
  • Deficit - a lack of a quality, skill, or ability that you should have
  • Proliferation - a sudden increase in number or amount
  • Metro - a city with a population of over one million
  • Congested - with so many vehicles or people that it is difficult to move around
  • Fuel - to make something increase or become worse, especially something unpleasant
  • Unsustainable - not capable of continuing at the same rate or level
  • Moreover - used for introducing an additional and important fact that supports or emphasizes what you have just said
  • Particulate - an extremely small piece of dirt, especially one produced by road vehicles, that causes pollution
  • Suburb - an area or town near a large city but away from its centre, where there are many houses, especially for middle-class people
  • Dismal - making you feel unhappy and without hope or enthusiasm
  • Scenario - a situation that could possibly happen
  • Reform - to improve a situation by correcting things that are wrong or unfair, or to make a system work more effectively
  • Stature -  the amount of public respect or popularity that someone or something has
  • Laudable - deserving to be praised or admired
  • Innovation - a new idea, method, piece of equipment etc
  • Augmenting - to increase the size, amount, or value of something
  • Wetland - low land that is often covered with water from the lake, river, or sea next to it
  • Aesthetical - in a way that gives pleasure through beauty

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