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May 23, 2018

21st 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 21st May 2018. Happy reading :)

Note : There were no editorials in THE HINDU on 20th May 2018 (Sunday)

Download PDF Version of Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 21st May 2018 from HERE

  • In the face of something - in a situation where you have to deal with something unpleasant or difficult
  • Learn your lesson - to be unlikely to do something stupid or wrong again, because the last time you did it something unpleasant happened
  • Verdict -  an opinion that you have or a decision that you make
  • Hastily - done in a hurry because you do not have much time
  • Marriage of convenience - a marriage arranged for political or financial reasons and not for love
  • Thwart - to prevent someone from doing something that they want to do
  • Opportunistic - using a situation to get power or an advantage
  • Rival - a person, team, or business that competes with another
  • Pulling strings - to use your influence in order to get something that you want
  • Entice - to persuade someone to do something, especially by offering them an advantage or reward
  • End-result - the result of an activity or process
  • Predictable - if something is predictable, it happens in the way that you would expect
  • Vote of confidence - a vote showing that a majority continues to support the policy of a leader or governing body
  • Brazen - behaving in a way that is not moral or socially acceptable, and not caring if other people are shocked or offended
  • Opportunism - the actions of someone who takes every opportunity to gain an advantage and is willing to behave in an unfair way
  • Draw parallel - a comparison between things
  • Engineer - to arrange for something to happen
  • Defection - to leave a country, political party, or organization and go to another one
  • Exclude - to deliberately not include something
  • Clincher - something that helps someone make a decision
  • Contemplate - to consider doing something in the future
  • Coalition - a temporary union of different political parties that agree to form a government together
  • Juggernaut - something that is very powerful, especially something that has a bad effect
  • Pragmatism - a practical way of thinking or dealing with problems that emphasizes results and solutions more than theories
  • Accommodate - to consider and include something when you are deciding what to do
  • Despite - used for saying that something happens even though something else might have prevented it
  • Vacate - to leave a job or position so that it is available for someone else to do
  • Alliance - an arrangement between two or more people, groups, or countries by which they agree to work together to achieve something
  • Stitch together - to create or form something quickly or roughly
  • Misadventure - something bad that happens to you
  • Blueprint - a detailed plan for doing something new, or something that is a model for how something should be done
  • Spoilsport - someone who spoils someone else’s plans or enjoyment
  • Inclusive - deliberately aiming to involve all types of people
  • Remarkable - unusual in a way that surprises or impresses you
  • Comeback - a period when someone or something becomes successful or popular again
  • Cleric - a leader of any religion
  • Sideline -  to prevent someone from being involved in something that they would normally expect to be involved in
  • Backer - someone who gives help or money to a plan or organization
  • Alliance - a group of countries, political parties, or people who have agreed to work together because of shared interests or aims
  • Coalition - the joining together of different political parties or groups for a particular purpose, usually for a limited time, or a government that is formed in this way
  • Campaign - a series of actions intended to produce political or social change
  • Sectarian - caused by disagreements among people from different religious groups
  • Nationalist - someone who believes that their group, state, or nation should be independent
  • Perspective - a way of thinking about something
  • Paid off - if something that you do pays off, it brings you some benefit
  • Wound - emotional damage caused by something bad that happens
  • Lasting - continuing to exist or have an effect for a long time
  • Absolute - very great, or complete
  • Negotiation - formal discussions in which people or groups try to reach an agreement
  • Intervention - a situation in which someone becomes involved in a particular issue, problem etc in order to influence what happens
  • Strike a balance between - to accept neither of two extreme positions or things but find a solution that is reasonable and fair
  • Powerhouse - something such as a country or organization that has a lot of power or influence
  • Mobilisation - to organize or prepare something, such as a group of people, for a purpose
  • Militia - a group of ordinary people who are trained as soldiers to fight in an emergency
  • Forefront - a leading or important position
  • Merge - if two things merge, they combine or become mixed so that you can no longer tell the difference between them
  • Despite - used for saying that something happens even though something else might have prevented it
  • Bad blood - angry feelings that people still have towards each other because of something that happened in the past
  • Dysfunctional - not working normally
  • Trigger - to make something happen
  • Chaos - a situation in which everything is confused and in a mess
  • Transition - the process of changing from one situation, form, or state to another
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