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May 05, 2018

5th 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 5th May 2018. Happy reading :)

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Download PDF Version of Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 5th May 2018 from HERE
  • Citing - to mention something as an example, explanation, or proof of something else
  • Excuse - a reason that you give to explain why you have done something bad, or why you have not done something that you should have done
  • Draft - not in a final form and likely to be changed
  • Reluctant - not willing to do something
  • Repercussion - a bad effect that something has, usually lasting for a long time
  • Attorney General -  the most senior lawyer in some countries
  • Laughable - very silly, or unreasonable
  • Expediency - the use of methods that produce an immediate result or solution to a problem, but may not be fair or honest
  • Cut a sorry figure - to make a poor impression
  • Preoccupied - thinking about something so much or spending so much time doing something that you do not notice other things or cannot think about other things
  • Campaign - a series of actions intended to produce political or social change
  • Directive - an official order
  • Contempt - the crime of not doing what a judge in a court of law has ordered you to do
  • Untenable - impossible to continue because of serious problems, opposition, or criticism
  • First and foremost - most importantly; more than anything else
  • Tribunal - a special law court organized to judge a particular case
  • Statutory - controlled by a law or statute (a law passed by a government and formally written down)
  • Obligation - something that you must do for legal or moral reasons
  • Implication - a possible effect or result
  • In the face of something - in a situation where you have to deal with something unpleasant or difficult
  • Concerned - involved in something, or affected by something
  • Questionable - possibly not true, accurate, or complete
  • Verdict - an official judgment made in a court
  • Convene - to arrange a formal meeting, or to gather for a meeting
  • Ring of truth - to seem to be true
  • Bona fides - evidence or proof that someone has sincere feelings or is who they claim to be
  • Preoccupation - a state in which you think about something so much that you do not think about other things
  • Impartial - not connected to or influenced by one particular person or group
  • Disdain - the feeling that someone or something is not important and does not deserve any respect
  • Persuade - to make someone believe that something is true
  • Expediency - the use of methods that produce an immediate result or solution to a problem, but may not be fair or honest
  • Prospect - the possibility that something will happen, especially something good
  • Plight - a sad, serious, or difficult situation
  • Scandal - a situation in which important people behave in a dishonest or immoral way that shocks people
  • Hardening - to begin to look or sound unfriendly
  • Immigration - the process in which people enter a country in order to live there permanently
  • Denting - to have a bad effect on something
  • Liberal - respecting and allowing many different types of beliefs or behaviour
  • Tolerant - willing to accept behaviour and beliefs that are different from your own, although you might not agree with or approve of them
  • Awkward - difficult to deal with and embarrassing
  • Negotiate - to try to reach an agreement by discussing something in a formal way, especially in a business or political situation
  • Vessel - a large boat or ship
  • Ferry - to carry people or goods between two or more places
  • Fall victim to something - to fail or suffer because of something
  • Ruthless - willing to make other people suffer so that you can achieve your aims
  • Stipulate - to say what is allowed or what is necessary
  • Inability - the fact of not being able to do something
  • Furnish - to provide someone with something that they need, especially information
  • Evidence - facts or physical signs that help to prove something
  • Deportation - a situation in which someone is deported from a country
  • Welfare - care provided by the state or another organization for people in need
  • Denial - a statement that something is not true or did not happen
  • Enormous - very large in size or quantity
  • Trauma - a bad experience that makes you feel very upset, afraid, or shocked
  • Alien - someone who is not a citizen of the country they are living in
  • Endure - to suffer something difficult or unpleasant in a patient way over a long period
  • Anxiety - a worried feeling you have because you think something bad might happen
  • Apology - a statement that tells someone that you are sorry for doing something wrong or for causing a problem
  • Commonwealth - a group of countries that have the same political or economic interests
  • Mistreatment - to treat someone in an unfair or cruel way
  • Colony - a country that is controlled by another country
  • Grotesque - unreasonable, or offensive
  • Desperate - very worried and angry because you do not know how to deal with an unpleasant situation
  • Migrant - someone who travels to another place or country in order to find work
  • Territory - an area of land controlled by a particular country, leader, or army
  • Arguable - if something is arguable, you are not completely certain whether it is true or correct
  • Debate over - a discussion in which people or groups state different opinions about a subject
  • So-called - used for showing that you think a word used for describing someone or something is not suitable
  • Industrialised - an industrialized country or society has a lot of industry
  • Systemic - affecting all of something
  • Shortcoming - a fault or problem that makes someone or something less effective
  • Violation - an action that is in opposition to a law, agreement, principle etc
  • Controversy - a disagreement, especially about a public policy or a moral issue that a lot of people have strong feelings about
  • Typified - to be an excellent or typical example of something
  • Fallout - the unpleasant effects of something that has happened
  • Liberalisation - to make laws or rules less strict so that people have more freedom
  • Enshrine - to officially record something such as an idea or principle in a document so that it cannot be ignored
  • Consequently - as a result
  • Erstwhile - an erstwhile friend, employer etc was a friend, employer etc until recently but is not any more
  • Compliance with - the practice of obeying a law, rule, or request
  • Fillip - something that improves a situation or that encourages someone
  • Xenophobic - having a strong fear and dislike of people from other countries and cultures
  • Populist - representing the interests and opinions of ordinary people
  • Fuel - to make something increase or become worse, especially something unpleasant
  • Mainstream - considered ordinary or normal and accepted or used by most people
  • Counter - an action that you take in order to oppose or stop something or reduce its negative effect
  • Fundamental - relating to the basic nature or character of something

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