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June 19, 2018

19th June 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 19th June 2018. Happy reading :)

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Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Delhi stand-off: Power crisis"
  • Stand-off - a disagreement or fight in which neither opponent can do anything to win or achieve their aim
  • Crisis - an urgent, difficult, or dangerous situation
  • In bad light - used for talking about people’s opinion of a particular person or thing
  • Provocation - something that causes you to react in an angry or violent way
  • Residence - a house or other place where someone lives, especially a large house used by an important person
  • Run-in - an argument, disagreement, or fight
  • Bureaucracy - a complicated and annoying system of rules and processes
  • Confrontation - a situation in which people or groups are arguing angrily or are fighting
  • Full-fledged - complete
  • Strident - holding firm opinions or beliefs and tending to express them frequently, in a way that offends some people
  • Discretionary - based on someone’s judgment of a particular situation rather than on a set of rules
  • Grouse - to complain angrily
  • Bureaucratic - involving a lot of complicated rules, details, and processes
  • Assault - to attack someone violently
  • Non-cooperation - a policy of not doing the things that someone wants you to do, especially as a type of protest
  • Statutory - controlled by a law or statute
  • Colleague - someone who works in the same organization or department as you
  • Protest - a strong complaint or disagreement
  • Precipitate - to make something happen or begin to exist suddenly and quickly, especially something bad
  • Spectacle - an embarrassing event
  • Quest - an attempt to achieve something difficult
  • Mounting - increasing, especially in a way that makes a situation worse
  • Curtail - to reduce or limit something
  • Overbearing - an overbearing person always tries to control other people’s behaviour and ignores their opinions and feelings
  • Keener - someone who is extremely keen and enthusiastic
  • Mock - to laugh at someone
  • Handcuffs - two metal rings, joined by a short chain, that are locked around a prisoner’s wrists to prevent free movement
  • Autonomy - a situation in which a state, region, or organization is independent and has the power to govern itself
  • Framework - a set of principles, ideas etc that you use when you are forming your decisions and judgments
  • Accord - a formal agreement between countries or groups
  • Landmark - a major event or achievement that marks an important stage in a process and makes progress possible
  • Guerrilla - a member of a military group that is not official and usually wants to change a political situation
  • Throw up - to produce something new or unexpected
  • Right-wing - considered to be conservative in your political views
  • Conservative - not willing to accept much change, especially in the traditional values of society
  • Negotiate - to try to reach an agreement by discussing something in a formal way, especially in a business or political situation
  • Outgoing - soon to leave a position of authority or power
  • Novice - someone who is just beginning to learn a skill or subject
  • Rival - a person, team, or business that competes with another
  • Erstwhile - an erstwhile friend, employer etc was a friend, employer etc until recently but is not any more
  • Insurgent - someone who belongs to a group of people fighting to take control of their country by force
  • Run-off - an extra competition or election to decide the winner, because the leading competitors have finished equal
  • Consolidate - to make the power, position, or achievements you already have stronger or more effective so that they are likely to continue
  • Centrist - not extreme in your political beliefs
  • Perhaps - used for saying that you are not certain about something, or that something may or may not be true
  • Orthodoxy - an idea or practice that is accepted by most people as being correct or usual
  • Protégé - a young person who receives help or training from an older experienced person
  • Former - used for describing someone or something that had a particular job, title, status etc in the past, but not now
  • Count on - to depend on someone to do what you want or expect them to do for you
  • Backing - support, help, or active approval
  • Mentor - an experienced person who helps someone who has less experience, especially in their job
  • Concern - a feeling of worry about something, especially one that a lot of people have about an important issue
  • Veteran - someone who has a lot of experience doing a particular activity
  • Exert - to use influence, authority, or power in order to affect or achieve something
  • Undue - not necessary or reasonable
  • Sceptical - having doubts about something that other people think is true or right
  • Rebel - someone who tries to remove a government or leader using force
  • Referendum - an occasion when everyone in a country can vote to make a decision about one particular subject
  • Amnesty - a situation in which a government agrees not to punish, or to no longer punish, people who have committed a particular crime
  • Extremist - someone who has beliefs or opinions that are considered to be extremely unreasonable by most people
  • Codify - to make something part of an organized system, especially an official system of laws
  • Mainstream - considered ordinary or normal and accepted or used by most people
  • Contentious - causing disagreement between people or groups
  • Disposed - to get rid of something / someone
  • Moderate - neither very great nor very small in amount, size, strength, or degree
  • Outcome - the final result of a process, meeting, activity etc
  • Marginalisation - to make someone or something seem not important or relevant
  • Contender - someone who competes with other people for a prize or job
  • Acronym - an abbreviation consisting of letters that form a word
  • Campaign - a series of actions intended to produce political or social change
  • Setback - a problem that delays or that stops progress or makes a situation worse
  • Arms - weapons, for example guns or bombs
  • Tenuous - weak and likely to change
  • Accord - a formal agreement between countries or groups
  • Protracted - continuing for a long time, especially longer than is normal or necessary
  • Displace - to force someone to leave their own country and live somewhere else
  • Painstaking - done or doing something very carefully and slowly
  • Above all - used for referring to something that is more important than any of the other things you could mention
  • Firm - strong
  • Conviction - a strong opinion or belief
  • Legacy - something that someone has achieved that continues to exist after they stop working or die
  • Muster - to produce or encourage something such as an emotion or support
  • Clinch - to finally get or win something
  • Perpetrator - someone who has committed a crime or a violent or harmful act
  • Brutality - behaviour that is very cruel or violent and showing no feelings for others, or an act of this type
  • Enduring - continuing for a long time

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