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June 20, 2018

20th 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 20th June 2018. Happy reading :)

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

Download PDF Version of Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 20th June 2018 from HERE

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Talaq in J&K: on PDP-BJP split"
  • Split - to divide into smaller groups, or to divide people into smaller groups
  • Polar opposites - complete opposite to one another
  • Marriage of convenience - a marriage arranged for political or financial reasons and not for love
  • Coalition - a temporary union of different political parties that agree to form a government together
  • Coalesce - to come together and form a group or a single unit
  • Credible - able to be believed or trusted
  • Alliance - an arrangement between two or more people, groups, or countries by which they agree to work together to achieve something
  • Compulsion - a very strong feeling of wanting to do something, especially a feeling that you cannot control
  • Pulling out - to stop being involved in an activity, event, or situation
  • Feed off - to use something in order to continue to exist or become stronger
  • Denominational - relating to a particular religious group
  • Vote bank - a large group of voters from a single community who always support a particular party or candidate in elections
  • Campaign - a series of actions intended to produce political or social change
  • Rhetoric - a style of speaking or writing that is intended to influence people
  • Divorce - a separation
  • Foretold - to say what will happen in the future
  • Controversy - a disagreement, especially about a public policy or a moral issue that a lot of people have strong feelings about
  • Accused - a specific person that is accused of a crime in a court of law
  • Sustainable - capable of continuing for a long time at the same level
  • Rank and file - all the members of a group or organization except the leaders or officers
  • Get the better of - gain an advantage
  • Bargain -  an agreement in which two people or groups each promise to do something
  • Horrified - very shocked or frightened
  • Brutal - extremely violent
  • Cessation - an end to something / the stopping of an activity
  • Launch pad - starting point to something
  • Respite - a short period of rest from having to deal with a difficult or unpleasant situation
  • Stone-pelting - to throw stones with force at someone or something
  • Valley - a low area of land between mountains or hills, usually with a river flowing through it
  • Inclination - a feeling that you want to do something
  • Civilian - someone who does not belong to the armed forces or the police
  • Spiral - a situation that gets worse and worse
  • Futile - unsuccessful, or useless
  • Stack up - to increase continuously in a way that seems threatening
  • Understate - to say that something is less important, serious, big etc than it really is
  • Remote - not likely to happen
  • Rival - a person, team, or business that competes with another
  • Constituency - a division of a country that elects a representative to a parliament
  • Fraught with - full of unpleasant things such as problems or dangers
  • Verdict - an opinion that you have or a decision that you make
  • Fragmented - if something fragments or is fragmented, it breaks into a lot of separate pieces or parts
  • Asunder - into forcefully separated pieces
  • Stability - a situation in which things happen as they should and there are no harmful changes
  • Roil - to cause something to stop working in the usual or expected way
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "The last to know: on ICICI imbroglio"
  • Imbroglio - a difficult, complicated, or embarrassing situation
  • Conduct - behaviour
  • Allegation - a statement that someone has done something wrong or illegal even though this has not been proved
  • Misconduct - seriously bad or dishonest behaviour, especially by someone who has a position of responsibility
  • Maintain -  to continue to say that something is true, even if other people do not believe you
  • Inquiry - an official examination of a crime, accident, problem etc, in order to get information or the truth
  • Level something against somebody - to accuse someone in public of doing something wrong
  • Whistle-blower - someone who reports dishonest or illegal activities within an organization to someone in authority
  • Controversy - a disagreement, especially about a public policy or a moral issue that a lot of people have strong feelings about
  • Fester - if a problem or unpleasant feeling festers, it becomes worse because no one has dealt with it
  • Inefficiency - a situation in which someone or something fails to use resources such as time, materials, or labour in an effective way
  • Steer - to control
  • Face-saving - done in order to stop people losing respect for you
  • Reluctant - not willing to do something
  • Meanwhile - at the same time
  • Tenure - the period of time during which someone has an important job or is an elected official
  • Successor - someone who has an important position after someone else
  • Uncertainty - a nervous feeling that you have because you think bad things might happen
  • Crisis - an urgent, difficult, or dangerous situation
  • Unwarranted - not fair or necessary
  • Investor - a person who puts money into something in order to make a profit or get an advantage
  • Allege - to say that something is true or that someone has done something wrong or illegal, even though this has not been proved
  • Quid pro quo - something that you offer or give to someone in return for something that they have offered or given you
  • Conflict of interest - a situation in which someone cannot make fair decisions because they will be affected by the results
  • Amiss - likely to cause difficulties or problems
  • Swoop - carry out a sudden attack, especially in order to make a capture or arrest
  • Adequate - good enough or large enough for a particular purpose
  • Disclosure - the process of giving information to people, especially information that was secret
  • Defaulter - someone who does not pay interest or other money that they owe
  • Firm - a business or company
  • Probe - an attempt to find out the truth about an issue, problem, or accident
  • Debatable - something that is debatable is not certain because it is possible for people to have different opinions about it
  • Ascertain - to find out something
  • Adequate - good enough or large enough for a particular purpose
  • Stakeholder - a person or company that has invested in a business and owns part of it
  • Firmament - the most famous or important people in an area of activity
  • Formidable - very impressive in size, power, or skill and therefore deserving respect and often difficult to deal with
  • Prejudge - to make a judgment about someone or something before you know everything about them
  • Played out - if an event or situation is played out in a particular way, it happens in that way

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