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August 18, 2018

17th August 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 17th August 2018. Happy reading :)

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Hindu Editorial Topic : "Consensus-maker: On Vajpayee"
  • Consensus - a generally accepted opinion or decision among a group of people
  • Indeed - really or certainly, often used to emphasize something
  • Contrarian - someone such as a writer or politician who likes to disagree with other people and express opinions that are unpopular
  • Alliance - an arrangement between two or more people, groups, or countries by which they agree to work together to achieve something
  • Traverse - to move over or across an area
  • Ideological - based on, or relating to a system of ideas and principles on which a political or economic theory is based
  • Animosity - a strong feeling of disliking someone or something
  • Throwback - someone or something that seems to belong to an earlier period of time or that makes you think of an earlier period of time
  • Shrewd - able to judge people and situations very well and to make good decisions
  • Demolish - to have a bad effect on someone’s feelings, or to spoil their plans
  • Acerbic - showing criticism in a way that is clever and funny, but rather cruel
  • Wit - the ability to use words in a clever way to make people laugh
  • Statesman - an experienced political leader that many people respect
  • Reach out - to try to communicate with a person or a group of people, usually in order to help or involve them
  • Neighbour - someone who lives near you
  • Torchbearer - a person who leads or inspires others in working towards a valued goal
  • Ascendant - in the process of gaining power or influence over another person, group etc
  • Outgrow -  to become bigger, more successful, more popular etc
  • Displace - to force something out of its position or space
  • Tactic - a particular method or plan for achieving something
  • Mimic - to behave or work in the same way as something else
  • Mend fences - to try to become friends again with someone who you have argued with
  • Build bridges - to help two people, groups, or countries who have disagreed to have a more friendly relationship
  • Former - used for describing someone or something that had a particular job, title, status etc in the past, but not now
  • Opponent - someone who is competing against you
  • Propel - to move or push someone or something forward
  • Divisive - likely to cause arguments between people
  • Mere - only / just
  • Frontman - a man whose job is to represent an organization by talking to journalists or other people, especially in order to improve the organization’s reputation
  • Colleague - someone who works in the same organization or department as you
  • Deep-seated - a deep-seated feeling, belief, idea etc is strong and you have had it for so long that it is difficult to change
  • Prejudice - an unreasonable opinion or feeling, especially the feeling of not liking a particular group of people
  • Stint - a period of time spent doing something
  • Normalise - to make something normal, or to become normal
  • Subsequently - after something else happened
  • Misadventure - something bad that happens to you
  • Bedfellow - someone or something that is connected with another person or thing in some way, often unexpectedly
  • Cohesive - combining well to form a strong well-organized unit
  • Moderate - neither very great nor very small in amount, size, strength, or degree
  • Rein in - to control something and stop it increasing
  • Extremist - someone who has beliefs or opinions that are considered to be extremely unreasonable by most people
  • Sniffing distance - very close
  • Contentious - causing disagreement between people or groups
  • Strategic - carefully planned in order to achieve a particular goal, especially in war, business, or politics
  • There is no denying - used for saying that something is clearly true
  • Crisis - an urgent, difficult, or dangerous situation
  • Substantive - important or serious, or referring to the most important or serious issues
  • Balancing act - the process of trying to achieve something that different groups will all be satisfied with
  • Indecisive - unable to make decisions
  • Cautious - careful to avoid problems or danger
  • Endearing - making people like you
  • Perhaps - used for saying that you are not certain about something, or that something may or may not be true

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