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August 04, 2018

4th 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 4th August 2018. Happy reading :)

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

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Impasse ends: on K.M. Joseph's elevation"
  • Impasse - a situation in which progress is not possible because none of the people involved are willing to change their opinion or decision
  • Elevation - the act of giving someone higher status or a more important position
  • Memorandum - a short written report prepared specially for a person or group of people that contains information about a particular matter
  • Prevail - to be the strongest influence or element in a situation
  • Collegium - a group of officials in charge of an industry or area of activity
  • Reiterate - to repeat something in order to emphasize it or make it very clear to people
  • Objection - a statement that shows that you disagree with a plan, or a reason for your disagreement
  • Excessive - much more than is reasonable or necessary
  • Imbalance - a situation in which the balance between two things is not equal or fair
  • Obvious - clear to almost anyone
  • Turn down - to not accept an offer or request
  • Suspicion - a feeling that someone has done something wrong
  • Disfavour - an attitude that shows you do not like or approve of someone or something
  • Quash - to use force or violence to stop the political action taken by a group of people
  • Vehemently - involving extremely strong feelings or beliefs
  • Conduct - behavior
  • Split - to (cause to) divide into two or more parts
  • Inter se - between or among themselves
  • Determine - to control what something will be
  • Dispute - a serious disagreement, especially one between groups of people that lasts for a long time
  • Explicitly - in an extremely clear and direct way, so that there is no doubt what is meant
  • Instance - an example of something happening
  • Adherence - the action of continuing to obey a rule, law, agreement etc
  • Reiterate - to repeat something in order to emphasize it or make it very clear to people
  • Consistent - not changing in behaviour, attitudes, or qualities
  • Concerning - about a particular subject
  • Justification - a reason why something is correct and morally right
  • Controversy - a disagreement, especially about a public policy or a moral issue that a lot of people have strong feelings about
  • Flashpoint - a situation in which serious problems are likely to develop
  • Rule out - to stop considering something as a possibility
  • Dispel - to get rid of unpleasant feelings or false beliefs
  • Prolonged - continuing for a long time
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Hope in Harare ? — on Mnangagwa's victory"
  • Victory - the fact of winning a competition or battle, or an occasion when someone wins
  • Confer - to give something such as authority, a legal right, or an honour to someone
  • Legitimacy - the fact that something is legal
  • Majority - the number of votes by which a person or party wins an election
  • Palpable - if a mood or feeling is palpable, it is so strong that you seem to feel it physically yourself
  • Dictatorship - government by someone who takes power by force and does not allow elections
  • Veteran - someone who was in the armed forces, especially during a war
  • Liberation - the action of setting someone free from imprisonment, slavery, or oppression; release
  • Coup - an occasion when a group of people takes control of a country, usually by means of military force
  • Euphoria - a feeling of great happiness that usually lasts for a short time only
  • Speculation - ideas or discussion about why something has happened or what might happen
  • Transition - the process of changing from one situation, form, or state to another
  • Sack - to tell someone that they can no longer work at their job
  • Mentor - an experienced person who helps someone who has less experience, especially in their job
  • Instrumental - involved in an important way in making something happen
  • Exile - a situation in which you are forced to live in a foreign country because you cannot live in your own country, usually for political reasons
  • Top brass - the people with the highest status in an organization, especially the armed forces
  • Teformist - wanting to change and improve society or an institution
  • Monitor - to regularly check something or watch someone in order to find out what is happening
  • Contrast - a noticeable difference between people or things
  • Commonwealth - a group of countries that have the same political or economic interests
  • Multilateral - involving three or more groups, especially the governments of three or more countries
  • Aspiration - something that you want to achieve, or the wish to achieve something
  • Cue - an event, action, or statement that tells someone indirectly that they should do something
  • Concern - a feeling of worry about something, especially one that a lot of people have about an important issue
  • Transparent - open and honest, without secrets
  • Stronghold - a place where people fighting an enemy can defend or organize themselves
  • Large-scale - involving a large number of people or things, or happening over a large area
  • Turnout - the number of voters in an election
  • Bloody - covered with or full of blood
  • Blame - to say or think that someone or something is responsible for an accident, problem, or bad situation
  • Condemnation - a public statement in which someone criticizes someone or something severely
  • Blameless - not responsible for anything bad
  • Recklessly - not thinking about the possible bad effects of your actions
  • Sliver - a small thin piece of something
  • Lasting - continuing to exist or have an effect for a long time
  • Proxy - a situation, process, or activity to which another situation, etc. is compared, especially in order to calculate how successful or unsuccessful it is
  • Face value - the value of a stamp or coin that is shown on the front of it
  • Foster - to help something to develop over a period of time
  • Rhetoric - a style of speaking or writing that is intended to influence people

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