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October 03, 2018

3rd October 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 3rd October 2018. Happy reading :)

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

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 :  "Pawar games — defending Modi on Rafale"
  • Defend - to say things to support someone or something that is being criticized
  • Cusp - the dividing line between two very different things
  • Realignment -  to change the position of something
  • Posture - to do things only because you want people to notice you, admire you, or be afraid of you
  • Shadow boxing - the act of pretending to argue about or deal with a problem, often to avoid dealing with the most important problem
  • Warhorse - someone who has a lot of experience of dealing with difficult problems, for example an experienced politician or soldier
  • Intention - a plan in your mind to do something
  • Insist - to say very firmly that something must happen or must be done
  • Remark - a few words that give the facts or your opinion about someone or something
  • Construe - to understand the meaning of something in a particular way
  • Principal - main, or most important
  • Rival - a person, team, or business that competes with another
  • Ally - someone who is ready to help you, especially against someone else who is causing problems for you
  • Single-minded - with your attention fixed on only one thing
  • Paint - to describe someone or something in a particular way
  • Murky - involving activities that are not clearly known and that people think are dishonest or morally wrong
  • Discordant - not matching other things and therefore strange or unpleasant
  • Probe - an attempt to find out the truth about an issue, problem, or accident
  • Tainted - something that is tainted is spoilt by an unpleasant feature or quality that often makes people not want to be involved with it
  • Crony - a friend or supporter, especially of someone powerful
  • Capitalism - an economic system in which property, businesses, and industry are owned by individual people and not by the government
  • Revolt - to refuse to accept something such as a law or a decision
  • Retraction - a statement in which you say that something that you previously said or wrote is not true
  • Make the most of something - to use something so that it gives the greatest benefit
  • Unsettled - something such as a problem or argument that is unsettled has not been dealt with successfully
  • Irrevocable - impossible to change or stop
  • Drive a hard bargain - to argue in a very determined way in order to reach an agreement that benefits you
  • Contest - a situation in which two or more people or groups are competing to gain power or an advantage
  • Taunt - to intentionally annoy and upset someone by making unkind remarks to them, laughing unkindly, etc
  • Inconceivable - impossible to think about or imagine
  • Mantle - the authority or responsibility connected with someone’s position, duties, or beliefs
  • Alter - to make something or someone different
  • Interpret - to understand an action, situation etc in a particular way
  • Miss the point - to fail to understand something
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 :  "The new deals — on U.S.-Mexico-Canada pact"
  • Pact - an agreement between two or more people or organizations in which they promise to do something
  • Intense - involving or done with a lot of effort, energy, attention etc
  • Negotiation - formal discussions in which people or groups try to reach an agreement, especially in a business or political situation
  • Revise - to change your opinion or judgment of someone or something
  • Quarter-century - a date 400 years after a particular event
  • Free trade - a system of international trade in which companies do not have to pay high taxes on the goods bought from or sold in other countries
  • Avert - to prevent something bad or harmful from happening
  • Significant - very large or noticeable
  • Prominent - important and well known
  • Tweak - to make small changes in order to improve something
  • Quota - an amount of something that someone is officially allowed to have or do
  • Dairy - a company that sells milk and makes and sells foods that are made from milk, for example butter and cheese
  • Consumer - someone who buys and uses goods and services
  • Dispute - a serious disagreement, especially one between groups of people that lasts for a long time
  • Protectionism - the actions of a government to help its country's trade or industry by taxing goods bought from other countries
  • Duty - a tax that you must pay on something that you buy, or on something that you bring into one country from another country
  • Impose - to introduce something such as a new law or new system, and force people to accept it
  • Lobby - an action such as a protest or meeting which is intended to influence politicians
  • Amendment - a change made to a law or agreement
  • Congenial - friendly and pleasant
  • Prospect - the possibility that something will happen, especially something good
  • Defuse -  to make a situation more relaxed by making people feel less angry or less worried
  • Micromanage - to control every part of a business or system in a way that is not necessary or useful
  • Uncompetitive - unable to compete successfully with other businesses or products
  • Mandate - an official order to do something
  • Investor - a person who puts money into something in order to make a profit or get an advantage
  • Accord - a formal agreement between countries or groups
  • Do away with - to get rid of something
  • Resolution - a formal proposal that is considered by an organization and is usually voted on at a meeting
  • Dispute - a serious disagreement, especially one between groups of people that lasts for a long time
  • End up - to be in a particular place or state after doing something or because of doing it
  • Double-edged sword - a situation or decision that has both positive and negative aspects
  • Instructive - giving useful information about something
  • All or nothing - involving either the whole of something or none of it
  • Tariff - a tax that a government charges on goods that enter or leave their country
  • Wield - to have and be able to use power or influence
  • Embolden - to give someone more confidence to do something
  • Cut out - to remove something
  • Exporter - a person, business, or country that sells goods to another country
  • Merchandise - goods that people buy and sell

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