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November 15, 2018

15th November 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 15th November 2018. Happy reading :)

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

Download PDF Version of Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 15th November 2018 from HERE

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 :  "Turn the page: on Sri Lanka crisis"
  • Turn the page - if someone or something turns the page, they make a fresh start after a period of difficulties and troubles
  • Crisis - an urgent, difficult, or dangerous situation
  • Turmoil - a state of excitement or uncontrolled activity
  • Controversially - used for saying that people disagree about the thing you are talking about or do not approve of it
  • Upper hand - control or an advantage over a person or situation
  • Majority - most of the people or things in a group
  • No-confidence motion - a voting process in which people show that they do not support a person or group in power
  • Former - used for describing someone or something that had a particular job, title, status etc in the past, but not now
  • Sworn in - when someone is sworn in, they make a formal promise to be honest or loyal, either in a law court or when starting a new official job
  • Loyalist - someone who supports their government, especially during a revolution
  • Chamber - a large room in a public building, especially one used for meetings
  • Contention - an opinion or statement that something is true, especially one made during a discussion or argument
  • Memorandum - a short written statement containing information about a particular subject, passed between officials in a government or organization
  • Disrupt - to interrupt something and prevent it from continuing by creating a problem
  • Reform - a change that is intended to correct a situation that is wrong or unfair, or make a system work more effectively
  • Enact - to make a proposal into a law
  • Curb - to control or limit something that is harmful
  • Vast - extremely large
  • Despite - used for saying that something happens even though something else might have prevented it
  • Prorogue - to discontinue a session of something, for example parliament
  • Confront - to deal with a difficult situation
  • Stacked against - if something is stacked against you, it is unfair and will probably cause you to fail
  • Dissolve - if a group or organization dissolves, or if someone dissolves it, it stops existing
  • Revive - to make someone become conscious or alive again
  • Interim - intended to last or perform an activity only until someone or something permanent or final is available
  • Needless - used about something that could or should have been avoided
  • Plunge - to make someone or something fall quickly from a high position
  • Ascertain - to find out something
  • Instinct - a natural ability to know what to do in a particular situation
  • Ought to - used for saying what is the right or sensible thing to do, or the right way to behave
  • Solely - involving nothing except the person or thing mentioned
  • Premise - a principle or statement that you consider to be true, that you base other ideas and actions on
  • Induce - to cause something, especially a mental or physical change
  • Crossover - a change from one situation or style to another
  • Smart - to become very upset by something that has happened or that someone has said or done
  • Setback - a problem that delays or that stops progress or makes a situation worse
  • Uncertainty - a nervous feeling that you have because you think bad things might happen
  • Be averse to something - to dislike or not enjoy something
  • Turn down -  to not accept an offer or request
  • Untenable - impossible to continue because of serious problems, opposition, or criticism
  • Lame duck - someone who is not successful and needs a lot of help and support
  • Invoke - to use a law or rule in order to achieve something
  • Statesman - an experienced political leader that many people respect
  • Unwise - stupid and likely to cause problems
  • Exacerbate - to make a problem become worse
  • Bleak - if a situation is bleak, there is little or no hope for the future
  • Unresolved - not dealt with or agreed on in a satisfactory way
  • Minority - a small number of people or things that are part of a larger group but different in some way from most of the group
  • Concern - a feeling of worry about something, especially one that a lot of people have about an important issue
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 :  "Full disclosure: on the credit rating industry"
  • Disclosure - the process of giving information to people, especially information that was secret
  • Reform - a change that is intended to correct a situation that is wrong or unfair, or make a system work more effectively
  • Accountability - a situation in which people know who is responsible for something and can ask them to explain its state or quality
  • Scrutiny - careful examination of someone or something
  • Investor - a person who puts money into something in order to make a profit or get an advantage
  • Liquidity - a situation in which a business has money or property that it can sell in order to pay money that it owes
  • Credit line - an amount of money that a person or company can borrow from a bank or other financial institution
  • Liability - legal responsibility for causing damage or injury, or for paying something
  • Mismatch - a difference or disagreement between two facts or aspects of a situation
  • Transparency - the quality of being done in an open way without secrets
  • Credibility - qualities that someone has that make people believe or trust them
  • Circular - a letter or notice sent to a large number of people
  • Enhanced - better than before
  • Ensuing - an ensuing event or activity happens after something else, often as a result of it
  • Formal - following the correct or suitable official methods
  • Primary - most important
  • Flawed - spoiled by something such as a fault or mark, or lacking something
  • Tremendous - used for emphasizing that something such as an amount, achievement, or feeling is extremely great, important, or strong
  • Potential - someone's or something's ability to develop, achieve, or succeed
  • Bias - to influence someone’s opinions, decisions etc so that they behave or think in an unfair way
  • Barrier - something that separates one thing from another
  • Vital - very important, necessary, or essential
  • Oligopoly - the control of a product or service by only a few companies, influencing the price of that product or service
  • Sufficient - as much as is needed
  • Thus - as a result of the fact that you have just mentioned
  • Flourish - to be very successful
  • Plaguing - to cause a lot of problems for someone or something for a long period of time
  • Loyalty - support that you always give to someone or something because of your feelings of duty and love towards them
  • Lucrative - bringing a lot of money
  • Framework - a set of principles, ideas etc that you use when you are forming your decisions and judgments
  • Innovation - the use of new ideas, methods, equipment etc

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