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November 18, 2018

17th 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 17th November 2018. Happy reading :)

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

Download PDF Version of Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 17th November 2018 from HERE

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 :  "A crippling shortage: on vacancies in courts"
  • Crippling - causing severe damage or problems
  • Vacancy - a job that is available for someone to do
  • Critical - very important
  • Bogged down - to be or become so involved with one particular thing that you cannot make any progress
  • Burgeoning - growing or developing quickly
  • Docket - a list of the cases that are waiting to be considered in a court of law
  • Weigh down - to cause problems for someone or something, or to make someone worried
  • Lumbering - walking slowly because of being large and heavy
  • Chronic - a chronic problem is always happening or returning and is very difficult to solve
  • Severe - a severe problem is very serious and worrying
  • Staffing - relating to the staff (= employees) of an organization
  • Preside over - to be in a position of power while important changes or events are happening
  • Significant - very important
  • Lay down - to state officially what someone must do or how they must do it
  • Context - the general situation in which something happens, which helps to explain it
  • Subordinate - having less power or authority than someone else
  • Pull up - to criticize someone about something they are not doing well enough
  • Reveal - to let something become known, for example a secret or information that was previously not known
  • Vacant - if a job is vacant, someone is needed to do it
  • Alarming - frightening or worrying
  • Utter - complete or extreme
  • Tardiness - slow to do something
  • Accommodate - to provide a place or room for someone to stay in
  • Magistrate - a judge in a court for minor crimes
  • Consultation - discussion between people or groups before they make a decision
  • Coordination - the process of organizing people or things in order to make them work together effectively
  • Exceed - to be greater than a number or amount
  • Tier - one of several levels in an organization or system
  • Massive - very large or heavy
  • Infusion - the addition of something such as money or a particular quality
  • Manpower - all the people who are available to do a particular job or to work in a particular place
  • Trial - the process of examining a case in a court of law and deciding whether someone is guilty or innocent
  • Civil - relating to private legal disagreements between people, not criminal law
  • Dispute - a serious disagreement, especially one between groups of people that lasts for a long time
  • Bare bones - the most basic features or details
  • Letting down - to make someone disappointed by not doing something that they are expecting you to do
  • Litigant - someone who is involved in a disagreement that is being examined in a court of law
  • Undertrial - a person who is appearing in a law court because they have been accused of committing a crime
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 :  "Krishna will sing"
  • Capitulate -  to stop opposing what someone wants and agree to it, usually because they are stronger than you
  • Concert - an event at which an orchestra, band, or musician plays or sings in front of an audience
  • Vocalist - a singer, especially one who sings popular music
  • Concerned - worried about something
  • Threat - a situation or an activity that could cause harm or danger
  • Free expression - the right to express your opinions
  • Abruptly - in a sudden, unexpected and often unsatisfactory way
  • Sponsor - to organize and support an event or activity
  • Bail out - to leave a project, situation, or relationship, especially when it becomes difficult
  • Constitute - if several people or things constitute something, they combine to form it
  • Sustained - continuing at the same level or rate for a long time
  • Troll - someone who leaves an intentionally annoying message on the internet, in order to get attention or cause trouble
  • Outspoken - an outspoken person states their opinion honestly, even if other people do not like it
  • Critic - someone who does not like something and states their opinion about it
  • Summon up - to officially order someone to come to a place, especially a court of law
  • Ensure - to make certain that something happens or is done
  • Call off - to decide that something will not happen
  • Found few takers - nobody believed it
  • Pressing - very important and urgent
  • Merely - used for emphasizing that something is small or unimportant
  • Defer - to arrange for something to happen at a later time than you had planned
  • Orthodoxy - an idea or practice that is accepted by most people as being correct or usual
  • For instance - for example
  • Diktat - an official rule that people are forced to obey
  • Rigidity - the quality or characteristic of not permitting any change
  • Hallowed - very respected and praised because of great importance or great age
  • Draw attention - to make people notice you
  • Fundamentalism - the belief that the original laws of a religion should be followed very strictly and not be changed
  • Step in - to become involved in a discussion or argument, especially in order to make it stop
  • Bigotry - the practice of having very strong and unreasonable opinions, especially about politics, race, or religion, and refusing to consider other people’s opinions
  • Call someone’s bluff - to ask someone to do what they are threatening to do because you believe they do not intend to do it, but want to trick you in order to gain an advantage over you
  • Staggering - extremely surprising
  • Higher up - someone who has a more important job than you in an organization
  • Lend credence - to make an opinion or idea seem more correct
  • Intolerance - someone’s refusal to accept behaviour, beliefs, or opinions that are different from their own
  • Intimidation - to deliberately make someone feel frightened, especially so that they will do what you want
  • Assertion - a definite statement or claim that something is true
  • Ethos - the set of attitudes and beliefs that are typical of an organization or a group of people

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