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November 23, 2018

23rd 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 23rd November 2018. Happy reading :)

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

Download PDF Version of Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 23rd November 2018 from HERE

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 :  "Unlawful dissolution: On J&K Assembly"
  • Unlawful - something that is unlawful is illegal, especially something that would be considered legal in a different situation
  • Dissolution - the process of officially ending the existence of a group or organization
  • Controvert - to prove or say that something is not true
  • Lay down - to state officially what someone must do or how they must do it
  • Claimant - someone who brings a legal case against someone else in a court of law
  • Violate - to do something that is in opposition to a law, agreement, principle etc
  • Convention - a way of behaving that is generally accepted as being normal and right
  • Extensive - very large in amount or degree
  • Horse trading - difficult and sometimes dishonest discussions between people who are trying to reach an agreement
  • Ideology - a system of ideas and principles on which a political or economic theory is based
  • Extraneous - not relating to the subject or situation that you are dealing with
  • Ought - used for saying what is the right or sensible thing to do, or the right way to behave
  • Deprecate - to criticize something strongly
  • Dissolve - if a group or organization dissolves, or if someone dissolves it, it stops existing
  • Mala fide - illegal or dishonest
  • Instance - an example of something happening
  • Dispensation - official permission to do something that people are not normally allowed to do
  • Stake a claim - to say or show clearly that you consider that something is or should be yours
  • Requisite - necessary for a particular purpose
  • Majority - the number of votes by which a person or party wins an election
  • Coalition - a temporary union of different political parties that agree to form a government together
  • Backing - supporting
  • Adversary - an enemy or opponent
  • Opportunistic - using a situation to get power or an advantage
  • Unsubstantiated - an unsubstantiated argument, claim etc is one for which you have no evidence
  • Disregard - the attitude of someone who does not respect something or consider it important
  • Ensure - to make certain that something happens or is done
  • Instability - a situation that keeps changing, so that you are worried about what might happen
  • Scuttle - to make a plan, agreement, attempt etc fail or stop
  • Alliance - an arrangement between two or more people, groups, or countries by which they agree to work together to achieve something
  • Frontier - border
  • Sobering - making you think about things in a serious way
  • Predecessor -  the person who had a job or official position before someone else
  • Subcontinent - a large area of land that forms part of a continent, especially the part of Asia that contains the countries of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh
  • Reputation - the opinion that people have about how good or how bad someone or something is
  • Free fall - an occasion when a price or value suddenly becomes much lower
  • In its own backyard - in a place close to you, or in a situation that you are directly involved in
  • Ultimate - happening at the end of a process or activity
  • Splendid - very impressive, or very good
  • Set foot in - to go to a place
  • Narrowly - by a very small amount
  • Encounter - a meeting between opponents in a sports competition
  • Reiterate - to repeat something in order to emphasize it or make it very clear to people
  • Credentials - personal qualities, achievements, or experiences that make someone suitable for something
  • Incidentally - used for adding related but less important information to what has just been said, or for suddenly introducing a new subject
  • Tampering - to touch something that you should not touch, and to change it in some way, often because you want to spoil it
  • Shorn - to remove a part of something by cutting or breaking it, or to be removed in this way
  • Domineering - trying to control other people and make them obey you
  • Aura - a quality that seems to surround or come from a person, place, or situation
  • Respectively - used for saying that something happens separately to each of the people or things mentioned in the order in which they were mentioned
  • Dip - to become less
  • Intense - very great or extreme
  • Unsavoury - involving unpleasant, dishonest, or immoral things that you do not want to think or talk about
  • Put through a wringer - if you say that someone has been put through the wringer or has gone through the wringer, you mean that they have suffered a very difficult or unpleasant experience
  • Tumult - a confused and excited situation or mental state
  • Debilitating - making someone physically or mentally weak
  • Prelude - an event that happens before and introduces a more important event
  • Scrutiny - careful examination of someone or something
  • Shuffling - to move similar things from one position or place to another
  • Trigger - to make something happen
  • Skipper - someone who is in charge of a team (captain)
  • Nucleus - the central or basic part of something
  • A bunch of - a large number or amount
  • Incisive - expressed in a clear and direct manner
  • Guile - the skilful use of dishonest means to trick people or to make them do what you want
  • Ingredient - one of the substances that are combined to make something
  • Enfeebled - no longer strong or effective
  • Potent - powerful, or effective
  • Exorcise -  to do something that helps you to stop thinking about a bad experience or memory
  • Circumstance - a fact or condition that affects a situation
  • Promising - likely to be successful or very good

Download PDF Version of Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 23rd November 2018 from HERE

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