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November 06, 2018

6th 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 6th November 2018. Happy reading :)

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

Download PDF Version of Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 6th November 2018 from HERE

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 :  "Wilful on defaulters? : on RBI"
  • Wilful defaulter - default means non-payment of a loan availed by a borrower. A willful defaulter is an entity or a person that has not paid the loan back despite the ability to repay it
  • Sought - to ask for something
  • In the midst of something - while something else is happening
  • Tangle - a situation that is difficult to deal with because things are not organized properly
  • Impose - to introduce something such as a new law or new system, and force people to accept it
  • Ostensible - appearing to be true, or stated by someone to be true, but possibly false
  • Defiance - refusal to obey a person or rule
  • Disclose - to give information to people, especially information that was secret
  • Come down on someone - to punish someone or treat someone severely
  • Uphold - to show that you support something such as an idea by what you say or do
  • Statutory - controlled by a law or statute
  • Privilege - a special benefit that is available only to a particular person or group
  • Obligation - something that you must do for legal or moral reasons
  • Ensure - to make certain that something happens or is done
  • Transparency - the quality of being done in an open way without secrets
  • Burgeoning - growing or developing quickly
  • Acknowledge - to accept or admit that something exists, is true, or is real
  • Gravity of - the seriousness or importance of something
  • Accountability - a situation in which people know who is responsible for something and can ask them to explain its state or quality
  • Numerous - existing in large numbers
  • Consistently - in the same way and without changing in behaviour, attitudes, or qualities
  • Invoke - to use a law or rule in order to achieve something
  • Fiduciary - involving responsibility for looking after money or property that belongs to someone else
  • Apex - the top or highest part of something
  • Comply with - to obey a rule or law, or to do what someone asks you to do
  • Provision - a part of an agreement or law that deals with a particular problem
  • Rhetorically - in a way that expects or wants no answer
  • Unsparing - used about the cruel behaviour of someone who does not care if they hurt people
  • Forthcoming - happening or coming soon
  • Justifiably - if something is justifiable, there is a good reason for it
  • Contemplate - to consider doing something in the future
  • Proceedings - the actions taken, usually in court, to settle a legal matter
  • Initiate - to make something start
  • By-product - a product that is made as a result of making another product
  • Mala fide - illegal or dishonest
  • The onus is on something - if the onus is on someone to do something, it is their responsibility or duty to do it
  • Make a clean breast of something - to tell the truth about something wrong that you have done so that you can stop feeling guilty about it
  • It behoves someone to do something - used for saying that someone should do something because it is the right thing to do
  • Furnish - to provide someone with something that they need, especially information
  • Owing - money that is owing has not been paid to someone yet
  • To start with - as a beginning, or as the first thing
  • Sacrifice - to give up something important or valuable so that you or other people can do or have something else
  • Immense - extremely large
  • Contribution - something that you do that helps to achieve something or to make it successful
  • Incrementally -increasing gradually
  • Memorialise - to make people remember a person or event, or to show that you remember them
  • Unveil - the act of officially announcing something such as a plan or a new product that was previously a secret
  • Overseas - happening or existing in a country across the sea from your country
  • Memorial - a structure built to remind people of a famous person or event
  • Abroad - in or to a foreign country
  • Formalise - to make something such as a plan, system, or agreement official
  • Poppy - an artificial flower that people in the UK wear for Remembrance Day (a day when people remember the soldiers who died in wars)
  • Partition - the process of dividing a country into two or more separate countries
  • Ally - a country that makes an agreement with another country that they will work together to help each other, especially in a war
  • Victoria Cross - a medal given to British soldiers for very brave acts
  • Outstanding - extremely good or impressive
  • Bravery - brave behaviour
  • Continent - one of the very large areas of land on Earth that are usually divided into several countries
  • Pomp - formal ceremony, especially involving expensive clothes, special traditions etc
  • Officialdom - government departments, or the people who work in them
  • Perhaps - used for saying that you are not certain about something, or that something may or may not be true
  • Poignant - giving you feelings of sadness
  • Enlist - if someone enlists or is enlisted, they join the armed forces of their country
  • Colonial - relating to a system or period in which one country rules another
  • Empire - a number of countries ruled by one person or government
  • Veteran - someone who was in the armed forces, especially during a war
  • Transcript - a written copy of the exact words that someone said
  • Inhumane - treating people or animals in a very cruel way
  • Flogging - a punishment in which someone is hit many times with a stick or whip
  • Brazen - behaving in a way that is not moral or socially acceptable, and not caring if other people are shocked or offended
  • Racial - relating to someone’s race
  • Discriminatory - treating a particular group of people unfairly because of their religion, race, or other personal features
  • Troops - soldiers, especially in large numbers
  • Backed - supported
  • Bourgeoisie - the social group between the rich and the poor
  • Enthusiastic - very interested in something or excited by it
  • Underway - already started or happening
  • Fledgling - new and without experience
  • Defend - to protect someone or something from attack
  • Enormous - very large in size or quantity
  • Death toll - the number of people who are killed on a particular occasion
  • Outcome - the final result of a process, meeting, activity etc
  • Escalation - to become or make something become greater or more serious
  • Psyche - the part of your mind that controls your attitudes and behaviour
  • Tenet - a principle, or a belief
  • Non-alignment - a country that is non-aligned does not receive support from a more powerful country
  • Embody - to be the best possible example of a particular idea, quality, or principle, especially a good one
  • Core - the most important or most basic part of something
  • Ethos - the set of attitudes and beliefs that are typical of an organization or a group of people
  • Treaty - an official written agreement between two or more countries
  • Alliance - an arrangement between two or more people, groups, or countries by which they agree to work together to achieve something
  • Steer - to influence the way that something happens or the way that people behave
  • Combat - fighting during a war
  • Conflict - angry disagreement between people or groups
  • Personnel - the people who work for a company or organization, or who are members of a military force
  • Peacekeeping - military efforts to prevent war, especially between groups who have been fighting
  • Predecessor - the person who had a job or official position before someone else

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