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January 12, 2019

12th January 2019 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 12th January 2019. You can download PDF Version of the editorials and meanings from below link. Happy reading :)

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

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Disquieting decision: on CBI tussle"
  • Disquieting - making you feel very worried or nervous
  • Tussle - a disagreement between two people who are both
  • Unseemly - unseemly behaviour is embarrassing or upsets people because it is not suitable in a particular situation
  • Echelon - one of the levels of status or authority in an organization, or the people at that level
  • Bureau - an organization that provides information or services
  • Disconcerting - making you feel worried, confused, or surprised
  • Denouement - the end of a book, play, or series of events, when everything is explained
  • Unseemly - unseemly behaviour is embarrassing or upsets people because it is not suitable in a particular situation
  • Episode - an event or set of events that forms part of a longer series but is considered separately
  • Controversy - a disagreement, especially about a public policy or a moral issue that a lot of people have strong feelings about
  • Couched as something - to be expressed a particular way
  • Obvious -  clear to almost anyone
  • Even-handed - dealing fairly with all the people involved in a situation
  • Expose - to allow something that is usually covered or hidden to be seen
  • Interference - the process of deliberately becoming involved in a situation and trying to influence the way that it develops, although you have no right to do this
  • Incumbent - someone who has an official position
  • Reinstate - to give someone their previous job or position again
  • Unconditional - without limits or conditions
  • Diveste - to take away someone’s power, rights, or authority
  • Convene - to arrange a formal meeting, or to gather for a meeting
  • Nominee - someone who has been officially suggested for a job or a prize
  • Dissent - to express strong disagreement, especially with what people in authority think or with what most people think
  • Majority - most of the people or things in a group
  • Apparently - based only on what you have heard, not on what you are certain is true
  • On the ground - in the place being discussed, especially a place where there is a war or another serious situation
  • Vigilance - the activity of watching a person or situation very carefully so that you will notice any problems or signs of danger immediately
  • Inquiry - an official examination of a crime, accident, problem etc, in order to get information or the truth
  • Prima facie - based on what seems to be true, before a situation has been examined in detail
  • Untenable - impossible to continue because of serious problems, opposition, or criticism
  • Standpoint - a way of considering something
  • Implication - a possible effect or result
  • Regime - a system of rules that control something
  • Precedent - an action or event in the past that is used as an example or reason for a present action or event
  • Adverse - negative, unpleasant, or harmful
  • Unseat - to remove someone from a position of power
  • Complainant - in a court of law, the person who has asked the court to judge their case
  • Bipartisan - involving two political parties with different ideas or policies
  • Envisage - to have something as a plan or an intention
  • Amendment - a change made to a law or agreement
  • Thwart - to prevent someone from doing something that they want to do
  • Crisis - an urgent, difficult, or dangerous situation
  • Outcome - the final result of a process, meeting, activity etc
  • Politicise - to bring an issue, organization, way of doing something etc to the attention of the public so that it can be discussed
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Wall of shame: on Mexico border wall"
  • Shutdown - an occasion when a business or large piece of equipment stops operating, usually for a temporary period
  • Populist - representing the interests and opinions of ordinary people
  • Campaign - a series of actions intended to produce political or social change
  • Paved the way - if something paves the way for/to something else, it makes the other thing possible
  • Morass - a complicated and confusing situation that is difficult to deal with
  • Partisan - showing strong and usually unfair support for one particular person, group, or idea
  • Bickering - to argue about things that are not important
  • Stalemated - if people or discussions are stalemated, they are unable to make progress
  • Furlough - to allow or order someone to leave work for a period of time
  • Polarisation - to form two very different groups, opinions, or situations that are completely opposite to each other, or to cause this to happen
  • Immigration - the process in which people enter a country in order to live there permanently
  • On the one hand - used for giving two different opinions about something
  • Strident - holding firm opinions or beliefs and tending to express them frequently, in a way that offends some people
  • Crude - crude words or actions are offensive because they refer to sex in an unpleasant way
  • Migrant - someone who travels to another place or country in order to find work
  • Prospective - likely to be or become a particular thing
  • Insistence - a very firm statement that something must happen or that something is true
  • Appropriation - the action of taking something, especially when you have no right to take it
  • Logjam - a situation in which one problem is stopping anything else from being done
  • Double down - increase one's efforts or focus
  • Negotiate - to try to reach an agreement by discussing something in a formal way, especially in a business or political situation
  • National emergency - a situation in which a government is empowered to perform actions that it would normally not be permitted
  • Status quo - the present situation, or the way that things usually are
  • Disquieting - making you feel very worried or nervous
  • Veracity - truth, or honesty
  • Decline - to become less or worse
  • Blatant - done in an obvious way that shows you are not embarrassed or ashamed to be doing something bad or illegal
  • Tout - to praise someone or something because you want other people to think they are good or important
  • Tariff - a tax that a government charges on goods that enter or leave their country
  • Acerbic - showing criticism in a way that is clever and funny, but rather cruel
  • Back-and-forth - moving first in one direction and then in the opposite direction many times
  • Congressional - relating to the US Congress
  • Malaise - a general feeling of being worried, unhappy, or not satisfied
  • Profound - very great
  • Melting pot - a situation in which there are many different types of people, ideas, religions etc existing together
  • Squander - if you squander something such as money, time, or an opportunity, you do not use it in a sensible way
  • Claw back - to get something again that you had lost such as power, especially gradually and with difficulty
  • Reckon - to believe that something is true
  • In order - actions or statements that are in order are suitable for a particular situation

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