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January 18, 2019

18th 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 18th 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 : "Collegium controversy"
  • Collegium - a group of officials in charge of an industry or area of activity
  • Controversy - a disagreement, especially about a public policy or a moral issue that a lot of people have strong feelings about
  • Unusual - not normal, common, or ordinary
  • Scrutiny - careful examination of someone or something
  • Controversial - a controversial subject, opinion, or decision is one that people disagree about or do not approve of
  • Embarrassment - a feeling of being nervous or ashamed because of what people know or think about you
  • Superior - greater in size or power
  • Former - used for describing someone or something that had a particular job, title, status etc in the past, but not now
  • Exception - someone or something that is different in some way from other people or things and so cannot be included in a general statement
  • Revisiting - to consider or discuss something again
  • Elevation - the act of giving someone higher status or a more important position
  • Apex - the most important or successful part of something
  • Allegation - a statement that someone has done something wrong or illegal even though this has not been proved
  • Merely - only / just
  • Concerning - about a particular subject
  • Seniority - greater age, or a more important social position
  • Appointee - someone who has been chosen to do a particular job
  • Graver- so serious that you feel worried
  • Arbitrary - not based on any particular plan, or not done for any particular reason
  • Revoke - to officially say that something is no longer legal, for example a law or a document
  • Claim - to say that something is true, even though there is no definite proof
  • Consultation - discussion between people or groups before they make a decision
  • Rationale - the set of reasons that something such as a plan or belief is based on
  • Underscore -  to emphasize something, or to show that it is important
  • Disquiet - a feeling of being very worried or nervous
  • Curious - unusual and interesting
  • Supersede - if one thing supersedes another, it replaces the other thing, especially because it is more modern or more useful
  • Deserving - worth supporting or helping
  • Substance - the quality of being important, real, or useful
  • Criticism -comments that show that you think something is wrong or bad
  • Sole - the sole person or thing is the only one of a particular type
  • Criterion - a standard that is used for judging something or for making a decision about something
  • Elsewhere - in or to another place or other places
  • Misgiving - a feeling of fear or doubt about whether something is right or will have a good result
  • Credibility - qualities that someone has that make people believe or trust them
  • Transparency - the quality of being done in an open way without secrets
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Learning little"
  • Arithmetic  -the part of mathematics that involves basic calculations such as adding or multiplying numbers
  • Rural - relating to the countryside, or in the countryside
  • Dismal -very bad
  • Assessment - the process of deciding what level a student is at, or how much progress they are making
  • Fare -used for saying how well or how badly someone does something
  • Dramatic -sudden and surprising or easy to notice
  • Outcome - the final result of a process, meeting, activity etc
  • Emerge - to come out of something or out from behind something
  • Annual  - happening once a year
  • Moribund - no longer effective and not likely to continue for much longer
  • Majority - most of the people or things in a group
  • Obviously - in a way that is clear for almost anyone to see or understand
  • Let down -  to make someone disappointed by not doing something that they are expecting you to do
  • Survey - an examination of something to see how good its condition is
  • Corresponding - related to or connected with something
  • Under-perform - to be less successful than people expect
  • Uptick - a small increase
  • Significant - very large or noticeable
  • Severe - a severe problem is very serious and worrying
  • Barrier - something that separates one thing from another
  • Institute - to start or cause a system, rule, legal action, etc. to exist
  • Consultation - discussion between people or groups before they make a decision
  • Innovation - a new idea, method, piece of equipment etc
  • Nursery - a school for children between the ages of three and five
  • Enactment - to put something into action, especially to make something law
  • Enrolment - to put yourself or someone else onto the official list of members of a course, college, or group
  • Empower - to give a person or organization the legal authority to do something
  • Framework - a set of principles, ideas etc that you use when you are forming your decisions and judgments
  • Cater to - to provide people with something they want or need, especially something unusual or special
  • Literacy - the ability to read and write
  • Numeracy - basic skills in mathematics
  • Ambitious - determined to be successful, rich, famous etc
  • Reform - a change that is intended to correct a situation that is wrong or unfair, or make a system work more effectively
  • Innovation - a new idea, method, piece of equipment etc
  • Incentivise - to give someone a reason for wanting to work hard
  • Beyond - outside the range or limits of a subject, quality, or activity

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