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July 29, 2019

The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary - 29th July 2019 - 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 29th July 2019. You can download PDF Version of these editorials and meanings from below link. Happy reading :)

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

  • Sexism -  the belief that men and women should be treated in a different way and are suited to different types of jobs and different positions in society
  • Remark - to give a spoken statement of an opinion or thought
  • Legislature - the group of people in a country or part of a country who have the power to make and change laws
  • Combat - an attempt to stop something bad or to solve a difficult problem
  • The likes of - a person, thing, or group similar in character or quality to the one mentioned
  • Pushed through - to cause a plan or suggestion to be officially accepted or put into use
  • Scrutiny - the careful and detailed examination of something in order to get information about it
  • Dissent - a strong difference of opinion on a particular subject, especially about an official suggestion or plan or a popular belief
  • Nitty-gritty - the basic facts of a situation
  • Overshadow - to cause someone or something to seem less important or less happy
  • Intervention - action taken to intentionally become involved in a difficult situation in order to improve it or prevent it from getting worse
  • Minority - any small group in society that is different from the rest because of their race, religion, or political beliefs, or a person who belongs to such a group
  • Couplet - two lines of poetry next to each other, especially ones that rhyme (= have words with the same sounds) and have the same length and rhythm
  • Digress - to move away from the main subject you are writing or talking about and to write or talk about something else
  • Irony - a situation in which something which was intended to have a particular result has the opposite or a very different result
  • Concerning - about
  • Quip - a quick, intelligent, and often amusing remark
  • Blot - a fault that spoils the appearance or reputation of someone or something
  • Veteran - a person who has had a lot of experience of a particular activity
  • Controversy - a lot of disagreement or argument about something, usually because it affects or is important to many people
  • Campaign - a planned group of especially political, business, or military activities that are intended to achieve a particular aim
  • Misogynist - a man who hates women or believes that men are much better than women
  • Amendment - a change or changes made to the words of a text
  • Into cold storage - if you put an idea or plan into cold storage or in cold storage, you delay it for a while rather than acting on it as you originally intended
  • Thwart - to stop something from happening or someone from doing something
  • Stand-in - to do the job that another person was going to do or usually does, or to take that person's place at an event, because they cannot be there
  • Overwhelming - very great or very large
  • Mere - only / just
  • Lip-service - to say that you agree with something but do nothing to support it
  • Prejudice - an unfair and unreasonable opinion or feeling, especially when formed without enough thought or knowledge
  • Chauvinistic - believing or showing an unreasonable belief that your own country or race is the best or most important
  • Regulate - to control something, especially by making it work in a particular way
  • Cryptocurrency - a digital currency produced by a public network, rather than any government, that uses cryptography to make sure payments are sent and received safely
  • Hardly - certainly not
  • Distaste - a dislike of something that you find unpleasant or unacceptable
  • Legal tender - the money that can be officially used in a country
  • Prominent - very well known and important
  • Yo-yo - to move up and down quickly, or to change repeatedly between one level and another
  • Blockchain - a system used to make a digital record of all the occasions a cryptocurrency (= a digital currency such as bitcoin) is bought or sold, and that is constantly growing as more blocks are added
  • Speculation - the activity of guessing possible answers to a question without having enough information to be certain
  • Defraud - to take something illegally from a person, company, etc., or to prevent someone from having something that is legally theirs by deceiving them
  • Wary - careful because you do not completely trust someone or something or are not certain about what you should do
  • Advocate  - to publicly support or suggest an idea, development, or way of doing something
  • Thrive - to grow, develop, or be successful
  • Realm - an area of interest or activity
  • Threat - a suggestion that something unpleasant or violent will happen, especially if a particular action or order is not followed
  • Monetary - relating to the money in a country
  • Dispose - to sell an asset, property, or part of a business
  • Outright - completely or immediately
  • Purview - the limit of someone's responsibility, interest, or activity
  • Launder - to move money that has been obtained illegally through banks and other businesses to make it seem to have been obtained legally
  • Take a cue from - to take notice of someone's words or behaviour so that you know what you should do
  • Fast-paced - happening very quickly
Download PDF Version of Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 29th July 2019 from HERE

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