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English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 13th September 2016

Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 13th September 2016. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials. 

Topic 1 : "State of the Congress campaign"
  • Campaign - work in an organized and active way towards a goal
  • Roll through - to be at attendance at an event
  • In advance of something - before something
  • Keep the spotlight on something - to attract attention to something
  • Flutter - a short period of excited activity
  • Rural Folk - people of the countryside
  • Sit around - to spend time sitting down and doing nothing
  • Informally - not officially
  • Took off - to remove something
  • Subsequent - happening after something else
  • Wisecrack - a joke or clever remark that upsets or annoys you
  • Flight - an act of escape, running away, or avoiding something
  • Dovetailed - to fit together, or to work together well
  • Acute - very serious
  • Distress - a feeling of extreme worry, sadness, or pain
  • Amplify - to increase the size or effect of something
  • Freebie - something that is given to you as a free gift, especially as a way of attracting your support for or interest in something
  • Charpoy - a bed used especially in India consisting of a frame strung with tapes or light rope
  • Flamboyant - very confident in behaviour, and liking to be noticed by other people, for example because of the way you dress, talk, etc
  • Dupe - to deceive / cheat someone
  • Defaulters - peopple who does not pay interest or other money that they owe
  • Pot shot - a criticism that is rather unfair or that is made only to make someone look bad
  • Indiscriminate - done without considering who or what you harm or damage
  • Foes - enemies
  • Strategy - a detailed plan for achieving success in situations such as war, politics, business, industry, or sport
  • Calibrated - adjusted
  • Succeeding - to achieve something that you have been aiming for
  • Avowed - publicly claimed or promised
  • Backing - supporting
  • Primary - most important
  • Spokesperson - someone whose job is to officially represent an organization, for example in dealing with journalists
  • Electorate - all the people who are allowed to vote in an election
  • Aspiration - something that you want to achieve
  • Roadshows - a series of public events, each of which happens in a different place
  • Obvious - easy to see, recognize, or understand
  • Mobilisation - a group of people coming together in order to achieve something
  • Uncertain - not clearly known or understood
  • Fare better - performed better
  • For instance - for example
  • Giant - a very successful and powerful person or organization
  • Witless - stupid or showing no intelligence
  • Moderating - to make something less serious
  • Unveil - to announce something officially that was previously a secret
  • Cohesive - combining well to form a strong well-organized unit
  • Inclusive - an inclusive group or organization tries to include many different types of people and treat them all fairly and equally
  • Manifesto - a formal statement expressing the aims and plans of a group or organization, especially a political party
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