The Hindu Editorial (Game at Chequers) – Jul 11, 2018

The Hindu Editorial (Game at Chequers) – Jul 11, 2018

British Prime Minister Theresa May is no stranger to controversy and rebellion. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Below is today’s word list-2 for The Hindu Editorial (Game at Chequers) – Jul 11, 2018.

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Today’s word list-2 for The Hindu Editorial (Game at Chequers) – Jul 11, 2018:

  1. up (verb) – raise, build up, make larger.
  2. stake (noun) – ante, risk, hazard.
  3. rebellion (noun) – dissent, defiance, subversion.
  4. upheaval (noun) – disruption; disorder, turmoil.
  5. pursue with (verb) – continue with, proceed with, carry on with.
  6. hardliner (adjective) – relating to a group/a political party with people who support a strict ideas and they are extreme & uncompromising.
  7. intra-  (prefix) – within.
  8. bickering (noun) – squabble, argument; quarrel.
  9. mitigate (verb) – alleviate, reduce, lessen.
  10. free trade (noun) –  a policy to eliminate barriers/limits/regulations against imports and exports.
  11. EU common rulebook (noun) – EU member states have to follow the same standards and regulations. This is part of the single market rulebook on goods and services. Courtesy : BBC
  12. harmonise (verb) – coordinate, integrate, make compatible/ bring in line with.
  13. binding (adjective) – irrevocable, unalterable, unbreakable/permanent.
  14. arbitration (noun) – adjudication, mediation, conciliation/peacemaking.
  15. nurse (verb) – foster, encourage, nurture.
  16. comply with (verb) – abide by, conform to, adhere to.
  17. say (noun) – influence, sway/authority, voice.
  18. spate (noun) – series, flurry; a large number of something (taking place at the same period).
  19. tenure (noun) – incumbency, term of office, period/time in office.
  20. high-profile (adjective) – invasive, prominent, unavoidable, attracting (more publicity).
  21. Tory (noun) – Conservative;  a member of a British Conservative Party.
  22. legs (noun) – popularity or success.
  23. backbencher (noun) – (in the UK) the junior members of Parliament who occupy the back benches in the British House of Commons, sitting behind the holders of governmental office and their own party leaders.
  24. fallout (noun) – adverse results; repercussions, after-effects.

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  2. Definitions (elementary level) & Synonyms provided for the words above are my personal work and not that of Oxford University Press. Tentative definitions/meanings are provided for study purpose only and they may vary in different context. 
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