The Hindu Editorial (Common wealth) – Apr 23, 2018

The Hindu Editorial (The Hindu Editorial (Common wealth) – Apr 23, 2018

The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) held in London came with hopes of a “re-energised Commonwealth”. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Below is today’s word list-2 for The Hindu Editorial (Common wealth) – Apr 23, 2018.

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Today’s word list-2 for The Hindu Editorial (Common wealth) – Apr 23, 2018.  

  1. relevance (noun) – the quality of being relevant/closely connected/appropriate.
  2. to begin with (phrase) – at first, at the start, at the outset.
  3. owing to (phrase) – because of, as a result of, on account of.
  4. charm offensive (noun) – honeyed words, smooth talk, soft words.
  5. revive (verb) – revitalize, restore/renew, strengthen.
  6. bolster (verb) – strengthen, support, boost/reinforce.
  7. indifference (noun) – lack of concern/interest, disregard, carelessness.
  8. step up (phrasal verb) – increase, intensify, escalate.
  9. chart (verb) – outline, describe, record.
  10. underwhelming (adjective) – unsatisfactory, not exciting, disappointing.
  11. substantive (adjective) – important & meaningful.
  12. Blue Charter (noun) – a set of guiding principles for sustainable, fair and equitable ocean economic development based on the Charter of the Commonwealth. (charter means body of law; a document with core values and principles of an organisation).
  13. by way of (phrase) – via, by means of, as a form of.
  14. deport (verb) – expel, banish, exile.
  15. hard line (noun) – uncompromising & strict attachment/commitment to a policy.
  16. egalitarian (adjective) – common, equal; fair.
  17. partake in (verb) – participate in, take part/join in, engage in.
  18. forefather (noun) – ancestor, forebear, predecessor.

Today’s word list-2 for The Hindu Editorial (Common wealth) – Apr 23, 2018.

The Hindu Editorial (Common wealth) - Apr 23, 2018


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