The Hindu Editorial (Credibility deficit) – Sep 24, 2019

The Hindu Editorial (Credibility deficit) – Sep 24, 2019

In modifying its recommendation concerning Justice A.A. Kureshi, the Supreme Court Collegium appears to have succumbed to pressure from the Union government. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Below is today’s word list-2 for The Hindu Editorial (Credibility deficit)- Sep 24, 2019.

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Today’s word list-2 for The Hindu Editorial (Credibility deficit) – Sep 24, 2019:

  1. credibility (noun) – trustworthiness, reliability, integrity.
  2. deficit (noun) – shortfall, deficiency, shortage.
  3. collegium (noun) – The collegium system is the one in which the Chief Justice of India and a forum of four senior most judges of the Supreme Court recommend appointments & transfers of judges. There is no mention of the collegium in the Constitution of India.
  4. succumb (verb) – yield, give in/submit, surrender, capitulate.
  5. quite (submodifier) – completely, fully, entirely.
  6. apparent (adjective) – clear, evident, obvious.
  7. averse (adjective) – opposed to, against, hostile.
  8. elevation (noun) – promotion, upgrading, advancement.
  9. suspicion (noun) – misgiving, doubt/qualm, scepticism.
  10. lurking (adjective) – hidden, sneaking, hiding.
  11. in line with (phrase) – in accordance with, in alignment with.
  12. bound to (adjective) – certain/sure, very likely, guaranteed.
  13. reiterate (verb) – repeat, say again, restate.
  14. opaque (adjective) – doubtful/dubious, mysterious/hidden, unexplained.
  15. transparency (noun) – clarity, straightforwardness, unambiguity.
  16. guilty (noun) – culprit, offender, wrongdoer.
  17. bona-fide (adjective) – genuine, real, authentic, true.
  18. inevitable (adjective) – unavoidable, sure to happen, unpreventable.
  19. dent (noun) – reduction, depletion, deduction.
  20. prevailing (adjective) – existing; current.
  21. narrative (noun) – a representation of a particular situation; report.
  22. interference (noun) – intervention, meddling, unwarranted involvement.
  23. come up with (phrasal verb) – propose, put forward, suggest.
  24. bridge (verb) – join, link, connect.
  25. even so (phrase) – anyway, however, in spite of that.
  26. indisputable (adjective) – undeniable, unquestionable, unarguable.
  27. flaw (verb) – weaken, mar, undermine/compromise.
  28. remedy (noun) – solution, answer, antidote/panacea.


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